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Event: AEW 11     
Date:   Jun 29, 2019

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between DeShawn Johnson (ranked 1214 p4p, 154 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 1330 p4p, 167 weight class). Johnson comes to the cage accompanied by Eazy e- real mother fuckin gs. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

183 cm
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177 lbs
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194 cm
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178 lbs
27 - 19 - 1
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Insanely flexible
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, DeShawn Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Nard Betker and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Potter misses with a few strikes there.
Potter connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Potter throws a body punch but Johnson moves out of range.
Johnson 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.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Johnson checks the leg kick nicely there.

Johnson gets tackled into the cage by Potter. Potter maintains the clinch.
Johnson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Johnson working aggressively here.
Potter drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Johnson gets the underhooks and prevents it.
A head punch on the inside from Johnson fails to land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson trying to land knees to the body.
Johnson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Johnson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Johnson lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Potter backwards.
A head punch on the inside from Johnson fails to land.
Johnson working aggressively here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter jumps guard but Johnson stands there with Potter around his waist. Potter gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Potter tries for a takedown. No joy.
DeShawn Johnson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.

Johnson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Johnson 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 Potter has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Potter and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Potter goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.

It looks like DeShawn Johnson has been cut.

Potter instigates a clinch.
Johnson misses with a shot to the kidneys.

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

Potter gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Johnson is trying to force a seperation but Potter has the dominant position.
Potter is trying to push Johnson away but Johnson has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.

Johnson breaks the clinch.
Johnson on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Potter. Potter obviously looking to wear him down.
Potter has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Johnson is landing a low percentage of strikes.

Potter rushes Johnson and presses him up against the cage.
Potter is trying to break the clinch but Johnson has him pressed against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Johnson avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.

Johnson manages to break the clinch.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch but Johnson swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Potter wants to clinch.
A little feinted left hand from Johnson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Johnson throws a leg kick but Potter sees it coming and moves out of range.

Johnson gets tackled into the cage by Potter. Potter maintains the clinch.
Johnson keeps control of Potter as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Johnson tries to throw a body punch but Potter avoids it by throwing Johnson back against the cage.
Potter has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Johnson is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Johnson missing with knees to the body.

Johnson breaks from the clinch.
Potter slips under a jab from Johnson.
Potter walks into a straight right hand from Johnson.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter misses with a body shot
and Potter takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Potter misses with a wild body shot.
Potter uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Johnson.
Potter lands with a straight right. Johnson didn't see that one coming.
Potter is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Potter lunges at Johnson with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Johnson's hand.
Potter ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Johnson moves away.
Johnson takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Johnson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Potter misses with a looping right.
Potter buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Potter cracks the inside of Johnson's front leg.
Johnson circles away from the clinch attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter shoots in for a double leg but Johnson sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
A left lands for Johnson.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
No joy there for Potter, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Potter scores with a jab.
Potter misses with a body punch
and Johnson counters with a nice uppercut.
Johnson scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
DeShawn Johnson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Potter shoots in for a double leg but Johnson sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
An attempted straight right counter from Johnson misses the target.
Potter throws out a powerful jab.
Potter takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Johnson scores to the head and body with a nice combination!

Potter is rocked!
Are you kidding me?! Johnson ducked down and unloaded an uppercut from hell that sent Potter clean off his feet! Someone make me a GIF - that's knockout of the night for sure!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). DeShawn Johnson!
DeShawn Johnson seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: AEW 5     
Date:   Jun 08, 2019

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between James Penn (ranked 2464 p4p, 280 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 1635 p4p, 207 weight class). Penn's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, Everything in its right place. Alexander Potter is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

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185 lbs
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178 lbs
26 - 19 - 1
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 15 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Hilo, James Penn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Wagner Zegers and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Penn throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Potter throws a nice looking combination but Penn bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Potter throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Potter can't get the takedown.

Potter works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.
Penn might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Potter looking to pass the guard.
Potter is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Penn not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Potter stopping the sweep attempt from Penn.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter wants to control from the top but Penn keeps moving.
My spies in Gym inform me that Potter has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Potter is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Potter landing some decent shots from guard.
Potter tries to free his leg and advance position but Penn is retaining full guard.
Potter preventing the sweep.
Potter passes Penn's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

Potter is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Penn trying to control here.

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.
Potter wants to pass to mount but Penn is defending the position.
Penn is staying active underneath Potter, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Penn wants to control but Potter is keeping busy.
Penn wants to get back to full guard.
Penn is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Steel's Grappling Penn, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Potter is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Penn!
Potter avoids the attempt from Penn to control.
Potter with good strikes from the mount here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Potter lands a big shot there that rocks Penn but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Potter landing punches.

Potter looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.
Penn is looking to get to half guard.
Penn wants to control but Potter is having none of it.
Potter tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Potter trying to control but he's not successful this time.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.
Penn manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Potter lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Potter seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Penn does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Penn is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Potter is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Penn!
Potter controlling from mount.
Let's hope that Potter has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Potter bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Penn's head backwards.

Potter has closed the distance and engaged Penn in a clinch.
Penn tries to score a body lock takedown but Potter shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Potter changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Penn fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Potter dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Penn. That did some damage!
Penn walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter misses with a body shot.
Potter has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Potter misses with a hook. Penn ducked under it nicely.
Penn misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Potter tries to clinch up but Penn circles away and keeps his distance.
Penn keeps the fight on the outside.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Potter moves into range and clinches up with Penn.

Potter pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Potter ducks under a wild hook from Penn.
Penn takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Penn paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Potter scores with a nice head shot.
Potter cracks Penn with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Potter tries to clinch but Penn is having none of it.
Potter fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Penn manages to avoid it.
Penn blocks a low kick nicely.
Potter is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Potter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Penn.
Potter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Penn.
Potter tries to clinch there but Penn circles away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Penn misses with a low kick.
Penn takes one on the button.
Potter moves away from the strike by Penn.
Penn throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Potter takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Potter cracks the inside of Penn's front leg.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch but Penn swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Penn is looking to counter punch.
Potter steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Penn. That one must have hurt.
Potter scores with a jab to the jaw.
Penn scores with a jab. Potter acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Sloppy strikes from Penn. Those never looked like landing.
Penn misses with the combination.
Potter has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Penn keeps the fight on the outside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Potter clinches.
Penn is trying to force a seperation but Potter has the dominant position.
Potter tries to pull guard but Penn forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Penn is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Penn is looking to take this one to the mat.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for James Penn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Potter gets underhooks to prevent Penn's takedown attempt.
Potter looking for a takedown.

Potter breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Potter misses with a hook
and Penn counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Penn feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Potter's calf.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Penn throws a body punch but Potter moves out of range.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Potter!
Penn tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Potter tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Penn misses with a few strikes there.
James Penn is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Potter closes the distance and clinches.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Potter breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Penn throws a hook but Potter avoids it easily.
Alexander Potter seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Penn throws a nice looking combination but Potter bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Potter lands with a right hand.
Potter wants to land a leg kick but Penn is out of range.
Potter lands with a cross.
A jab lands there for Penn.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.



Potter moves into the clinch.
Potter drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Penn tries to break free but Potter pushes him back against the cage.

Potter escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Potter connects with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Penn walks into a jab.
Potter slips a jab from Penn.
And Potter tries to counter it with a takedown but Penn pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Potter looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Potter ducks under a wild hook from Penn.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Penn shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
A swing and a miss from Penn.
Potter moves in looking to clinch but Penn pushes him off.
Potter cracks Penn with a right hand to the side of the head.
Potter lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Penn tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Potter paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Potter misses with a jab, cross combination.
Potter is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Potter fails in his attempt to clinch.
Penn lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Nice defenses there by Potter.
Penn dodges the punch combination from Potter.
Alexander Potter 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.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Potter lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch but Penn swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Penn on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Potter takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Potter lands a really nice looking cross but Penn seems unphased.
Penn displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Potter throws out the jab.
Potter tries to clinch up.

Potter takes the fight into the clinch.
Penn looking for a takedown.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Penn lands a takedown into guard.
Penn looking to pass the guard.
Potter 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.
Potter looking to control.
James Penn has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Alexander Potter has got the better of the ground game so far.
Penn wants to control from the top but Potter keeps moving.
Potter trying to control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Penn throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
A lazy left from Potter finds it's target.
Potter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Penn.
Potter lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.

Penn gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Penn is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Potter looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Penn throwing some rather feeble looking strikes off his back.

And that's the end of the fight!
Alexander Potter comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Potter 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 Patrick Alders scores the fight 27:30
Judge Wagner Zegers scores the fight 27:30
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alexander Potter!

After the big win, Alexander Potter made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors Urban Fighter and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
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Event: Peak - Big Hitters     
Date:   Apr 06, 2019

Coming up we have a welterweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 2243 p4p, 277 weight class) and Outlaw Hardy (ranked 1956 p4p, 239 weight class). Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

194 cm
35
186 lbs
25 - 19 - 1
180 cm
32
176 lbs
20 - 6 - 1
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the welterweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Outlaw Hardy!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Paulsen Ambrosius and Wagner Zegers.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Potter wants to clinch but Hardy slips to the side
and Potter takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Potter lands with a thumping leg kick.

Potter instigates a clinch.
Potter avoiding damage.
A left hand lands to the body for Hardy.
Hardy struggles to land a body shot inside as Potter controls his hands.
Hardy misses with some punches.
Potter is looking for a takedown.
Hardy misses with a hook to the ribs.
Potter can't break the clinch.

Hardy's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donk. Potter catches Hardy right on the button with a cross.
Potter tries for a takedown but Hardy circles away easily
and Hardy counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Hardy dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Potter. That did some damage!
Potter tries to clinch there but Hardy circles away.
Potter bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hardy lands a jab to Potter's midsection.
Potter is looking to clinch.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Potter misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Potter lands with a thumping leg kick.
Hardy misses with a low kick as Potter jumps back.
Hardy misses with a two punch combination.
Hardy paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Potter throws a jab but it's blocked by Hardy.
Potter lands the left hand.
Hardy loads up on a big right hand but Potter slips the punch.
Hardy has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Potter throws a lazy right hand but Hardy sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Hardy throws a quick inside leg kick.
Hardy lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Potter circles away quickly and effectively.

Potter drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Potter prevents Hardy from getting back to his feet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Hardy utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Potter pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Hardy is keeping the position for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hardy is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Potter is controlling him.
Potter stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Hardy swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Hardy is looking to stand up but Potter isn't so interested in that idea.
Hardy keeping full guard, as Potter tries to pass.

Hardy manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.
Potter is trying to pull guard but Hardy has him pressed against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Potter.
Hardy lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Potter backwards.
Potter tries to pull guard but Hardy holds him up against the cage and eventually Potter drops back down to his feet.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Potter.
Potter is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Hardy pulls him back up using the underhooks.

Potter breaks the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hardy has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Hardy there as he acknowledges the shot.
Potter buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Hardy motions for Potter to come forward. Hardy throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Potter feinted with a counter takedown.
The crowd cheers as Hardy lands an impressive looking overhand right. Potter doesn't seem phased though.
Hardy stuffs the takedown attempt from Potter. Potter gets slowly back to his feet.
Hardy wants to clinch.
Potter pivots, looking for a leg kick but Hardy is out of range and Potter settles back down.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Potter.
Potter tries to score a power double leg takedown but Hardy sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Potter somewhat.
Nice straight punches there by Hardy. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Hardy.
Outlaw Hardy is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Hardy finds it's way through Potter's defenses.
Potter has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Hardy.

Potter drives through with a really nice takedown into side control.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Hardy wants to get back to his feet but Potter drags him back down.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Hardy is using up a lot of energy trying to get back to his feet. Perhaps he should improve his position first.
Potter working the head and body with strikes.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Hardy managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Potter.
Hardy is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Potter has just dragged him back down to the mat.
Hardy taking a bit of punishment here - Potter scoring with strikes.
Hardy is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Potter has just dragged him back down to the mat.
Potter 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.
Potter working the head and body with strikes.
Hardy is working hard to escape and get back to his feet. After a battle for position, Potter asserts his dominance and retains side control.

Potter is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Hardy has escaped the position, nice work there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Hardy scores with a punch to the head.
Potter looks to land a right hand but Hardy moved out of range.
Hardy displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Potter.
Potter takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.

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

Hardy pushes Potter off and gets back to his feet.
Potter scores with a body shot.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Potter is defended easily by Hardy.
Potter jabs at Hardy's body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hardy slips a jab and a cross from Potter.
Potter takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Potter misses with a body shot.
Potter fails with the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Potter bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Hardy throws a right hand that Potter ducks under and follows up with a left that Potter also avoids with ease.
Hardy connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Hardy defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Potter.

Potter changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Hardy looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Hardy wants to get back to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've been hearing good reports from Potter'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.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Potter working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Potter sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Hardy is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Hardy is trying to get back to his feet.

Potter working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Potter connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Hardy some visible discomfort.
Hardy pushes Potter away and creates a bit of space to escape. He's almost out here... but no, Potter gets a good hold of his legs and remains firmly in side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Potter tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Hardy is pushing Potter's head away, looking to escape. Potter manages to hold on to the position though.

Potter is trying to get an arm triangle but Hardy is defending well.
Potter prevents Hardy from escaping the position.
Potter landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Potter throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Potter prevents Hardy from escaping the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter is working Hardy over with some ground and pound from side control.
Hardy is pushing Potter's head away, looking to escape. Potter manages to hold on to the position though.
Hardy is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Potter is chipping away with strikes.
Hardy wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Potter wants to lay and pray for a moment but Hardy keeps working.
Hardy is looking to work his way out of this bad position but Potter is controlling him well.

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

Potter has an Americana. Hardy didn't react quickly enough there and he's in big trouble now! He tries to squirm out but is forced to tap! Potter is delighted and gyrates in front of the ring girls. They seem to like the attention - it'll be interesting to see if Potter hooks up with any of them at the after show party.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Americana). Alexander Potter!
An out of breath and clearly excited Alexander Potter thanked Urban Fighter for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).
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Event: PRIDE Worldwide Abner vs Darko     
Date:   Mar 09, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Charles Cooper (ranked 4737 p4p, 498 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 2612 p4p, 308 weight class). Cooper comes to the cage accompanied by s.mouse - slap my elbow. Both fighter's entrance songs getting the crowd jumping here.

178 cm
48
190 lbs
40 - 41 - 1
194 cm
35
190 lbs
24 - 19 - 1
BJJ Purple Belt
Great elbows
Granite chin
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 41 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Charles Cooper!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 19 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Eddie Farnsworth, Reed Andrews and Joseph Jones.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Potter misses with the combination.
Cooper tries to clinch but Potter moves out of range.
Cooper fails with an attempt to clinch.
Potter connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Cooper's hands.

It looks like Charles Cooper has been cut.
Cooper wants to clinch but Potter slips to the side
and Potter counters with a stiff right hand.
Cooper fails with an attempt to clinch.
Cooper misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Potter avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Potter swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Cooper thows a leg kick but Potter checks it

and Potter counters with a shoot takedown. Cooper fights it but they end up in guard.
Potter postures up in Cooper's guard and throws a big left but Cooper blocks it.
Potter is pushing down on Cooper's leg trying to pass to half guard. Cooper is fighting to maintain full guard but Potter has managed to sneak the leg through.
Potter looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Cooper with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Potter is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Cooper is just riding it out for now. Potter eventually gives up the hold.

Potter is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Cooper has managed to free his arm - good work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter wants to free his trapped foot but Cooper is holding on for dear life with his legs.

Potter is looking for a kimura but Cooper is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Potter to get the leverage.
Potter looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Cooper with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Potter is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Cooper doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Potter.
Potter has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Potter thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Cooper is refusing to be controlled, as Potter sits in half guard.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Potter lands a nice short elbow.

Potter is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Cooper is just riding it out for now. Potter eventually gives up the hold.

Potter is trying to work for a kimura but Cooper is defending well.
Potter slips a nice elbow through Cooper's hands, connecting with Cooper's forehead.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Potter is looking for a kimura here.
Cooper wants to improve his position but Potter is controlling well.
Potter trying to mount his opponent but Cooper defends it.
Potter passes to full mount!
Potter lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Potter is working to isolate an arm here. It's a telegraphed submission attempt but he's gone for it anyway - and he's got it! Potter extends the arm and Cooper is forced to tap!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:26 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Alexander Potter!
Alexander Potter managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Urban Fighter, into his post fight interview.
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Event: AFC #37     
Date:   Feb 16, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 1951 p4p, 240 weight class) and Slade Wilson (ranked 2851 p4p, 331 weight class). Wilson has chosen Hypnotize - The Notorious B.I.G. as his entrance music. 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 Slade Wilson was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

194 cm
35
190 lbs
24 - 18 - 1
184 cm
38
197 lbs
25 - 24 - 3
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
Excellent MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter

Helsinki Xtreme Fightwear



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 24 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of London, Slade Wilson!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Radbod Blank and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Potter gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Wilson counters with a series of strikes. Potter will be more careful next time no doubt.
Wilson defending well as Potter loads up on a big left hand.
Wilson is looking for the big counter here.
Potter paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Potter misses with a hook.
Potter stuns Wilson with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Wilson misses with a double jab

and Potter counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Wilson tries to land knees in the clinch but Potter avoids the damage to the body.

Potter manages to pull guard.
Potter wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Potter is trying to control the position but Wilson postures up.
Potter has Wilson pulled in close to control his posture.
Potter wants to sweep here but Wilson controlling him for the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Wilson accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Wilson wanted to stand there but Potter had control of the position.
Wilson trying to control the position from guard on top but Potter is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Wilson being controlled here momentarily.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Potter fails with the takedown.

Potter fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Wilson, pushing him back against the cage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Potter.
Wilson misses with a hook to the ribs.

Potter lands a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Wilson won't allow Potter to pass to mount.
Wilson is trying to get back to full guard.
Wilson keeps trying to improve his position.

Potter is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Wilson has managed to free his arm - good work.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Wilson wants to control but Potter is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Wilson is in trouble now - Potter has advanced to mount!
Potter fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Wilson looks a forlorn figure.
Wilson tries to lock up and control but Potter gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Wilson wants to use the cage to get back to his feet here.
Potter with shots to the head and body - Wilson looks very uncomfortable down there.
Wilson regains half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Wilson manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Potter is in close to Wilson's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Wilson wants to stand up but Potter is controlling him.
Potter lands a couple of elbows.
We've been hearing good reports from Potter'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.
Potter preventing the sweep.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter passes Wilson's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Potter takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Wilson 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.
Potter is nestled in close to Wilson, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.

Wilson looking for submissions off his back.

Wilson actively working from the bottom here.

Potter looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Potter is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Potter closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Wilson sneaks back into half guard.
Wilson is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Potter's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Potter's back!
Wilson gets his hands free as Potter looks to control.
Alexander Potter overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

Potter showing good submission defense here.
Potter trying to control the position but Wilson manages to sink in the hooks.
Potter breaks Wilson's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Potter looking to pass the guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Wilson is trying to keep Potter in close.
Potter makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Wilson is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Potter is aware though and is defending well.
Potter connects with a couple of short punches.
Potter stops Wilson from standing up.
Potter lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Potter scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Potter 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.
Potter working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Wilson's head.
Potter passes into half guard.
Wilson is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Potter scores with a couple of nice shots.
Potter is keen to just control but Wilson is a slippery customer.

Wilson looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Wilson wants to control but Potter is keeping busy.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter passes the guard and advances to mount!
Potter landing strikes from the mount and Wilson is in trouble!
Potter dominating with strikes here.
Potter unloading with bombs!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Wilson wants to control but Potter is having none of it.
Potter scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Wilson?
Potter raining down hammerfists from mount.
The referee warns Wilson that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Wilson regains half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Potter lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter works his way into full mount!
Potter landing strikes from the mount.
Potter lands a heavy elbow.
Wilson is working to get back to half guard.
Potter lands a big shot there that rocks Wilson but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.
Potter trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Wilson is working to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
Wilson tries to hold on but Potter pushes him away.
Wilson is in all sorts of trouble here.
Potter with good strikes from the mount here!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Potter is landing with some decent strikes but Wilson is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
Potter trying to control but Wilson is having none of it.
Potter scoring with strikes but Wilson is staying in there.
Potter scores with a couple of good head shots there.
Potter lands a nice shot to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter dominated that second round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!



Potter pushes Wilson up against the cage in a clinch.

Potter breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Wilson keeps the fight on the outside.
Wilson doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Potter is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Potter slips under a jab.
Potter shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Wilson wants to counter the offense by Potter and move into the clinch position.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Potter is defended easily by Wilson.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. 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.
Potter dives in for a single leg takedown but Wilson sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Potter is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Wilson can do to turn this around?
Wilson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Potter throws out the jab.
Wilson tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Potter manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Wilson moves in looking to clinch but Potter pushes him off.
Potter fails in his attempt to clinch.
Potter shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Wilson counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Wilson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Potter misses with a takedown
and Wilson counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Potter pivots, looking for a leg kick but Wilson is out of range and Potter settles back down.
Wilson is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Slade Wilson seems to be getting the better of the standup.

Wilson clinches.
Potter jumps guard but Wilson turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.

Potter gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Wilson punching from the bottom.

Wilson is working on a guillotine. He's managed to get to full guard and he's really squeezing tight! Potter is tapping! Great win for Wilson!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:55 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Slade Wilson!
Slade Wilson gave a mention to Helsinki Xtreme Fightwear in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
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Event: Showdown in the Downtown #7     
Date:   Jan 26, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 2459 p4p, 299 weight class) and Sisu Okunaba (ranked 3136 p4p, 374 weight class). Okunaba has chosen Youssou Ndour - Thiapathioly as his entrance music. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

194 cm
34
190 lbs
23 - 18 - 1
175 cm
42
195 lbs
12 - 6 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

Urban Fighter
Sportivité

KOMBAT KLOTHING
Vegan Gains



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Sisu Okunaba!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Aafke Stam and Paul Aken.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Okunaba lands with an overhand left.
Sisu Okunaba seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Okunaba misses with an uppercut.
A punch combination from Okunaba misses.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Okunaba sprawls well. Okunaba wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Potter gets slowly back to his feet.
Potter throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Okunaba let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.

Potter manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Okunaba on his heels. He'll look to pass Okunaba's guard now, I'm sure.
Potter passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Okunaba is working to avoid the ground and pound but Potter connects with a decent elbow.

Potter is trying to get an arm triangle but Okunaba is defending well.

Potter working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Okunaba is trying to improve his position.
Potter 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.
Okunaba regains half guard.
Potter will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Okunaba is looking to improve his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Okunaba is looking for a sweep. Potter is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Potter is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Okunaba is trying to get back to full guard.

Okunaba looking for submissions off his back.
Okunaba wants to control but Potter is keeping busy.

The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Potter is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Okunaba sees it coming and defends easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are showing their displeasure at the lack of action as loud boos ring out around the arena.

Potter is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Okunaba is just riding it out for now. Potter eventually gives up the hold.
Potter is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Okunaba!
Okunaba has given up his back here. Will Potter look for the submission or keep pounding away?
Okunaba is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Potter off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.
Okunaba turns into Potter and is now in his guard.
Okunaba must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Potter wants to sweep but no luck.
Okunaba sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Potter's guard.
Okunaba content to control rather than advance.

Okunaba is looking for a kimura here.
Okunaba wants to advance to full mount but Potter doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter pulls Okunaba in close to his closed guard and prevents Okunaba from doing any damage or advancing position.
Potter tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Potter has a closed guard, preventing Okunaba from standing up.

Potter throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Potter wants to sweep here but Okunaba controlling him for the moment.

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.
Potter is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.


Potter is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Okunaba wants to improve his position but Potter is controlling well.
Potter passes to full mount!
Okunaba wants to hold on but Potter pushes him away.
Okunaba is wriggling around trying to escape.
Potter manages to capitalize on a mistake by Okunaba to take his back!
Potter controlling well, preventing Okunaba from escaping the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Potter is remaining active here, looking for the choke. The more discerning members of the crowd will appreciate his efforts.

Okunaba is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Okunaba changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Okunaba feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Potter's calf.
Nice cross by Potter.
Potter takes one on the button.
Okunaba wants to clinch.
Potter throws a low kick but Okunaba avoids it.

Potter fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Okunaba to the ground. Potter is now in Okunaba's guard.

Okunaba throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

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

Okunaba is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Potter lands a couple of elbows.

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

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

Okunaba throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Potter escapes and throws Okunaba's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Okunaba gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Potter lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Okunaba is looking to improve his position.

Potter is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Okunaba is just riding it out for now. Potter eventually gives up the hold.
Okunaba wants to improve his position but Potter is controlling well.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Potter seems to be working for a kimura but Okunaba defends the submission attempt.
Potter is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Okunaba can do to turn this around?
Potter wants to free his trapped foot but Okunaba is holding on for dear life with his legs.

Okunaba actively working from the bottom here.

Potter is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Okunaba sees it coming and defends easily.

Potter is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Okunaba has managed to free his arm - good work.
Okunaba tries to get to full guard but Potter has control of the leg.

Potter stands up from half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Okunaba throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Potter's head.
Potter shoots in but no luck this time.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Okunaba lands a shoulder strike.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Potter as Okunaba tries to tie him up.
Okunaba is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Potter can't get the takedown.
Potter is trying to break the clinch but Okunaba has him pressed against the cage.
Okunaba swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Okunaba is working Potter over against the cage.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Okunaba keeps control of Potter as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Potter is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A right hook to the body lands for Okunaba.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter looking for a takedown.
Okunaba lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Potter.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Okunaba creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A right hand to the body from Okunaba.
A head punch on the inside from Potter fails to land.
Okunaba struggles to land a body shot inside as Potter controls his hands.
Okunaba misses with some punches.
Good body shot from Okunaba.
Okunaba throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Potters head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Okunaba lands a hook to the side of the head.
Okunaba pushes Potter back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Okunaba lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Potter's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short left from Okunaba.
Okunaba tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Potter's elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Sisu Okunaba showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Okunaba stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Potter punishes Okunaba's body with a nice straight punch.
Okunaba tries to clinch but Potter moves out of range.
Potter avoids the head kick by Okunaba.
Okunaba throws a right and a left that Potter avoids nicely.
Potter takes a swing at Okunaba's ribcage but misses.
Potter shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Okunaba but Okunaba pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Okunaba 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 Potter has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Potter and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Okunaba cracks Potter with an open hand slap.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Potter.
Okunaba is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Potter off and has taken his back!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Potter trying to control the hands but Okunaba won't let him.
Potter tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Okunaba manages to capitalize on a mistake by Potter to take his back!
Potter trying to control the hands but Okunaba breaks the grip.
Potter staying busy and making it hard for Okunaba to control.

Okunaba has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.
Potter trying to control the action but Okunaba just sinks the hooks in.

Okunaba looking for the choke from the back.

Potter preventing the rear naked choke attempt from Okunaba.
I really don't envy Potter right now.

Okunaba is persistently looking for the submission but Potter is defending it well.
Okunaba doesn't have the hooks in and Potter manages to turn into his guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter advances to half guard.
Okunaba wants to get back to full guard.

Okunaba is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Potter pulls his head out easily.
Okunaba takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Okunaba tries to get to full guard but Potter has control of the leg.

Potter is working for a submission of some sort.
Okunaba tries to get to full guard but Potter has control of the leg.
Okunaba gets full guard.

Okunaba is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Potter defends well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter forces his way into half guard.
Okunaba is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Potter wants to control but Okunaba is keeping him busy.
Potter drops an elbow to the side of Okunaba's head.
Okunaba gets full guard.
Potter passes into half guard.
Alexander Potter overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Okunaba is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Potter seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Okunaba does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Potter prevents Okunaba from improving his position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Okunaba gets back to full guard.
Potter postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Okunaba is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Okunaba keeping full guard, as Potter tries to pass.
Okunaba can't keep his opponent in guard - Potter advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

Okunaba looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Okunaba is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Potter is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Okunaba wants to get back to full guard but Potter has mounted him!

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 Alexander Potter.
I think Potter 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 Patrick Alders scores the fight 29:28
Judge Aafke Stam scores the fight 29:29
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Alexander Potter!

Jumping up and down and very excited, Alexander Potter waved his t-shirt featuring Urban Fighter's logo in front of the cameras.
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Event: AFC #31     
Date:   Jan 05, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Troy Anselmo (ranked 1180 p4p, 147 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 1958 p4p, 246 weight class). Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

182 cm
31
188 lbs
13 - 5 - 1
194 cm
34
190 lbs
23 - 17 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

King Nutrition
Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing

Urban Fighter
Sportivité



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Troy Anselmo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Radbod Blank, Paul Aken and Albert Achterberg.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Anselmo takes one to the side of the head.
Potter throws a leg kick that misses.
Potter just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromAnselmo.
Potter scores with a nice head shot.
Potter shoots in but Anselmo avoids the takedown attempt easily.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Potter is defended easily by Anselmo.
A little feinted left hand from Anselmo on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.

Potter pushes Anselmo up against the cage in a clinch.
Potter tries for a takedown but Anselmo manages to get underhooks.
Troy Anselmo has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Potter goes for a takedown in the clinch but Anselmo prevents it.

Anselmo breaks from the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter moves out of range of the strikes.
A bone on bone clash there as Potter blocks the leg kick.
Anselmo paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Anselmo definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Anselmo throws a nice inside leg kick.
Anselmo throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Nice takedown defense from Anselmo. No joy for Potter on that attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Horrible takedown attempt by Potter or perhaps it was just good defense by Anselmo, which made it look bad.
Anselmo fires out a quick counter leg kick but Potter just manages to avoid it.
Anselmo leaves Potter with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Anselmo throws a nice outside leg kick.
Potter tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Potter throws a leg kick that is checked
and Anselmo counters with a nice leg kick.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!

Potter moves into the clinch successfully.

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

Potter moves into range and clinches up with Anselmo.
Potter manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Anselmo swings wildly with an uppercut but Potter uses good head movement to avoid it.

Potter gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Potter stands up out of the half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Good leg kick by Anselmo there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Potter throws a body shot but no joy.
Anselmo tried to counter with a leg kick but Potter avoided it.
Anselmo misses with a straight left.
Potter shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Anselmo defends it nicely.
Potter's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Anselmo connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Potter scrambles back to his feet.

Anselmo gets tackled into the cage by Potter. Potter maintains the clinch.

Anselmo pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Potter tries to clinch up but Anselmo circles away and keeps his distance.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Anselmo sprawls well. Anselmo wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Potter gets slowly back to his feet.
Anselmo lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.

Potter feints and as Anselmo raises his hands in defense, Potter changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.

Anselmo kicks Potter off and gets to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Anselmo pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Potter is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Anselmo.
Anselmo is looking to land body kicks.
Potter will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Anselmo throws a nice outside leg kick.
Anselmo connects with a leg kick. Potter looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Anselmo throws a head kick that misses.
Anselmo lands a high kick!
Potter wants to clinch.

Potter shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Potter showed some decent athleticism there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Potter is looking to stall here but Anselmo recovers full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Anselmo keeping full guard, as Potter tries to pass.

Potter stands up from Anselmo's guard - Potter perhaps looking for a knockout.
Potter misses with a hook.
It appears Anselmo was looking to counter with a kick there.
Anselmo throws a quick inside leg kick.
Anselmo is looking to chop away at Potter's legs.
Anselmo misses with an uppercut
and Potter makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Potter scores with a nice body kick.
Anselmo tries a low kick but Potter avoids it.
Anselmo finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Potter unleashes a big counter combination but Anselmo bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Potter swings for the body but Anselmo moves out of range.
Potter feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Anselmos jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!

Anselmo gets tackled into the cage by Potter. Potter maintains the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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



Potter shoots in and bounces Anselmo off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Anselmo is trying to control the position but Potter postures up.
Potter throws a big right hand that misses.
Potter looking to pass the guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Anselmo holds on and takes a little breather.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Potter's corner. There ya go! There ya go!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Anselmo is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Anselmo can't keep his opponent in guard - Potter advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.

Anselmo is defending against the submission attempts here by Potter.

Potter is working for a kimura from half guard. He's really concentrating on the hold and it's allowed Anselmo to slip a leg under and get back to full guard.
Potter looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Anselmo might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Anselmo pulls Potter in close to his closed guard and prevents Potter from doing any damage or advancing position.
Potter pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Anselmo is keeping the position for now.
Potter lands a couple of digs.
Anselmo avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Potter wants to get up but he can't break Anselmo's closed guard. He needs to be careful trying to break the legs open, as he's open to submissions here.
Alexander Potter has got the better of the ground game so far.
Anselmo is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Anselmo tries to score with a low kick but Potter moves his leg out of the way.
Potter fails with an attempt to clinch.
Anselmo checks the leg kick.
Potter connects with a crisp jab.
Potter is looking to clinch but Anselmo is avoiding it.
As Potter backs away, Anselmo returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Potter tries for a takedown but Anselmo sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Potter throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Anselmo half committed to a counter leg kick.
Potter blocks a low kick nicely.
Anselmo moves out of range as Potter strikes.
Potter keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Potter checks the leg kick nicely there.

Potter changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Anselmo looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Anselmo has one of Potter's arms on lockdown, trying to prevent him from doing any damage.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Anselmo tries to bench press Potter off him but Potter keeps the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

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

Potter decides to stand back up.
Potter on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Potter misses with a few strikes there.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Nice sprawl there from Anselmo as Potter shoots in.
Anselmo pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Anselmo throws a hook but Potter avoids it easily.
Anselmo lands a lovely overhand right.
Potter's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Anselmo misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Nice sprawl there from Anselmo as Potter shoots in.
That kick from Anselmo tenderised Potter's leg. Potter is trying to keep his angry face on.
Anselmo sizes up Potter with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Anselmo slips a jab from Potter.
Potter tries to clinch up.
Anselmo blocks a jab.
Anselmo scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Potter throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Anselmo leaves Potter with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Anselmo moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Anselmo lands with a thumping leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Anselmo throws a lazy right hand but Potter sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Anselmo feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Potter's calf.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Anselmo as he avoids it easily.
Troy Anselmo has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Anselmo tries to land a leg kick but Potter saw it coming and moves away.
Anselmo connects with an inside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Anselmo with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Potter darts in and lands a nice takedown into half guard.
Potter throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Anselmo to regain full guard.
Anselmo trying to keep a closed guard but Potter is proving a slippery customer.
Anselmo tries to land a sweep but no joy.
My spies in Gym inform me that Potter has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Anselmo keeping full guard, as Potter tries to pass.
Potter is fighting to break Anselmo's control of his arms but Anselmo is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter passes into half guard.
Potter missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Potter trying to mount his opponent but Anselmo defends it.

Potter is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

Potter is working for a submission of some sort.

Potter is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter is thwarting Anselmo's attempts to control the position.
Anselmo controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Anselmo blocking the ground and pound attempt from Potter.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

Potter is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Anselmo sees it coming and defends easily.
Potter tries to pass to full mount but Anselmo defends it.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Troy Anselmo is winning the standup battle so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Potter on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Anselmo. Anselmo obviously looking to wear him down.
Potter shoots in for a takedown but Anselmo shows good takedown defense.
Potter tries to land a leg kick but Anselmo saw it coming and moves away.
Potter tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Anselmo will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Anselmo smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Potter with a lazy takedown attempt
and Anselmo counters with a straight right hand.
Potter defending well as Anselmo loads up on a big left hand.
Anselmo dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Potter. That did some damage!
Anselmo throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.

Potter closes the distance and clinches.
A short uppercut from Anselmo.
Anselmo lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Potter tries to score a body lock takedown but Anselmo shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Potter takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Anselmo lands with a short shot to the head.
Potter tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Anselmo's elbow.

And that's the end of the fight!
Troy Anselmo showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Anselmo 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 Radbod Blank scores the fight 29:28
Judge Paul Aken scores the fight 29:28
Judge Albert Achterberg scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Troy Anselmo!

A less than humble Troy Anselmo 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: CEFC Fight Night 143     
Date:   Dec 19, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jermey Arnold (ranked 2893 p4p, 353 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 2690 p4p, 337 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

190 cm
44
203 lbs
41 - 29 - 1
194 cm
34
190 lbs
22 - 17 - 1
Good wrestling
Great elbows
Very quick
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter
Sportivité



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 41 wins, 29 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jermey Arnold!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Steve Smith, Trevor Gratis and Dillan Fox.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Potter dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Potter takes a swing at Arnold's ribcage but misses.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch up but Arnold swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Arnold looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Arnold doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Potter throws a shot to the body.
Potter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Arnold.
Arnold takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A jab from Arnold misses.
Potter only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Potter throws an off balance right hand
and Arnold counters with a straight right hand.

Potter has taken the fight to the clinch.
Potter is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Arnold pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Arnold tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Potter tries to pull guard but Arnold forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Potter managing to block the knees to the body from Arnold.
Arnold misses with a punch on the inside.
Arnold using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Potter has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Arnold tries to land a knee to the head but Potter blocks with his arms.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Arnold gets underhooks to prevent Potter's takedown attempt.
Jermey Arnold has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
A short right from Arnold.
Potter jumps guard but Arnold stands there with Potter around his waist. Potter gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
A knee to the head by Arnold.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Arnold.
Potter tries to pull guard but Arnold holds him up against the cage and eventually Potter drops back down to his feet.
Potter jumps guard but Arnold turns him against the cage and keeps the fight standing.
Potter is pushing Arnold up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Potter avoiding damage.

Potter turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Potter manages to end up in side control.

Potter tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Arnold is trying to control Potter's posture but Potter avoids it.
Arnold is looking for a sweep.
Potter working away.
Potter working the head with strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

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

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Arnold is trying to improve his position.

Potter tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Potter has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
My spies in Gym inform me that Potter has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Potter working the strikes but Arnold uses the opportunity to regain half guard.

Potter is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Arnold doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Potter.
Arnold taking some punishment here, with Potter in his half guard.

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.

Potter is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Potter not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

Potter is trying to work for a kimura but Arnold is defending well.

Potter is working for a submission here. He's got hold of the far side arm and he's looking for a kimura. He's cranking on the arm and he's got it! Arnold is tapping out! Ouch, that looked like it hurt!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Alexander Potter!
Alexander Potter very nearly forgot to thank Urban Fighter amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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Event: CEFC 320     
Date:   Dec 01, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jakub Chlapik (ranked 1981 p4p, 271 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 2087 p4p, 286 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Chlapik might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to PIPES AND PINTS / Criticized . This should be fireworks!

196 cm
29
192 lbs
13 - 15 - 0
194 cm
34
190 lbs
22 - 16 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Sportivité
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jakub Chlapik!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Steve Smith, Elvis Blanc and Dillan Fox.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Chlapik misses with a few strikes there.

Chlapik fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Potter, pushing him back against the cage.

Chlapik's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Potter misses with a kick to the body.
Chlapik swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Potter fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Chlapik is out of range.
Potter throws a series of strikes that have Chlapik backpedaling.

It looks like Jakub Chlapik has been cut.
Chlapik misses the shot to the body.
Potter lands a right hook to the body.
Chlapik lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Chlapik connects with a looping right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Potter gets a double leg takedown into Chlapik's guard.

Potter stands up and waves to Chlapik to follow him.

Potter shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Chlapik is trying to defend but Potter finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Chlapik won't allow Potter to pass to mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Potter is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Chlapik is just riding it out for now. Potter eventually gives up the hold.

Potter is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

Chlapik is defending against the submission attempts here by Potter.

Chlapik manages to create a bit of space in order to work his way back to his feet. Potter keeps hold of his opponent and drives him back against the cage.
Potter wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chlapik tries to break the clinch but Potter is controlling the position.
Chlapik can't break the clinch.

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

Potter instigates a clinch.
Chlapik lands a hook that snaps the head of Potter backwards.
Potter has Chlapik pressed against the cage, preventing Chlapik from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Potter blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Potter goes for a takedown in the clinch but Chlapik prevents it.
Potter changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Chlapik fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Potter throws a sloppy head kick and Chlapik moves out of range easily.
Chlapik swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Chlapik tries to land a leg kick but Potter saw it coming and moves away.
A lazy body kick from Potter
and Potter takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Potter closes the distance and clinches up with Chlapik, looking for a takedown. Potter pushes Chlapik against the cage but Chlapik circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Jakub Chlapik has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.

Chlapik tries to sprawl but Potter drives through with a takedown into half guard.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Chlapik's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Potter circles away from the clinch attempt.
Potter tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Chlapik manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Potter connects with a leg kick. Chlapik looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Potter looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Chlapik is fending him off so far but Potter persists. Nope, Chlapik circles away and we're back to standing.
Chlapik takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Chlapik fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

Chlapik moves into the clinch.
Potter tries for a takedown. No joy.
Chlapik presses Potter against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Chlapik tries to break free but Potter pushes him back against the cage.

Chlapik's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Potter misses with a double jab.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Potter is defended easily by Chlapik.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Chlapik swats away the attempt to clinch by Potter.
Chlapik throws a wild body kick that Potter sees coming a mile off.
Donk. Chlapik catches Potter right on the button with a cross.
Chlapik throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Potter sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Potter avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Potter throws a jab when Chlapik was well out of range.
Chlapik takes one to the chin there.

Chlapik rushes Potter and presses him up against the cage.
Chlapik is trying to break the clinch but Potter has him pressed against the cage.
Potter is trying to pull guard but Chlapik turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Potter keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Chlapik's efforts to push away.
Chlapik wants to break the clinch but can't.
Potter throws an elbow but it misses.

Chlapik breaks from the clinch.
Jakub Chlapik is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Potter fails with the takedown.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jakub Chlapik dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jakub Chlapik's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Potter fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Jakub Chlapik is winning the standup battle so far.
Nice jab there from Chlapik.
Potter dives in for a single leg takedown but Chlapik sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Chlapik ducks under a wild hook from Potter.
Potter lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Potter cracks Chlapik with a good jab.
Potter throws a head kick but Chlapik moves out of range.
Chlapik uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Potter.
Potter scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Chlapik lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Chlapik swivels and escapes.
Jakub Chlapik has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Potter takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Decent striking displayed by Chlapik there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Chlapik cracks Potter with an open hand slap.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Potter throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Chlapik tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Potter is in Chlapik's guard.
Chlapik is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Potter can do to turn this around?
Chlapik tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chlapik is trying to keep Potter in close.

Chlapik pushes Potter off and gets back to his feet.
Chlapik scores with a spinning back kick!

Potter closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Chlapik quickly recovers to half guard.
Chlapik wants to get back to his feet.
Chlapik gets back to full guard.
Potter trying to control but Chlapik is working from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Chlapik is edging up against the cage. He's using the cage to get back to his feet. Nice work there - the fighters are clinched.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Chlapik to keep the fight standing.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

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

Chlapik has scooted to the edge of the canvas and used the cage to get back to his feet. Potter has stuck on his opponent and is forcing him back against the cage.
Chlapik wants to break free but Potter has control.

Chlapik breaks the clinch.
Potter looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A counter left hand to the body from Chlapik misses its target.
Chlapik misses with a double jab.
Potter misses with a jab, cross combination.
Potter takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Potter goes for a double leg but Chlapik avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Chlapik continues to drive forward.
Chlapik dips to his left and cracks Potter with an uppercut!
Chlapik misses with a jab, cross combination.
Potter scores with the left hand. Chlapik knows he should have avoided that one.
Chlapik scores with a jab. Potter acknowledges it with a nod of the head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A chopping leg kick lands by Potter.
Chlapik circles away from the clinch attempt.
Potter uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Chlapik.
The fight stays on the outside here - Chlapik looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Potter avoids the head kick by Chlapik.
Potter ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Chlapik moves away.
Potter circles away from the clinch attempt

and Potter counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Potter trying to control but Chlapik is working from the bottom.

Potter stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Potter misses with a takedown attempt - Chlapik sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chlapik moves away from the strike by Potter.
Chlapik looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Chlapik misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Chlapik lands a right hook to the body.
Chlapik wants to clinch.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Chlapik as he avoids it easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Potter shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Chlapik sprawls well. Chlapik wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Potter gets slowly back to his feet.
Chlapik uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Potter.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Potter wants to clinch.
Chlapik scores with a jab to the jaw.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jakub Chlapik dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Jakub Chlapik's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Chlapik keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Potter.

Chlapik gets tackled into the cage by Potter. Potter maintains the clinch.

Chlapik breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Chlapik cracks Potter with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Potter shoots in but no luck this time.
Chlapik wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Potter changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Chlapik tries to avoid it but Potter manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Chlapik to the ground. Chlapik escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Potter moves out of range as Chlapik throws a body kick.
Chlapik lands a slapping body shot.
Chlapik is looking to clinch but Potter is avoiding it.
Chlapik scores with a body shot.

Chlapik has taken the fight to the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Chlapik wants to break free but Potter has control.

Chlapik breaks from the clinch.
Both fighters circling a little - Chlapik finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Potter takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Chlapik slips a jab from Potter.
Chlapik paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Chlapik tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Potter manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter tries to clinch but Chlapik is having none of it.
Chlapik scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Potter doesn't seem bothered though.
Chlapik displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Potter throws out the jab.
Potter is trying hard to land a takedown here. Chlapik sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Jakub Chlapik has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Chlapik throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Chlapik with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Potter misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Chlapik fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Potter on the side of the head.

Potter closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Chlapik's guard.
Chlapik looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Chlapik'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.
Alexander Potter has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chlapik preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Potter pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Chlapik is keeping the position for now.
Potter trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Chlapik is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

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

The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Potter is working an open guard so Chlapik takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter tries to score a power double leg takedown but Chlapik sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Potter somewhat.
Chlapik lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Potter closes the distance and clinches up with Chlapik, looking for a takedown. Potter pushes Chlapik against the cage but Chlapik circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Chlapik throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Potter on the side of the head.
Potter takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Chlapik cracks Potter with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Potter misses with a body shot.
Potter takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Potter throws a hook to the side of Chlapik's head but Chlapik sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
The fighters circle momentarily. Chlapik darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt.
Potter showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Chlapik.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch up but Chlapik swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
The crowd cheers as Potter lands an impressive looking overhand right. Chlapik doesn't seem phased though.
Chlapik throws a head kick that misses.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Potter.
Chlapik swinging wildly here.
Jakub Chlapik is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Chlapik scores with a slapping inside leg kick.

Chlapik clinches.
Potter tries a body shot but Chlapik blocks it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jakub Chlapik showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Chlapik has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight 30:27
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 30:27
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jakub Chlapik!

A victorious Jakub Chlapik 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: CEFC Fight Night 239     
Date:   Nov 14, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Jermey Arnold (ranked 3592 p4p, 426 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 2612 p4p, 344 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

190 cm
43
203 lbs
40 - 28 - 1
194 cm
33
190 lbs
21 - 16 - 1
Good wrestling
World class MT
Very quick
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Good gas tank

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Sportivité
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 40 wins, 28 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Jermey Arnold!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Dillan Fox, William Peck and Alec Ball.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Arnold looks to throw the jab but Potter is out of range.

Arnold gets tackled into the cage by Potter. Potter maintains the clinch.

Potter breaks from the clinch.
Arnold throws a quick inside leg kick.
Arnold lands a really nice looking cross but Potter seems unphased.

Potter closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Potter lands in his opponent's guard.
Arnold trying to control the position.
Potter looking to pass the guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter is looking to work some ground and pound but Arnold has wrist control.
Arnold keeping moving, preventing Potter from controlling successfully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Arnold looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

Potter stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Arnold throws a looping overhand right but Potter ducks down to avoid it.
Arnold avoids the body shot from Potter.
An attempted straight right counter from Arnold misses the target.
Potter misses with a low kick.
Arnold was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Potter darts in looking for a takedown but Arnold gets double underhooks and turns Potter into the cage.
Arnold is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Arnold.
Potter doesn't manage to clinch there - Arnold circles away.
Potter lands a nice shot that snaps Arnold's head back.
Arnold throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Potter blocks a head kick by Arnold.
A low kick from Potter misses
enabling Arnold to counter with a crisp jab.
Arnold swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Potter.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter misses with a wild body shot.
Potter fails with the takedown
and Arnold counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Potter shoots in for a takedown but Arnold shows good takedown defense.
Jermey Arnold has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice straight punches there by Potter. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Potter.
Potter shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Arnold but Arnold pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Arnold keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Arnold is looking to counter with a shot to the body.

Arnold tries to keep at a distance but Potter has taken the fight into the clinch.
Arnold lands a knee to the head there! That was nasty!
Potter wants to take the fight to the mat but Arnold manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Arnold throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Potter blocks it with crossed arms.
Potter is pushing Arnold up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
Potter stalls.
Arnold tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Potter on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Arnold tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Arnold tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Potter avoids it.
Potter managing to block the knees to the body from Arnold.

Potter pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Potter swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Arnold counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Potter thinking.
Potter throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Arnold checks a leg kick.

Potter rushes Arnold and presses him up against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Arnold is pressed up against the cage. Potter has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Arnold down to the mat. Arnold avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Arnold finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

Potter closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Arnold to the mat! Arnold manages to get full guard.
Potter throws a big right hand that misses.
My spies in Gym inform me that Potter has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Potter chips away with some ground and pound.
Arnold wants to sweep but no luck.
Potter has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Potter stands up over Arnold, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.

Potter stands up from Arnold's guard - Potter perhaps looking for a knockout.
Potter jabs Arnold right on the nose. Arnold blinks but takes it well.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Potter.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Jermey Arnold will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.


Potter misses with a takedown attempt - Arnold sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Arnold appears to be looking for a big counter.
Potter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Arnold.
An attempted straight right counter from Arnold misses the target.
Potter swinging wildly here.
Potter lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Arnold circles away quickly and effectively.
Arnold stuffs the takedown.
It looked like Arnold was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Potter shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Arnold defends it nicely.
Jermey Arnold has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter misses with a takedown attempt - Arnold sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
A big left from Potter misses.
Potter wants to clinch up but Arnold keeps it at a distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.

Potter has taken the fight to the clinch.
Potter avoids the elbow strike from Arnold, against the cage.
Arnold tries to land a knee to the head but Potter blocks with his arms.
Arnold gets underhooks to prevent Potter's takedown attempt.

Potter lands a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Arnold keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Potter wants to pass to mount but Arnold is defending the position.
Potter missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Arnold regains full guard. Nicely done.
Arnold working a defensive guard but Potter manages to pass into side control anyway.

Potter stands up and beckons Arnold to his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Arnold sprawls well. Arnold wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Potter gets slowly back to his feet.
It looked like Arnold was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Potter.
Potter slips a jab and a cross from Arnold.

Arnold gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Alexander Potter has got the better of the ground game so far.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Potter preventing the sweep.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Arnold's guard.
Arnold wants to control but Potter is keeping busy and won't allow it.

Potter is looking for a kimura here.

Potter is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Arnold is just riding it out for now. Potter eventually gives up the hold.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter moves nicely into side control.

Potter is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Arnold has escaped the position, nice work there.
Potter creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.

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

Potter in side control, working for a kimura. He's got hold of an arm and he's torquing it... Arnold is tapping! That's the end of the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:34 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Alexander Potter!
Alexander Potter seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: CEFC 313     
Date:   Oct 27, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 2058 p4p, 271 weight class) and Jakub Chlapik (ranked 2055 p4p, 270 weight class). Chlapik comes into a darkened arena with his song building. PIPES AND PINTS / Criticized kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Jakub Chlapik has the eye of the tiger tonight.

194 cm
33
190 lbs
21 - 15 - 1
196 cm
28
192 lbs
12 - 14 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Sportivité
Urban Fighter

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Jakub Chlapik!
The judges for this bout are Steve Smith, Robert Douchet and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Potter fails with the takedown
and Chlapik cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Chlapik tests Potter's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Potter throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Chlapik's waist but Chlapik gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Potter off to one side.
Potter seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Chlapik misses with an uppercut. Potter saw that one coming.
Potter wants to clinch but Chlapik slips to the side
and Chlapik counters with a stiff right hand.
Chlapik shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Potter with a lazy takedown attempt
and Chlapik counters with a nice uppercut.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
A swing and a miss from Potter.
Potter misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Chlapik scores with a jab to the body.
Potter swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Chlapik swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Potter appears to be looking for a big counter.
Potter lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Potter dips to his left and cracks Chlapik with an uppercut!
Potter throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
enabling Chlapik to counter with a crisp jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Potter closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Chlapik quickly recovers to half guard.
Chlapik is trying to stand back up but Potter is controlling him
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter is keen to just control but Chlapik is a slippery customer.

Potter is working for a submission of some sort.
Potter has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Chlapik is trying to get to the cage to help him get back to his feet.
Potter scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Chlapik?

Potter looking for a guillotine from mount but Chlapik is having none of it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Chlapik somehow manages to escape the mount and get back to his feet!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Potter tries for a takedown but Chlapik circles away easily
and Chlapik counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Chlapik lands a lovely overhand right.
Potter slips a jab and a cross from Chlapik.
Chlapik pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Chlapik leaves Potter with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Potter closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Jakub Chlapik is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Potter connects with a body shot that sends Chlapik's belly button to the back.
Potter is looking to clinch.
Potter tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Chlapik defends well and Potter ends up having to push Chlapik into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Potter tries to clinch up but Chlapik circles away and keeps his distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chlapik lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Potter throws a leg kick
and Chlapik counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A clash of legs there as Chlapik blocks the low kick.
Potter throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Chlapik on the side of the head.
A jab from Chlapik misses.
Potter throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A left and a right from Chlapik both land. Nice combination.
Chlapik is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Potter had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Potter takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Potter tries to clinch
and Chlapik cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Potter lands an overhand right.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Potter dives in for a single leg takedown but Chlapik sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Chlapik is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Potter with a body shot.
Nice jab there from Chlapik.
A cross from Chlapik lands.
Potter misses with a combination
and Chlapik counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Potter will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A jab lands there for Chlapik.
Potter throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Potter tries for a takedown but Chlapik sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Chlapik lands a high kick!
Potter misses with a right hand
and Chlapik counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Chlapik getting the better of the striking in that exchange.

Potter is rocked!
Potter takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Oh Potter is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Chlapik connects with a good right hand that stumbles Potter. Potter circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Chlapik 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.
Chlapik drops Potter with a huge uppercut! Potter drops to the floor like a sack of potatoes. Chlapik is raining down punches and the ref stops the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:40 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jakub Chlapik!
A very excited looking Jakub Chlapik 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: PFC 63 Gaetz vs Junior*     
Date:   Sep 15, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Rupert Blasts (ranked 1354 p4p, 169 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 1469 p4p, 178 weight class). The key to victory for Rupert Blasts has got to be keeping the fight on the feet.

185 cm
37
193 lbs
26 - 12 - 1
194 cm
33
190 lbs
21 - 14 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Rupert Blasts!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Yamamoto, Ren Mimura and Tatsuya Matsuyama.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Potter has managed to clinch.
Blasts misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Potter.
Blasts crunches a lovely knee into Potter's ribcage.
Blasts lands a shoulder strike.
Blasts misses with a short punch on the inside.
Blasts misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Potter blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Potter is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Blasts is defending well.
Potter tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
A head punch on the inside from Potter fails to land.
Potter is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Blasts pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Rupert Blasts has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Blasts landing knees to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Blasts leaning against his opponent.
Potter being controlled against the cage.
Blasts fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter is working for takedown but Blasts is calmly controlling the position for now.
Blasts misses with the head strike.
Potter tries to pull guard but Blasts holds him up against the cage and eventually Potter drops back down to his feet.
Blasts misses with a knee to the head.
Potter blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Blasts.
Blasts throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Potters head.
Potter on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Blasts lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Potter can't get the takedown.

Potter works for the underhooks and manages to get a trip takedown into guard.

Blasts scrambles and gets back to his feet.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Blasts misses with a body kick.
Potter misses with a jab to the body

and Blasts counters by clinching up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter tries to score a body lock takedown but Blasts shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Blasts swings wildly with an uppercut but Potter uses good head movement to avoid it.
Blasts lands with a light punch inside.
Blasts fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Blasts is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.

Potter breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Potter avoids the head kick by Blasts.
Blasts connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Potter throws a leg kick
and Blasts counters with a good, hard body kick but Potter shrugs it off.
Potter throws a jab but it's blocked by Blasts.

Potter pushes Blasts up against the cage in a clinch.
Potter misses with a punch on the inside.
Blasts crunches a lovely knee into Potter's ribcage.

Potter pulls guard effortlessly.
Blasts has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Potter is proving hard to escape from.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Blasts stands up from Potter's guard - Blasts perhaps looking for a knockout.
The fighters circling - Potter throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Potter ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Blasts moves away.
Potter tries to clinch there but Blasts circles away.
Potter throws a leg kick which misses Blasts's front leg but catches the back leg as Blasts tries to avoid it.
Blasts dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
The fight stays on the outside here - Potter looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Potter moves away from the strike by Blasts.
Potter scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
We've been told by Blasts's head coaches at HELLCADEMY (Ground Training) that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Blasts throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Blasts jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Potter throws an off balance right hand
and Blasts counters with a leg kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Potter takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Potter blocks a head kick by Blasts.
Potter tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
No luck for Potter with that takedown attempt.
Blasts tried to score with a low kick but Potter checks it.
Blasts walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Potter checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Rupert Blasts is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Blasts with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Potter fails to land with a series of punches.
Blasts throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Blasts looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Potter throws a head kick that misses.
Blasts fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Potter checks it well.
Nice body kick there by Blasts.
Potter keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Potter shoots in and drives through. Blasts sprawls well.
Blasts lands a slapping body shot.
Blasts scores with a shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A head kick misses from Blasts.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Potter tries to clinch but Blasts moves out of range.
Potter shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Blasts defends it nicely.

Blasts tries to keep at a distance but Potter has taken the fight into the clinch.
Blasts with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Potter wants to take the fight to the mat but Blasts manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Knees to the body from Blasts.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Blasts pushes Potter back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Potter fails to pull guard.
Rupert Blasts has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Blasts scores with a shoulder strike.
Rupert Blasts has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Potter tries to pull guard but Blasts won't allow it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Blasts tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Stalling in the clinch from Blasts.
Blasts looking to throw knees to the head but Potter is blocking nicely.
A head punch on the inside from Blasts fails to land.
Potter blocking some punches.
Potter is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Blasts gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.

Potter jumps into guard, dragging Blasts to the mat.

Blasts stands up and waves to Potter to follow him.
Blasts scores with a jab to the jaw.
Blasts scores with a nice body kick.
Potter takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Blasts throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Rupert Blasts is winning the standup battle so far.
Potter shoots in but Blasts avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Potter is breathing heavily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter misses with a series of wild punches.
Blasts throws a shot to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Blasts throws a head kick that Potter semi-blocks.
Potter with a poor takedown
and Blasts counters with a nice low kick that buckles Potter's knee momentarily.
Blasts with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Potter walks into a straight right hand from Blasts.
Blasts scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Potter takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Blasts throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
A lazy left from Potter finds it's target.
Potter misses with a low kick.
Potter is looking to score with low kicks.
A chopping leg kick lands by Blasts.
Potter keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Potter with the counter takedown but Blasts avoids it easily.
Potter walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Blasts ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Potter moves away.
Blasts is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Potter can do to turn this around?
Potter rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Blasts moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Potter is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Blasts tried to counter with a leg kick but Potter avoided it.
Potter shoots for a takedown but Blasts saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Nice body kick from Blasts.
Potter drops his hands momentarily and Blasts takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Blasts as he avoids it easily.
Potter lands with a nice body punch.
Blasts throws a nice outside leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Blasts.
Potter shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Blasts counters with a slapping leg kick.
Blasts is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Blasts misses with a body kick.
Blasts misses the shot to the body.
Blasts lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Potter's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Blasts scores with a nice body kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter throws a body shot but no joy.
Potter swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Blasts throws a nice head kick!
Blasts throws a sloppy head kick and Potter moves out of range easily.
Potter has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Blasts.
Blasts lands with a slapping head kick.

Potter is rocked!
Blasts scores with a sloppy right hand. Potter should have avoided that one.
Potter is still on wobbly legs! Can Blasts finish him?

Blasts closes the distance and clinches.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Blasts.
Blasts lands an uppercut in the clinch that drops Potter to his knees! Blasts keeps firing more shots against his stricken opponent and the referee jumps in to save him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:35 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Rupert Blasts!
Rupert Blasts spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.
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72%

 

Event: PFC 58 Karimov vs Browne*     
Date:   Aug 18, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 964 p4p, 119 weight class) and Piranha Chonan (ranked 1579 p4p, 195 weight class). Alexander Potter has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

194 cm
32
190 lbs
21 - 13 - 1
176 cm
32
195 lbs
17 - 10 - 1
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Great elbows
Granite chin

Urban Fighter

Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Piranha Chonan!
The judges for this bout are Yukihiro Shimada, Shirou Masuda and Yuuki Gou.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Chonan tries to close the distance and clinch up but Potter swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Potter clinches with his opponent.
Potter is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Chonan pulls him back up using the underhooks.
The referee calls for Chonan to work.
Chonan scores with an uppercut up the middle.

Potter pulls guard.
Chonan tries to stand but Potter is controlling from the bottom.
Chonan is using up a lot of energy trying to get back to his feet. Perhaps he should improve his position first.

Chonan decides he's had enough of playing guard and decides to stand. Come on Potter, up you get!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Potter drives through and clinches with Chonan against the cage.
Chonan misses with some punches.
Chonan working aggressively here.
Potter blocks the elbow strike.
Chonan gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Potter.
Potter fails to pull guard.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chonan throws an elbow but it misses.
Chonan working aggressively here.
Chonan stalling in the clinch.
Chonan missing with knees to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Potter.
Chonan taking a breather.
Potter dodges an elbow strike from Chonan.
Chonan lands an elbow that stopped Potter in his tracks for a moment.
Chonan throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Chonan lands a body shot.
Potter has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Chonan is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Potter can't get the takedown.
Chonan throws an elbow but it misses.

Potter breaks the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chonan misses with a wild body shot.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt.
Potter takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Potter fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Potter fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Chonan on the side of the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Potter circles away from the clinch attempt.
Piranha Chonan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Chonan looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.

Chonan gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Chonan gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Potter wants a takedown.
Chonan comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Potter drops down looking for an ankle pick but Chonan pulls his leg out and moves away.
Potter circles away from the clinch attempt.

Chonan takes the fight into the clinch.
Chonan with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chonan lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Potter.
Chonan creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Chonan putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Potter in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
A shot in the inside from Chonan.
Chonan lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Potter backwards.
Chonan tries a body shot but Potter blocks it.
Chonan lands a body punch in the clinch.
Chonan lands a nice elbow.
Chonan lands a left hand.
Chonan swings wildly with an uppercut but Potter uses good head movement to avoid it.
Potter blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Chonan lands a body punch.
Potter takes an elbow to the temple.
A shot in the inside from Chonan.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Chonan blocks an uppercut.
Potter avoids a wild elbow strike from Chonan.
Chonan lands a left hand that snaps the head of Potter backwards.
Chonan is looking to control Potter's arms but Potter gets an underhook and turns him. Now Chonan has his back to the cage.
Potter wants a takedown but no success here.
A shot in the inside from Chonan.
Chonan lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Potter can't get the takedown.
Chonan tries a knee to the head but Potter blocks it.
Chonan has Potter pushed against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Potter.
Potter is looking for a takedown.
Chonan is pressed up against the cage. Potter has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Chonan down to the mat. Chonan avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Chonan moves away from the strike by Potter.
Chonan moves in looking to clinch but Potter pushes him off.
Chonan shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Chonan throws a predictable looking body shot

and Potter counters by clinching up.
Potter dodges an elbow strike from Chonan.
Chonan lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Potter backwards.
Potter is looking for a takedown.
Piranha Chonan seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Chonan fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Potter blocks an elbow strike.
Chonan fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Potter lands with a short shot to the head.
Chonan lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Chonan stops a takedown attempt from Potter.
Nice elbow from Chonan.
Potter tries to pull guard but Chonan won't allow it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. 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.
Come on Chonan - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Potter wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Potter wants to get back to striking at distance but Chonan won't allow it.

Potter gets control of Chonan's arms and successfully pulls guard. Potter will no doubt be looking for submissions off his back.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Chonan stands up from guard. Let's bang!
Potter circles away from the clinch attempt.
Potter keeps the fight on the outside.
Chonan tries to close the distance and clinch but Potter swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Chonan stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Potter circles away from the clinch attempt.
Potter clobbers Chonan with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.

Potter shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Chonan manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
Potter controlling from the top position.
Chonan wants to stand and escape but Potter is having none of it.
Potter will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Potter passes Chonan's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter tries to pass the half guard into mount. Chonan knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Chonan looks like he's trying to stand up.
Chonan taking some punishment here, with Potter in his half guard.
Potter not landing any meaningful shots this time.
We've been hearing that Potter has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Chonan pushes Potter off looking to stand but Potter dives back in and keeps control.
Potter 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.

Potter is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Potter prevents Chonan from standing back up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter moves nicely into side control.
Chonan is not content to let Potter control the position.
Chonan 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.
Potter throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Potter prevents Chonan from escaping the position.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Potter gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Chonan punishes Potter's body with a nice straight punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chonan doesn't manage to clinch there - Potter circles away.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Chonan sprawls well. Chonan wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Potter gets slowly back to his feet.
Chonan misses with a jab, cross combination.
Chonan moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Chonan keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Chonan as he jumps to the side.
Chonan tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.

Chonan moves into the clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Potter looking to slow down the pace here.
A nice left hand lands by Chonan.
Chonan tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Potter's elbow.
Potter tries for a takedown. No joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Piranha Chonan showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Potter's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Chonan gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Potter.
Chonan tries to clinch but Potter moves away
and Potter counters with a nice body shot.
The fighters circling - Chonan throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
The fight stays on the outside here - Chonan looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
The fight stays on the outside here - Chonan looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
The fighters circling - Potter throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A little jabbing left from Chonan on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Potter throws a right and a left that Chonan avoids nicely.
Chonan has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

Potter shoots in for a takedown and gets it.

Chonan makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Potter misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Potter is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Potter misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Potter misses with a straight left.
Chonan wants to clinch up but Potter keeps it at a distance.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chonan looks to throw the jab but Potter is out of range.
Potter gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Chonan counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

The fight moves into the clinch position.

Potter pulls guard effortlessly.
Chonan wanted to stand there but Potter had control of the position.
Potter 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.
Potter is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Chonan wanted to stand there but Potter had control of the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Chonan wants to stand but Potter has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Alexander Potter has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Potter is working an open guard so Chonan takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.
Piranha Chonan is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Potter keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Potter cracks Chonan with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Chonan is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Potter rather than just go for the knockout.
Chonan wants to clinch up but Potter keeps it at a distance.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!

Potter gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Potter is trying to push Chonan away but Chonan has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Chonan lands a right hand.
Chonan working aggressively here.
Potter is trying to force a seperation but Chonan has the dominant position.
Chonan lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Potter backwards.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Chonan throws an elbow but it's blocked.
A short right from Chonan.
Chonan lands a right hand.
Chonan throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Potter blocks it with crossed arms.
Chonan tries to land a knee to the head but Potter blocks with his arms.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chonan is leaning against Potter and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Potter blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Potter looking to stall.

Potter breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Chonan throws a shot to the body.
Chonan lands a head shot.
Alexander Potter is winning the standup battle so far.

Potter closes the distance and clinches.
Chonan taking a breather.
Chonan lands an elbow inside.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Chonan creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Potter is looking for a takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Potter avoids a wild elbow strike from Chonan.
Potter tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Chonan just stands there and leans against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Potter's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Nice sprawl there from Chonan as Potter shoots in.
Chonan tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Potter keeps the fight on the outside.
Chonan lands with a hook. Potter tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Potter fails with the takedown
and Chonan counters with a left to the body.
Chonan tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Potter paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Chonan looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.

Chonan instigates a clinch.
Chonan is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Potter is defending well for now.
Chonan throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Potters head.
Chonan misses with a hook to the ribs.
Potter swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Chonan lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Chonan misses with a punch on the inside.
Piranha Chonan is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Potter lands an uppercut.
Chonan misses with a hook from the clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Piranha Chonan comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Chonan 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 Yukihiro Shimada scores the fight 27:30
Judge Shirou Masuda scores the fight 27:30
Judge Yuuki Gou scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Piranha Chonan!

After winning the bout, Piranha Chonan 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: PFC 54 Com vs Stone*     
Date:   Jul 28, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 705 p4p, 80 weight class) and Yes Man Sanchez (ranked 261 p4p, 34 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

194 cm
32
190 lbs
21 - 12 - 1
191 cm
29
194 lbs
26 - 14 - 1
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter

KOMBAT KLOTHING



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 14 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Yes Man Sanchez!
The judges for this bout are Hirohito Nitta, Shigeki Sano and Yasuomi Hirokawa.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Potter fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Sanchez, pushing him back against the cage.
Potter goes for a takedown attempt but Sanchez pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Potter misses with a few strikes there.
Potter tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Sanchez swivels and escapes.
Sanchez scores with a leg kick.
Sanchez fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Potter.
Potter walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Sanchez defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Potter.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Sanchez bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Potter tries to score a power double leg takedown but Sanchez sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Potter somewhat.
Sanchez misses with a body kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sanchez pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Potter blocks a jab.
Potter 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.
Nice defenses there by Sanchez.
Sanchez follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Sanchez throws out a powerful jab.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!

Potter feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Sanchez swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Sanchez has Potter pulled in close to control his posture.
Potter wants to pass the guard but Sanchez is keeping the position.
Potter trying to control but Sanchez is working from the bottom.
Potter trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Potter is working hard here to advance position.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Sanchez holds on and takes a little breather.
Sanchez's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.

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.
Sanchez is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Potter content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Potter slips nicely into half guard.
Sanchez tries to regain full guard. Instead though, Potter has advanced to mount. Uh oh.
Potter looking to control but Sanchez is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Sanchez squirming around on the bottom, looking to escape.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter lands a couple of good shots and Sanchez has given up his back, trying to escape the position!
Sanchez staying busy and making it hard for Potter to control.
Sanchez wants to control his opponent's hands but Potter gets his hands free.
Sanchez manages to reverse the position and now he's in Potter's guard. Nice work there by Sanchez.
Sanchez wanted to stand there but Potter had control of the position.
Sanchez engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sanchez would like to get this fight back to the feet but can't get free from the closed guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Potter keeping moving, preventing Sanchez from controlling successfully.
Sanchez has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at Little Lebowski Urban Achievers. Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sanchez being controlled here momentarily.
Potter looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Potter is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Sanchez pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Potter is keeping the position for now.
Sanchez keeps trying to improve his position.
Sanchez won't allow Potter to sweep him here.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Potter controlling the position.
Potter'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.
Potter tries to land a sweep but no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Potter misses with a left hand
and Sanchez counters with a slapping leg kick.
Potter throws a leg kick
and Sanchez counters with a stiff right hand.
Potter throws a leg kick
and Sanchez counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

Potter drives through with a takedown into guard.
Sanchez is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Sanchez has control of Potter's left arm, preventing Potter from doing any damage.
Potter controls from within his opponent's guard.
Sanchez pulls Potter in close to prevent any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sanchez keeping moving, preventing Potter from controlling successfully.
Sanchez has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter wants to pass the guard but Sanchez is keeping the position.
Potter stands and throws Sanchez's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Sanchez is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Potter off and has taken his back!
Sanchez is riding his opponent, not letting Potter buck him off.
Sanchez controlling well, preventing Potter from escaping the position.
Potter trying to control the hands but Sanchez breaks the grip.
Sanchez struggling to keep hold of the position.
Sanchez trying to secure his dominant position for a moment - making sure Potter doesn't escape.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
More stalling from Sanchez.
Sanchez avoiding Potter 's attempts to control his hands.
Sanchez keeps control of the position easily here as Potter tries to buck him off.
Potter can't escape the position.
Sanchez has good solid back control here.
Potter controlling Sanchez 's hands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter rolls, trying to escape but Sanchez keeps control of the position.
Potter is keeping busy.
Sanchez keeps control of the position as Potter tries to break free.
Sanchez has good solid back control here.
Will Sanchez go for the finish here or will he try and keep control of the position?
Sanchez biding his time, looking for the opening.
Potter is keeping busy.

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.
Potter rolls, trying to escape but Sanchez keeps control of the position.
Potter trying to control the hands but Sanchez won't let him.
Potter rolls, trying to escape but Sanchez keeps control of the position.
Sanchez trying desperately to keep hold of the dominant position.
Sanchez slows the pace down here. Having a little breather whilst he's in a dominant position, looking to rest and regain some energy, ready to go for the finish.
Potter trying to control the hands but Sanchez breaks the grip.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
What can Potter do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!
Potter trying to control the action but Sanchez just sinks the hooks in.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Yes Man Sanchez showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Potter shoots in for a takedown but Sanchez shows good takedown defense.
Potter doesn't manage to clinch there - Sanchez circles away.
Potter scores with a spinning back kick!
Potter doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Sanchez counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Potter pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Potter throws a body punch but Sanchez moves out of range.
Sanchez throws a quick inside leg kick.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Sanchez paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Potter throws a hook to the side of Sanchez's head but Sanchez sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Sanchez doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Sanchez throws a leg kick but Potter sees it coming and moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good leg kick by Sanchez there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Potter swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Potter tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Sanchez counters with a stiff right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Sanchez, right into the meat.
Potter tries to clinch but Sanchez is having none of it.
Potter tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A nice inside leg kick there by Potter. That's going to slow Sanchez down.
Potter shoots in and drives through. Sanchez sprawls well.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Sanchez throws a wild body kick that Potter sees coming a mile off.
Sanchez scoring well with a low kick there.
Potter looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Potter ducks right into an uppercut from Sanchez.
Potter is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Nice cross by Sanchez.
Sanchez has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Potter swings widly with a right hand
and Sanchez counters with a good, hard body kick but Potter shrugs it off.
Sanchez fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Potter looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.

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!
Potter cracks Sanchez with a good jab.
Potter scores with a nice body kick.
Potter is looking to clinch but Sanchez is avoiding it.
Sanchez throws a lazy right hand but Potter sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Potter throws a hook but Sanchez avoids it easily.
Potter misses with an uppercut. Sanchez saw that one coming.
Sanchez moves out of range of the leg kick from Potter.
Potter throws a chopping leg kick but Sanchez manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Sanchez! But no joy.
Potter avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sanchez circles away from the clinch attempt.

Potter closes the distance and clinches.
Sanchez tries a body shot but Potter blocks it.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Potter.
Sanchez tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter throws a hook to the side of Sanchez's head but Sanchez sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Sanchez feints a counter leg kick.
Potter throws a front kick aimed at Sanchez's knee but Sanchez avoids it well.
Potter throws a jab but it's blocked by Sanchez.
Sanchez swats away the attempt to clinch by Potter.
Potter wants to clinch.
Sanchez fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Potter.
Sanchez misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Potter.
Sanchez connects with a solid leg kick.
Potter ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sanchez moves away.
Potter moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromSanchez.
Potter avoids the body shot from Sanchez.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter tries for a takedown but Sanchez circles away easily
and Sanchez counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Sanchez defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Potter.
Potter rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Sanchez counters with a straight right hand.
Potter closes the distance but Sanchez moves to the side
and Potter takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

Potter fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Sanchez, pushing him back against the cage.
A short left from Sanchez.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Sanchez misses with the head strike.
Potter fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Sanchez throws a punch but it's blocked by Potter.
Sanchez can't find room to land a body shot as Potter controls the action.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Sanchez.
Sanchez pushes Potter back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A body shot lands from Sanchez.

And that's the end of the fight!
Yes Man Sanchez comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Sanchez 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 Hirohito Nitta scores the fight 28:29
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 28:29
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Yes Man Sanchez!

Yes Man Sanchez seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: DUEL#162 Hoffman vs Munson     
Date:   Jun 16, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 878 p4p, 110 weight class) and Max Handle (ranked 1411 p4p, 176 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Handle's choice of entrance music: Right On. Alexander Potter has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

194 cm
32
190 lbs
20 - 12 - 1
170 cm
39
190 lbs
25 - 29 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 29 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Max Handle!
The judges for this bout are Joseph Jones, Alyssa Summers and Franklyn Lucas.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Handle gets a double leg takedown into Potter's guard.
Potter has Handle pulled in close to control his posture.
Handle postures up and lands a big shot to Potter's brow.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:30 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Alexander Potter!
A victorious Alexander Potter 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: DUEL#157 Lafayette vs Halo     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Black Coleman (ranked 1479 p4p, 198 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 1231 p4p, 161 weight class). 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!

180 cm
41
201 lbs
28 - 29 - 1
194 cm
31
190 lbs
19 - 12 - 1
Good wrestling
Dangerous knees
Granite chin
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Sin City Allstars

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 28 wins, 29 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Black Coleman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, Jonathan Paton and Dean Styles.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Potter closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Potter lands in his opponent's guard.
Potter stands and throws Coleman's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Potter scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Coleman to see if he's OK.
Coleman tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Potter wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.

Potter wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Coleman, who protects the arm well.
Potter is chipping away with strikes.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
The referee asks Potter politely if he wouldn't mind getting on with it and actually doing something. Potter prefers to stall for the moment though.
Potter in side control, throwing shots but Coleman defends.
Coleman is not content to let Potter control the position.
Coleman is looking to reverse the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Potter has hold of Coleman's arm. He's looking for a kimura. Coleman seems comfortable defending it but Potter has shifted his position slighty and is cranking on the arm! Coleman is real pain and he's forced to tap out! Coleman is disgusted with himself for not defending it better but Potter couldn't care less - he's delighted!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:16 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Alexander Potter!
A relieved looking Alexander Potter 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: DFN#44 Picker vs Fagaro     
Date:   May 05, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 827 p4p, 110 weight class) and Terry Bogard (ranked 920 p4p, 125 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

194 cm
31
190 lbs
19 - 11 - 1
186 cm
29
193 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

Bullet Proof System



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Terry Bogard!
The judges for this bout are Franklyn Lucas, Bruno Lombardi and Eddie Farnsworth.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Bogard fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Potter on the side of the head.
Bogard throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Potter.

Potter has closed the distance and engaged Bogard in a clinch.
Bogard tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Potter's elbow.
Bogard can't find room to land a body shot as Potter controls the action.
Potter is looking for a takedown.
Potter has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Bogard after a bit of a struggle.
Bogard is defending well against a takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Bogard lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Bogard scores with a shoulder strike.
Potter goes for a takedown attempt but Bogard pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Bogard wants to clinch.
Bogard misses with a left hand
and Potter counters with a two punch combo.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bogard digs a good body shot into Potter's ribs.

Potter clinches up with Bogard and pushes him back against the cage.
Bogard makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Potter 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.
Bogard swings wildly with an uppercut but Potter uses good head movement to avoid it.

Potter has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Bogard regains guard immediately.

Bogard is edging up against the cage. He's using the cage to get back to his feet. Nice work there - the fighters are clinched.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Bogard pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Potter tries to score a body lock takedown but Bogard shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
A head punch on the inside from Bogard fails to land.
Bogard tries a body shot but Potter blocks it.
Potter blocks a body shot from Bogard.
Bogard lands a hook that snaps the head of Potter backwards.
Bogard lands with a right to the head.
Bogard fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Potter misses with a knee strike.
Bogard doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Bogard fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Bogard has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Potter seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Bogard can turn it around.
Bogard tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Potter has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Bogard after a bit of a struggle.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Bogard creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bogard throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Potters head.

Potter turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Potter manages to end up in side control.

Bogard explodes and escapes back to his feet! Nice escape there!
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Bogard motions for Potter to come forward. Bogard throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Potter feinted with a counter takedown.
Bogard slaps away a takedown attempt from Potter, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Potter circles away from the clinch attempt.
Potter swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Potter ducks under a wild hook from Bogard.
Potter throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Bogard's waist but Bogard gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Potter off to one side.
Potter walks into a stiff left hand from Bogard.
Bogard is looking to clinch.
Bogard gets off balance looking for a body kick

and Potter counters with a takedown into side control.
You can see the frustration on Bogard's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Potter fails to land a wild elbow strike.
Potter throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Potter working the ground and pound but Bogard is defending the strikes.
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.

Potter swings around for an armbar but Bogard sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Potter's guard.
Bogard missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Potter is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Bogard throws a big right hand that misses.
Bogard controls from within his opponent's guard.
Potter pulls Bogard in close to his closed guard and prevents Bogard from doing any damage or advancing position.
Bogard trying to control but Potter is working from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Bogard won't allow Potter to sweep him here.
Potter is pulling down on Bogard's head to control his posture.
Bogard in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Bogard wants to stand but Potter has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Bogard trying to control the position from guard on top but Potter 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.
Bogard throws a sloppy head kick and Potter moves out of range easily.
Bogard uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Potter.
Bogard is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Potter with a body shot.
Potter has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bogard sizes up Potter with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Potter displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bogard throws out the jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bogard looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Bogard ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Potter moves away.
Potter takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Bogard throws a leg kick but Potter sees it coming and checks it nicely.

Potter takes the fight into the clinch.
Potter goes for a takedown attempt but Bogard pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
A lazy left from Bogard finds it's target.
Some bone on bone action there as Potter checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Nice sprawl there from Bogard as Potter shoots in.
Bogard looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Bogard keeps Potter at a distance using the push kick.
Terry Bogard seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bogard avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bogard is trying to counter with his kicks.
Potter takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Potter blocks a low kick nicely.
Bogard getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Bogard has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Bogard leaves Potter with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bogard throws a half hearted mid kick.
Potter fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Terry Bogard seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Potter jabs at Bogard's body.
Potter misses with a straight right.
Despite the aggression on Bogard's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Bogard stuffs the takedown.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Bogard! But no joy.
Bogard scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
The crowd cheers as Potter lands an impressive looking overhand right. Bogard doesn't seem phased though.
Bogard dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Potter. That did some damage!
Bogard cracks a nice hook into Potter's ribs.
Potter moves in looking to clinch but Bogard pushes him off.
Potter lands a glancing blow to the side of Bogard's head.
Potter takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Bogard scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Potter looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Potter displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Bogard throws out the jab.
Potter is looking to clinch.
Bogard throws a lazy head kick

and Potter decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Bogard's guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter cracks Bogard with a solid left hand.
Potter 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.
Potter scoring with punches to the head and body.
Potter scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Bogard is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Potter is pushing down on Bogard's leg trying to pass to half guard. Bogard is fighting to maintain full guard but Potter has managed to sneak the leg through.
Bogard is trying to maintain the position but Potter is very close to passing his half guard.

Bogard makes his way to full guard, as Potter worked for a kimura.
Potter is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Potter drops back, looking for a kneebar! Bogard looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Bogard looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Bogard!

Bogard looking to control but instead Potter has slipped a leg in, to regain half guard.
Bogard missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Potter tries to roll over but Bogard keeps him under control.
Potter taking some punishment here, with Bogard in his half guard.
Potter trying to control here.
Bogard wants to stand up but Potter has a hold of him and won't allow it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Potter is trying to control the position from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter wants to sweep here but Bogard controlling him for the moment.
Potter is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Potter controls Bogard momentarily but Bogard frees himself.
Bogard slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Terry Bogard showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action! This is the final round!


Bogard throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Potter slips under a jab from Bogard.
Potter tries to counter with a takedown but Bogard is quick to defend against it.
Potter shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Bogard throws a low kick but it's checked well by Potter.
Potter jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Bogard with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Potter tries for a takedown but Bogard sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Potter scores with a jab.
Bogard misses with a series of wild punches.
Potter ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Potter keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bogard scores with a jab to the body.
Bogard throws a right and a left that Potter avoids nicely.
Potter shoots in looking for a takedown but Bogard manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Potter's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Bogard lands a jab to the nose.
Bogard scores with a jab to the jaw.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Potter throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Potter throws a hook but Bogard avoids it easily.

Potter clinches with his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter tries for a takedown but Bogard manages to get underhooks.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Bogard misses with the head strike.
Bogard misses with a punch on the inside.
Bogard struggles to land a body shot inside as Potter controls his hands.
Bogard can't find room to land a body shot as Potter controls the action.
Potter blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Bogard working aggressively here.
Bogard is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Bogard scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Bogard effectively controlling the action here.
Bogard keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Potter's efforts to push away.
Bogard prevents the takedown attempt.
A body shot lands from Bogard.
Alexander Potter has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bogard prevents a takedown attempt there.
Bogard tries to throw a body punch but Potter avoids it by throwing Bogard back against the cage.
Potter's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Bogard misses with some punches.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Bogard.
Bogard tries to work over Potter's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Bogard gets through Potter's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Bogard is trying to maintain a safe position but Potter gets an underhook and turns Bogard into the cage.
Bogard prevents the takedown attempt.
Bogard goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Bogard struggles to land a body shot inside as Potter controls his hands.
Bogard tries to work over Potter's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bogard tries a knee to the head but Potter blocks it.
Potter blocks a body shot from Bogard.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Bogard tries to throw a body punch but Potter avoids it by throwing Bogard back against the cage.
Bogard misses with a body punch.
Potter drops down looking for an ankle pick but Bogard pulls his leg out and moves away.
Terry Bogard is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bogard feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Potters jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Potter is trying hard to land a takedown here. Bogard sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Potter misses with a wild body shot.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Bogard! But no joy.
A jab from Potter misses.
Jab from Potter.
Bogard throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Potter lands with a hook. Bogard tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Potter looks to land a right hand but Bogard moved out of range.
Bogard wants to clinch up but Potter keeps it at a distance.
Potter throws a leg kick but Bogard moved away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter misses with a hook.
Potter misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Bogard lands with a hook. Potter tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Terry Bogard is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
A right-left combo lands from Potter.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bogard lands a right hook to the body.
Bogard listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Potter on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Bogard. Bogard obviously looking to wear him down.
Potter is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.

Potter clinches up against the cage.
Bogard scores with a shot to the side of Potter's head.
Potter doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Bogard misses with a short punch on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Bogard scores with a nice short uppercut.
Bogard displaying some good clinch control by pressing Potter up against the cage.

Potter has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Bogard regains guard immediately.

And that's the end of the fight!
Terry Bogard comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Bogard 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 Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 27:30
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 27:30
Judge Eddie Farnsworth scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Terry Bogard!

Terry Bogard made sure to mention his sponsor, Bullet Proof System in his post fight interview.
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Event: DUEL#143 Parker vs Ashton     
Date:   Apr 07, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 1007 p4p, 134 weight class) and Vadim Nazarov (ranked 1809 p4p, 234 weight class). 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 Vadim Nazarov was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

194 cm
31
190 lbs
18 - 11 - 1
187 cm
41
195 lbs
38 - 19 - 4
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 38 wins, 19 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Vadim Nazarov!
The judges for this bout are Jorge Garcia, Joseph Jones and David Schapiro.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

The fight moves into the clinch position.

Potter has Nazarov pressed up against the cage. He's trying to work for a single leg takedown. Potter pulls back from the cage and twists to the side, sending Nazarov tumbling to the mat - Potter dives into Nazarov's guard.
Potter trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Potter stands up over Nazarov, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Nazarov working a defensive guard here.
We've been hearing that Potter has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Nazarov wants to sweep here but Potter controlling him for the moment.
Nazarov is trying to control the position from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter tries to free his leg and advance position but Nazarov is retaining full guard.
Potter trying to control but Nazarov is working from the bottom.
Potter preventing the sweep.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Nazarov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter postures up.
Potter pushes down on Nazarov's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Nazarov is looking to control Potter's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Nazarov avoid being mounted?
Potter working over Nazarov with some ground and pound. Nazarov looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.

Potter is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Nazarov wants to control but Potter is keeping busy.

Potter is working for a submission of some sort.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nazarov tries to roll over but Potter keeps him under control.
Potter trying to control the action but Nazarov is working from the bottom.
Potter not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Potter trying to control from half guard but Nazarov is working away.
Potter trying to pass the guard but Nazarov defending well.

Potter seems to be trying to get a kimura but instead Nazarov has recovered full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter passes Nazarov's left leg - he's now in half guard.
Potter sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Nazarov defending well though.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Nazarov wants to improve his position but Potter is controlling well.
Nazarov trying to control from the bottom.
Potter wants to take a breather but Nazarov is having none of it.
Potter stalling away here and it's allowed Nazarov to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Potter preventing the sweep.
Potter postures up in Nazarov's guard and throws a big left but Nazarov blocks it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter looking to pass the guard.

Nazarov looking for subs off his back but Potter has passed one foot through into half guard.
Potter is pressing down on Nazarov's thigh, looking to free his foot. Nazarov is holding on for now.
Potter missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Potter is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Nazarov looks out of his depth in this position - he's holding on tight.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Potter misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Nazarov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Potter scores with a three punch combo!

Potter scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Potter throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Potter lands a nice forearm strike.

Potter swings around for an armbar but Nazarov sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Potter's guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nazarov wants to control from the top but Potter keeps moving.
Potter is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Nazarov can do to turn this around?
Potter is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Potter slips a nice elbow through Nazarov's hands, connecting with Nazarov's forehead.
Potter missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Nazarov blocking the ground and pound attempt from Potter.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter wants to take a breather but Nazarov is having none of it.
Potter stalling.
Nazarov is refusing to be controlled, as Potter sits in half guard.

Potter is trying to work for a kimura but Nazarov is defending well.
Nazarov is holding on to half guard well.
Nazarov trying to hold on to Potter's head to control him but Potter postures up.
Potter has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.

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.
Potter can't control as he wanted to and Nazarov manages to get the fight back to his half guard.
Nazarov tries to get to full guard but Potter has control of the leg.
Nazarov makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Nazarov.
Nazarov keeping moving, preventing Potter from controlling successfully.
Nazarov has control of Potter's left arm, preventing Potter from doing any damage.
Potter postures up.
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.
Nazarov is pulling down on Potter's head. It's preventing any offense from Potter, at least for the moment.
Nazarov is trying to control the position but Potter postures up.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Potter accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Potter throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Nazarov works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Potter 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 referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Potter throws a nice outside leg kick.
Potter just misses with a punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Potter throws a half hearted mid kick.
Potter tries to land a body kick
and Nazarov counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Potter misses the jab.
Nice shot lands for Nazarov.
Potter does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Nazarov lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Potter at a distance.
Potter connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Potter swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Potter needs to keep his hands up - Nazarov had a free shot at his head there.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt.
Nazarov looks to land a right hand but Potter moved out of range.
Nazarov takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Potter tries to score a power double leg takedown but Nazarov sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Potter somewhat.
A countering left hand to the body from Nazarov misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Potter tries to score a power double leg takedown but Nazarov sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Potter somewhat.
Potter misses with a few strikes there.
Nazarov works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Nazarov takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
No joy there for Potter, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Potter throws a nice outside leg kick.
Potter misses with a looping right.
Nazarov bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sloppy strikes from Potter. Those never looked like landing.
Potter lands a right hook to the body.
Potter doesn't manage to clinch there - Nazarov circles away.
Potter looks for a takedown but Nazarov sprawls well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter shoots and misses
and Nazarov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Nazarov scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Potter shoots for a takedown but Nazarov saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Nazarov connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Nazarov loads up on a big right hand but Potter slips the punch.
Potter misses with a wild body shot.

Potter drives through with a takedown into Nazarov's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Nazarov avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Nazarov wants to control but Potter passes easily into half guard.
Potter 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.
Potter thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Potter prevents Nazarov from improving his position.
Potter wants to control but Nazarov is keeping him busy.
Vadim Nazarov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Alexander Potter is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nazarov tries to roll over but Potter keeps him under control.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Nazarov tries to get to full guard but Potter has control of the leg.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Potter passes the guard and advances to mount!
Potter controlling the pace for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nazarov is bucking up trying to escape but Potter cracks him with another couple of good strikes.
Nazarov is trying desperately to improve position.
Potter sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Nazarov can't escape the position.
Potter controlling the position easily from mount.
Potter can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Nazarov is looking to escape.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nazarov is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Potter controlling from the full mount.
Nazarov wants to control but Potter is having none of it.
Potter content just to control the position here.
Potter looking to control but Nazarov is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.

And that's the end of the fight!
Alexander Potter showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Potter, 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 Jorge Garcia scores the fight 30:27
Judge Joseph Jones scores the fight 30:27
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alexander Potter!

Alexander Potter decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.
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Event: DUEL#138 Parker vs Hoffman     
Date:   Mar 17, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between SB Yol (ranked 2163 p4p, 264 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 1290 p4p, 168 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Yol might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Spectre: Scorpion Intro. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!

193 cm
30
194 lbs
14 - 6 - 0
194 cm
31
190 lbs
17 - 11 - 1
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

HGH Nutrients Q160 Tycoons Best Quality supps

Red Light Coffeeshop
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, SB Yol!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Alyssa Summers and Russell Pearce.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A looping hook to the body misses from Yol. Potter does a little dance to reset his feet.
Yol backing away here, and Potter unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Yol defending well as Potter loads up on a big left hand.
Potter tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
An attempted straight right counter from Yol misses the target.
Potter connects with a leg kick. Yol looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

Potter has closed the distance and engaged Yol in a clinch.
Yol tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Potter's elbow.

Potter gets a trip takedown into half guard.
Potter sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Yol defending well though.
Potter is taking a breather. Yol 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.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Yol wants to get back to full guard.
Potter lands with a punch from half guard.
Potter is controlling the pace.

Potter seems like he's working for an arm triangle here. He's freed his trapped foot and he's rotating nicely. Yol is in big trouble! He's tapping out! This one is aaaaaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Alexander Potter!
After the big win, Alexander Potter made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors Red Light Coffeeshop and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
SB Yol was interviewed post fight and said 'Vengeance will be mine'.
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Event: DUEL#132 Stenberg vs Picker     
Date:   Feb 24, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 818 p4p, 113 weight class) and Castor Rollins (ranked 1332 p4p, 177 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

194 cm
30
190 lbs
17 - 10 - 1
188 cm
37
187 lbs
30 - 18 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

Red Light Coffeeshop
Urban Fighter

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 30 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Castor Rollins!
The judges for this bout are Dean Styles, Steve Montenegro and Lou da Vinci.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rollins stuffs the takedown.
Rollins steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Potter.
Potter connects with the punch.
Potter looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Rollins paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Rollins dips to his left and cracks Potter with an uppercut!
Potter shoots for a double leg takedown but Rollins sprawls well. He's pushed Potter's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
A cross from Rollins lands.
Potter slips under a jab from Rollins.
Potter throws a hook to the side of Rollins's head but Rollins sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Rollins steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Potter.
Potter misses with a hook

and Rollins moves into the clinch.
Rollins swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Potter jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Rollins walks away with a smile on his face. Potter gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Rollins throws a right and a left that Potter avoids nicely.
A telegraphed right hand from Potter misses the target.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Donk. Rollins catches Potter right on the button with a cross.

Potter closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Rollins's guard.
Potter throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Rollins works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rollins keeping moving, preventing Potter from controlling successfully.
Potter is fighting to break Rollins's control of his arms but Rollins is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Potter postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Potter throws a big elbow that misses.
Potter wants to pass the guard but Rollins is keeping the position.
Potter throws an elbow that misses. Rollins uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Potter's guard. Nice move by Rollins!

Potter looking to hit a scissor sweep but Rollins is one step ahead there.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter looking to control but Rollins passes into half guard.
Potter is looking to get full guard. It looks like he might be successful but at the last minute Rollins jumps into side control!
Potter is looking for a sweep.
Potter is working hard here to advance position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rollins in side control, just content to control the action for now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter can't do much from the bottom here.
Potter is looking to regain half guard here but Rollins keeps moving and retains side control.
Rollins controlling the position.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.

That's four 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.
Potter is trying to improve his position.
You can see the frustration on Potter's face as Rollins controls the position.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Potter tries to land a front kick but Rollins steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Potter fails to land the takedown.
Rollins scores with the left hand. Potter knows he should have avoided that one.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Potter closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Rollins 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.
Potter throwing strikes but Rollins manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Rollins slips a jab from Potter.

Potter closes the distance and pushes Rollins back into the cage.
Potter tries to circle away but Rollins has him pinned against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Potter.
Rollins misses with a body punch.
Potter is trying to pull guard but Rollins turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Rollins throws a punch but it's blocked by Potter.
Rollins has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Potter is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Potter lands a hook to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter is trying to pull guard but Rollins turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Potter tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Potter is trying to pull guard but Rollins has him pressed against the cage.
Potter is trying to drag Rollins to the mat but Rollins just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
Potter can't get the takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rollins makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Potter blocking some punches.
Rollins lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Potter backwards.

Potter has double underhooks and is working for a body lock takedown. He's got it. The fighters land in half guard but Rollins regains guard immediately.
Rollins pulls Potter in close to prevent any damage.
Potter wants to control from the top but Rollins keeps moving.
Potter content to stall in guard here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter passes Rollins's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Rollins is trying to maintain the position but Potter is very close to passing his half guard.

Potter is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Rollins sees it coming and defends easily.
Potter throwing shots but Rollins is blocking nicely.
Potter stalling away here and it's allowed Rollins to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.
Rollins is trying to control the position from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Rollins manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!

Potter tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Potter looking to control.
Rollins sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Potter trying to control the position here.
Potter thows some rabbit punches from the bottom but they don't do any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Potter looking for a sweep. Not yet Potter, not yet.
Potter controls Rollins momentarily but Rollins frees himself.
Potter has control of Rollins's left arm, preventing Rollins from doing any damage.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
A good leg kick by Potter.
Rollins connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Potter takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Rollins lands a nice shot to the body.
Potter shoots in for a takedown but Rollins shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Rollins throws a jab but it's blocked by Potter.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Potter misses with an uppercut.
Potter looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Rollins takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Castor Rollins seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Rollins takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Potter fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Potter sets himself, and Rollins steps forward looking for the clinch! Potter avoids it this time.
Potter throws a big shot that misses.
A bone on bone clash there as Rollins blocks the leg kick.
Rollins steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Potter.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Rollins throws a right and a left that Potter avoids nicely.
Potter swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch but Rollins swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Potter throws out a loose jab but Rollins uses good head movement to avoid it.
Potter takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Potter displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Rollins throws out the jab.
Rollins throws out a powerful jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt.
Nice jab there from Rollins.
Potter takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Potter shoots in but no luck this time.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Potter lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Potter fails with an attempt to clinch.
A telegraphed right hand from Rollins misses the target.
Potter misses with a looping right.
Rollins misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Potter.
Potter tries to counter with a takedown but Rollins is quick to defend against it.
Potter pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Alexander Potter has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter closes this distance looking for a takedown but Rollins circles away.
Rollins tries to counter with a clinch but Potter shakes him off and moves away.
Potter ducks under a wild hook from Rollins.
Rollins changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Potter misses with a looping left.
Potter sets himself, and Rollins steps forward looking for the clinch! Potter avoids it this time.

Potter closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Rollins's guard.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Potter throws a big right hand that misses.
Rollins looking to hit a scissor sweep but Potter is one step ahead there.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Potter trying to control but Rollins is working from the bottom.
Potter lands a couple of digs.
Castor Rollins has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Rollins keeping moving, preventing Potter from controlling successfully.
Rollins being controlled here, momentarily.
Rollins bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Potter's guard.

Castor Rollins is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Potter wants to control the position but Rollins says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Potter wants to get back to full guard.
Rollins tries to pass the half guard into mount. Potter knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Potter trying to control from the bottom.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rollins has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Potter working to try and regain half guard.
Potter throwing punches from his back but nothing is landing.
Potter tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Potter regains half guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Castor Rollins comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Rollins 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 Dean Styles scores the fight 27:30
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 27:30
Judge Lou da Vinci scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Castor Rollins!

Castor Rollins gave a mention to Arcticus University: London in his post fight interview. That will please them (and hopefully generate some sales).
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RATING
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Event: DFN#30 Denis vs Grossweiner     
Date:   Feb 03, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Eric Staal (ranked 535 p4p, 76 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 540 p4p, 77 weight class). 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!

180 cm
30
192 lbs
15 - 5 - 1
194 cm
30
190 lbs
17 - 9 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Fanatic Inc.

Urban Fighter
Red Light Coffeeshop



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Eric Staal!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Steve Montenegro, David Schapiro and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Potter tries for a takedown but Staal circles away easily
and Staal counters with a head kick. That will keep Potter thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Staal takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Staal throws a leg kick

and Potter decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Staal's guard.
Potter postures up in Staal's guard and throws a big left but Staal blocks it.
Potter won't allow Staal to sweep him here.
Potter tries to free his leg and advance position but Staal is retaining full guard.
Staal trying to keep a closed guard but Potter is proving a slippery customer.
Potter throws a big elbow that misses.
Staal looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Staal keeping full guard, as Potter tries to pass.
Potter cracks Staal with a solid left hand.
Staal is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter with a flurry of punches that miss.
Staal manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Potter manages to get himself to full guard.

Staal won't allow Potter to sweep him here.
Staal makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Potter working a defensive guard here.
Staal chips away with some ground and pound.
Staal postures up in Potter's guard and throws a big left but Potter blocks it.
Potter 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.
Staal trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Staal working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Potter's head.
Potter looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Staal stands and throws Potter's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Potter has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Potter holding on.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter struggling a bit here.
Potter tries to improve position but can't.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Staal scores with a couple of short elbows.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.
Potter sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Potter has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Staal is working away from the top position though.
Staal lands strikes from half guard.
Potter makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Potter.
Staal postures up.
Staal trying to control but Potter is working from the bottom.
Staal missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Potter escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Staal gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Staal is looking to work some ground and pound but Potter has wrist control.
Potter wants to improve his position but instead Staal has moved into half guard.
Potter is looking for a sweep. Staal is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Potter actively working from the bottom here.
Potter moves into full guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Potter is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Eric Staal 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.


Potter misses with a wild combination.
Potter closes the distance but Staal moves to the side
and Staal counters with a nice body kick.
Potter closes the distance and clinches up with Staal, looking for a takedown. Potter pushes Staal against the cage but Staal circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Staal uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Potter.
Staal connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Potter shoots in for a takedown but Staal shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Potter scores with a one two! Staal had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Potter is looking to score with low kicks.
A counter left hand to the body from Staal misses its target.
Potter is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Staal swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Staal misses with a looping right.
Staal moves out of range as Potter strikes.
Potter misses with a series of wild punches.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Staal lands a head kick. Potter smiles back at him and beckons him forward.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Staal drops his hands momentarily and Potter takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A left lands for Staal.
Eric Staal is winning the standup battle so far.
Potter looks for a takedown but Staal sprawls well.
Eric Staal has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Potter throws a hook but Staal blocks it.
Potter just misses with a punch to the body.
Potter looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Staal is fending him off so far but Potter persists. Nope, Staal circles away and we're back to standing.
Potter takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Staal throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Potter gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Staal to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Potter working a defensive guard here.
Potter controlling Staal's posture.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter wants to sweep here but Staal controlling him for the moment.
Potter keeping moving, preventing Staal from controlling successfully.
Staal controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Potter is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Staal stopping the sweep attempt from Potter.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter working a defensive guard here.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Potter avoids the head kick by Staal.
Staal connects with a good right hand that stumbles Potter. Potter circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Potter shoots in and drives through. Staal sprawls well.
Potter tries for a takedown but Staal sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.

Potter closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Staal manages to work his way to half guard, despite Potter's best efforts.
Potter perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Staal wants to improve his position but Potter is controlling well.
Potter is thwarting Staal's attempts to control the position.
Staal is trying to get back to full guard.
Staal is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Staal wants to control but Potter is keeping busy and won't allow it.
My spies in Private Training Center inform me that Potter has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Staal is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Potter is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Staal doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Potter.
Staal is trying to control but Potter passes into side control!
Potter wants to lay and pray for a moment but Staal keeps working.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Eric Staal dominated that second round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Potter ducks under a wild hook from Staal.
Some bone on bone action there as Staal checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
It looked like Staal wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Potter closes this distance looking for a takedown but Staal circles away.
Staal misses with a body shot.
Potter looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Potter displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Potter tries to score a power double leg takedown but Staal sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Potter somewhat.

Staal looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Staal lands a couple of elbows.
Staal trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Staal trying to control but Potter is working from the bottom.
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.
Staal postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
Staal engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Potter is on top in guard.

Potter scoring with punches to the head and body.
Potter trying to control but Staal is working from the bottom.
Potter throwing strikes but missing.
Alexander Potter has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Potter won't allow Staal to sweep him here.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Staal is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter preventing the sweep.
Staal wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Potter preventing the sweep.
Potter wants to control from the top but Staal keeps moving.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Potter throws a big shot that misses.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt.
Eric Staal has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter misses the jab.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Staal as he avoids it easily.
Staal scores with a punch to the head.
Staal fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Potter.
Staal connects with a looping right hand.
Potter fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Potter takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Staal lands a jab to Potter's midsection.
Staal lands a leg kick that knocks Potter off balance momentarily.
Nice body kick there by Staal.

Staal shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Potter napping and manages to drive through into side control!
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!
Staal trying to control the action but Potter is working from the bottom.
Potter misses with an elbow from the bottom.
Eric Staal is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter is looking to reverse the position.
Staal is looking to take a break and control but Potter is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Staal just content to control the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

And that's the end of the fight!
Eric Staal showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Staal has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steve Montenegro scores the fight 30:27
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 30:27
Judge Columbo Gatti scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Eric Staal!
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Event: DFN#29 Mitchell vs Johnson     
Date:   Jan 13, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Black Coleman (ranked 2056 p4p, 256 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 592 p4p, 82 weight class). Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

180 cm
39
201 lbs
25 - 26 - 1
194 cm
30
190 lbs
16 - 9 - 1
Good wrestling
Dangerous knees
Granite chin
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter
Red Light Coffeeshop



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 26 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Black Coleman!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Alyssa Summers and Bruno Lombardi.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Potter shoots in for a double leg but Coleman sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Coleman moves into range and clinches up with Potter.
Coleman throws a head punch that misses.
Potter's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Coleman tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Potter's elbow.

Potter gets a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Coleman is looking to improve his position.
My spies in Private Training Center inform me that Potter has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

Coleman is defending against the submission attempts here by Potter.
Potter trying to control from half guard but Coleman is working away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coleman is trying to maintain the position but Potter is very close to passing his half guard.
Potter is nestled in close to Coleman, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coleman is looking to improve his position.

Coleman actively working from the bottom here.
Coleman is looking for a sweep. Potter is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Potter with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Potter seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

Potter is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Coleman is just riding it out for now. Potter eventually gives up the hold.
Potter wants to lay and pray for a moment but Coleman keeps working.

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.
Potter not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.

Coleman looking for submissions off his back.
Coleman taking some punishment here, with Potter in his half guard.
Coleman is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Potter perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Coleman is trying to control but can't.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.
Potter trying to control from half guard but Coleman is working away.
Potter has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Coleman tries to get to full guard but Potter has control of the leg.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Potter connects with a nice short shot to Coleman's temple.
Potter wants to lay and pray for a moment but Coleman keeps working.
Coleman is trying to maintain the position but Potter is very close to passing his half guard.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Potter seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.

Coleman looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Coleman is looking to get full guard. It looks like he might be successful but at the last minute Potter jumps into side control!
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Potter lands a knee to the body and follows it up with some ground and pound to the head. That will wear Coleman down.
Potter remains in side control and seems content to stay there. It's a versatile position from which he can work both strikes and submissions, whilst maintaining that control, so maybe he'll sit here for a while.
Coleman tries to improve position but can't.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter dominated that round.
That's time! Coleman's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Potter ducks right into an uppercut from Coleman.
Coleman lands a lovely overhand right.
Coleman looks to land a left hand but Potter moved out of range nicely.
Coleman swinging wildly here.
Potter misses with a takedown attempt - Coleman sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
It looked like Coleman wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Coleman tries to close the distance and clinch up but Potter swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Coleman wants to clinch up but Potter keeps it at a distance.
Coleman scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Coleman tries to close the distance and clinch up but Potter swats him away and circles back towards the center.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter looks to score with a jab to the body but Coleman is just out of range.
Coleman throws a looping overhand right but Potter ducks down to avoid it.
Potter is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Coleman.
A little feinted left hand from Coleman on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
The fight stays on the outside here - Potter looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Coleman is working to avoid the ground and pound but Potter connects with a decent elbow.
Coleman tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Potter wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
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.
Potter scoring with punches and elbows.
Coleman is not in a great position here, taking some shots.
Coleman is trying to improve his position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter landing a few strikes.
Potter grinds an elbow into Coleman's temple.

Potter tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Potter has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Coleman is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter lands strikes from half guard.
Potter wants to control but Coleman is keeping him busy.
Potter not doing much here.
Potter throwing shots but Coleman is blocking nicely.
Coleman is trying to maintain the position but Potter is very close to passing his half guard.

Coleman looking for submissions off his back.
Coleman tries to get to full guard but Potter has control of the leg.
Coleman is working hard here to advance position.
Potter has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter is looking to take a break and control but Coleman is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Coleman is trying to get back to full guard.
Potter lands with a punch from half guard.
Potter scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Coleman is looking to improve his position.
Potter working Coleman over with strikes.
The two fighters exchange a few words. I couldn't hear what they were saying but maybe it's more fun if you make it up yourself. Potter connects with a nice short shot to Coleman's temple.

Potter seems to be looking for submissions.
Potter is thwarting Coleman's attempts to control the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.
Coleman is staying active underneath Potter, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Potter is working for a submission of some sort.

Coleman looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Potter content to control rather than advance.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Coleman looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter 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! Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!



Potter closes the distance and clinches.
Potter blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Coleman tries to throw a body punch but Potter avoids it by throwing Coleman back against the cage.
Potter has Coleman pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Coleman manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Coleman throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Potter blocks it with crossed arms.

Potter manages to pull guard.
Coleman is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Coleman with a flurry of punches that miss.
Coleman working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Coleman stopping the sweep attempt from Potter.
Potter looking to control.
Potter pulls Coleman in close to prevent any damage.
Coleman throwing strikes from guard but Potter blocks nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter pulls Coleman in close to prevent any damage.
Coleman scoring with punches to the head and body.
Potter keeping moving, preventing Coleman from controlling successfully.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Coleman throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Potter works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Potter is pulling down on Coleman's head to control his posture.
Coleman won't allow Potter to sweep him here.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.
Black Coleman has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Alexander Potter 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.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Coleman's corner is telling him to maintain position.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Coleman defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Potter.

Potter gets a double leg takedown into Coleman's guard.
Coleman tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Coleman is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Potter slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Coleman looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Potter looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Coleman looking to control.
Potter not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

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

Potter closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Coleman quickly recovers to half guard.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Potter in particular looking to stall.
Coleman wants to get back to full guard.
Well, if Potter is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Coleman is looking to improve his position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Potter controlling the pace for now.
Coleman is in all sorts of trouble here.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Potter looking to control and managing it successfully.
Coleman tries to get back to half guard but can't.

And that's the end of the fight!
Alexander Potter comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Potter 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 Columbo Gatti scores the fight 27:30
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 27:30
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alexander Potter!

Alexander Potter very nearly forgot to thank Red Light Coffeeshop amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.
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Event: DUEL117     
Date:   Dec 23, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Carter Martin (ranked 1153 p4p, 169 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 798 p4p, 115 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
44
185 lbs
19 - 16 - 0
194 cm
30
190 lbs
15 - 9 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Very quick
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter
Red Light Coffeeshop



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Sydney, Carter Martin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Anthony Taglia, John Roberts and John Kavanagh.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Martin misses with a jab to the body
and Potter counters with a three punch combo that has Martin backing up. Martin nods at Potter to acknowledge the strikes.
Potter's corner calls for a 1-2. Potter obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

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

Potter is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Martin is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Potter moves into full mount!
Martin is trying to escape the mount.
Martin holding onto his opponent's waist for dear life, as Potter tries to land some strikes to get him to release his grip.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Martin keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Martin is in a horrible position here. Potter smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Martin taking shots to the head.
Potter has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Potter scores with a couple of good head shots there.
My spies in Private Training Center inform me that Potter has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Potter tries to control but Martin wriggling away.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Potter wants to control the action but instead Martin gets a body lock and reverses into Potter's guard! Nice work!

Potter is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Potter has momentary wrist control but Martin slips an elbow through the middle.

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

Potter seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Potter passes the guard and advances to mount!
Potter tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Potter trying to control but Martin is having none of it.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Potter raining down hammerfists from mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Potter lands a big elbow.

Potter has hold of Martin's left arm, perhaps looking for a submission. The two fighters tussle over control of the isolated limb and Martin manages to get his arm back to his side and away from danger.
Potter tries to control but Martin wriggling away.
Poor strikes thrown by Potter there. More accuracy and less frantic strikes would help!
Martin is looking to get to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Martin is looking to improve his position but Potter isn't that keen on the idea.
Potter trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Martin tries to lock up and control but Potter gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.

Potter is looking to secure an arm. He's managed it! He's pivoting for an armbar - that looks tight! But Martin has managed to get out of it and now he's in a dominant position. Nice work from Martin!
Potter looking for a sweep. Not yet Potter, not yet.
Martin missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Martin throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped

and Potter counters with a nice double leg into side control. Martin won't be happy with that.

Martin sneaks out the side door and pushes Potter away - he's back to his feet. The crowd show their appreciation for the escape.
Martin throws an overhand right that lands on Potter's shoulder, as Potter tries to avoid the shot.
Martin misses with a looping right.
Martin throws a hook but Potter avoids it easily.
Martin throws the left hand but Potter avoids the punch easily.
Martin sets himself, and Potter steps forward looking for the clinch! Martin avoids it this time.
Potter throws a nice inside leg kick.
Martin walks into a stiff left hand from Potter.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Potter scores with a decent looking hook.
Martin steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Potter.
Martin's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Martin duly obliges.
Potter has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Martin takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Martin rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Potter moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Potter swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Martin misses with a jab, cross combination.
Martin looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Martin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Martin connects with a jab.
Alexander Potter seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Potter shoots in looking for a single leg takedown. Martin is trying to defend but Potter finishes it well and ends up in half guard. Let's see if he can advance position further.
Potter trying to control the pace.

Potter is looking for a kimura. It's pretty deep but Martin still has the half guard so he's probably OK. Oh, Martin has exploded into a beautiful escape there and after a quick scramble, he's ended up in side control on top! Nice work!
Potter tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Martin connects with a decent looking elbow from side control that caused Potter some visible discomfort.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Martin off and has taken his back!
Potter looking to hold on to the position here but Martin rolls and ends up regaining guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Potter slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Potter is looking to take a break and control but Martin is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Potter might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Martin haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Martin manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Potter is working for an americana but Martin has been sneaky and has managed to get back to half guard, whilst Potter was thinking about the submission.
Martin working a defensive guard here.
Martin utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Potter wants to control from the top but Martin keeps moving.
Potter is looking to pass into half guard but Martin pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Martin is in guard.

Potter is pulling down on Martin's head to control his posture.
Martin stopping the sweep attempt from Potter.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Martin manages to get himself to full guard.

Potter wants to control from the top but Martin keeps moving.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Potter looking to pass the guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Carter Martin dominated that second round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!



Potter dives in and scores a takedown into Martin's guard.
Martin keeping moving, preventing Potter from controlling successfully.
Potter throwing strikes from guard but Martin blocks nicely.
Potter pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Martin is keeping the position for now.
Martin trying to control the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Potter accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Potter is working Martin over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Potter controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Potter trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Potter working some strikes from top position.
Potter's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Martin has momentary wrist control but Potter slips an elbow through the middle.
Potter looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Potter working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter throwing strikes from guard but Martin blocks nicely.
Potter sitting in guard, not really doing much.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

Potter shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Potter was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Potter is looking to take a break and control but Martin is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Potter slows the pace down.
Potter passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Martin!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.

Potter jumps to the side looking to secure the arm triangle…. Ooooh, that looks tight… Martin is gargling but he's managed to escape! Nice work there by Martin and Potter has given up the dominant position trying to land that submission.
Potter throws an elbow but Martin slips to the side and avoids it well.
Potter trying to control the position but Martin is working away.
Martin defending against the ground and pound.
Alexander Potter has got the better of the ground game so far.
Potter taking a breather here.
Potter working the ground and pound but Martin is defending the strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter lands an elbow.
Potter taking a break here but Martin is having none of it and regains half guard.

Potter is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Martin sees it coming and defends easily.
Potter trying to control from half guard but Martin is working away.
Potter is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Martin is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.

And that's the end of the fight!
Alexander Potter comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Potter 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 Anthony Taglia scores the fight 28:29
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 28:29
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alexander Potter!

Alexander Potter managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Red Light Coffeeshop, into his post fight interview.
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Event: DUEL#111 Patterson vs Trew     
Date:   Dec 02, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Luke Johnson (ranked 2648 p4p, 330 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 908 p4p, 123 weight class). Alexander Potter has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

179 cm
48
183 lbs
41 - 19 - 0
194 cm
29
190 lbs
14 - 9 - 1
Good wrestling
Solid boxing
Very strong
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Urban Fighter
Red Light Coffeeshop



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 41 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Luke Johnson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, David Schapiro and Columbo Gatti.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Johnson throws a body punch but Potter moves out of range.
Potter darts in and out, connecting with a jab.

It looks like Luke Johnson has been cut.
Potter lands with a right that hurts Johnson. Johnson looks to clinch but Potter throws a short knee that drops Johnson. This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:12 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punch and Knee). Alexander Potter!
Alexander Potter made sure to mention his sponsor, Red Light Coffeeshop in his post fight interview.
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100%

 

Event: DUEL#108 Stenberg vs Fagaro     
Date:   Nov 18, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Ingvar Ingesson (ranked 1369 p4p, 186 weight class) and Alexander Potter (ranked 1394 p4p, 189 weight class). Ingesson comes to the cage accompanied by Sail - AWOLNATION. Alexander Potter has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

185 cm
27
202 lbs
10 - 8 - 0
194 cm
29
190 lbs
13 - 9 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Sin City Allstars

Red Light Coffeeshop
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Ingvar Ingesson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, Eddie Farnsworth and Franklyn Lucas.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Ingesson blocks a head kick by Potter.
Ingesson is looking to counter punch.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Potter.
Potter wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ingesson keeps working.
You can see the frustration on Ingesson's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Potter has knee on belly and moves into mount.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ingesson can't escape the position.
Potter looking to control but Ingesson is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Potter takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Ingesson?
The referee warns Ingesson that he has to improve his position here as he takes two more clean shots to the head.
Ingesson wants to control but Potter is having none of it.
Potter tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Ingesson is working to get back to half guard.
Potter looking to control and managing it successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter raining down shots from the mount!
Potter landing strikes, looking to finish!
Potter thowing shots but they're missing.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter looking to control but Ingesson is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.

Potter is working for a guillotine from mount but Ingesson frees his head quite easily.
Potter controlling his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter throws some wild stikes that Ingesson manages to avoid easily.
Potter tries to control but Ingesson wriggling away.
Potter controlling his opponent.
Potter lands a nice shot to the head.
Potter pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
Potter throws some wild stikes that Ingesson manages to avoid easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Potter looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.
Potter controlling the position easily from mount.
Ingesson is in a tricky position. We've heard reports from his gym mates at Tayne's 4d3d3d3 Gym that he's been drilling escapes, so let's see if he can get back to his feet.
Potter raining down shots from the mount!
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Potter is working for a guillotine from mount but Ingesson frees his head quite easily.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Potter fails with the takedown.
Ingesson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Potter throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.

Potter rushes Ingesson and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Potter is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Ingesson pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Potter fails to pull guard.
Ingvar Ingesson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Potter is trying to pull guard but Ingesson turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Potter drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Ingesson throws a punch but it's blocked by Potter.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Ingesson is defending well.

Ingesson manages to break the clinch.
Potter has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Ingesson is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Potter shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Ingesson pinned against the cage. Ingesson gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ingesson takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Potter has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Potter slips under a jab from Ingesson.

Potter dives in and scores a takedown into Ingesson's guard.
Potter looking to sit in guard and control but Ingesson gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

There's a bit of a scramble here and now Potter is on top in guard.

Potter tries to free his leg and advance position but Ingesson is retaining full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ingesson tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Ingesson is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Potter works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Potter is taking a breather. Ingesson 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.

Potter is working for a kimura but Ingesson is defending it quite comfortably.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Still in half guard, Potter seems content to control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Potter tries to pass to full mount but Ingesson defends it.
Still in half guard, Potter seems content to control.
Potter has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Ingesson trying to control from the bottom.

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.
Well, if Potter is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Ingesson is looking to control Potter's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Ingesson avoid being mounted?

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Potter misses with a body shot
and Ingesson counters with a stiff right hand.
Ingesson is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Potter.
Ingesson takes a swing at Potter's ribcage but misses.
Ingesson lands a jab.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Potter scores with a takedown into Ingesson's guard.
Potter loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Alexander Potter will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Ingesson uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Potter.
Ingesson was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ingesson looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Potter moves out of range as Ingesson strikes.
Potter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ingesson.
Ingesson appears to be looking for a big counter.
Potter dives in and grabs Ingesson's left leg, looking for a takedown. Ingesson pushes down on Potter's head and hops out.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Potter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ingesson.
An attempted straight right counter from Ingesson misses the target.
Potter throws a nice looking combination but Ingesson bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ingesson throws a big shot that misses.
Ingesson throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Potter.
Ingesson misses with an uppercut. Potter saw that one coming.
Ingesson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter doesn't manage to clinch there - Ingesson circles away.
Ingesson misses with a series of wild punches.
Ingesson stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Ingesson on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Ingesson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

Potter gets the takedown into side control.
You can see the frustration on Ingesson's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Alexander Potter 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.
Ingesson trying to remain calm as Potter controls from the top position.
Potter wants to lay and pray for a moment but Ingesson keeps working.
Potter controlling from side mount.
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We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Ingvar Ingesson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ingesson tries to strike from the bottom but misses.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Potter ducks under a wild hook from Ingesson.
Ingesson misses with a straight left.
Potter lands a right hook to the body.

Potter moves into range and clinches up with Ingesson.
Ingesson just leaning against Potter, taking a breather.
Ingesson has a couple of punches blocked by Potter.
Ingesson misses with some punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ingesson throws a head punch that misses.
Potter looking for a takedown.
Ingvar Ingesson has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.

Ingesson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Potter throws a body shot but no joy.
Ingesson tests Potter's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Potter tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Ingesson defends well and Potter ends up having to push Ingesson into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Ingesson avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A little feinted left hand from Ingesson on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Potter defending well as Ingesson loads up on a big left hand.
Potter tries to counter by closing the distance.
Good shot there by Potter.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Potter closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Ingesson throws a head punch that misses.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ingesson misses with a hook from the clinch.

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 Ingvar Ingesson.
I think Potter 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 John Kavanagh scores the fight 28:30
Judge Eddie Farnsworth scores the fight 28:29
Judge Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Alexander Potter!

Alexander Potter really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Red Light Coffeeshop logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
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FIGHT
RATING
34%

 

Event: AD497: The Last Emperor     
Date:   Nov 04, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 1963 p4p, 259 weight class) and Romulus Veres (ranked 2173 p4p, 279 weight class). These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

194 cm
29
190 lbs
12 - 9 - 1
180 cm
32
188 lbs
22 - 5 - 1
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Good gas tank

Red Light Coffeeshop
Urban Fighter

FORCEE



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 22 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Romulus Veres!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, Elvis Blanc and Trevor Gratis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Veres throws a head kick that misses.
Veres throws a leg kick which misses Potter's front leg but catches the back leg as Potter tries to avoid it.

Potter instigates a clinch.
Potter blocking some punches.
Veres misses with a hook to the ribs.
Veres misses with a punch to the body.
Veres lands a nice uppercut.
Veres throws a punch but it's blocked by Potter.
Potter blocks an uppercut.
Potter goes for a takedown attempt but Veres pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Nice uppercut there from Veres.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A solid body kick from Veres.
Potter lands a nice looking kick to the body. Veres takes a step back to recover.

Potter feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Potter is stalling in the full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter trying to control but Veres is working from the bottom.
Potter is stalling in the full guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Potter'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.
Veres looking to control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Potter trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Veres is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Veres misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Potter.
Potter shoots and misses
and Veres connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Veres pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Potter shoots for a takedown but Veres saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Veres is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Potter.
Potter checks the leg kick.
Potter feinted with a counter takedown.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Potter.
Potter doesn't manage to clinch there - Veres circles away.

Potter dives in and scores a takedown into Veres's guard.

Veres has his feet on Potter's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter moves away from the strike by Veres.

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

Veres manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.

Potter breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Veres misses with a body shot.
Veres throws a leg kick but Potter checks it.
Nice body kick from Veres.
Potter shoots for a double leg takedown but Veres sprawls well. He's pushed Potter's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Veres lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Potter pivots, looking for a leg kick but Veres is out of range and Potter settles back down.
Veres checks a leg kick nicely.
Veres lands with a good body shot.
Potter walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Veres looks to land a right hand but Potter moved out of range.
Potter lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Potter misses with a series of wild punches.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Veres finds it's way round the side to connect with Potter's head.
Good work by Potter as he checks the leg kick.
Potter tries to counter with a takedown but Veres is quick to defend against it.
Veres scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Nice jab there from Veres.
Romulus Veres is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Veres tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Potter moves out of range of the strikes.
Potter cracks Veres with a good jab.
Potter on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Potter tests Veres's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Veres misses with a straight left.
Potter shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Veres pinned against the cage. Veres gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Veres scores with a push kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Romulus Veres 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.


Nice jab there from Veres.
Potter punishes Veres's body with a nice straight punch.
Veres takes a swing at Potter's ribcage but misses.
Potter's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Veres connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Potter scrambles back to his feet.
A leg kick checked by Potter.
Romulus Veres seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Potter takes one to the side of the head.
Potter gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Veres counters with a stiff right hand.
Potter blocks the body kick.
Romulus Veres seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Veres.
Veres scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Potter doesn't seem bothered though.
Potter misses with the combination.
Veres has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Potter throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Veres on the side of the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Veres displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Potter throws out the jab.
Potter lands a slapping body shot.
Veres cracks a nice hook into Potter's ribs.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Veres goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Veres throws a nice looking combination but Potter bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Veres moves into range and connects with a jab.
Potter misses with a straight right.
A little jabbing left from Veres on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Veres connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Veres does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Potter changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Veres pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Veres throws a front kick aimed at Potter's knee but Potter avoids it well.
Potter ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Veres lands a nice shot to the body.
Potter is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Veres.
Potter throws a head kick but Veres moves out of range.
Veres throws an overhand right that lands on Potter's shoulder, as Potter tries to avoid the shot.
Potter changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Potter closes the distance looking to clinch
and Veres counters with a nice leg kick.
Potter takes a shot to the body in his stride.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Veres lands an overhand right.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Potter has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Potter there as he acknowledges the shot.
Potter misses with a low kick as Veres jumps back.
Veres takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Potter.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter scoring with punches and elbows.

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

Veres is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Potter's leg. Oh but that's left an opportunity for Potter! He's got an arm triangle... it looks tight! He's rotating and Veres has tapped! This one is allllll over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:46 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Arm Triangle). Alexander Potter!
Alexander Potter made sure to mention his sponsor, Red Light Coffeeshop in his post fight interview.
In defeat, Romulus Veres stepped up to the mic, saying 'I've failed this time but I will be back to reform this poor soul.'.
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RATING
67%

 

Event: AD490: FightLand Montreal     
Date:   Oct 08, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 1406 p4p, 194 weight class) and Kostas Mytilinaios (ranked 1720 p4p, 222 weight class). Mytilinaios has chosen Sanitarium as his entrance music. Both these guys have really solid chins. Will we see a standup war or will they both decide that a knockout is unlikely and try to win the fight elsewhere?

194 cm
29
190 lbs
12 - 8 - 1
185 cm
37
197 lbs
19 - 13 - 4
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

Urban Fighter
Red Light Coffeeshop

Bullet Proof System
Project Mayhem



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 13 losses and 4 draws, fighting out of New York, Kostas Mytilinaios!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, Dillan Fox and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Mytilinaios misses with a body shot.
Potter shoots in for a double leg but Mytilinaios sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Mytilinaios jabs at Potter's body.
Mytilinaios throws out a powerful jab.
Potter swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Mytilinaios ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Potter moves away.
Mytilinaios uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Potter.
Potter looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Potter on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Potter.
Potter rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Mytilinaios counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Potter 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.
Potter is looking to score with low kicks.
Mytilinaios attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Mytilinaios has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Potter finds it's way round the side to connect with Mytilinaios's head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Good standup being displayed there by Mytilinaios as he connects with a hook.
Potter misses with a lunging right hand
and Mytilinaios counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Mytilinaios clinches up with Potter and pushes him back against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Still in the clinch, Mytilinaios scores with a nice short uppercut.
Mytilinaios lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Mytilinaios makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Mytilinaios doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios can't find room to land a body shot as Potter controls the action.
Potter drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Mytilinaios lands a body punch.
Mytilinaios misses with a hook from the clinch.
Potter is looking for a takedown.
Mytilinaios lands a right hand.
A hook to the body from Mytilinaios.
The referee calls for Potter to work.
Mytilinaios misses with some punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mytilinaios misses with a short punch on the inside.
Mytilinaios lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Potter blocks a body shot from Mytilinaios.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Mytilinaios misses with a body punch.
Mytilinaios misses with some punches.
Mytilinaios digs a right hand underneath Potter's ribcage. Potter let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Potter blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Mytilinaios misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mytilinaios tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Potter's elbow.
Potter has had enough of the clinch but Mytilinaios keeps him there for the moment.
Mytilinaios tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Mytilinaios misses with a hook to the ribs.
Mytilinaios misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Mytilinaios fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mytilinaios lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.

Potter breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Mytilinaios thuds a left hand into Potter's body.
Mytilinaios scores with a hook to the body. Potter takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Potter misses with a straight right.
Potter has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Mytilinaios finds it's way round the side to connect with Potter's head.
Potter dives in and grabs Mytilinaios's left leg, looking for a takedown. Mytilinaios pushes down on Potter's head and hops out.
Potter misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Mytilinaios throws a big shot that misses.
Mytilinaios lands a nice looking body shot.
A slapping leg kick lands for Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios changes levels and scores with a jab 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!
Mytilinaios is looking to clinch.
Potter wants to clinch.
Mytilinaios jabs Potter right on the nose. Potter blinks but takes it well.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mytilinaios lands with a nice body punch.
Potter fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Potter fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Mytilinaios avoids it really well and circles away.
Potter throws an overhand right that lands on Mytilinaios's shoulder, as Mytilinaios tries to avoid the shot.
Mytilinaios ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mytilinaios tried to score with a low kick but Potter checks it.
Potter tries to counter with a takedown but Mytilinaios is quick to defend against it.

Potter rushes Mytilinaios and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Mytilinaios misses with a body punch.
Mytilinaios lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Potter backwards.
Mytilinaios scores with a nice hook to the head.
Mytilinaios goes for a body shot but it's blocked.

Mytilinaios breaks from the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Kostas Mytilinaios dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Mytilinaios stuns Potter with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Mytilinaios throws a shot to the body.
Mytilinaios takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?

Potter decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.

Potter is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Mytilinaios defends it well.
Potter seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Mytilinaios moves into full guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Mytilinaios bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Potter's guard.

Potter has his hands on Mytilinaios's head, controlling the position.
Mytilinaios won't allow Potter to sweep him here.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Mytilinaios drops back, looking for a kneebar! Potter looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Potter looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Potter!

Potter lands a nice forearm strike.
Mytilinaios sneaks back into half guard.
Mytilinaios tries to roll over but Potter keeps him under control.
Potter working Mytilinaios over with strikes.

Potter looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Mytilinaios is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Potter's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Potter's back!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter tries to escape the position - he's now mounted. Is that better or worse? Hard to tell!
Mytilinaios wants to control the pace but Potter is squirming around nicely.
Potter tries to reverse the position but Mytilinaios maintains control.
Potter prevents Mytilinaios from taking his back.
Alexander Potter overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Mytilinaios is still trying to improve position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mytilinaios avoids the attempt from Potter to control.
Potter really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Potter stops Mytilinaios from taking his back. Still, being mounted isn't any better.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter manages to control the position for a moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Mytilinaios trying to control but Potter is having none of it.

Mytilinaios moves into side control, trying to work for a kimura. That looks painful! Will he finish!!?? No, Potter has worked his arm free - good work by Potter!

Mytilinaios tries for a kimura but Potter is defending well.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Mytilinaios tries to move into full mount but can't pass Potter's legs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Mytilinaios misses the jab.
A clash of legs there as Mytilinaios blocks the low kick.
Mytilinaios keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Mytilinaios lands with an overhand left.
Mytilinaios keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Mytilinaios has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Potter shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Mytilinaios defends it nicely.
Potter needs to keep his hands up - Mytilinaios had a free shot at his head there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter tries to clinch there but Mytilinaios circles away.
Mytilinaios lands a body shot.
Mytilinaios lands a jab to Potter's midsection.
Mytilinaios getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Potter fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Mytilinaios takes a swing at Potter's ribcage but misses.
Mytilinaios lands a jab to the nose.
Potter moves out of range of the strikes.
Mytilinaios bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Potter's head backwards.
Potter looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Kostas Mytilinaios seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Mytilinaios with a jab.
Mytilinaios lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Potter tries to clinch up but Mytilinaios circles away and keeps his distance.
Potter avoids the body shot from Mytilinaios.
Potter appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Mytilinaios lands a jab to the nose.
Mytilinaios gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Potter.
Potter looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Mytilinaios tries a quick counter leg kick but Potter is wise to it.
Potter is looking to clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Mytilinaios smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A jab from Mytilinaios misses.
Potter is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Mytilinaios.
Mytilinaios tries a head kick but it misses.
Potter moves out of range of the strikes.
Potter shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Potter connects with a jab.
Potter scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Mytilinaios scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Potter pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Potter moves out of range of the leg kick from Mytilinaios.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Potter ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Mytilinaios uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Potter.

Excellent takedown into side control there by Potter.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Mytilinaios is looking to reverse the position.
Potter controlling the position from side mount.
Mytilinaios sneaks back into half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Mytilinaios manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

Mytilinaios has an active guard here but Potter has managed to pass into half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Mytilinaios tries to get to full guard but Potter has control of the leg.
Potter content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Alexander Potter has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Potter working over Mytilinaios with some ground and pound. Mytilinaios looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Potter controlling the pace.
Mytilinaios trying to control but Potter postures up.
Mytilinaios tries to get to full guard but Potter has control of the leg.
Kostas Mytilinaios is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Mytilinaios keeps trying to improve his position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kostas Mytilinaios comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Mytilinaios 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 Elvis Blanc scores the fight 27:30
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 27:30
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kostas Mytilinaios!

A very excited looking Kostas Mytilinaios 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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RATING
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Event: AD484: Abnormal Rhythm     
Date:   Sep 17, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter (ranked 1616 p4p, 216 weight class) and Kylma Jaak (ranked 3544 p4p, 433 weight class). Man, I cannot wait for this one!

194 cm
28
190 lbs
11 - 8 - 1
185 cm
41
185 lbs
18 - 15 - 0
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Heavy handed

Urban Fighter
Red Light Coffeeshop

Urban Fighter
FORCEE



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Kylma Jaak!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Alec Ball and Elvis Blanc.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Jaak throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Potter's waist but Potter gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Jaak off to one side.

Potter shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Potter showed some decent athleticism there.
Jaak 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.
Potter is taking a breather. Jaak 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.

Potter is looking for a kimura but Jaak is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Potter to get the leverage.
Jaak is trying to get back to full guard.
Jaak wants to get back to full guard but Potter has mounted him!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter controlling from the full mount.
Potter throws some wild stikes that Jaak manages to avoid easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Jaak looks a forlorn figure.

Potter goes for an armbar but he's fallen flat on his backside there and now Jaak is on top in guard.
Jaak trying to control the position from guard on top but Potter is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter 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.
Potter is adopting a defensive guard.
Jaak in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Jaak being controlled here momentarily.
Potter working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Jaak.
Potter has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Potter looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Potter is controlling Jaak's posture.
Jaak throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Potter works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter is pulling down on Jaak's head. It's preventing any offense from Jaak, at least for the moment.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Jaak digs a good hook to Potter's body.
Jaak checks the leg kick.
Jaak is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Jaak stuffs the takedown.
Potter blocks a head kick by Jaak.
Potter lands with a cross.
Jaak defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Potter.
Potter avoids the head kick by Jaak.
Potter pivots, looking for a leg kick but Jaak is out of range and Potter settles back down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jaak ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Potter moves away.
Potter keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jaak shoots for a takedown but Potter saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Nice sprawl there from Jaak as Potter shoots in.
Jaak is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Potter with a body shot.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Potter goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Jaak throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Potter sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Potter attempts a counter takedown but Jaak avoids it well and moves away.
Potter will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jaak connects with a jab.
Potter lands with an overhand left.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Potter throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Jaak's waist but Jaak gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Potter off to one side.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Jaak throws a head kick that Potter semi-blocks.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Jaak.
Jaak misses with a wild body shot.
Jaak ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Kylma Jaak 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.


Jaak throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Potter.
Jaak throws a head kick but Potter moves out of range.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt from distance.

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

Potter lands a nice trip takedown into half guard.

Potter is looking for a kimura here.
Potter lands with a punch from half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Potter throwing shots but Jaak is blocking nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Potter seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Jaak for as long as he can get away with.
Jaak is trying to control but can't.
Potter lands strikes from half guard.

Potter is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.

Potter is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Potter is looking to take a break and control but Jaak is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Jaak tries to roll over but Potter keeps him under control.
Potter looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Potter lands strikes from half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter wants to lay and pray for a moment but Jaak keeps working.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Jaak trying to hold on to Potter's head to control him but Potter postures up.

Potter is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Jaak is just riding it out for now. Potter eventually gives up the hold.
Potter working Jaak over with strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Potter slows the pace down in half guard.
Jaak wants to get back to full guard but Potter has mounted him!
Potter looking to control but Jaak is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Potter is landing with some decent strikes but Jaak is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Potter takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Jaak tries to clinch but Potter moves out of range.
Potter connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Potter slips under a jab.
Potter appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Jaak misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Potter.
Potter drops down looking for a counter takedown but Jaak sprawls and moves away.
Jaak pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Nice takedown defense from Jaak. No joy for Potter on that attempt.
Jaak tries a head kick but it misses.
Potter changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Jaak tries to avoid it but Potter manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Jaak to the ground. Jaak escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Jaak shoots in but no luck this time.
Potter changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Jaak on the wrong end of a nice hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter avoids the head kick by Jaak.
Jaak sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Jaak takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

It looks like Kylma Jaak has been cut.
Potter lets loose with a powerful body kick. Jaak will feel that in the morning.
Potter is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jaak can do to turn this around?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter fails to land the takedown.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Alexander Potter. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Potter looking for a takedown here - he's got it.

Jaak uses the cage to get back to his feet.
Kylma Jaak seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Both fighters circling a little - Jaak finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Potter on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Jaak is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Potter rather than just go for the knockout.
Potter cracks Jaak with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Some bone on bone action there as Potter checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Jaak on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Potter is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.

Jaak gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Potter to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Potter forces his way into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
Potter 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.
Potter wants to control from the top but Jaak keeps moving.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jaak utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Jaak looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Potter trying to control but Jaak is working from the bottom.
Jaak looking for a sweep. Not yet Jaak, not yet.
Jaak pulls Potter in close to his closed guard and prevents Potter from doing any damage or advancing position.
Potter trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
Jaak misses with a wild body shot.

Potter closes the distance, clinches up and gets a nice trip takedown into side control. Very smooth.
Jaak is not content to let Potter control the position.
Jaak tries to improve position but can't.
Potter trying to control the action but Jaak is working from the bottom.

Potter is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Jaak is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Jaak tries to buck Potter off but Potter is having none of it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Alexander Potter showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Potter 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 Trevor Gratis scores the fight 29:28
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 29:28
Judge Elvis Blanc scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alexander Potter!

Alexander Potter took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Red Light Coffeeshop for their support in the buildup to the fight.
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Event: AD475: I can(t)     
Date:   Aug 19, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Miguel Camacho and Alexander Potter. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

185 cm
43
198 lbs
36 - 18 - 1
194 cm
28
190 lbs
11 - 7 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Red Light Coffeeshop
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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 36 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Miguel Camacho!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Dillan Fox and Ian Loll.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Camacho pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Camacho looks to land a right hand but Potter moved out of range.
Camacho is looking to chop away at Potter's legs.
Camacho thows a leg kick but Potter checks it

and Potter counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Potter controlling from the top position.
Camacho pulls Potter in close to prevent any damage.
Potter stops Camacho from standing up.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter throws a big elbow that misses.
Potter 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.
Potter trying to control but Camacho is working from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Camacho is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Potter is controlling him.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Camacho swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Potter checks a leg kick nicely.
Potter scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Potter throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Camacho's waist but Camacho gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Potter off to one side.
A little feinted left hand from Camacho on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Nice takedown defense from Camacho. No joy for Potter on that attempt.
Potter feints and then cracks Camacho's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Camacho down.
Potter keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Potter feints a counter leg kick.
Potter ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Camacho catches Potter with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Camacho throws a jab when Potter was well out of range.
Camacho throws a low kick but it's checked well by Potter.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Camacho on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Potter uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Camacho.
Potter steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.

Potter dives in and scores a takedown into Camacho's guard.
Camacho wants to get back to his feet but he's too absorbed in his own little project and Potter manages to pass to side control.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Potter stalling.
Potter looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Potter trying to control from half guard but Camacho is working away.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Camacho wants to get back to full guard.
Potter wants to take a breather but Camacho is having none of it.
Potter is looking to advance position but Camacho won't allow it.
Well, if Potter is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Potter wants to take a breather but Camacho is having none of it.
Potter trying to advance position but Camacho counters by regaining guard.
Potter content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

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.
Potter not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Camacho wants to stand and escape but Potter is having none of it.
Camacho keeping full guard, as Potter tries to pass.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Potter misses with a body kick.
Potter looks for a takedown but Camacho sprawls well.
Miguel Camacho has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Potter is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Camacho.
Camacho tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Potter was well out of range. Poor timing from Camacho.
And Potter tries to counter it with a takedown but Camacho pushes his down on his head and steps out.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Camacho throws a big shot that misses.
Potter swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Potter looks to score with a jab to the body but Camacho is just out of range.
Potter throws a right and a left that Camacho avoids nicely.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Potter fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Miguel Camacho is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Potter fails in his attempt to clinch.
Potter lands with a good body shot.
Camacho looks to land a left hand but Potter moved out of range nicely.
Miguel Camacho is winning the standup battle so far.
Potter throws a body shot but no joy.
Camacho throws a good cross that connects.
Potter scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Camacho doesn't seem bothered though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Camacho misses with a low kick as Potter jumps back.
Potter fails with the takedown.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Camacho keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Miguel Camacho has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter jabs at Camacho's body.
Potter is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Camacho rather than just go for the knockout.
Camacho lands a leg kick that knocks Potter off balance momentarily.
Potter's coach down at LOD Gym of the Gods was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Potter's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Potter shoots for a double leg takedown but Camacho sprawls well. He's pushed Potter's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Miguel Camacho is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Potter works Camacho's body with a nice hook.
Nice takedown defense from Camacho. No joy for Potter on that attempt.
Camacho lands with a hook. Potter tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Potter is looking to chop away at Camacho's legs.
Sloppy strikes from Camacho. Those never looked like landing.
A big right from Camacho misses.
Potter swings for the body but Camacho moves out of range.
Camacho appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.

Potter drives through and clinches with Camacho against the cage.
Potter changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Camacho fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Potter misses with a jab, cross combination.
Potter misses with a body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Camacho throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Potter.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Potter shoots in for a takedown but Camacho shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Camacho throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Potter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Camacho.
Camacho misses with a jab, cross combination.
A jab from Camacho misses.
Camacho throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Potter.
Camacho throws a wild body kick that Potter sees coming a mile off.
Camacho connects with the punch.
Potter scores with a jab to the body.
Potter cracks Camacho with a right hand to the side of the head.
Potter slips a jab from Camacho.
A countering left hand to the body from Potter misses.
Nice sprawl there from Camacho as Potter shoots in.
Camacho moves out of range as Potter strikes.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Camacho checks a leg kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Camacho.
Camacho is looking for a counter combo.
Camacho with a jab.
Potter just misses with a punch to the body.
Camacho fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Potter checks it well.
Potter lands a body shot.
Potter cracks Camacho with a right hand to the side of the head.
Potter fails with the takedown.
Potter shoots for a double leg takedown but Camacho sprawls well. He's pushed Potter's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Camacho throws a leg kick that is checked

and Potter counters with a single leg into guard. Camacho didn't expect that.
Camacho wants to stand but Potter is controlling the position.

Camacho manages to wriggle out and sneak his way back up to his feet, so the fighters are now clinched up against the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Potter blocks an uppercut.
Camacho lands an uppercut.
A short uppercut from Camacho.
Camacho misses with a hook from the clinch.
Camacho has a couple of punches blocked by Potter.
Potter blocks a body shot from Camacho.
Camacho fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

Potter breaks from the clinch.
Potter misses with a wild body shot.
Camacho will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Camacho misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Camacho swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Potter shoots for a double leg takedown but Camacho sprawls well. He's pushed Potter's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Camacho swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Camacho sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Miguel Camacho dominated that second round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!


Camacho misses with an uppercut
and Potter counters with a nice low kick that buckles Camacho's knee momentarily.
Potter misses the shot to the body.
Potter tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Camacho defends well and Potter ends up having to push Camacho into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Camacho takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Camacho scores with a head kick. Potter tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Camacho swings for the body but Potter moves out of range.
The fighters circling - Camacho throws out the jab but it was never going to land.

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

Potter is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Camacho cracks Potter with a hook to the temple - Potter is on wobbly legs here! Camacho swarms him with hook after hook, landing with each one! Potter falls to the canvas face first and the referee dives in to stop the fight! Camacho wins by TKO!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:38 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Miguel Camacho!
Miguel Camacho seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
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Event: AD467: ReMotus     
Date:   Jul 23, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kenta Kobashi and Alexander Potter. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

186 cm
39
198 lbs
34 - 10 - 0
194 cm
28
190 lbs
11 - 6 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

Aspire Nutrition
FORCEE

Red Light Coffeeshop
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Kenta Kobashi!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Dillan Fox, Alec Ball and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kobashi misses with a hook. Potter ducked under it nicely.
Kenta Kobashi seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Potter gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kobashi.
Kobashi tries to throw a body punch but Potter avoids it by throwing Kobashi back against the cage.
Kobashi swings wildly with an uppercut but Potter uses good head movement to avoid it.
Potter is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Kobashi gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Kobashi definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.

Potter decides to pull guard.
Potter looking for a sweep. Not yet Potter, not yet.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Potter can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Kobashi controls the pace.
Kobashi has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter wants to sweep here but Kobashi controlling him for the moment.
Kobashi's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Potter is adopting a defensive guard.
Potter looking for a sweep. Not yet Potter, not yet.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Potter uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kobashi.
Potter on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Potter steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kobashi.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kobashi stuns Potter with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

Potter moves into the clinch.
Kobashi tries to throw a body punch but Potter avoids it by throwing Kobashi back against the cage.
Potter is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Kobashi pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Kobashi lands an uppercut.
Kobashi slows down the pace here.
Kobashi presses Potter against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Kobashi misses with a punch to the body.
Potter blocking some punches.
Potter blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kobashi leaning his opponent against the cage.
Kobashi tries to work over Potter's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Potter's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Kobashi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kobashi cracks a nice hook into Potter's ribs.
A telegraphed right hand from Kobashi misses the target.
Potter with the counter takedown but Kobashi avoids it easily.
Kenta Kobashi is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Potter shoots in but Kobashi avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Kenta Kobashi has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Kobashi throws a shot from downtown. Potter moves away and avoids it.
Kobashi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Potter cracks a nice hook into Kobashi's ribs.
Potter slips a straight right by Kobashi.
Potter takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Potter tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kobashi was well out of range. Poor timing from Potter.
Kobashi lands a slapping body shot.
Kobashi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Potter was well out of range. Poor timing from Kobashi.
Kobashi misses the jab.
A jab from Potter finds it's way through Kobashi's defenses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Kobashi tries to avoid it but Potter manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Kobashi to the ground. Kobashi escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Potter looks to score with a jab to the body but Kobashi is just out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Potter fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Potter defending well as Kobashi loads up on a big left hand.
Kobashi connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Potter throws a nice looking combination but Kobashi bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Kobashi scores with a punch to the head.
Potter shoots in and drives through. Kobashi sprawls well.
Kobashi misses with a wild body shot.
Potter gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Kobashi counters with a right hand to the body.
Kobashi throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Kobashi walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Potter checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A good leg kick by Kobashi.
Kobashi throws a body shot but no joy.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Potter! But no joy.
Kobashi lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Potter at a distance.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Kobashi throws a sloppy head kick and Potter moves out of range easily.
Kobashi misses the shot to the body.
Potter chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Kobashi takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Kobashi checks a leg kick.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Potter.

Potter gets the takedown into side control.
Potter trying to control the position but Kobashi is working away.
You can see the frustration on Kobashi's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Potter trying to control the action but Kobashi is working from the bottom.
Kobashi is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The strikes coming from Potter are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Potter working the ground and pound from side control.
Kobashi gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Potter not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Kobashi is refusing to be controlled, as Potter sits in half guard.
Potter controlling the pace.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Let's hope that Potter has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
Potter wants to pass to mount but Kobashi is defending the position.
Potter not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Potter throwing shots but Kobashi is blocking nicely.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Kobashi throws a leg kick

so Potter counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Potter looking to pass the guard.
Kobashi is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Potter can do to turn this around?
Potter is looking to advance position but Kobashi has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!


That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter is trying desperately to improve position.
Kobashi trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Potter tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's four 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.
Potter bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Kobashi looking to hit a scissor sweep but Potter is one step ahead there.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Kobashi is on top in guard.

Potter tries to land a sweep but no joy.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kobashi postures up.
Potter controlling the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Kobashi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kobashi waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Potter.
Kobashi throws a shot from downtown. Potter moves away and avoids it.
Potter thuds a left hand into Kobashi's body.
Potter will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Kobashi swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kobashi looks to land a left hand but Potter moved out of range nicely.
Kobashi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Potter tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch up but Kobashi swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Kobashi slips under a jab from Potter.
Potter wants to clinch up but Kobashi keeps it at a distance.
Kobashi throws a body shot but no joy.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Potter takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Potter works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Potter throws a sloppy head kick and Kobashi moves out of range easily.
Kobashi throws a body kick that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kobashi ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Potter moves away.
Kobashi tries to land a front kick but Potter steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Potter scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Kobashi swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Potter feints the counter takedown.
Kobashi throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sloppy strikes from Potter. Those never looked like landing.
Kenta Kobashi is winning the standup battle so far.
Potter throws a sloppy body shot
and Kobashi counters with a straight right hand.
Kobashi fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Kobashi thumps Potter with a low kick.
Potter lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Potter is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Kobashi rather than just go for the knockout.
Potter fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Kobashi avoids it really well and circles away.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Kobashi throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
Potter looking to land some kicks to the body here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Kobashi counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Kenta Kobashi has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Kobashi feints and then cracks Potter's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Potter down.
Potter tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kobashi swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Kobashi lands a leg kick that knocks Potter off balance momentarily.
Potter looks for a takedown but Kobashi sprawls well.
Kobashi throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Potter is looking to clinch.
Kobashi scores with a sloppy right hand. Potter should have avoided that one.
Kobashi misses the shot to the body.
Potter steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Kobashi.
Kobashi fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Potter manages to avoid it.
Potter gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Kobashi.
Potter goes for a double leg but Kobashi avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Kobashi continues to drive forward.
Potter keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kobashi throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kobashi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kobashi is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Potter throws a head kick that misses.
Potter fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kobashi manages to avoid it.
Kobashi fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Potter has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch up but Kobashi swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Kobashi fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Potter on the side of the head.
Kobashi dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Potter. That did some damage!
Kobashi tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Potter was well out of range. Poor timing from Kobashi.
Kobashi jabs Potter right on the nose. Potter blinks but takes it well.
A slapping body kick lands there for Kobashi.
Kobashi misses with a body shot.
No luck for Potter with that takedown attempt.
Kobashi lets loose with a powerful body kick. Potter will feel that in the morning.
Potter misses with a body shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Kobashi misses the shot to the body.
Potter throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Kobashi listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
That kick from Potter tenderised Kobashi's leg. Kobashi is trying to keep his angry face on.
Potter tries to score a power double leg takedown but Kobashi sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Potter somewhat.
Kobashi was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kobashi swings for the body but Potter moves out of range.
Kobashi jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kobashi lands a head shot.
Potter takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Kobashi.
Potter throws a hook but Kobashi blocks it.
A slapping leg kick lands for Kobashi.
Potter is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kenta Kobashi showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Kobashi 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 Dillan Fox scores the fight 29:28
Judge Alec Ball scores the fight 29:28
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kenta Kobashi!

After the big win, Kenta Kobashi made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors FORCEE and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.
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Event: OFC 295: City of Angels     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Ravi Shankoli and Alexander Potter. Shankoli comes to the cage accompanied by Ravi Shankar - Om Shiva. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

187 cm
31
191 lbs
35 - 9 - 0
194 cm
28
190 lbs
11 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 35 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Ravi Shankoli!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Potter misses with a body shot
and Shankoli counters with a straight right hand.
Potter misses with a takedown attempt
enabling Shankoli to counter with a crisp jab.
Potter tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Shankoli defends well and Potter ends up having to push Shankoli into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Shankoli lands a leg kick that knocks Potter off balance momentarily.
Shankoli ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Shankoli staying out of range there.
Potter throws a body punch but Shankoli moves out of range.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt.
Ravi Shankoli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Potter throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Shankoli was covering up waiting for the punch and Potter finishes the takedown easily into guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shankoli seems keen to control Potter's posture.
Shankoli has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Potter looking to pass the guard.
Potter is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Shankoli has control of Potter's left arm, preventing Potter from doing any damage.
Potter lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Shankoli can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Potter controls the pace.
Potter trying to control but Shankoli is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Potter being controlled here momentarily.
Potter throws a big elbow that misses.
Potter looking to pass the guard.
Shankoli is pulling down on Potter's head. It's preventing any offense from Potter, at least for the moment.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Shankoli is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Shankoli has Potter pulled in close to control his posture.
Shankoli trying to control the position.
My spies in LOD Gym of the Gods inform me that Potter has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Shankoli is keeping the position for now.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Shankoli holds on and takes a little breather.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter feints and then cracks Shankoli's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Shankoli down.
Potter misses the body punch
and Shankoli counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Shankoli takes one on the button.
A jab from Potter misses.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Shankoli tries to work over Potter's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Potter is working for takedown but Shankoli is calmly controlling the position for now.

Potter pulls Shankoli into guard.
Shankoli tries to stand but Potter is controlling from the bottom.
Potter looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Potter seems keen to control Shankoli's posture.
Potter working a defensive guard here.
Potter has Shankoli pulled in close to control his posture.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Shankoli preventing the sweep.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Shankoli lands a jab to Potter's midsection.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Shankoli as he avoids it easily.
Potter stuns Shankoli with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Potter connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt.
Potter is looking to clinch but Shankoli is avoiding it.
Shankoli is looking for a counter combo.
Potter cracks Shankoli with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter looks for a takedown but Shankoli sprawls well.
Ravi Shankoli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Shankoli misses with a looping right.
Potter thows a leg kick but Shankoli checks it
and Shankoli counters with a two punch combo.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shankoli avoids the body shot from Potter.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Potter.
Nice sprawl there from Shankoli as Potter shoots in.

Potter closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Shankoli to the mat! Shankoli manages to get full guard.
Shankoli controlling Potter's posture.
Potter 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.
Potter is looking to work some ground and pound but Shankoli has wrist control.
Shankoli controlling Potter's posture.
Shankoli continues to stall.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Shankoli looking to control.
Shankoli has control of Potter's left arm, preventing Potter from doing any damage.
Potter is in close to Shankoli's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Shankoli is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Shankoli managing to control the position.
Potter pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Shankoli is keeping the position for now.
Potter throws a big right hand that misses.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Shankoli holds on and takes a little breather.
Potter looking to pass the guard.
Shankoli is adopting a defensive guard.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter throws a sloppy body shot
letting Shankoli counter with a right hand.
Potter scores with a jab to the jaw.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch up but Shankoli swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Potter closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Shankoli did well to prevent Potter getting side control.
Shankoli tries to kick Potter off in order to stand up. Potter Avoids the leg push though and dives into side control.
Shankoli is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
You can see the frustration on Shankoli's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Shankoli regains half guard.
Shankoli controlling the position for now.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Shankoli tries to roll over but Potter keeps him under control.

Potter looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Potter wants to pass the guard but Shankoli is defending well.
Potter missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Shankoli trying to control here.

Potter wants to work for an arm triangle but Shankoli is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Potter is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Shankoli is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Alexander Potter will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action!


Potter throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Potter misses with a low kick.
Shankoli displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Potter.
Potter fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

Potter looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Shankoli!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Shankoli is trying to control Potter's posture but Potter avoids it.
A lull in the action here as Potter stalls from top position.
Shankoli can't do much from the bottom here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shankoli sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Shankoli is trying is best to control the position here.
Shankoli wants to get back to full guard.
Shankoli makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Shankoli.
Potter tries to free his leg and advance position but Shankoli is retaining full guard.
Shankoli keeping moving, preventing Potter from controlling successfully.
Shankoli working a defensive guard here.
Potter being controlled here momentarily.
Potter throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Shankoli is trying to keep Potter in close.
Shankoli keeping moving, preventing Potter from controlling successfully.
Potter throws a big elbow that misses.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Alexander Potter has got the better of the ground game so far.
Potter trying to control but Shankoli is working from the bottom.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Shankoli lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Potter backs up against the cage.
Potter misses with a straight left.
Shankoli fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Potter has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Potter misses with a double jab
and Shankoli counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
Ravi Shankoli is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Shankoli lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter throws out a powerful jab.

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

Shankoli explodes and escapes back to his feet! Nice escape there!
Potter looks for a takedown but Shankoli sprawls well.
Some wild striking there from Potter.
Shankoli lands a nice leg kick that just misses Potter's sensitive parts.
Shankoli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Potter looks for a takedown but Shankoli sprawls well.
It looked like Shankoli was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Ravi Shankoli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter throws a hook but Shankoli blocks it.
Shankoli connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Potter throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Shankoli.
Potter scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Shankoli doesn't seem bothered though.
Potter ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Shankoli moves away.
Potter ducks under a wild hook from Shankoli.
Shankoli throws a right and a left that both miss.
Potter with the counter takedown but Shankoli avoids it easily.
Potter throws a predictable looking body shot
and Shankoli counters with a straight right hand.
Potter tries a head kick but it misses.
Shankoli is looking for a counter combo.
Shankoli uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Potter.
Potter fails with the takedown
and Shankoli counters with a nice uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Potter tries for a takedown but Shankoli circles away easily
and Shankoli counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Shankoli keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Shankoli half committed to a counter leg kick.
Potter keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Potter will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Shankoli throwing a counter right hand but Potter manages to avoid it.
Ravi Shankoli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Shankoli dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Potter on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Good standup being displayed there by Shankoli as he connects with a hook.

Potter is rocked!
Shankoli chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Potter is still on wobbly legs! Can Shankoli finish him?
Shankoli avoids the body shot from Potter.
Potter seems to have recovered his senses.
Shankoli with a hook.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Shankoli connects with a body shot.
Potter is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Potter misses with a body punch
and Shankoli counters with a series of strikes that really hurt Potter! The ref looks into his eyes and sees nobody home - he's called the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:11 of round 4, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Ravi Shankoli!
Ravi Shankoli retains his middleweight title!
In his post fight interview, Ravi Shankoli gave a big smile as he said 'His spirit was strong, but my intention was to crush him. Psychologically, as well as physically with my boxing. I knew that he would be a willing opponent, and he showed heart, but my soul wanted this more! I feel strongly against animal violence, but in this case taking the hammer to the panda wa'.
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Event: OFC: Blood Night XXXIX     
Date:   Jun 07, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Thomas Hawk and Alexander Potter. Hawk comes to the cage accompanied by Deadwood. Alexander Potter has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

167 cm
32
192 lbs
23 - 13 - 1
194 cm
27
190 lbs
10 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
KO power
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Powerful

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of London, Thomas Hawk!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, Gregory Folan and Steve Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Potter crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Hawk - the referee stops the clock and Potter gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Hawk. Potter manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Hawk looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Hawk with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Potter to score with a decent uppercut.
Hawk tries to score with a low kick but Potter moves his leg out of the way.
Hawk misses with an uppercut. Potter saw that one coming.
Potter tries to close the distance and clinch up but Hawk swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Hawk was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Potter tests Hawk's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Hawk throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Hawk backing away here, and Potter unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Potter moves forwards but Hawk connects with a nice, crisp jab.

Potter shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Hawk manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Potter working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Hawk 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.
Potter is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Potter preventing the sweep.
Hawk is working hard here to advance position.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Hawk is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Potter is aware though and is defending well.
Potter wants to control from the top but Hawk keeps moving.
Potter passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Potter gets to mount! Hawk was on the offensive and wasn't defending properly.
Hawk taking shots to the head.
Hawk might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Potter landing strikes from the mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hawk tries to reverse the position but Potter maintains control.
Hawk sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Potter takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Hawk tries to roll over but Potter keeps him under control.
Potter frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Potter takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Potter with shots to the head and body - Hawk looks very uncomfortable down there.
Hawk tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter postures up and cracks his opponent a couple of times before moving back into close ground control. Hawk looks a forlorn figure.
Potter lands with some vicious ground and pound - can Hawk hang on?
Potter is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Hawk can't stay in a position like this for much longer.
Hawk is trying to escape the mount.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Potter quickly switches position and commits to an armbar! It's a big risk for Potter but it's paid off an Hawk is forced to tap! Nice work by Potter.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Alexander Potter!
In defeat, Thomas Hawk stepped up to the mic, saying '/face-palm I will be back for you.'.
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Event: OFC 285: Parker vs Hawk II     
Date:   May 17, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Duke Newell and Alexander Potter. Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

170 cm
32
197 lbs
15 - 7 - 0
194 cm
27
190 lbs
9 - 5 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Duke Newell!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, William Peck and Yves DeLean.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Newell jabs Potter to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Potter connects with an inside leg kick.
Potter shoots for a takedown but Newell saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Potter keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Newell.
Newell seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Potter comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Potter throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Newell on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Newell looks to land a left hand but Potter moved out of range nicely.
Newell thows a left - swing and a miss!
Potter ducks under a wild hook from Newell.
Potter changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.

Newell gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.

Newell is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Potter trying to control but Newell is working from the bottom.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Newell trying to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter 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.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Newell is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter looking to pass the guard.
Newell trying to control the position.
Potter pushing down on Newell's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.

Potter is working for a kimura from half guard. He's really concentrating on the hold and it's allowed Newell to slip a leg under and get back to full guard.
Newell wants to sweep here but Potter controlling him for the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Potter looking to pass the guard.

Newell has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Potter can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Newell is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Potter's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Potter is pushing down on Newell's leg trying to pass to half guard. Newell is fighting to maintain full guard but Potter has managed to sneak the leg through.
Potter is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

Newell looking for submissions off his back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter wants to lay and pray for a moment but Newell keeps working.
Newell is trying to get back to full guard.

Potter is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Potter wants to control but Newell is keeping him busy.

That's four 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.
Potter not doing much here.
Newell trying to control here.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Newell moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Potter stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Potter wants it to stay on the feet.
Potter tries to clinch but Newell is having none of it.
A solid leg kick lands there for Newell.
Jab by Potter.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
A left and a right from Potter both land. Nice combination.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Newell 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 Potter has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Potter and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Newell misses with an uppercut

and Potter counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Newell!
Newell sneaks back into half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter dominated that round.
That's time! Newell's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.



Newell closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Potter's guard.
Potter pulls Newell in close to prevent any damage.
Potter has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Newell preventing the sweep.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Newell lands a couple of elbows.
Potter manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Newell manages to get himself to full guard.

Potter is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter tries to free his leg and advance position but Newell is retaining full guard.
Potter looking to sit in guard and control but Newell gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Newell is looking to work some ground and pound but Potter has wrist control.
Newell preventing the sweep.
Newell has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Newell accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Potter looking for a sweep. Not yet Potter, not yet.
Potter working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Newell.
Potter bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Newell's guard.


Newell looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Potter passes into side control.
Newell tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Newell wants to control but Potter postures up.
Newell is looking for a sweep.
You can see the frustration on Newell's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Alexander Potter has got the better of the ground game so far.
Potter trying to control the position but Newell is working away.
Newell sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Potter is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Newell tries to roll over but Potter keeps him under control.
Potter trying to mount his opponent but Newell defends it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter wants to control but Newell is keeping him busy.
Potter is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Potter controlling the pace.

Newell looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Potter is pressing down on Newell's thigh, looking to free his foot. Newell is holding on for now.

Newell is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Potter pulls his head out easily.
Potter content to control rather than advance.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Potter takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Potter thuds his right hand into Newell's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Newell takes a jab right on the kisser.
Potter dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Newell. That did some damage!
Newell connects with a body shot.
Potter throws a low kick but Newell moves out of range easily.
Newell takes a swing at Potter's ribcage but misses.
Newell avoids a punch combination nicely.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Potter fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Potter is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Newell lands a nice hook to Potter's body. Potter takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Newell keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Newell throws a hook but Potter blocks it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Duke Newell 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. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!



Potter drives through and clinches with Newell against the cage.
Newell is trying to push Potter away but Potter has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Newell gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Potter.
Newell manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Newell tries to throw a body punch but Potter avoids it by throwing Newell back against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Newell tries to pull guard but Potter won't allow it.
Newell is trying to maintain a safe position but Potter gets an underhook and turns Newell into the cage.
Potter blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Newell lands a body punch in the clinch.
Newell misses with a shot to the kidneys.

Newell breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Newell tried to score with a low kick but Potter checks it.
Potter drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Newell defends it well.
Potter scoring well with a low kick there.
Newell looks to land a left hand but Potter moved out of range nicely.
Potter with the counter takedown but Newell avoids it easily.
Potter has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Newell with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Potter to score with a decent uppercut.
Alexander Potter seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Potter misses with a kick to the body.

Newell gets a takedown into half guard.
Potter is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Newell's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Newell's back!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Newell trying to control the action but Potter just sinks the hooks in.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Newell is really stuck here.
A bit of a pause in the action here. Potter controlling the positon.
Potter landing with strikes.
Newell just trying to survive but Potter is wriggling into a better position, looking to finish.
Potter is working the ground and pound. Can Newell escape?
Well, with Potter on his back, surely it's only a matter of time before Newell is tapping out... Can he escape the position?
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Potter's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke.
Newell rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Potter stalling.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter wants to pass the guard but Newell is defending well.
Newell has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Potter is working away from the top position though.
Potter is controlling the pace.
Newell tries to roll over but Potter keeps him under control.

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.
Newell is refusing to be controlled, as Potter sits in half guard.
Potter tries to pass the half guard into mount. Newell knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Newell is looking to improve his position.
Newell trying to control from the bottom.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Potter sitting and controlling from the half guard.

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

And that's the end of the fight!
Alexander Potter comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Potter 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 Trevor Gratis scores the fight 28:29
Judge William Peck scores the fight 28:29
Judge Yves DeLean scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alexander Potter!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
33%

 

Event: OFC 278: Stoner Nation     
Date:   Apr 20, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Dexter Morgan and Alexander Potter. Morgan kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Johnny Cash - Hurt. 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.

185 cm
43
194 lbs
34 - 16 - 2
194 cm
27
190 lbs
8 - 5 - 1
Good wrestling
Dangerous knees
Very quick
Olympic wrestler
Good low kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 34 wins, 16 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Dexter Morgan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, Steve Smith and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Potter tries a low kick but Morgan avoids it.
Morgan smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Potter dips to his left and cracks Morgan with an uppercut!
Morgan defending well as Potter loads up on a big left hand.
Morgan avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Morgan swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Morgan does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.

Potter shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Potter showed some decent athleticism there.
Potter takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Let's hope that Potter has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.

Potter seems to be working for a kimura but Morgan defends the submission attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Potter is taking a breather. Morgan 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.
Morgan has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Potter is working away from the top position though.
Potter trying to pass the guard but Morgan defending well.
Potter controlling the action here.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
If this pace continues, the referee will definitely step in and force a standup.
Potter looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Morgan misses with a low kick.
Potter tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Potter lands with an overhand left.

Potter looking to score a takedown here. Morgan is defending well but Potter drives through and ends up in Morgan's guard.
Morgan trying to control the position.
Potter passes Morgan's left leg - he's now in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Morgan pushes Potter off and gets back to his feet.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Morgan enables Potter to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Morgan manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Morgan keeping moving, preventing Potter from controlling successfully.
Morgan trying to keep a closed guard but Potter is proving a slippery customer.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Potter content to stall in guard here.
Morgan keeping full guard, as Potter tries to pass.
Morgan keeping moving, preventing Potter from controlling successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Morgan holds on and takes a little breather.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Potter controls from within his opponent's guard.
Potter looking to sit in guard and control but Morgan gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Morgan pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Potter is keeping the position for now.
Potter pulls Morgan in close to prevent any damage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter dominated that round.
That's time! Morgan's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Potter feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Morgans jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Morgan lands with a right hand.
Morgan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Potter was well out of range. Poor timing from Morgan.
Morgan doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Morgan misses with an uppercut.
Potter shoots in but Morgan avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Potter bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Morgan walks into a straight right hand from Potter.
Potter looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Morgan is fending him off so far but Potter persists. Nope, Morgan circles away and we're back to standing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Potter instigates a clinch.

Morgan escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Morgan throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Donk. Potter catches Morgan right on the button with a cross.
Potter ducks under a wild hook from Morgan.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Morgan tries to avoid it but Potter manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Morgan to the ground. Morgan escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Dexter Morgan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Morgan cracks Potter with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Potter fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Potter lands a nice leg kick that just misses Morgan's sensitive parts.
Morgan takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Morgan on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Potter with a hook.
Potter will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Morgan misses with a looping right.
Morgan lands the left hand.
Morgan ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Potter moves away.
Potter misses with a low kick.
The fight stays on the outside here - Potter looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Morgan keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Potter.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Morgan looks to land a right hand but Potter moved out of range.
Morgan throws a sloppy head kick and Potter moves out of range easily.
Potter changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Alexander Potter seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Potter attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Morgan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Potter manages to avoid it.
Potter ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Potter moves out of range of the leg kick from Morgan.
Morgan throws a series of punches but Potter moves out of range.
Dexter Morgan is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Morgan displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Potter.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Potter.
Morgan is looking to counter punch.

Potter closes the distance and clinches.
Morgan taking a breather.
Potter has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Morgan is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter blocks a punch to the side of the head.

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

Potter gets the takedown into side control.
Potter tries to advance to mount but Morgan denies him.

Potter is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Morgan knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Morgan tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Potter wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Potter is staying tight to Morgan's torso, preventing him from escaping.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter passes to full mount! That's big trouble for Morgan!
Morgan tries to lock up and control but Potter gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Potter sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Morgan tries to hold on but Potter pushes him away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Alexander Potter will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Morgan's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Potter checks the leg kick.
Potter shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Morgan pinned against the cage. Morgan gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Morgan appears to be looking for a big counter.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Potter keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Potter comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Morgan swings for the body but Potter moves out of range.
Morgan chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Potter can pounce on him.
Morgan tries to work over Potter's front leg with a kick but Potter checks it.
Potter has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Potter throws a lazy head kick
and Morgan counters with a three punch combo that has Potter backing up. Potter nods at Morgan to acknowledge the strikes.
Morgan throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter throws a right hand that Morgan ducks under and follows up with a left that Morgan also avoids with ease.
Morgan misses with a two punch combination.
Morgan misses with a body kick.
Morgan throws a leg kick but Potter moved away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter shoots in for a double leg but Morgan sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Morgan throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Jab from Potter.
Morgan is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Morgan throws a series of punches but Potter avoids them all with ease.
Morgan drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Potter avoids the body shot from Morgan.
Potter swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.

Potter drives through with a takedown into Morgan's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position.

Morgan scrambles and gets back to his feet.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Potter avoids the body shot from Morgan.
Morgan fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Potter looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Morgan is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Potter.
Morgan feints a jab promting Potter to slip. Morgan then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Potter slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Nice takedown defense from Morgan. No joy for Potter on that attempt.
Alexander Potter is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Dexter Morgan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Morgan throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Potter steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Morgan.
Potter changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Morgan looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Potter changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Morgan tries to avoid it but Potter manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Morgan to the ground. Morgan escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Morgan scores with a leg kick.
Morgan throws a leg kick but Potter checks it.
Potter misses with a wild body shot.
Potter throws a nice outside leg kick.
Morgan lands a jab-cross combination.
Potter wants to slow Morgan down by chopping away at his legs.
Morgan misses with a body shot.

Potter has Morgan up against the cage in a clinch.
Morgan misses with the head strike.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Morgan misses with the head strike.
Morgan softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

Morgan breaks the clinch.
Potter avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Morgan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Potter was well out of range. Poor timing from Morgan.

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

Morgan has his feet on Potter's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
Dexter Morgan has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Morgan 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 Potter has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Potter and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Morgan misses with a low kick.
An inside leg kick lands from Potter.
Morgan throws a series of strikes that have Potter backpedaling.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Morgan tries to bum rush Potter with a series of wild strikes but Potter uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Morgan on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Potter uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Morgan.
Potter misses with a wild body shot.
Potter dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Potter scores with a three punch combo!
Nice shot by Potter.

Potter moves into the clinch successfully.
A head punch on the inside from Morgan fails to land.

Potter pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Morgan looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Morgan misses with a low kick.
Morgan misses with a hook

and Potter counters by moving into the clinch. Good anticipation by Potter.
Morgan misses with a hook from the clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dexter Morgan showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Potter 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 Robert Douchet scores the fight 28:29
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight 28:29
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alexander Potter!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
56%

 

Event: OFC 268: Unchained     
Date:   Mar 15, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Cu Chulainn and Alexander Potter. Chulainn comes to the cage accompanied by The Blood of Cu Chulainn. Alexander Potter has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Cu Chulainn's chin.

183 cm
32
190 lbs
14 - 11 - 0
194 cm
26
190 lbs
7 - 5 - 1
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
Good low kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Cu Chulainn!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Gregory Folan and Trevor Gratis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Chulainn looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Potter is fending him off so far but Chulainn persists. Nope, Potter circles away and we're back to standing.
Potter displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Chulainn.
Chulainn looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Potter stuffs the takedown attempt from Chulainn. Chulainn gets slowly back to his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Cu Chulainn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Potter feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Chulainn's calf.
Potter throws a leg kick which misses Chulainn's front leg but catches the back leg as Chulainn tries to avoid it.
Chulainn fails in his attempt to clinch.
Potter shoots in looking for a takedown. Chulainn tries to sprawl out of it but Potter keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Chulainn manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.

Potter manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Chulainn on his heels. He'll look to pass Chulainn's guard now, I'm sure.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Chulainn is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter's corner is telling him to maintain position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Chulainn looking to hit a scissor sweep but Potter is one step ahead there.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Chulainn is on top in guard.

Potter is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Potter pulls Chulainn in close to prevent any damage.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter trying to keep a closed guard but Chulainn is proving a slippery customer.
Chulainn lands a couple of elbows.
Chulainn tries to free his leg and advance position but Potter is retaining full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Chulainn throwing strikes from guard but Potter blocks nicely.
Potter has his hands on Chulainn's head, controlling the position.
Chulainn pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Potter is keeping the position for now.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Potter trying to control the position.
Potter wants to sweep but no luck.
Potter trying to keep a closed guard but Chulainn is proving a slippery customer.
Potter is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Potter has momentary wrist control but Chulainn slips an elbow through the middle.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter 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.
Chulainn throwing strikes from guard but Potter blocks nicely.
Chulainn stopping the sweep attempt from Potter.
Chulainn landing some decent shots from guard.
Chulainn looking to pass the guard.

Potter throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Chulainn stopping the sweep attempt from Potter.
Chulainn might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Potter working a defensive guard here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chulainn scoring with punches to the head and body.
Chulainn chips away with some ground and pound.
Potter controlling Chulainn's posture.
Chulainn is looking to work some ground and pound but Potter has wrist control.
Potter has momentary wrist control but Chulainn slips an elbow through the middle.
Potter controls Chulainn momentarily but Chulainn frees himself.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Chulainn accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Chulainn slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Chulainn'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.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Cu Chulainn will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Chulainn connects with a looping right hand.
Potter on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Chulainn ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Potter moves away.
A big right from Potter misses.
Chulainn takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Nice defenses there by Potter.
Cu Chulainn seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Chulainn waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Potter.
Potter throws a hook but Chulainn avoids it easily.
Potter stalks Chulainn and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Chulainn's face. Chulainn staggers backwards, shaken.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Chulainn.
And Potter tries to counter it with a takedown but Chulainn pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Potter tries to clinch up but Chulainn circles away and keeps his distance.
Potter stuffs the takedown.
Potter is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
The crowd cheers as Potter lands an impressive looking overhand right. Chulainn doesn't seem phased though.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Chulainn gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Potter to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Chulainn tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Chulainn is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter 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.
Chulainn is looking to sweep but instead, Potter has passed into half guard.
Chulainn tries to roll over but Potter keeps him under control.
Potter wants to free his trapped foot but Chulainn is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Potter passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Chulainn!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter working Chulainn over with strikes here.
Potter trying to control but Chulainn is having none of it.
Potter content just to control the position here.
Potter trying to control but Chulainn is having none of it.
Potter lands a big shot there that rocks Chulainn but he's holding on and managing to survive for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter controlling from the full mount.
Chulainn really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Potter controlling the pace for now.
Potter prevents Chulainn from getting the reversal.
Potter looking to control but Chulainn is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Chulainn is trying to escape the mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Chulainn is squirming around, avoiding Potter's attempts to control the action.
Chulainn tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Potter lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.
Chulainn is in all sorts of trouble here.
Potter wants to control the pace but Chulainn is squirming around nicely.
Chulainn is looking to improve his position but Potter isn't that keen on the idea.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Potter can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Chulainn is looking to escape.
Chulainn can't escape the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Chulainn's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Chulainn shoots for a double leg takedown but Potter sprawls well. He's pushed Chulainn's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Chulainn goes for a double leg but Potter avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Potter continues to drive forward.
No luck for Chulainn with that takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Cu Chulainn. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Chulainn shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Potter but Potter pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Chulainn stuffs the takedown.
Chulainn half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Chulainn shoots in looking for a takedown but Potter manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Chulainn's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Potter catches Chulainn with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

Chulainn feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position.

Potter pushes Chulainn off and scrambles back to his feet.
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!
Potter displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Chulainn throws out the jab.
Chulainn throws a lazy right hand but Potter sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Chulainn misses with a looping right.
Chulainn has his takedown stuffed
and Potter counters with a straight right hand.

Chulainn shoots in for a takedown and gets it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter gets back to full guard.
Potter looking to control.
Chulainn has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Potter trying to control the position here.
Potter controls Chulainn momentarily but Chulainn frees himself.
Chulainn is fighting to break Potter's control of his arms but Potter is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Alexander Potter has got the better of the ground game so far.
Chulainn stopping the sweep attempt from Potter.
Chulainn throwing strikes from guard but Potter blocks nicely.

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.
Potter is trying to keep Chulainn in close.
Potter might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Chulainn haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Chulainn preventing the sweep.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Chulainn scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Chulainn throws a big elbow that misses.
Potter is trying to control the position but Chulainn postures up.
Potter manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Chulainn manages to get himself to full guard.

Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Chulainn is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Chulainn is keeping the position for now.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Chulainn trying to control the position.
Chulainn looking for a sweep. Not yet Chulainn, not yet.
Potter won't allow Chulainn to get back to his feet.
Potter wants to control from the top but Chulainn keeps moving.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Chulainn misses with a looping left.
Potter attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Chulainn sizes up Potter with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Potter closes the distance and clinches up with Chulainn, looking for a takedown. Potter pushes Chulainn against the cage but Chulainn circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter slaps away a takedown attempt from Chulainn, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Potter uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Chulainn.
Potter keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Chulainn looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Potter is fending him off so far but Chulainn persists. Nope, Potter circles away and we're back to standing.
Potter looks to score with a jab to the body but Chulainn is just out of range.
Potter goes for a double leg but Chulainn avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Chulainn continues to drive forward.
Potter throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.

Potter tries to keep at a distance but Chulainn has taken the fight into the clinch.
Chulainn has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Potter is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.

Potter breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Chulainn looks for a takedown but Potter sprawls well.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Alexander Potter.
I think Potter 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 Alec Ball scores the fight 28:29
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 28:29
Judge Trevor Gratis scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alexander Potter!
S C
A
G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
35%

 

Event: OFC 261: Obey     
Date:   Feb 22, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Alexander Potter and Gianpaolo Volpicelli. Gianpaolo Volpicelli acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.

194 cm
26
190 lbs
6 - 5 - 1
187 cm
36
197 lbs
16 - 16 - 0
Great wrestler
Excellent boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Gianpaolo Volpicelli!
The judges for this bout are William Peck, Dillan Fox and Steve Smith.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Volpicelli tries to move into range but Potter moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Volpicelli misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Potter.
Potter looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Volpicelli ducks under a wild hook from Potter.
Potter looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Volpicelli throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Potter half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Volpicelli swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Potter lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Potter rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Volpicelli moves out of range and avoids them all easily.

Volpicelli dives in and scores a takedown into Potter's guard.
Potter wants to sweep here but Volpicelli controlling him for the moment.
Volpicelli pushes down on Potter's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Volpicelli tries to pass the half guard into mount. Potter knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Potter moves into full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Volpicelli works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Volpicelli is pressing down on Potter's thigh, looking to free his foot. Potter is holding on for now.
Potter slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Volpicelli must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Volpicelli throwing strikes from guard but Potter blocks nicely.
Potter looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Potter is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Volpicelli is aware though and is defending well.
Potter wants to sweep here but Volpicelli controlling him for the moment.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Volpicelli missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Potter controls Volpicelli momentarily but Volpicelli frees himself.
Volpicelli passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Volpicelli trying to control the action but Potter is working from the bottom.
Potter tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Potter sneaks back into half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Potter gets full guard.
Potter manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Volpicelli manages to get himself to full guard.

Potter stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Volpicelli swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Volpicelli wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Potter is now in half guard.
Potter wants to free his trapped foot but Volpicelli is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Potter sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Volpicelli is trying to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter is just content to waste time from the top position. Volpicelli takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Volpicelli is trying to stand up but he's not managed so far.
Potter passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Potter controls the position from side control.
Potter tries to advance to mount but can't.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Potter taking a breather here.
Volpicelli tries to control the position but he's not in luck - Potter easily slips into full mount!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.



Potter throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Volpicelli was covering up waiting for the punch and Potter finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Volpicelli is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Potter tries to advance to mount but Volpicelli denies him.
Volpicelli manages to get back to half guard.
Alexander Potter overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Volpicelli tries to get to full guard but Potter has control of the leg.
Potter wants to lay and pray for a moment but Volpicelli keeps working.
Volpicelli moves into full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Volpicelli swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Potter lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Volpicelli can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Potter controls the pace.
Potter trying to control but Volpicelli is working from the bottom.
Volpicelli manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Potter manages to get himself to full guard.

Potter looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Volpicelli pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Potter is keeping the position for now.
Potter looking for a sweep. Not yet Potter, not yet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Volpicelli slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Volpicelli wants to control from the top but Potter keeps moving.
Volpicelli might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Potter haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Volpicelli looking to sit in guard and control but Potter gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Potter 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.
Potter stopping the sweep attempt from Volpicelli.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter passes Volpicelli's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Potter is looking to take a break and control but Volpicelli is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Volpicelli tries to roll over but Potter keeps him under control.
Potter is trying to control. Volpicelli wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Volpicelli is looking for a sweep. Potter is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Volpicelli keeps trying to improve his position.
Potter is trying to control the action in half guard but Volpicelli is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Volpicelli is trying to stand up here but Potter is controlling him well.
Potter frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Potter controlling from mount.
Potter seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Volpicelli for as long as he can get away with.
Potter'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.

Potter looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.
Potter avoids the attempt from Volpicelli to control.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Volpicelli is working to get back to half guard.

Potter with some aggressive grappling here. He's looking for submissions here, rather than waiting for the opportunity to counter.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Volpicelli drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Potter scores with a hook to the body. Volpicelli takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

Volpicelli gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Potter to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Volpicelli is looking to stand back up... there's a bit of a scramble and Potter dives into side control.

Volpicelli prevents Potter from moving into mount.
Volpicelli manages to work his way to half guard, despite Potter's best efforts.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter is looking to take a break and control but Volpicelli is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Potter trying to mount his opponent but Volpicelli defends it.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Volpicelli wants to control but Potter is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter trying to control the action but Volpicelli is working from the bottom.
Volpicelli is trying to control but can't.
Volpicelli wants to improve his position but Potter is controlling well.
Potter not doing much here.
Volpicelli is positioning himself well to prevent Potter advancing to mount.
Volpicelli wants to improve his position but Potter is controlling well.
Volpicelli is refusing to be controlled, as Potter sits in half guard.
Volpicelli wants to control but Potter is keeping busy.
Alexander Potter is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Potter passes the guard and advances to mount!
Potter sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Potter trying to control but Volpicelli is having none of it.
Potter controlling from mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Potter controlling the position easily from mount.
Gianpaolo Volpicelli has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Potter can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Volpicelli is looking to escape.
Potter avoids the attempt from Volpicelli to control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Volpicelli flailing away with punches but nothing is landing.
Volpicelli is wriggling around trying to escape.
Potter controlling from mount.
Volpicelli is squirming around, avoiding Potter's attempts to control the action.
Potter takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Volpicelli bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Potter looking to hit a scissor sweep but Volpicelli is one step ahead there.

And that's the end of the fight!
Alexander Potter showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Potter has outscored his opponent in every aspect of the fight today. Only a scarily incompetent judge or two will keep him from a well deserved win... Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge William Peck scores the fight 30:27
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 30:27
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Alexander Potter!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
29%

 

Event: OFC 251: Coherence     
Date:   Jan 18, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Dexter Morgan and Alexander Potter. Chooooooooon! I think Morgan might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Johnny Cash - Hurt. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

185 cm
42
194 lbs
31 - 16 - 1
194 cm
26
190 lbs
6 - 5 - 0
Good wrestling
Dangerous knees
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
Good low kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 31 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Dexter Morgan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Trevor Gratis, Robert Douchet and Gregory Folan.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A cross from Potter lands.
Morgan looks to score with a jab to the body but Potter is just out of range.
Potter looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Morgan is fending him off so far but Potter persists. Nope, Morgan circles away and we're back to standing.
Morgan tries a low kick but Potter avoids it.
Potter slips a jab and a cross from Morgan.
Morgan uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Potter.
Potter lands with a right hand.
Potter defending well as Morgan loads up on a big left hand.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Potter steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Morgan.

Potter gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Potter prevents Morgan from breaking the clinch.
Potter takes a knee to the side of the body.

Potter gets a trip takedown into half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Potter looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Potter slows the pace down in half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Morgan is staying active underneath Potter, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Potter scoring with strikes to the body and head.
Morgan trying to control from the bottom.
Potter stops Morgan from getting back to his feet.
Potter with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Potter trying to control the action but Morgan is working from the bottom.

Potter is working for a kimura but Morgan is defending it quite comfortably.
Potter trying to mount his opponent but Morgan defends it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

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.
Morgan trying to hold on to Potter's head to control him but Potter postures up.
Morgan tries to get to full guard but Potter has control of the leg.
Potter wants to pass the guard but Morgan is defending well.
Potter wants to control but Morgan is keeping him busy.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Morgan misses with a hook.

Potter drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Morgan being controlled here, momentarily.
Potter wants to control from the top but Morgan keeps moving.
Potter slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Potter stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Morgan swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Potter wants to control from the top but Morgan keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter 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.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Morgan is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Morgan can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Potter controls the pace.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Morgan lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Potter shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Potter trying to control the pace.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Potter takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Potter keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Potter closes the distance but Morgan moves to the side
enabling Morgan to counter with a crisp jab.
Potter doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Morgan counters with a thumping low kick.
Morgan blocks a low kick nicely.
Morgan jabs Potter to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Potter blocks a low kick nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Morgan throws a hook but Potter avoids it easily.
Potter fails to land the takedown.
A solid leg kick lands there for Potter.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter throws a solid leg kick but Morgan takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Potter.
Morgan has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Potter finds it's way round the side to connect with Morgan's head.
Morgan lands an overhand right.
Potter lands with a nice body punch.
A leg kick checked by Morgan.
It looked like Morgan was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Potter.
Morgan lands a really nice looking cross but Potter seems unphased.
Morgan avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Morgan throws a right and a left that Potter avoids nicely.
Morgan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Potter was well out of range. Poor timing from Morgan.
Morgan swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Potter feints the counter takedown.
Morgan misses with a low kick.
Potter looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Morgan is fending him off so far but Potter persists. Nope, Morgan circles away and we're back to standing.
Dexter Morgan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Morgan takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Potter displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Morgan throws out the jab.

Potter gets a double leg takedown into Morgan's guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Morgan is trying to keep Potter in close.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Morgan is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Potter stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Morgan swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Potter trying to control the position from guard on top but Morgan is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter stands and throws Morgan's legs to the side, diving into side control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter working away.
Morgan is trying to get back to his feet.
Potter throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Potter working away.
Morgan is trying to get back to his feet.
Potter moves into full mount!
Potter can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Morgan is looking to escape.
BOOM! Potter connects with a massive shot to the dome!

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Potter looking for a guillotine from mount but Morgan is having none of it.
Potter misses with a head shot.
Potter trying to control but Morgan is having none of it.
Morgan is looking to get back to his feet - it's going to be hard from this position.
Morgan tries to lock up and control but Potter gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Potter looking to control but Morgan is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Alexander Potter will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.


Potter looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
An attempted straight right counter from Morgan misses the target.
Potter will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Morgan dips down and scores with a jab to the body.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Morgan tries to break the clinch but Potter is controlling the position.
Morgan looking to throw knees to the head but Potter is blocking nicely.

Morgan breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Potter ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter jabs Morgan right on the nose. Morgan blinks but takes it well.
Morgan swings for the body but Potter moves out of range.
Potter tries to clinch there but Morgan circles away.
Nice body punch from Morgan.
Morgan avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Morgan lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Morgan throws a series of punches but Potter moves out of range.
Potter misses with a takedown attempt - Morgan sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.

Potter moves into range and clinches up with Morgan.
Morgan misses with a punch on the inside.

Morgan manages to break the clinch.

Morgan tries to keep at a distance but Potter has taken the fight into the clinch.

Morgan breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Potter's jab looks to have found its range, popping Morgan under the eye.
Potter slips under a jab from Morgan.
Potter misses with a low kick.
Morgan was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Alexander Potter 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.
Potter tries a low kick but Morgan avoids it.
Morgan connects with a nice looking jab.
Morgan keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Morgan feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Dexter Morgan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Morgan throws a body shot but no joy.
Potter tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Morgan scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Potter doesn't seem bothered though.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Morgan scores with a hook.
Potter throws a series of punches but Morgan avoids them all with ease.
Potter lands with an overhand left.

Potter gets a takedown into half guard.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

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

Potter drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Morgan wants to stand but Potter is controlling the position.
Morgan pulls Potter in close to prevent any damage.
Morgan being controlled here, momentarily.
Dexter Morgan has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Morgan wants to stand but Potter is controlling the position.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Potter controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Morgan is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Morgan wants to stand up but Potter is controlling him.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Morgan throws a front kick aimed at Potter's knee but Potter avoids it well.
A chopping leg kick lands by Morgan.
Potter misses with a looping right.
Morgan swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Potter fails to land with a series of punches.
Morgan fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Potter manages to avoid it.
Morgan throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dexter Morgan showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Potter 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 Trevor Gratis scores the fight 29:29
Judge Robert Douchet scores the fight 29:28
Judge Gregory Folan scores the fight 28:29

The fight is ruled a draw!
S C
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G S C
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G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
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FIGHT
RATING
42%

 

Event: OFC 243: Black Christmas V     
Date:   Dec 25, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Thurgood Jenkins and Alexander Potter. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

188 cm
40
197 lbs
25 - 10 - 2
194 cm
25
190 lbs
5 - 5 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Excellent boxer
Very quick
Olympic wrestler
Good low kicks
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 10 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Thurgood Jenkins!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Alexander Potter!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, William Peck and Dillan Fox.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Potter takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Potter throws a good cross that connects.
Potter misses with a low kick.
Jenkins moves out of range of the leg kick from Potter.
Potter has a takedown stuffed.
Potter lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Potter connects with a solid leg kick.
A punch lands to the side of Jenkins 's head but he takes it in his stride.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Potter buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
A jab from Jenkins finds it's way through Potter's defenses.
Potter throws out a loose jab but Jenkins uses good head movement to avoid it.
Potter throws an overhand right that lands on Jenkins's shoulder, as Jenkins tries to avoid the shot.
Potter fails with the takedown.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Potter misses the shot to the body.

Potter darts in and clinches Jenkins up against the cage.
Jenkins can't find room to land a body shot as Potter controls the action.
A head punch on the inside from Jenkins fails to land.

Potter escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Jenkins as he avoids it easily.
Thurgood Jenkins has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Potter ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.

Potter manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Jenkins on his heels. He'll look to pass Jenkins's guard now, I'm sure.
Potter looking to pass the guard.
Potter is still trying to improve position.
My spies in Gym of the Gods inform me that Potter has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Jenkins looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Potter has picked Jenkins up and slammed him! Jenkins can't keep hold of the triangle and Potter manages to pass to side control!
Potter staying calm.
Jenkins struggling a bit here.
Jenkins prevents Potter from improving position.
Jenkins manages to get back to half guard.
Potter trying to control the action but Jenkins is working from the bottom.
Potter is looking to advance position but Jenkins won't allow it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Potter is trying to work for a kimura but Jenkins is defending well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Potter tries to pass the half guard into mount. Jenkins knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.

Potter is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Jenkins doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Potter.
Potter trying to pass the guard but Jenkins defending well.

Jenkins actively working from the bottom here.
Potter is trying to control the action in half guard but Jenkins is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

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.

Jenkins is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Potter pulls his head out easily.
Potter controlling the action here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Nice strikes from Potter there.
Jenkins trying to control but Potter postures up.
Jenkins is not content to let Potter control the position.
Jenkins has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Potter is working away from the top position though.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Potter seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Jenkins does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.

Jenkins actively working from the bottom here.
Potter is trying to control the action in half guard but Jenkins is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter 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.


A telegraphed takedown attempt from Potter is defended easily by Jenkins.
Jenkins feinted with a counter takedown.
Potter tries to clinch up.
A jab lands there for Potter.
A punch combination from Potter misses.
Potter jabs at Jenkins's body.
Potter misses with a low kick.
Potter tries to clinch up.
Jenkins attempts a counter takedown but Potter avoids it well and moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice shot lands for Potter.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Jenkins as he jumps to the side.
Jenkins changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Potter attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Jenkins scores with a kick to the midsection.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Jenkins is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Jenkins.
Potter feints and then cracks Jenkins's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Jenkins down.
Jenkins scores with a jab. Potter acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Potter looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Jenkins is fending him off so far but Potter persists. Nope, Jenkins circles away and we're back to standing.
Thurgood Jenkins has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.
Potter throws a hook but Jenkins avoids it easily.
Potter wants to clinch up but Jenkins keeps it at a distance.
Jenkins uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Potter.

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

Potter tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Potter has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Jenkins looks to move to half guard but instead Potter has passed into mount! Damn!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Potter controlling the position easily from mount.
Potter putting on the heat here with some good ground and pound!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Jenkins manages to regain half guard. Good work.
Potter prevents Jenkins from improving his position.

Jenkins looking to force a kimura from the bottom here. He's concentrating on that move too much though and Potter pushes past his half guard into mount!
Jenkins is trying desperately to improve position.
Alexander Potter has got the better of the ground game so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jenkins is working hard here to advance position.
Potter looking to control and managing it successfully.
Jenkins tries to reverse the position but Potter maintains control.
Potter tries to control but Jenkins wriggling away.
Potter has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jenkins is trying to escape the mount.
Potter wants to control the pace but Jenkins is squirming around nicely.
Jenkins tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Potter controlling the position easily from mount.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Alexander Potter showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Potter throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Jenkins stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Potter.
A big right from Jenkins misses.
Potter with the counter takedown but Jenkins avoids it easily.
The crowd cheers as Potter lands an impressive looking overhand right. Jenkins doesn't seem phased though.
The fighters circling - Jenkins throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
A good leg kick by Potter.
Jenkins cracks Potter with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Nice takedown defense from Jenkins. No joy for Potter on that attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jenkins avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Potter throws a right hand that Jenkins ducks under and follows up with a left that Jenkins also avoids with ease.
Potter shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Jenkins as he avoids it easily.
Potter fails with the takedown.
Thurgood Jenkins has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Alexander Potter.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice takedown defense from Jenkins. No joy for Potter on that attempt.
Alexander Potter seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jenkins stuffs the takedown.
Potter shoots in but doesn't get the takedown

and Jenkins counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Potter takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.

Jenkins is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Potter manages to get to full guard.
Potter keeping moving, preventing Jenkins from controlling successfully.
Jenkins tries to free his leg and advance position but Potter is retaining full guard.
Thurgood Jenkins has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Alexander Potter 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.
Potter pulls Jenkins in close to his closed guard and prevents Jenkins from doing any damage or advancing position.
Jenkins trying to control but Potter is working from the bottom.
Potter has his hands on Jenkins's head, controlling the position.
Jenkins trying to control the position from guard on top but Potter is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Potter is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Jenkins throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Jenkins preventing the sweep.

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

Jenkins throwing strikes off his back to little effect.

Jenkins looking for subs off his back but Potter has passed one foot through into half guard.
Potter is looking to take a break and control but Jenkins is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Potter is looking to advance position but Jenkins won't allow it.
Jenkins flails away from the bottom but he's not doing any damage.
Potter looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Jenkins is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Jenkins looking for submissions off his back.
Jenkins wants to get back to full guard but Potter has passed into side control.
Jenkins