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Event: CEC 679     
Date:   Oct 13, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Hyryx Dall (ranked 298 p4p, 41 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 131 p4p, 24 weight class). Dall comes to the cage accompanied by Rattlesnake. 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
36
191 lbs
23 - 17 - 1
190 cm
37
200 lbs
27 - 20 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Hyryx Dall!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 20 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dall circles away from the clinch attempt.
Dall looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Obuhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Dall pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Obuhov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Obuhov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Dall sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Dall cracks the inside of Obuhov's front leg.
Dall connects with a solid leg kick.
Dall lands the left hand.
Obuhov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Dall tried to counter with a leg kick but Obuhov avoided it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dall throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Obuhov misses the body punch
and Dall counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Obuhov staying out of range there.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Obuhov has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dall misses with a looping left.
Dall sets himself, and Obuhov steps forward looking for the clinch! Dall avoids it this time.
Obuhov is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Obuhov blocks a leg kick.
Obuhov now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Obuhov works the jab nicely.
Obuhov scores with a shot to the body.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Obuhov, as that shot connected.
Obuhov on the wrong end of a nice jab.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Obuhov takes one to the chin there.
Dall ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obuhov moves away.
Obuhov let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Dall closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Dall misses the jab.
Obuhov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dall looks to score with a jab to the body but Obuhov is just out of range.
Obuhov tries to counter with a clinch but Dall shakes him off and moves away.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obuhov is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Obuhov stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Dall.
Dall throws a leg kick that misses.
Obuhov is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Dall takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.
Dall throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obuhov tries to counter with a clinch but Dall shakes him off and moves away.
Obuhov tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Dall manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Obuhov wants to clinch up but Dall keeps it at a distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov doesn't manage to clinch there - Dall circles away.
Dall sizes up Obuhov with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Dall steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Obuhov.

Dall closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Obuhov to the mat! Obuhov manages to get full guard.
Dall trying to control the position from guard on top but Obuhov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Obuhov throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Dall wants to control from the top but Obuhov keeps moving.
Obuhov keeping full guard, as Dall tries to pass.

Dall thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Dall tries to free his leg and advance position but Obuhov is retaining full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Dall is aware though and is defending well.

Dall thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Obuhov keeping moving, preventing Dall from controlling successfully.

Obuhov looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Dall wants to pass the guard but Obuhov is keeping the position.
Obuhov bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Dall's guard.


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

Dall working for submissions but it's allowed Obuhov to get to half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Obuhov lands a nice short elbow.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hyryx Dall dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Dall drops his hands momentarily and Obuhov takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Dall fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
Obuhov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Dall.
Obuhov lands an overhand right.
Dall is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Obuhov.
Dall steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Obuhov.
Dall tries to score a power double leg takedown but Obuhov sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Dall somewhat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dall throws a body shot but no joy.
Dall sets himself, and Obuhov steps forward looking for the clinch! Dall avoids it this time.
Obuhov cracks Dall with a right hand to the side of the head.
Hyryx Dall is winning the standup battle so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Obuhov closes the distance and pushes Dall back into the cage.
Obuhov trying to land knees to the body.
Obuhov with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Obuhov lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Dall is trying to pull guard but Obuhov turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Obuhov scores a nice knee to the body.
Dall tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Obuhov's elbow.
Dall blocks a couple of punches on the inside.

Dall manages to break the clinch.
Obuhov drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Obuhov throws a hook but Dall avoids it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Obuhov. Dall does a little dance to reset his feet.
A little feinted left hand from Dall on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A jab from Dall finds it's way through Obuhov's defenses.

Dall shoots in and bounces Obuhov off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.

Obuhov is rocked!

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!
Dall forces his way into half guard.
Obuhov wants to get back to full guard.
Dall wants to pass to mount but Obuhov is defending the position.
Dall performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

Obuhov actively working from the bottom here.
Dall wants to take a breather but Obuhov is having none of it.
Dall not doing much here.
Obuhov is trying to maintain the position but Dall is very close to passing his half guard.
Hyryx Dall overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dall seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

Dall is trying to work for a kimura but Obuhov is defending well.
Obuhov is not content to let Dall control the position.

Dall is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Obuhov trying to hold on to Dall's head to control him but Dall postures up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Obuhov is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
The fighters are battling for position here. Obuhov manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

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.
Obuhov tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Dall works a leg free and moves into half guard.

Obuhov looking for submissions off his back.

Dall wants to work for an arm triangle but Obuhov is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Dall works his way into full mount!

Dall is thinking about an arm triangle here, looking to tighten it up before moving to side control. Obuhov can see it coming though and defends well with a couple of strikes to the head and some good arm positioning.
Obuhov is looking to get to half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Dall jumps to the side looking to secure the arm triangle…. Ooooh, that looks tight… Obuhov is gargling but he's managed to escape! Nice work there by Obuhov and Dall has given up the dominant position trying to land that submission.
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 Hyryx Dall will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!


Obuhov blocks a low kick nicely.
Obuhov doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Obuhov misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Obuhov throws a nice looking combination but Dall bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Obuhov tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Dall manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Dall misses with a right hand
and Obuhov counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Nice straight punches there by Obuhov. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Obuhov.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dall swats away the attempt to clinch by Obuhov.
Dall lands a glancing blow to the side of Obuhov's head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov avoids the body shot from Dall.
Obuhov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Dall throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Obuhov takes one on the chin but seems OK.

Obuhov clinches with his opponent.
Obuhov has Dall pressed against the cage, preventing Dall from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Obuhov scores a nice knee to the body.
Dall can't get the takedown.
Obuhov is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Obuhov avoiding damage.
Obuhov with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Dall changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Obuhov fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Obuhov tries to close the distance and clinch but Dall swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Dall throwing a counter right hand but Obuhov manages to avoid it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov tries to clinch there but Dall circles away.
Dall is looking to counter punch.
Obuhov displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Dall.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Hyryx Dall. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Dall tried to score with a low kick but Obuhov checks it.
Despite the aggression on Obuhov's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Obuhov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Dall. Dall obviously looking to wear him down.
The fighters circling - Obuhov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Dall throws a chopping leg kick but Obuhov manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Obuhov scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Dall takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dall tried to score with a low kick but Obuhov checks it.
A jab from Obuhov does it's job there.
Dall on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Obuhov throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Obuhov lands a body shot.
Anton Obuhov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Hyryx Dall is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut. Dall saw that one coming.
Dall throws a leg kick
and Obuhov cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Dall pivots, looking for a leg kick but Obuhov is out of range and Dall settles back down.
Obuhov darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Dall looks to score with a jab to the body but Obuhov is just out of range.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov has managed to clinch.

Obuhov is fighting off a takedown attempt but Dall is just too persistent for him and manages to trip Obuhov to the mat. Obuhov regains guard as soon as the fighters hit the mat.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Dall preventing the sweep.
Dall looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

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

Obuhov looking for a guillotine here but Dall defends easily.
Dall is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Dall stopping the sweep attempt from Obuhov.

And that's the end of the fight!
Anton Obuhov comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Dall 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 29:28
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Hyryx Dall!

Hyryx Dall decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
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Event: Syn 649 Jones vs Maracon III     
Date:   Sep 21, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Archibald Knox (ranked 186 p4p, 28 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 251 p4p, 38 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.

185 cm
30
190 lbs
21 - 11 - 0
190 cm
37
200 lbs
26 - 20 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class 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 21 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Archibald Knox!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 20 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, James Glass and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Knox swats away the attempt to clinch by Obuhov.
A looping hook to the body misses from Knox. Obuhov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Knox misses with a body shot

so Obuhov counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Obuhov throwing strikes but missing.
Knox keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.
Obuhov trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Knox is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Knox preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Knox keeps moving.

Obuhov drops back for a leg! It's a sloppy attempt though and Obuhov jumps back into guard quickly, to retain the dominant position.
Knox wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Knox keeps moving.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Obuhov has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Some wild striking there from Obuhov.

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.
Jab from Obuhov.
Knox catches Obuhov with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Knox comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Obuhov tries to close the distance and clinch up but Knox swats him away and circles back towards the center.
It looked like Knox was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Obuhov.
Knox scores with a hook to the body. Obuhov takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
A looping hook to the body misses from Knox. Obuhov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Knox comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Obuhov misses with a wild combination.
Knox throws a jab but it's blocked by Obuhov.
Knox is looking to wear down Obuhov with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Knox throws a lazy right hand but Obuhov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Obuhov cracks Knox with an open hand slap.
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Knox staying out of range there.
It looked like Knox was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Obuhov.
Knox seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Obuhov on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Obuhov misses with a looping left.
Obuhov throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Obuhov shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Knox counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Obuhov thinking.
Obuhov connects with the punch.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Knox misses with a shot to the body
and Obuhov counters with a nice uppercut.
Knox misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obuhov.
A little jabbing left from Obuhov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Knox takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.
Obuhov thows a left - swing and a miss!
Knox throwing a counter right hand but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
Knox works Obuhov's body with a nice hook.
Obuhov thuds a left hand into Knox's body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A looping hook to the body misses from Knox. Obuhov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obuhov lands with an uppercut that bounces Knox off the cage and back into range.
Obuhov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Obuhov lands with an uppercut that bounces Knox off the cage and back into range.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Anton Obuhov will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Knox throws a body shot but no joy.
Obuhov lands a nice looking body shot.

Obuhov looking for a takedown here - he's got it.
Knox preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Obuhov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Knox preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Obuhov postures up.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Knox works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Obuhov working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Knox keeps moving.
Obuhov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Knox works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov throws a big right hand that misses.
Obuhov postures up in Knox's guard and throws a big left but Knox blocks it.
Obuhov with a flurry of punches that miss.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Knox is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Knox takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Knox ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obuhov moves away.
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Obuhov feints the counter takedown.
A big right from Obuhov misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Knox misses the target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov moves away from the strike by Knox.
Obuhov scores with a jab to the jaw.
A punch combination from Obuhov misses.
Knox on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Obuhov cracks Knox with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Obuhov slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Knox. Obuhov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obuhov bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Knox misses with a body shot.
Archibald Knox is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Obuhov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Knox was well out of range. Poor timing from Obuhov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Knox manages to avoid it.
Knox slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Obuhov slips under a jab from Knox.
Knox swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Knox looks to land a right hand but Obuhov moved out of range.
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Knox uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Obuhov.
Knox just misses with a punch to the body.
Obuhov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Knox.
Obuhov looks like he wants to counter punch here.

Obuhov shoots in and bounces Knox off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Knox trying to control the position.
Knox seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Obuhov is looking to work some ground and pound but Knox has wrist control.
Obuhov is looking to work some ground and pound but Knox has wrist control.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Knox keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov throwing strikes but missing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Knox connects with a good right hand that stumbles Obuhov. Obuhov circles away out of range and recomposes himself.

Knox cracks Obuhov with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Knox has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Obuhov to stand back up!

Obuhov is rocked!
Knox takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Obuhov is still on wobbly legs! Can Knox finish him?
Obuhov throws an overhand right that lands on Knox's shoulder, as Knox tries to avoid the shot.
Obuhov seems to have recovered his senses.
A big left from Knox misses.
Obuhov fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Knox scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Obuhov on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Knox connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

That has opened up Anton Obuhov's cut even more.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Knox digs a good body shot into Obuhov's ribs.
Knox misses the jab.
Obuhov tries to clinch there but Knox circles away.
Knox looks to land a left hand but Obuhov moved out of range nicely.
Obuhov moves out of range of the strikes.
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A left lands for Obuhov.
Knox misses the shot to the body.
Obuhov is looking for the big counter here.
Knox misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obuhov.
Knox misses the jab.
Archibald Knox has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Knox throws a predictable looking body shot
and Obuhov cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Knox misses with a wild body shot.
Obuhov scores with a nice strike.
Archibald Knox is winning the standup battle so far.
Knox scores with a nice head shot.
Obuhov staying out of range there.
Knox ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obuhov moves away.
Knox throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Obuhov slips under a jab.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Knox misses the jab.
Knox lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Obuhov at a distance.
Knox bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Knox ducks right into an uppercut from Obuhov.
A jab from Obuhov finds it's way through Knox's defenses.
Knox jabs Obuhov right on the nose. Obuhov blinks but takes it well.
A jab from Knox misses.
Obuhov cracks Knox with a right hand to the side of the head.
Knox misses with a straight right.

Knox cracks Obuhov with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Knox has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Obuhov to stand back up!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obuhov moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Knox throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Obuhov counters with a stiff right hand.
Obuhov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Knox throws out the jab.
Anton Obuhov is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Obuhov lands a right hook to the body.
Knox takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Obuhov tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Knox paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Nice uppercut there from Obuhov.
Knox misses with a left hand
and Obuhov counters with a straight right hand.
Knox throws a body punch but Obuhov moves out of range.

And that's the end of the fight!
Archibald Knox showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Obuhov 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 Paul Tew scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Glass scores the fight 28:29
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!

After the fight, Anton Obuhov was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: Syn 646: End of Summer Special     
Date:   Aug 31, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Yoshi Fujiwara (ranked 546 p4p, 77 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 346 p4p, 48 weight class). Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!

184 cm
28
185 lbs
17 - 7 - 0
190 cm
37
200 lbs
25 - 20 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Yoshi Fujiwara!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 25 wins, 20 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Steven Brown and Sam Margolis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A decent looking cross lands there for Obuhov.
Obuhov scores with a nice strike.
Fujiwara looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Fujiwara digs a good body shot into Obuhov's ribs.
Fujiwara needs to keep his hands up - Obuhov had a free shot at his head there.
Obuhov lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Fujiwara backs up against the cage.
Obuhov scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Obuhov tries a low kick but Fujiwara avoids it.
Obuhov shoots for a double leg takedown but Fujiwara sprawls well. He's pushed Obuhov's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Obuhov scores with a decent looking hook.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Fujiwara throws a lazy right hand but Obuhov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Fujiwara jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Obuhov defending well as Fujiwara loads up on a big left hand.
Fujiwara throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Obuhov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Fujiwara sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fujiwara throwing a counter right hand but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
Obuhov with a nice cross.
Fujiwara takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Obuhov throws a jab but it's blocked by Fujiwara.
Fujiwara was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Obuhov fails with an attempt to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Fujiwara throws a looping overhand right but Obuhov ducks down to avoid it.
Obuhov scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Sloppy strikes from Fujiwara. Those never looked like landing.
Obuhov throws a series of punches but Fujiwara moves out of range.
Obuhov scores with a decent looking hook.
Fujiwara throws out a loose jab but Obuhov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Obuhov shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Obuhov dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Obuhov throws a hook but Fujiwara avoids it easily.
Obuhov ducks under a wild hook from Fujiwara.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Fujiwara ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Fujiwara tests Obuhov's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Yoshi Fujiwara is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obuhov throws a looping overhand right but Fujiwara ducks down to avoid it.
Obuhov walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Obuhov scores with a jab.
Fujiwara blocks a jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov throws a hook to the side of Fujiwara's head but Fujiwara sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
An attempted straight right counter from Fujiwara misses the target.
Obuhov throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Fujiwara takes one on the button.
No joy there for Obuhov, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Fujiwara misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.

Obuhov drives through with a takedown into guard.
Fujiwara has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Fujiwara preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Fujiwara is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Obuhov stops Fujiwara from standing up.
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.
Fujiwara trying to control the position here.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Obuhov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Fujiwara is trying to control the position but Obuhov postures up.
We may be looking at a referee standup if the pace doesn't pick up soon.
Obuhov is looking to work some ground and pound but Fujiwara has wrist control.
Obuhov trying to control but Fujiwara is working from the bottom.
Fujiwara avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Fujiwara utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Obuhov working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Obuhov works over Fujiwara with some ground and pound from guard.
Obuhov throwing strikes from guard but Fujiwara blocks nicely.
Fujiwara looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Fujiwara seems keen to control Obuhov's posture.
Obuhov postures up in Fujiwara's guard and throws a big left but Fujiwara blocks it.
Fujiwara avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Fujiwara is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Fujiwara keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Obuhov.
Obuhov is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Fujiwara had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Obuhov misses with a straight right.
Fujiwara is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Fujiwara slips a jab and a cross from Obuhov.
Fujiwara throws a shot from downtown. Obuhov moves away and avoids it.
Fujiwara circles away from the clinch attempt.
Obuhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Jab, jab by Obuhov - just one landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obuhov misses with a looping left.
Obuhov shoots in and drives through. Fujiwara sprawls well.
Fujiwara is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Obuhov misses with a jab, cross combination.
Obuhov throws a poor cross that misses
and Fujiwara counters with a stiff right hand.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Fujiwara ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Anton Obuhov seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Fujiwara throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Obuhov sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Fujiwara closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obuhov works the jab nicely.
Nice defenses there by Fujiwara.
Fujiwara takes one to the side of the head.
Fujiwara misses with a hook to the body
and Obuhov counters with a stiff right hand.
Obuhov cracks Fujiwara with a good jab.
Obuhov swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Fujiwara slips a jab from Obuhov.
Fujiwara scores with the left hand. Obuhov knows he should have avoided that one.
Obuhov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Fujiwara lands with a shot to the body.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov throws a poor cross that misses
and Fujiwara counters with a straight right hand.
Obuhov lands with a nice body punch.
Fujiwara avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Obuhov tests Fujiwara's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obuhov cracks Fujiwara with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Obuhov lands with a shot to the body.
Donk. Obuhov catches Fujiwara right on the button with a cross.
Fujiwara throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Obuhov throws a series of punches but Fujiwara avoids them all with ease.
Fujiwara was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Fujiwara misses with a few strikes there.
Fujiwara throws a hook but Obuhov avoids it easily.
Fujiwara fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
The fighters circling - Fujiwara throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Obuhov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Fujiwara throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A punch combination from Obuhov misses.
Fujiwara swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Obuhov's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Fujiwara connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Obuhov scrambles back to his feet.
Obuhov misses with a low kick.
Obuhov misses with a looping right.
Fujiwara has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
A swing and a miss from Obuhov.
Fujiwara throwing a counter right hand but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
Obuhov ducks under a wild hook from Fujiwara.
The fight stays on the outside here - Obuhov looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Fujiwara throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Fujiwara steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Obuhov.
A jab from Obuhov finds it's way through Fujiwara's defenses.
Fujiwara swats away the attempt to clinch by Obuhov.
Fujiwara swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Obuhov misses with a left hand
and Obuhov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Obuhov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Fujiwara manages to avoid it.
Fujiwara throwing a counter right hand but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
Jab from Obuhov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Obuhov.
Obuhov jabs at Fujiwara's body.
Obuhov throws out a powerful jab.
Fujiwara walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Obuhov throws a predictable looking body shot
and Fujiwara counters with a right hand to the body.

Obuhov drives through and clinches with Fujiwara against the cage.

Fujiwara breaks from the clinch.

Obuhov shoots in and bounces Fujiwara off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Obuhov throws a big right hand that misses.
Fujiwara pulls Obuhov in to control the position.
Obuhov throwing strikes but missing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Fujiwara looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obuhov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Fujiwara works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Fujiwara is pulling down on Obuhov's head to control his posture.
Obuhov trying to control but Fujiwara is working from the bottom.
Fujiwara is trying to control the position but Obuhov postures up.
Fujiwara is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Obuhov is controlling him.
Obuhov looking to pass the guard.
Fujiwara looking to control.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Fujiwara throws a jab when Obuhov was well out of range.
Obuhov bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Fujiwara's head.
Obuhov has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Obuhov tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Fujiwara manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Obuhov throws a big shot that misses.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut. Fujiwara saw that one coming.
Fujiwara was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Fujiwara jabs Obuhov right on the nose. Obuhov blinks but takes it well.
Obuhov missing with a left hand there. Fujiwara was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Fujiwara is looking to counter punch.
Obuhov keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Fujiwara.
Obuhov getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Fujiwara tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Obuhov was well out of range. Poor timing from Fujiwara.
Nice uppercut lands for Obuhov. That snapped Fujiwara's head back.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Obuhov gets a takedown into half guard.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Fujiwara avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Obuhov.
Obuhov is trying to control the action in half guard but Fujiwara is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov is thwarting Fujiwara's attempts to control the position.
Fujiwara regains full guard. Nicely done.
Obuhov scoring with punches to the head and body.
Fujiwara has his hands on Obuhov's head, controlling the position.
Obuhov is looking to work some ground and pound but Fujiwara has wrist control.
Fujiwara controls Obuhov momentarily but Obuhov frees himself.
Obuhov trying to control but Fujiwara is working from the bottom.

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.
Fujiwara wants to control but Obuhov passes easily into half guard.
Obuhov working the head and body with strikes.
Fujiwara is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Obuhov's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Obuhov's back!
So, who will make the next big move? In this position it could be crucial.
Obuhov trying to survive by controlling the hands.
A lull in the action here.
Yoshi Fujiwara has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov wants to escape the position.
Obuhov trying to control the position but Fujiwara manages to sink in the hooks.
Fujiwara controlling well, preventing Obuhov from escaping the position.
Fujiwara is trying to stick to Obuhov's back but Obuhov is turning into Fujiwara. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Fujiwara's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Obuhov.
Fujiwara trying to control the position here.
Fujiwara continues to stall.
Fujiwara'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.
Obuhov postures up in Fujiwara's guard and throws a big left but Fujiwara blocks it.
Fujiwara wants to stand up but Obuhov is controlling him.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fujiwara is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Fujiwara holds on and takes a little breather.
Anton Obuhov is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Fujiwara wants to stand but Obuhov is controlling the position.
Fujiwara wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Obuhov postures up in Fujiwara's guard and throws a big left but Fujiwara blocks it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Fujiwara keeps moving.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Obuhov takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Anton Obuhov.
Well Obuhov 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 Chris Edwards scores the fight 27:30
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 27:30
Judge Sam Margolis scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!

Anton Obuhov bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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Event: Syn 643     
Date:   Aug 10, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Dean Wesson (ranked 633 p4p, 89 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 506 p4p, 69 weight class). Wesson's entrance music is In Your Honor - Foo Fighters. A fine choice. Anton Obuhov is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

182 cm
32
201 lbs
24 - 16 - 0
190 cm
36
200 lbs
24 - 20 - 1
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class 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 24 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Dean Wesson!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 20 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Frank Antenori and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Wesson misses the shot to the body.
Wesson checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Wesson chopping away at his opponent's legs.

Obuhov pushes Wesson up against the cage in a clinch.
Still in the clinch, Obuhov scores with a nice short uppercut.
Wesson fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Obuhov tries to pull guard but Wesson forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Wesson lands with a short shot to the head.
Wesson looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Wesson prevents a takedown attempt there.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Obuhov.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A short uppercut from Wesson.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Good body shot from Wesson.

Obuhov has picked Wesson up - he's going for a ride! Obuhov dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obuhov prevents Wesson from improving his position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov slips a nice elbow through Wesson's hands, connecting with Wesson's forehead.
Wesson regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Obuhov.
Obuhov works over Wesson with some ground and pound from guard.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Obuhov's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Obuhov postures up.
Obuhov stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Wesson swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Wesson is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Wesson keeping full guard, as Obuhov tries to pass.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Wesson is on top in guard.


That's two minutes gone in the round.
Wesson looking to pass the guard.
Wesson trying to control but Obuhov is working from the bottom.
Wesson controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Wesson wants to control from the top but Obuhov keeps moving.
Wesson wants to pass the guard but Obuhov is keeping the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Obuhov is trying to control the position but Wesson postures up.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Wesson defends well.
Obuhov is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.

Obuhov looking for a guillotine here but Wesson defends easily.
Wesson trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Our spies down at at St Petersburg MMA Gym inform us that Obuhov has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?

Obuhov throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Obuhov working a defensive guard here.

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.
Wesson wants to control from the top but Obuhov keeps moving.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Wesson motions for Obuhov to come forward. Wesson throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Dean Wesson is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Wesson throws a hook to the side of Obuhov's head but Obuhov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Obuhov! But no joy.
Wesson looks to throw the jab but Obuhov is out of range.
Obuhov with the counter takedown but Wesson avoids it easily.
Wesson throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Wesson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
Obuhov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Wesson misses with a right hand

and Obuhov decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Wesson's guard.
Wesson is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.

Wesson is thwarting Obuhov's attempts to control the position.

Obuhov looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Dean Wesson will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Wesson throws a chopping leg kick but Obuhov manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Wesson avoids a punch combination nicely.
Wesson scores with a nice head shot.

Wesson moves into range and clinches up with Obuhov.
Wesson lands a shot to the body.
Obuhov looking for a takedown.
Obuhov throws a knee to the head but misses.
Obuhov misses with a short punch on the inside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov drops down looking for an ankle pick but Wesson pulls his leg out and moves away.
Wesson fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Wesson moves out of range of the strikes.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Decent striking displayed by Wesson there.
Wesson fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Obuhov has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Wesson loads up on a big right hand but Obuhov slips the punch.
Obuhov is looking for the big counter here.
Wesson sizes up Obuhov with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Wesson missing with a left hand there. Obuhov was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Wesson throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Obuhov stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Obuhov moves out of range as Wesson strikes.
Obuhov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Wesson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A left and a right from Wesson both land. Nice combination.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Dean Wesson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obuhov walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Good exchange - Wesson coming out on top.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Wesson misses with a jab to the body
and Obuhov connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Wesson jabbing away but nothing is landing.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Wesson is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Obuhov can do to turn this around?
Wesson ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obuhov moves away.
Obuhov misses with a lunging right hand
and Wesson cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A solid leg kick lands there for Wesson.
Obuhov misses with a hook.
Wesson was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Wesson jabs Obuhov right on the nose. Obuhov blinks but takes it well.
Wesson moves into range and connects with a jab.

Wesson clinches with his opponent.

Wesson breaks from the clinch.
Wesson scoring well with a low kick there.
Wesson looks to land a left hand but Obuhov moved out of range nicely.

Wesson has taken the fight to the clinch.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Wesson clinches up against the cage.
The referee calls for Obuhov to work.

Obuhov turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Obuhov manages to end up in side control.
Obuhov is working Wesson over with some ground and pound from side control.
Wesson tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Obuhov wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Obuhov working the body and head with strikes.
Obuhov cracks Wesson with a big elbow.
Obuhov working the ground and pound.
You can see the frustration on Wesson's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Wesson looks to move to half guard but instead Obuhov has passed into mount! Damn!
Wesson tries to hold on but Obuhov pushes him away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov trying to control but he's not successful this time.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Obuhov looking for an armbar but decides to keep the dominant position instead.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Wesson can't escape the position.
Obuhov with the ground and pound from mount.
Obuhov lands a couple of nice shots there from mount.
Wesson is trying desperately to improve position.
Obuhov punishing his opponent with strikes.
Obuhov scores with a couple of good head shots there.
Obuhov is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Wesson can't stay in a position like this for much longer.

Wesson is rocked!
Wesson is in all sorts of trouble here.
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 Dean Wesson will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! And we move into the final round!


Wesson throws a hook but Obuhov avoids it easily.
A countering left hand to the body from Obuhov misses.
Dean Wesson is winning the standup battle so far.
The fighters circle momentarily. Wesson darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Wesson connects with a leg kick. Obuhov looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Wesson scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Obuhov doesn't seem bothered though.
Nice takedown defense from Wesson. No joy for Obuhov on that attempt.
Obuhov avoids the body shot from Wesson.
Some wild striking there from Obuhov.
Obuhov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Wesson.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A telegraphed right hand from Wesson misses the target.
Wesson misses with a body punch

and Obuhov counters with a driving takedown into guard. Nice work there by Obuhov.
Wesson is trying to keep Obuhov in close.
Obuhov sitting in guard here, content to control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov looking to sit in guard and control but Wesson gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Wesson is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Wesson trying to control the position from guard on top but Obuhov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Wesson is really struggling to control Obuhov but he's trying to hold on to the position.

Obuhov looking for a guillotine here but Wesson defends easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Wesson trying to control the position from guard on top but Obuhov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Obuhov throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

Obuhov looking for a triangle here. Wesson is fighting it but it looks tight! Obuhov pulls the arm across and this one won't last much longer! Nope, Wesson is tapping out - this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:50 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Anton Obuhov!
Anton Obuhov decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
The defeated Dean Wesson had this to say: 'The better fighter won tonight. Congrats to my opponent. Got to get back to the gym and work my way to avenge this loss.'.
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Event: Syn 639 Boagrius vs Delsarte     
Date:   Jul 13, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 449 p4p, 63 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 298 p4p, 47 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.

183 cm
44
192 lbs
46 - 20 - 2
190 cm
36
200 lbs
24 - 19 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 46 wins, 20 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
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 St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, James Ackerman and Paul Tew.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli lands a lovely overhand right.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
We've been told by Kaunismieli's head coaches at Little Lebowski Urban Achievers Gymnasium that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Obuhov misses with a lunging right hand

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

Obuhov is rocked!
Kaunismieli fires a straight punch through the middle that cracks Obuhov square on the jaw! Damn, Obuhov is out cold on his feet and topples face first to the canvas! Wow, I haven't seen a knockout that brutal in a long time!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:09 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Kalervo Kaunismieli!
Our winner, Kalervo Kaunismieli, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: Syn 635 Whyte vs Diggs II     
Date:   Jun 15, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Anton Obuhov (ranked 148 p4p, 24 weight class) and Don Stewart (ranked 240 p4p, 35 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
36
200 lbs
24 - 18 - 1
183 cm
33
187 lbs
27 - 10 - 1
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Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
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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 24 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 27 wins, 10 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Don Stewart!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Richard Clark and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Stewart scores with the left hand. Obuhov knows he should have avoided that one.
Obuhov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Stewart.
Obuhov defending well as Stewart loads up on a big left hand.
Obuhov swinging wildly here.
Stewart scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
The fighters circling - Obuhov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Stewart misses with a straight right.
Obuhov cracks Stewart with a right hand to the side of the head.
Stewart takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Obuhov avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Obuhov throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Obuhov closes the distance and pushes Stewart back into the cage.
Stewart misses with the head strike.
Obuhov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Obuhov misses with a short punch on the inside.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obuhov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Obuhov just leaning against Stewart, taking a breather.
Stewart tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Stewart throws a punch but it's blocked by Obuhov.
Stewart works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.

Obuhov has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Stewart is trying to keep an underhook but Obuhov manages to get the takedown into half guard.
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.
Stewart trying to hold on to Obuhov's head to control him but Obuhov postures up.
Stewart is concentrating on defense, preventing Obuhov from advancing position.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Stewart avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Obuhov.

Stewart is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Obuhov pulls his head out easily.
Obuhov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Stewart's head.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
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. Obuhov connects with a nice short shot to Stewart's temple.
Stewart is looking for a sweep. Obuhov is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Obuhov seems to be looking for submissions.
Stewart has hold of Obuhov's hands but Obuhov slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Stewart's head.
Stewart is working for an escape here. He's hooked one of Obuhov's legs and he's managed to sneak out and take Obuhov's back!
Stewart trying to control.
Stewart controlling the position well here. Obuhov rolled but Stewart kept the hooks locked in and stayed in the dominant position.
Our spies down at at Seppes Gym inform us that Stewart has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Stewart lands a couple of good shots to his opponent's body and a final shot to the head. Good little attack there by Stewart.
Stewart punches the canvas rather than the man.
Stewart controlling well, preventing Obuhov from escaping the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is working hard here to advance position.
Stewart has the hooks sunk in and you can see the will to fight slowly draining out of Obuhov's body.
Obuhov can't escape the position.
The referee is taking a good look at Obuhov as he is on the wrong end of some big shots from Stewart!
Obuhov prevents Stewart from getting a body triangle.
You can see the frustration on Obuhov's face… He knows he is in trouble unless he improves his position sooner rather than later.
Stewart is working the ground and pound here and the referee is taking a close look at Obuhov. He must escape soon or this one will be stopped.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Oooh a big shot gets through from Stewart. Many more shots like that and the referee will have to think about stepping in!
Obuhov turns into Stewart and is now in his guard.
Stewart bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Obuhov's guard.

Stewart works over Obuhov with some ground and pound from guard.
Stewart trying to control the position from guard on top but Obuhov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Stewart passes into half guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obuhov slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Obuhov looking to hit a scissor sweep but Stewart is one step ahead there.
Stewart trying to control but Obuhov is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Don Stewart will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


A jab from Stewart misses.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Obuhov looks to throw the jab but Stewart is out of range.
Stewart throws a jab but it's blocked by Obuhov.
Obuhov doesn't manage to clinch there - Stewart circles away.
Obuhov tries to close the distance and clinch up but Stewart swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Obuhov loads up on a big right hand but Stewart slips the punch.
Stewart looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Stewart cracks Obuhov with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Stewart lands an overhand right.
Stewart on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Obuhov fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Stewart avoids it really well and circles away.
Obuhov throws the left hand but Stewart avoids the punch easily.
Stewart looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Obuhov tries to clinch up but Stewart circles away and keeps his distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stewart connects with a nice looking jab.
Obuhov scores with a hook to the body. Stewart takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Stewart lands with a hook. Obuhov tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Stewart throws a hook but Obuhov avoids it easily.

Obuhov takes the fight into the clinch.
Obuhov blocks an uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Obuhov throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Stewart tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Obuhov is in Stewart's guard.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Stewart keeps moving.
Stewart trying to keep a closed guard but Obuhov is proving a slippery customer.

Stewart is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Obuhov trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Stewart lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Stewart content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Obuhov not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

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

Obuhov throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Obuhov 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.
Stewart is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

Obuhov has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Stewart can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov has his foot on Stewart's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Stewart works his way back into a safe position though.
Obuhov keeping moving, preventing Stewart from controlling successfully.

Stewart thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Obuhov utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Stewart postures up.
Stewart throws a big right hand that misses.
Obuhov trying to keep a closed guard but Stewart is proving a slippery customer.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Obuhov throws out a loose jab but Stewart uses good head movement to avoid it.

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.
Stewart looks to land a left hand but Obuhov moved out of range nicely.
Stewart scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Stewart is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Obuhov.
A little feinted left hand from Obuhov on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Stewart waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Obuhov.
Stewart throws a right hand that misses
and Obuhov counters with a stiff right hand.
Obuhov fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Don Stewart is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Stewart defending well as Obuhov loads up on a big left hand.
Stewart throws a big shot that misses.
Obuhov attempts a counter takedown but Stewart avoids it well and moves away.
Stewart misses with an uppercut.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Stewart ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Obuhov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Stewart.
A little feinted left hand from Obuhov on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Stewart ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.

Obuhov throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Stewart tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Obuhov is in Stewart's guard.
Stewart keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.
Obuhov working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Stewart's head.
Obuhov looking to sit in guard and control but Stewart gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

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

A close second round but Don Stewart will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


The crowd cheers as Obuhov lands an impressive looking overhand right. Stewart doesn't seem phased though.
Obuhov ducks under a wild hook from Stewart.
Obuhov throws a series of punches but Stewart moves out of range.
Stewart misses with a looping left.
Don Stewart seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Stewart throws the left hand but Obuhov avoids the punch easily.
Stewart takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Stewart throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Obuhov is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Obuhov slips a jab from Stewart.
Obuhov shoots in but no luck this time.
Obuhov falls off balance throwing a combination
and Stewart counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Obuhov cracks Stewart with an open hand slap.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stewart with a jab.
Obuhov jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Stewart defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Obuhov.
Stewart avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Stewart moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obuhov avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Obuhov tries for a takedown but Stewart sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Stewart throws out a counter right but Obuhov avoids it with no problem.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Anton Obuhov. That's going to take a lot out of him.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Stewart looks to land a left hand but Obuhov moved out of range nicely.
Obuhov misses with a hook. Stewart ducked under it nicely.
Obuhov connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Stewart's hands.
Obuhov throws a jab when Stewart was well out of range.
A telegraphed right hand from Stewart misses the target.
A little feinted left hand from Obuhov on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Stewart cracks Obuhov with a right hand to the side of the head.
Stewart slips a straight right by Obuhov.
Obuhov connects with a looping right hand.
Obuhov staying out of range there.
Stewart looks to throw the jab but Obuhov is out of range.
A big right from Stewart misses.
Nice defenses there by Obuhov.
Obuhov tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Stewart lands with a straight right. Obuhov didn't see that one coming.
Stewart throws a hook but Obuhov avoids it easily.
Stewart cracks Obuhov with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Obuhov fails with an attempt to clinch.
Stewart throws out a counter right but Obuhov avoids it with no problem.
Stewart keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stewart misses the jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Stewart.
A quick step to the side and Obuhov tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Donk. Stewart catches Obuhov right on the button with a cross.
Stewart throws the left hand but Obuhov avoids the punch easily.
Stewart scores with a jab.
Stewart jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Stewart defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Obuhov.
Obuhov lands a right hook to the body.
Obuhov swings for the body but Stewart moves out of range.
Obuhov listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Stewart lands with a hook. Obuhov tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Obuhov throws a hook to the side of Stewart's head but Stewart sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Obuhov tries to close the distance and clinch up but Stewart swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Stewart looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Stewart tests Obuhov's chin there with a solid looking shot.

Obuhov is rocked!
Stewart looks to throw the jab but Obuhov is out of range.
Obuhov slips under a jab from Stewart.
Stewart throws an overhand right that lands on Obuhov's shoulder, as Obuhov tries to avoid the shot.
Obuhov throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Obuhov lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Stewart at a distance.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A jab from Stewart misses.
Obuhov swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.

Obuhov closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Stewart wants to control but Obuhov is keeping busy.
Obuhov missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Obuhov with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Stewart regains full guard. Nicely done.
Anton Obuhov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Stewart has his hands on Obuhov's head, controlling the position.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Stewart keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Stewart trying to keep a closed guard but Obuhov is proving a slippery customer.

Stewart is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Obuhov looking to pass the guard.

Stewart is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Obuhov is aware though and is defending well.
Obuhov controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Obuhov 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 fight!
Don Stewart comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Stewart 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 Sam Margolis scores the fight 27:30
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Glass scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Don Stewart!

After the fight, Don Stewart was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: Syn 631 Jones vs JYD II     
Date:   May 18, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Sameh Mahmoud (ranked 157 p4p, 25 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 67 p4p, 12 weight class). Sameh Mahmoud could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Anton Obuhov's chin.

180 cm
35
193 lbs
35 - 9 - 0
190 cm
35
200 lbs
24 - 17 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class 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 35 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Sameh Mahmoud!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 24 wins, 17 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, James Ackerman and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov falls off balance throwing a combination
and Mahmoud counters with a lovely straight right hand!

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Obuhov has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Mahmoud moves out of range of the strikes.
Mahmoud lands a big uppercut and this one is all over! His foe lies motionless on the canvas - a massive one punch knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:19 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Sameh Mahmoud!
A very excited looking Sameh Mahmoud 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: Syn 628 Slice vs Pulkkinen     
Date:   Apr 21, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Archibald Knox (ranked 113 p4p, 18 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 108 p4p, 16 weight class). The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

185 cm
28
190 lbs
19 - 8 - 0
190 cm
35
200 lbs
23 - 17 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class 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 19 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Archibald Knox!
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 St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Phil Schofield and Chris Edwards.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sloppy strikes from Obuhov. Those never looked like landing.
Archibald Knox seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obuhov slips a jab and a cross from Knox.
Obuhov lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Knox on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Obuhov has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Knox is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Knox throws a half hearted mid kick.
Knox on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Knox throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Obuhov drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Knox lands a jab to the head.
Obuhov lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Obuhov.
A jab lands there for Obuhov.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Knox swings away with a body shot that misses
and Obuhov counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Knox tries a head kick but it misses.
Knox rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Obuhov connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Obuhov walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Obuhov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Knox manages to avoid it.
Knox misses the jab.
Knox fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
A little jabbing left from Obuhov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Knox misses with a lunging right hand
letting Obuhov counter with a right hand.
Knox with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Obuhov to score with a decent uppercut.
Knox swings widly with a right hand
and Obuhov counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Obuhov blocks a head kick by Knox.
A head kick by Knox misses
and Obuhov counters with a left to the body.
Obuhov walks into a left hand.
Knox throws a hook but Obuhov avoids it easily.
And Obuhov tries to counter it with a takedown but Knox pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Knox on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Obuhov looks to land a right hand but Knox moved out of range.
Knox cracks Obuhov with an open hand slap.
Knox misses with a looping left.
Knox misses with an uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Knox swings widly with a right hand
and Obuhov counters with a left to the body.
Knox fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Obuhov checks it well.
Obuhov is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Knox had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Knox throws a head kick but Obuhov moves out of range.
A little jabbing left from Obuhov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Knox throws a big shot that misses.
Knox misses with a head kick.

Obuhov feints and as Knox raises his hands in defense, Obuhov changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Obuhov stands up over Knox, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Knox keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.
Obuhov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Knox works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Obuhov slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Obuhov loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Knox is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Knox is pulling down on Obuhov's head to control his posture.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Obuhov throws a big elbow that misses.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Knox is pulling down on Obuhov's head to control his posture.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Knox is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Knox misses with a hook
and Obuhov counters with a right hand to the body.

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.
A swing and a miss from Obuhov.
Obuhov stuns Knox with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.

Obuhov closes the distance and pushes Knox back into the cage.
Knox is trying to stall.
Obuhov tries for a takedown but Knox manages to get underhooks.
Obuhov is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Knox pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Knox swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Obuhov misses with a knee strike.
Obuhov has hold of a leg and is looking for a trip takedown. Knox avoids it nicely though and we remain in the clinch.
Archibald Knox has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Knox lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Knox blocking some punches.
Knox lands a shot to the body.
Obuhov blocks an uppercut.
Knox scores with a shoulder strike.
Knox misses with some punches.
Knox working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Obuhov lands a nice knee to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Knox throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Obuhov counters with a stiff right hand.
A looping hook to the body misses from Knox. Obuhov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obuhov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Knox walks into a stiff left hand from Obuhov.
A jab from Obuhov misses.
Obuhov lands a right hook to the body.
Obuhov throws a looping overhand right but Knox ducks down to avoid it.
Knox throws a head kick that misses.
Obuhov throws a body shot but no joy.
Knox throws a lazy uppercut
and Knox takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Knox misses with a left hand
and Obuhov counters with a nice uppercut.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Knox throws a sloppy body shot
and Obuhov counters with a straight right hand.

Obuhov takes the fight into the clinch.
Knox gets underhooks to prevent Obuhov's takedown attempt.
Knox working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A head punch on the inside from Knox fails to land.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Knox tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Obuhov's elbow.

Obuhov has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Knox is trying to keep an underhook but Obuhov manages to get the takedown into half guard.
Knox is looking for a sweep. Obuhov is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Obuhov in particular looking to stall.
Obuhov wants to control but Knox is keeping him busy.
Obuhov thows a huge punch but Knox dodges it nicely.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Obuhov lands a nice short elbow.
Obuhov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Knox knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Obuhov on the ground.
Obuhov throwing shots but Knox is blocking nicely.
Obuhov throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Knox is looking to control Obuhov's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Knox avoid being mounted?
Obuhov lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.

Obuhov is working for a submission of some sort.
Obuhov lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.
Knox is staying active underneath Obuhov, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Obuhov with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Obuhov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Knox's head.
Obuhov not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Obuhov slows the pace down in half guard.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Obuhov sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Knox defending well though.
Obuhov is looking to take a break and control but Knox is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Knox misses the shot to the body.
Obuhov ducks under a wild hook from Knox.
Obuhov thuds a left hand into Knox's body.
A jab from Knox misses.
Obuhov lands a jab to the head.

Obuhov scores with a takedown into Knox's guard.
Obuhov in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Obuhov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Obuhov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Anton Obuhov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Obuhov is working Knox over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Obuhov working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Knox keeps moving.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!


Knox swings for the body but Obuhov moves out of range.
A punch lands to the side of Obuhov 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Obuhov ducks under a wild hook from Knox.
A countering left hand to the body from Obuhov misses.
Knox scores with a nice right hand.
Obuhov cracks Knox with an open hand slap.
A big left from Knox misses.
Obuhov is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
A head kick by Knox misses
and Obuhov counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Knox misses with a head kick.
Anton Obuhov seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Obuhov lands a nice looking body shot.
Knox misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obuhov.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Horrible takedown attempt by Obuhov or perhaps it was just good defense by Knox, which made it look bad.
Knox was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Knox misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Obuhov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A telegraphed right hand from Knox misses the target.

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

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Obuhov is keen to just control but Knox is a slippery customer.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Knox is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Obuhov scores with a couple of nice shots.
Obuhov with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Obuhov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Knox's head.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Obuhov throwing shots but Knox is blocking nicely.
Obuhov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Obuhov works his way into side control.
Archibald Knox has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov in side control, trying to ground and pound but not landing this time.

Obuhov is trying to get an arm triangle but Knox is defending well.
Obuhov trying to control the position but Knox is working away.
Knox struggling a bit here.
Obuhov controlling the position.
Knox prevents Obuhov from moving into mount.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sloppy strikes there by Obuhov.
Obuhov working the strikes but Knox uses the opportunity to regain half guard.
Knox is doing well to avoid being mounted. He's controlling the position at the moment.
Obuhov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Obuhov in particular looking to stall.

The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Knox on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Obuhov blocks a head kick by Knox.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Knox throws an off balance right hand
and Obuhov counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Knox thinking.
Knox takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Knox lands a jab to the head.
Obuhov staying out of range there.
Obuhov tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Knox swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Obuhov.
Anton Obuhov is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
We've been told by Knox's head coaches at Crassus that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Knox on the wrong end of a nice jab.
The fighters circling - Knox throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Knox throws an off balance right hand

and Obuhov counters with a nice double leg into guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obuhov throws a big right hand that misses.
Obuhov working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Obuhov is looking to work some ground and pound but Knox has wrist control.
Obuhov is looking to work some ground and pound but Knox has wrist control.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Knox keeps moving.

And that's the end of the fight!
Anton Obuhov comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Obuhov winning every round here. Surely the decision will go his way and he'll pick up a well deserved decision victory. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!

A very excited looking Anton Obuhov rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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FIGHT
RATING
52%

 

Event: Syn 624 Jones vs Obuhov     
Date:   Mar 23, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Russell Tyrone Jones (ranked 14 p4p, 2 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 49 p4p, 8 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Tyrone Jones might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Ol' Dirty Bastard - Brooklyn Zoo. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

182 cm
32
194 lbs
30 - 9 - 1
190 cm
35
200 lbs
23 - 16 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)

Zenith Nutrition (160q/$200)
Urban Fighter



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 30 wins, 9 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Hilo, Russell Tyrone Jones!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 23 wins, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Colin Fotheringham and William Gold.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov connects with a crisp jab.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but Tyrone Jones shows good takedown defense.

Obuhov has managed to clinch.
Obuhov tries a knee to the head but Tyrone Jones blocks it.
Obuhov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Tyrone Jones lands with a right to the head.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Obuhov changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Tyrone Jones fights it off and pushes away nicely.
Obuhov thows a left - swing and a miss!
The fighters circle momentarily. Obuhov darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Obuhov swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Tyrone Jones.
Obuhov throws a shot to the body.
Obuhov jabs Tyrone Jones right on the nose. Tyrone Jones blinks but takes it well.
Obuhov is trying hard to land a takedown here. Tyrone Jones sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Russell Tyrone Jones has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obuhov throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Tyrone Jones stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.

Tyrone Jones gets caught flat footed, as Obuhov shoots in with a quick takedown into guard.
Obuhov stopping the sweep attempt from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Obuhov manages to get himself to full guard.


That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones is stalling in the full guard.

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

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

Obuhov working for a triangle but Tyrone Jones defends it easily.
Tyrone Jones stopping the sweep attempt from Obuhov.
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.
My god... these two guys really need to pick up the pace or everyone will leave to go get a beer.
Tyrone Jones controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

Tyrone Jones avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Tyrone Jones is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Obuhov trying to control the position.
Tyrone Jones sitting in guard here, content to control.

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

Obuhov has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Tyrone Jones can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Tyrone Jones content to stall in guard here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.
Tyrone Jones preventing the sweep.

Obuhov is looking for a triangle but Tyrone Jones pushes his legs off easily.
Tyrone Jones is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.

Obuhov had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Tyrone Jones defends it easily.
Tyrone Jones content to stall in guard here.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Obuhov connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obuhov shoots in looking for a takedown but Tyrone Jones manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Obuhov's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Tyrone Jones is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Obuhov.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Tyrone Jones scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Obuhov doesn't seem bothered though.
Obuhov has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Tyrone Jones swings for the body but Obuhov moves out of range.
Tyrone Jones just misses with a punch to the body.
Russell Tyrone Jones is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Tyrone Jones misses with a looping left.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obuhov will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Tyrone Jones throws a body punch but Obuhov moves out of range.
Obuhov takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Tyrone Jones throws out a loose jab but Obuhov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tyrone Jones avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Obuhov fails with a takedown attempt.

Tyrone Jones takes the fight into the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tyrone Jones scores with a hook to the body.
Obuhov is breathing heavily.
Tyrone Jones lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Obuhov.
Obuhov tries a knee to the head but Tyrone Jones blocks it.
Obuhov throws a knee to the head but misses.
Tyrone Jones softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones misses with a body punch.
Tyrone Jones has a couple of punches blocked by Obuhov.
Obuhov tries to pull guard but Tyrone Jones forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Russell Tyrone Jones has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Tyrone Jones is pressed up against the cage. Obuhov has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Tyrone Jones down to the mat. Tyrone Jones avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Tyrone Jones throws a right hand that misses

so Obuhov counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
A real slowdown in the pace of the fight for a moment, as Tyrone Jones holds on and takes a little breather.
Obuhov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Tyrone Jones has Obuhov pulled in close to control his posture.
Obuhov missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Obuhov preventing the sweep.
Tyrone Jones has control of Obuhov's left arm, preventing Obuhov from doing any damage.
Tyrone Jones'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.
Obuhov won't allow Tyrone Jones to sweep him here.
Obuhov in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tyrone Jones is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
We must be close to a standup if these guys don't pick up the pace.
Obuhov stopping the sweep attempt from Tyrone Jones.
Obuhov landing some decent shots from guard.
Obuhov is fighting to break Tyrone Jones's control of his arms but Tyrone Jones is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Tyrone Jones 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.
Tyrone Jones is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Tyrone Jones wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.

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.
Obuhov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tyrone Jones.
Obuhov scores with a one two! Tyrone Jones had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Tyrone Jones stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Tyrone Jones wants it to stay on the feet.
Tyrone Jones throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Obuhov sees it coming and avoids it easily.

Obuhov fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Tyrone Jones, pushing him back against the cage.
Obuhov has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Tyrone Jones after a bit of a struggle.
Tyrone Jones working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Tyrone Jones lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Obuhov blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Obuhov tries for a takedown but Tyrone Jones manages to get underhooks.
Nice body punch from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones lands with a short shot to the head.
Tyrone Jones misses with a punch to the body.
Obuhov has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Tyrone Jones is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
Tyrone Jones lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obuhov tries to score a body lock takedown but Tyrone Jones shows good agility there to stay on his feet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov tries to land a knee to the head but Tyrone Jones blocks with his arms.
Tyrone Jones fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Tyrone Jones misses with the head strike.
Obuhov wants to take the fight to the mat but Tyrone Jones manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Tyrone Jones lands a left hand.
Tyrone Jones pushes Obuhov back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tyrone Jones lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tyrone Jones blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A left hand lands to the body for Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones lands a shoulder strike.
Tyrone Jones struggles to land a body shot inside as Obuhov controls his hands.
A short left from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Tyrone Jones misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tyrone Jones goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Obuhov prevents a body shot from Tyrone Jones.
Tyrone Jones gets through Obuhov's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Obuhov with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
A nice right hand lands inside from Tyrone Jones.

Obuhov is rocked!
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Russell Tyrone Jones dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


and Tyrone Jones counters with a massive uppercut that badly hurts Obuhov! He's just covering up as Tyrone Jones starts to tee off till the referee steps in and stops the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Russell Tyrone Jones!
Russell Tyrone Jones retains his middleweight title!
Russell Tyrone Jones bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
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FIGHT
RATING
39%

 

Event: Syn 618 Slice vs Correira     
Date:   Feb 16, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Latka Gravas (ranked 88 p4p, 11 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 91 p4p, 12 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.

184 cm
28
185 lbs
8 - 3 - 0
190 cm
34
200 lbs
22 - 16 - 1
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KOMBAT KLOTHING
Groove Gear

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 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Latka Gravas !
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 St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, James Atkins and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Gravas walks into a stiff left hand from Obuhov.
Gravas misses with a body kick.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Obuhov.

Obuhov fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Gravas sprawls well initially but Obuhov persists and gets the takedown into half guard.
Gravas wants to improve his position but Obuhov is controlling well.
Obuhov sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Gravas defending well though.
Gravas 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.
Gravas manages to get to full guard.
Obuhov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Obuhov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Gravas is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Obuhov preventing the sweep.

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

Gravas is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Obuhov defends well.
Obuhov postures up in Gravas 's guard and throws a big left but Gravas blocks it.
Obuhov loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Gravas is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Gravas managing to control the position.
Obuhov works over Gravas with some ground and pound from guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Gravas managing to control the position.
Obuhov throws a big elbow that misses.
Obuhov is in close to Gravas 's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Obuhov stands up over Gravas , holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Obuhov wants to pass the guard but Gravas is keeping the position.
Obuhov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Obuhov postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Gravas keeps moving.
Gravas seems keen to control Obuhov's posture.
Gravas controls Obuhov momentarily but Obuhov frees himself.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Gravas works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Gravas not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Obuhov is in close to Gravas 's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Obuhov is fighting to break Gravas 's control of his arms but Gravas is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.

Obuhov avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Obuhov preventing the sweep.
Obuhov throws a big elbow that misses.
Obuhov postures up.
Gravas looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.

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

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.
Gravas takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.
Obuhov ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Gravas . Obuhov shrugs it off though.
Gravas uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Obuhov.
A little feinted left hand from Gravas on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Nice takedown defense from Gravas . No joy for Obuhov on that attempt.
Nice defenses there by Obuhov.
Obuhov misses the jab.
Gravas goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Obuhov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Obuhov tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Gravas defends well and Obuhov ends up having to push Gravas into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Obuhov scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Gravas doesn't seem bothered though.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Jab by Obuhov.
Gravas takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Obuhov shoots in but no luck this time.
Gravas swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Gravas slaps away a takedown attempt from Obuhov, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Good shot there by Obuhov.
Gravas bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Gravas just misses with a punch to the body.
An inside leg kick from Gravas misses.
Obuhov looks to land a left hand but Gravas moved out of range nicely.
Gravas misses with a wild body shot.
Obuhov tries for a takedown but Gravas sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Gravas enables Obuhov to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Gravas manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Obuhov missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Obuhov scores with a decent looking elbow strike.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gravas trying to control the position.
Obuhov lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Obuhov postures up in Gravas 's guard and throws a big left but Gravas blocks it.
Obuhov looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Obuhov working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Gravas 's head.
Obuhov is looking to pass into half guard but Gravas pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Gravas is in guard.

Obuhov wants to improve his position but instead Gravas has moved into half guard.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Gravas is trying to work for a kimura but Obuhov is defending well.
Obuhov trying to get back to full guard but Gravas takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
Obuhov slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.

Obuhov is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Gravas pulls his head out easily.
Obuhov manages to get to full guard.
Gravas is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is trying to control the position but Gravas postures up.

Obuhov looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Obuhov is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Gravas trying to control the position from guard on top but Obuhov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

Obuhov is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Gravas is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Gravas passes Obuhov's right leg, so he's now in half guard.

Obuhov looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Obuhov wants to control but Gravas is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Gravas wants to pass the guard but Obuhov is defending well.
Obuhov gets full guard.
Gravas has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Gravas missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.

Obuhov working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Gravas doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Gravas manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obuhov swings away with a body shot that misses
and Gravas finishes the little exchange by landing a big kick to the body.
Gravas misses with a body shot.
Obuhov swinging wildly here.
Gravas throws a big counter combination but Obuhov scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Obuhov closes the distance but Gravas moves to the side
and Gravas makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obuhov misses with a hook.
A quick step to the side and Gravas tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Obuhov checks a leg kick nicely.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut
enabling Gravas to counter with a crisp jab.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Gravas is looking to wear down Obuhov with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Gravas throws a sloppy head kick and Obuhov moves out of range easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gravas swings for the body but Obuhov moves out of range.
Gravas throws out a token jab with nothing on it.

Obuhov shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Gravas utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gravas looking for a sweep. Not yet Gravas , not yet.
Obuhov with a flurry of punches that miss.
Obuhov throws a big right hand that misses.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Obuhov preventing the sweep.
Obuhov cracks Gravas with a solid left hand.
Anton Obuhov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Obuhov stays in close to Gravas 's body and controls the position.
Obuhov tries to free his leg and advance position but Gravas is retaining full guard.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Gravas keeps moving.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Obuhov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Obuhov controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Latka Gravas has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

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.
Gravas looking to hit a scissor sweep but Obuhov is one step ahead there.

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

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

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Gravas is looking to score with low kicks.
Obuhov lands a head shot.
Obuhov moves out of range as Gravas throws a body kick.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gravas walks into a jab.
Obuhov throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Latka Gravas is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Obuhov looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Gravas !
Obuhov moves into full mount!
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov wants to control the pace but Gravas is squirming around nicely.
Obuhov is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Obuhov cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
Obuhov raining down shots from the mount!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gravas is trying to escape the mount.
Anton Obuhov is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Gravas tries to hold on but Obuhov pushes him away.
Gravas is trying desperately to improve position.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obuhov controlling from the full mount.
Obuhov has his opponent pinned against the cage, landing some nasty ground and pound that is really making a bit of a mess out of Gravas 's face.
Obuhov with a couple of short strikes.
Gravas in a bad spot here, taking shots to the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
Anton Obuhov comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Obuhov 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 Sam Margolis scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 27:30
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!

After winning the bout, Anton Obuhov 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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RATING
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Event: Syn 614 Slice vs Magufuli     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 157 p4p, 18 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 159 p4p, 19 weight class). Kalervo Kaunismieli could well score a knockout today. He has the power to get to Anton Obuhov's chin.

183 cm
42
192 lbs
44 - 17 - 2
190 cm
34
200 lbs
21 - 16 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Groove Gear

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 44 wins, 17 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
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 St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Colin Fotheringham and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Kaunismieli thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Obuhov if he has to take too many more of those.
Obuhov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Obuhov's head backwards.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Kaunismieli lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Obuhov keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Obuhov checks a low kick from Kaunismieli.
A little jabbing left from Obuhov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kaunismieli pushing out the jab but it's not landing.

Obuhov fakes an overhand right and shoots for a takedown. Kaunismieli sprawls well initially but Obuhov persists and gets the 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.

Obuhov is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Kaunismieli's coaches at Little Lebowski Urban Achievers have been working on his defensive grappling in preparation for this fight so let's see if he can get out of this tricky position.
Kaunismieli blocking the ground and pound attempt from Obuhov.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Obuhov trying to control the pace.
Obuhov is looking to stall here but Kaunismieli recovers full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov pushing down on Kaunismieli's thigh, trying to pass to half guard. He's managed it... Nice work.
Obuhov thows a huge punch but Kaunismieli dodges it nicely.

Obuhov seems to be looking for submissions.
Obuhov content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Kaunismieli is refusing to be controlled, as Obuhov sits in half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Kaunismieli is positioning himself well to prevent Obuhov advancing to mount.
Obuhov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Kaunismieli's head.
Obuhov thows a huge punch but Kaunismieli dodges it nicely.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Obuhov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Kaunismieli wants to control but Obuhov is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Obuhov not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Kaunismieli gets back to full guard.
Obuhov trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Obuhov's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Kaunismieli keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.
Obuhov pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Kaunismieli is keeping the position for now.
Obuhov pushes down on Kaunismieli's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Obuhov slips a nice elbow through Kaunismieli's hands, connecting with Kaunismieli's forehead.
Obuhov trying to control the action but Kaunismieli is working from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli has his hands clasped together around Obuhov's back. He's all about the action.
Kaunismieli wants to get back to full guard.
Obuhov working Kaunismieli over with strikes.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Obuhov is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Obuhov missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obuhov swings wildly with a couple of big hooks

and Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
Kaunismieli can't find room to land a body shot as Obuhov controls the action.

Obuhov turns his back and goes for a hip toss. It's a bit messy but it gets the job done and Obuhov manages to end up in side control.
Obuhov working the ground and pound from side control.
Kaunismieli parries the strikes from Obuhov easily there. Obuhov is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Kaunismieli to escape.
The strikes coming from Obuhov are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Obuhov throwing shots but missing, from side control.
Obuhov throws a knee to the body but it doesn't do much damage.
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Obuhov trying to control the action but Kaunismieli is working from the bottom.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov misses with the ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Check out the look on Obuhov's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Kaunismieli on the wrong end of some ground and pound.
Obuhov tries to score with some ground and pound. Kaunismieli controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
Obuhov controls the position from side control.
Kaunismieli is looking for a sweep.
Obuhov postures up a little and throws a couple of hammerfists but they don't connect properly.
Obuhov trying to control the position but Kaunismieli is working away.
Obuhov tries to land with some ground and pound but misses.
Obuhov sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Kaunismieli is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
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.
Obuhov working the head and body with strikes.
Obuhov looks up at the clock and then as Kaunismieli takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Obuhov smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Obuhov is chipping away with strikes.
Obuhov wants to control but Kaunismieli is keeping him busy.
Obuhov in side control lands a decent elbow.

Obuhov thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
An elbow from Obuhov crashes against the mat.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli is not content to let Obuhov control the position.
Kaunismieli is looking for a sweep.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obuhov tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.

Obuhov goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Kaunismieli rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Obuhov's guard! Nice work there by Kaunismieli!
Obuhov being controlled here, momentarily.

Obuhov looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Kaunismieli passes into half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov wants to control but Kaunismieli is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Kaunismieli performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Kaunismieli is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Obuhov is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Kaunismieli is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, 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.


Obuhov shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Kaunismieli as he avoids it easily.
Obuhov looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Obuhov doesn't succeed with the takedown
enabling Kaunismieli to counter with a crisp jab.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Obuhov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli misses with a body shot.
Kaunismieli connects with a jab.
Obuhov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Obuhov lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
Obuhov looks for a takedown but Kaunismieli sprawls well.
Kaunismieli cracks Obuhov with a good jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli avoids the body shot from Obuhov.
Kaunismieli gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Obuhov.
Obuhov is trying hard to land a takedown here. Kaunismieli sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Kaunismieli was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Obuhov slips a jab from Kaunismieli.
A looping hook to the body misses from Obuhov. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli thinks about countering with a body kick.
Obuhov will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Obuhov has a takedown stuffed.

Kaunismieli moves into the clinch.
Obuhov throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Kaunismieli tries to throw a body punch but Obuhov avoids it by throwing Kaunismieli back against the cage.

Obuhov manages to pull guard. Let's see whether he can land a sub off his back.

Kaunismieli got a little sloppy there for a moment and Obuhov has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Kaunismieli has managed to get both his arms back between Obuhov's legs - danger averted.
Obuhov keeping moving, preventing Kaunismieli from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Kaunismieli defends it easily.
Kaunismieli's corner is telling him to maintain position.

Obuhov working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Kaunismieli has passed into half guard!
Obuhov wants to control but Kaunismieli is keeping busy and won't allow it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Obuhov!
Kaunismieli sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Obuhov tries to lock up and control but Kaunismieli gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Obuhov working to try and regain half guard.
Obuhov gets back to half guard.
Kaunismieli not doing much here.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli looks to land a strike but Obuhov avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Anton Obuhov is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Our spies down at at St Petersburg MMA Gym inform us that Obuhov has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Kaunismieli looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Kaunismieli wants to control from the top but Obuhov keeps moving.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Obuhov throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Obuhov utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kalervo Kaunismieli showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Obuhov 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 Andrew Berry scores the fight 28:29
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!

Anton Obuhov decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
31%

 

Event: Syn 611 Slice vs St. Georges     
Date:   Dec 29, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Anton Obuhov (ranked 226 p4p, 26 weight class) and Derek Trucks (ranked 506 p4p, 66 weight class). Man, I cannot wait for this one!

190 cm
34
200 lbs
20 - 16 - 1
183 cm
26
196 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

Voodoo Nutrition
Groove Gear



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, 16 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Derek Trucks!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Paul Tew and Colin Fotheringham.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Trucks stuffs the takedown attempt from Obuhov. Obuhov gets slowly back to his feet.
Trucks scores with a hook.
Trucks has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Obuhov is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Trucks drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Obuhov slips under a jab.

Obuhov closes the distance and clinches up, looking for a takedown. He shifts his weight and gets a nice trip into half guard.
Obuhov wants to lay and pray for a moment but Trucks keeps working.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Trucks pushes Obuhov off looking to stand but Obuhov dives back in and keeps control.
Obuhov sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Obuhov working over Trucks with some ground and pound. Trucks looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Trucks keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Obuhov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Obuhov 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.
Obuhov thows a huge punch but Trucks dodges it nicely.
Obuhov looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Obuhov throws a strike but Trucks avoids it easily and moves to full guard.
Trucks preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Trucks working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Obuhov.
Obuhov throws a strike but Trucks rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.


Obuhov looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Trucks postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Trucks wants to stand but Obuhov has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Obuhov looking for a sweep. Not yet Obuhov, not yet.
Trucks has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Obuhov is proving hard to escape from.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Trucks preventing the sweep.

Obuhov has his foot on Trucks's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Trucks works his way back into a safe position though.

Obuhov throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Trucks escapes and throws Obuhov's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Obuhov tries to control but Trucks manages to take his back.
Trucks is not going to allow Obuhov to sit and survive in this position.

Despite having Obuhov's back, Trucks says stuff this ground business - let's go for a knockout! Obuhov seems baffled but is happy to be out of the difficult position!
Obuhov looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Trucks looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Trucks takes one to the side of the head.
Obuhov moves out of range as Trucks strikes.
Obuhov throws a hook but Trucks avoids it easily.

Oooooh!!! Trucks has knocked Obuhov down with a huge combo! Trucks steps away and waves a wobbly Obuhov back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov tries to clinch but Trucks moves out of range.
Trucks walks into a straight right hand from Obuhov.

Obuhov looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Trucks!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Trucks is not content to let Obuhov control the position.

Obuhov is in a dominant position here, looking for a kimura. Trucks looks calm but he's in trouble here. Obuhov gets his leg over his opponent's head and yanks on the arm. Trucks is tapping like a morse code operator on the titanic! SOS! SOS! Obuhov lets go of the hold and Trucks can pop his arm back in it's socket.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Anton Obuhov!
Our winner, Anton Obuhov, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: Syn 606     
Date:   Nov 24, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Brock Rumlow (ranked 32 p4p, 5 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 116 p4p, 19 weight class). Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

183 cm
37
188 lbs
40 - 9 - 2
190 cm
33
200 lbs
20 - 15 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

HELLBENT
Urban Fighter

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, 9 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Brock Rumlow!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Sam Margolis and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Rumlow.
Obuhov misses with a body shot
and Rumlow counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Rumlow avoids the body shot from Obuhov.
Rumlow moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Rumlow throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Rumlow throws a shot to the body.
Rumlow misses with a straight right.
Rumlow thuds his right hand into Obuhov's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Obuhov's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Obuhov duly obliges.
A slow jab from Obuhov misses its intended target.
Rumlow slips a straight right by Obuhov.
Rumlow thumps Obuhov with a low kick.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Rumlow cracks the inside of Obuhov's front leg.
Rumlow tries a low kick but Obuhov avoids it.
A big right from Rumlow misses.
Rumlow throws a low kick but it's checked well by Obuhov.
Obuhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Obuhov.
Obuhov closes this distance looking for a takedown but Rumlow circles away.
Rumlow bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Obuhov connects with a jab.
Obuhov scores with a hook to the body. Rumlow takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A big right from Obuhov misses.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut.
Rumlow misses with a kick to the body.
Rumlow ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obuhov moves away.
Obuhov jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Obuhov lands a jab to the head.
Rumlow misses with a low kick.
Obuhov digs a good body shot into Rumlow's ribs.
Obuhov looks to land a right hand but Rumlow moved out of range.
Rumlow scores with a spinning back kick!
Rumlow staying out of range there.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut.
Obuhov lands a jab to the head.
Obuhov shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Rumlow pinned against the cage. Rumlow gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Brock Rumlow has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Obuhov misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Obuhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Rumlow appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Obuhov tries to clinch there but Rumlow circles away.
Obuhov takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov takes a body punch but keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Rumlow 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.
Nice takedown defense from Rumlow. No joy for Obuhov on that attempt.
Rumlow buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Rumlow explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Obuhov misses with a double jab.
Rumlow is looking light on his feet compared to last time was saw him fight.
A leg kick checked by Obuhov.
Rumlow throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obuhov slips a jab from Rumlow.
Obuhov lands an overhand right.
Rumlow lands a nice leg kick that just misses Obuhov's sensitive parts.
Rumlow swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Rumlow cracks Obuhov with a good jab.
A slapping body kick lands there for Rumlow.
Obuhov misses with a body shot.
Rumlow connects with a body shot that sends Obuhov's belly button to the back.
Rumlow uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Obuhov.
Rumlow throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A nice side step and Obuhov releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Rumlow is looking to wear down Obuhov with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Rumlow is looking to land body kicks.
Obuhov connects with a good right hand that stumbles Rumlow. Rumlow circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Rumlow misses the shot to the body.
Rumlow lands a jab. Then a cross. Then finally a nice hook to the body. Good work there by Rumlow.
Obuhov takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov lands with an overhand left.

Obuhov scores with a takedown into Rumlow's guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Rumlow is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Rumlow pulls Obuhov in close to his closed guard and prevents Obuhov from doing any damage or advancing position.
Obuhov makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Obuhov stands up over Rumlow, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Obuhov loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Obuhov chips away with some ground and pound.
Rumlow trying to control the position here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov throwing strikes but missing.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obuhov being controlled here momentarily.
Obuhov showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Rumlow utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Obuhov working his ground and pound in the gym.
Rumlow controlling Obuhov's posture.
Obuhov scoring with some ground and pound.
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 Brock Rumlow will probably get the nod.
That's time! Rumlow's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Nice jab there from Obuhov.
Rumlow throws a low kick but Obuhov moves out of range easily.
Obuhov scores with a nice head shot.
Rumlow finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Obuhov tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Rumlow manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Rumlow throws a low kick but Obuhov avoids it.
Rumlow sizes up Obuhov with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
A slow jab from Obuhov misses its intended target.
Rumlow throws a low kick, looking for Obuhov's leg but Obuhov calmly moves out of range.
Obuhov let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Obuhov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Obuhov! But no joy.
The fighters circling - Obuhov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Rumlow half committed to a counter leg kick.

Rumlow has closed the distance and engaged Obuhov in a clinch.
Obuhov blocks an uppercut.

Obuhov has clasped his hands together around Rumlow's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Obuhov grinds an elbow into Rumlow's temple.
Obuhov is chipping away with strikes.
Rumlow sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Rumlow avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Obuhov.
Rumlow is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rumlow is looking to control Obuhov's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Rumlow avoid being mounted?
Obuhov looks to score some points with some ground and pound.

Obuhov wants to work for an arm triangle but Rumlow is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Rumlow tries to get to full guard but Obuhov has control of the leg.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Rumlow is looking to improve his position.
Obuhov is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Rumlow!
Poor strikes thrown by Obuhov there. More accuracy and less frantic strikes would help!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov dominating with strikes here.
Obuhov lands an elbow that was bordering on illegal but the referee lets it go with a warning.
Rumlow tries to lock up and control but Obuhov gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Obuhov punishing his opponent with strikes.
Anton Obuhov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Rumlow is looking to get to half guard.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Rumlow is looking to escape.
Obuhov working Rumlow over with strikes here.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rumlow is looking to improve his position but Obuhov isn't that keen on the idea.
Obuhov trying to control but Rumlow is having none of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov lands with some strikes.
Rumlow wants to hold on but Obuhov pushes him away.
Rumlow is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Obuhov in mount throwing good strikes here, bouncing his opponent's head off the canvas.

It looks like Brock Rumlow has been cut.
Rumlow bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Rumlow sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Obuhov looking for a sweep. Not yet Obuhov, not yet.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov keeping moving, preventing Rumlow from controlling successfully.
Obuhov not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.

Obuhov had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Rumlow defends it easily.

Obuhov is looking for a triangle but Rumlow pushes his legs off easily.
Obuhov is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Rumlow showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Brock Rumlow's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!


Rumlow lands a nice leg kick that just misses Obuhov's sensitive parts.
Rumlow lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Obuhov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rumlow was well out of range. Poor timing from Obuhov.
Obuhov checks the leg kick nicely there.
Rumlow misses with a looping right.
Obuhov misses with a hook.
Obuhov staying out of range there.
Rumlow misses with an attempted mid kick.
Obuhov takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Rumlow takes one on the button.

Obuhov closes the distance and clinches.
Rumlow gets underhooks to prevent Obuhov's takedown attempt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Obuhov has Rumlow pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Rumlow manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Rumlow scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Rumlow.
Rumlow fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obuhov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Obuhov is looking for a takedown.
Brock Rumlow has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Rumlow misses with the head strike.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Obuhov creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Obuhov tries for a takedown. No joy.
Rumlow stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Obuhov takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Obuhov lands a knee to the head.
Rumlow has a couple of punches blocked by Obuhov.
Obuhov is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.
Obuhov's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Rumlow prevents the takedown attempt.
Obuhov blocks an uppercut.
Obuhov takes a shot to the head.
Rumlow gets through Obuhov's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Rumlow lands with a left to the head.
Rumlow pushes Obuhov back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.

Obuhov is rocked!
Rumlow lands with a light punch inside.
Obuhov is still on wobbly legs! Can Rumlow finish him?
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov misses with a knee strike.
Rumlow is working Obuhov over against the cage.
A shot in the inside from Rumlow.
A short uppercut from Rumlow.
Rumlow creates a bit of distance and cracks Obuhov with a massive left hook! Obuhov crumples out of camera shot, completely unconscious! He's been Nelmarked! Rumlow stares at him for a moment then struts over to his corner, victorious.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:08 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Brock Rumlow!
Brock Rumlow 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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RATING
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Event: Syn 603     
Date:   Nov 04, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Ajax Aquila Corvus (ranked 144 p4p, 20 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 266 p4p, 43 weight class). Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

185 cm
30
187 lbs
21 - 8 - 1
190 cm
33
200 lbs
19 - 15 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 8 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of New York, Ajax Aquila Corvus!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 15 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, James Glass and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov lands with a shot to the body.
Aquila Corvus misses with a wild body shot.
Aquila Corvus takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.
Obuhov misses with a straight left.
Obuhov lands with a cross.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Aquila Corvus tries to move into range but Obuhov moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.

Obuhov drives through with a takedown into guard.
Obuhov lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Obuhov postures up in Aquila Corvus's guard and throws a big left but Aquila Corvus blocks it.
Aquila Corvus can't keep his opponent in guard - Obuhov advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Aquila Corvus is staying active underneath Obuhov, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Obuhov is thwarting Aquila Corvus's attempts to control the position.
Aquila Corvus manages to get to full guard.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Aquila Corvus trying to keep a closed guard but Obuhov is proving a slippery customer.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aquila Corvus is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Obuhov trying to control but Aquila Corvus is working from the bottom.
Obuhov sitting in guard here, content to control.
Obuhov cracks Aquila Corvus with a solid left hand.
Obuhov stays in close to Aquila Corvus's body and controls the position.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Aquila Corvus is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

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.
Obuhov working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Aquila Corvus keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.
Aquila Corvus seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Obuhov stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Aquila Corvus swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Obuhov engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Obuhov tries to close the distance and clinch up but Aquila Corvus swats him away and circles back towards the center.

Aquila Corvus gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Obuhov to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Obuhov throwing strikes from guard but Aquila Corvus blocks nicely.
Aquila Corvus tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Aquila Corvus is pulling down on Obuhov's head. It's preventing any offense from Obuhov, at least for the moment.
Aquila Corvus keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.
Obuhov sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Aquila Corvus's guard.
Aquila Corvus is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Obuhov missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Aquila Corvus is looking for a sweep. Obuhov is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Obuhov throwing shots but Aquila Corvus is blocking nicely.
Aquila Corvus trying to hold on to Obuhov's head to control him but Obuhov postures up.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Aquila Corvus on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Obuhov throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Obuhov is nestled in close to Aquila Corvus, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Obuhov scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Obuhov working Aquila Corvus over with strikes.
Obuhov lands strikes from half guard.
Aquila Corvus blocking the ground and pound attempt from Obuhov.
Obuhov looks to land a strike but Aquila Corvus avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Aquila Corvus controlling the position.
Obuhov throws a strike but Aquila Corvus rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Obuhov is looking to sweep but instead, Aquila Corvus has passed into half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Jab from Obuhov.
Aquila Corvus misses with an uppercut.
A looping hook to the body misses from Aquila Corvus. Obuhov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Aquila Corvus throws a big shot that misses.
Obuhov slips under a jab from Aquila Corvus.
Good standup being displayed there by Aquila Corvus as he connects with a hook.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Aquila Corvus stuns Obuhov with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Aquila Corvus throws the left hand but Obuhov avoids the punch easily.
Aquila Corvus throws a head kick but Obuhov moves out of range.
Aquila Corvus walks into a left hand.
Obuhov scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Obuhov catches Aquila Corvus with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Aquila Corvus throws a sloppy head kick and Obuhov moves out of range easily.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obuhov lands a nice shot to the body.
Aquila Corvus scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Obuhov throws a right and a left that both miss.
Aquila Corvus appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Nice uppercut lands for Obuhov. That snapped Aquila Corvus's head back.
Aquila Corvus throws a right hand that Obuhov ducks under and follows up with a left that Obuhov also avoids with ease.
Obuhov scores with a jab to the head.
Obuhov bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Aquila Corvus's head.
Anton Obuhov seems to be getting the better of the standup.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aquila Corvus paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Obuhov throws a series of punches but Aquila Corvus moves out of range.
Aquila Corvus throws a head kick but Obuhov moves out of range.
Aquila Corvus misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obuhov.
Obuhov on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Aquila Corvus misses with a body shot.
Aquila Corvus connects with a jab.
Obuhov has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Aquila Corvus ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obuhov moves away.

Obuhov looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Obuhov working Aquila Corvus over with strikes.
Anton Obuhov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Obuhov looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov is keen to just control but Aquila Corvus is a slippery customer.
Obuhov takes advantage of the dominant position to land a couple of big hammer fists.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Obuhov working Aquila Corvus over with strikes.
Aquila Corvus preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Still in half guard, Obuhov seems content to control.
Obuhov slips a nice elbow through Aquila Corvus's hands, connecting with Aquila Corvus's forehead.
Obuhov lands with a punch from half guard.
Obuhov throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Obuhov takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Obuhov sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Aquila Corvus defending well though.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov seems to be taking a bit of a break to think of his next move. He lands a short punch in the meantime.
Aquila Corvus keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Nice strikes from Obuhov there.
Obuhov winds up and cracks Aquila Corvus with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Obuhov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Obuhov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Obuhov is trying to control. Aquila Corvus wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Aquila Corvus trying to control here.
Obuhov lands a big shot. The thud that echoes around the arena is like music to the fans' ears.
The referee walks around the fighters to get a better view of the action. Obuhov lands a nice short elbow.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obuhov working the head and body with strikes.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Obuhov drops an elbow to the side of Aquila Corvus's head.
Obuhov wants to control but Aquila Corvus is keeping him busy.
Obuhov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Obuhov throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Obuhov wants to take a breather but Aquila Corvus is having none of it.
Obuhov throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Obuhov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Obuhov trying to control from half guard but Aquila Corvus is working away.
Obuhov lands with a punch from half guard.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!


Aquila Corvus swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Obuhov swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Aquila Corvus takes a jab right on the kisser.
Aquila Corvus is looking to wear down Obuhov with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Aquila Corvus misses with a body shot.
Obuhov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Aquila Corvus lands with a thumping leg kick.
Aquila Corvus tries to move into range but Obuhov moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Obuhov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obuhov with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Aquila Corvus gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Aquila Corvus swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Obuhov throws a counter combo.
Obuhov lands with a good body shot.

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

Aquila Corvus's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Aquila Corvus ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obuhov moves away.
Obuhov misses with a two punch combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.

Obuhov shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Obuhov showed some decent athleticism there.
Obuhov is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov is looking to take a break and control but Aquila Corvus is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Aquila Corvus tries to get to full guard but Obuhov has control of the leg.
Obuhov sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Aquila Corvus defending well though.
Obuhov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Aquila Corvus is staying active underneath Obuhov, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Obuhov throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Obuhov working over Aquila Corvus with some ground and pound. Aquila Corvus looks like he wants out of this position, which is understandable.
Obuhov is taking a breather. Aquila Corvus 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.
Ajax Aquila Corvus has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

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.
Obuhov is trying to control. Aquila Corvus wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Obuhov throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Aquila Corvus to regain full guard.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Aquila Corvus is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Obuhov tries to free his leg and advance position but Aquila Corvus is retaining full guard.
Obuhov throwing strikes from guard but Aquila Corvus blocks nicely.
Obuhov works over Aquila Corvus with some ground and pound from guard.
Obuhov throwing strikes but missing.
Aquila Corvus utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aquila Corvus preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Aquila Corvus tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Aquila Corvus throws a sloppy body shot
and Obuhov counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

Obuhov feints and as Aquila Corvus raises his hands in defense, Obuhov changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Aquila Corvus seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Obuhov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Obuhov lands a couple of decent looking shots.
Obuhov stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Aquila Corvus swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Obuhov scoring with some ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov slips nicely into half guard.
Aquila Corvus tries to roll over but Obuhov keeps him under control.
Obuhov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Anton Obuhov is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Aquila Corvus avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Obuhov.
Obuhov wants to control but Aquila Corvus is keeping him busy.
Aquila Corvus is trying to maintain the position but Obuhov is very close to passing his half guard.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Aquila Corvus is in trouble now - Obuhov has advanced to mount!
Obuhov tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Anton Obuhov comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Obuhov 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Glass scores the fight 27:30
Judge James Atkins scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!

Anton Obuhov tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
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
46%

 

Event: Syn 599     
Date:   Oct 13, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Ajax Aquila Corvus (ranked 115 p4p, 19 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 230 p4p, 37 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the ring.

185 cm
30
187 lbs
21 - 8 - 0
190 cm
33
200 lbs
19 - 15 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 21 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ajax Aquila Corvus!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 19 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Colin Fotheringham and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov lands with an uppercut that bounces Aquila Corvus off the ropes and back into range.
Aquila Corvus throws a hook to the side of Obuhov's head but Obuhov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Obuhov fails to land with a series of punches.
It looked like Aquila Corvus wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
The fight stays on the outside here - Obuhov looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Aquila Corvus will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Aquila Corvus with a body punch. A glancing blow.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Aquila Corvus looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Aquila Corvus has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Crassus in the buildup to the fight.
Obuhov with a nice cross.
Obuhov takes one on the chin but seems OK.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aquila Corvus throws a wild body kick that Obuhov sees coming a mile off.
Aquila Corvus tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Obuhov was well out of range. Poor timing from Aquila Corvus.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Obuhov! But no joy.
Aquila Corvus stuffs the takedown.
Obuhov misses with a looping left.
Obuhov lands the left hand.
Ajax Aquila Corvus seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Obuhov darts in and clinches Aquila Corvus up against the ropes.
Obuhov is trying to stall.
Obuhov stalls.
Obuhov landing knees to the head.
Obuhov landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Aquila Corvus is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the ropes.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A bit of stalling here from Aquila Corvus.
Aquila Corvus lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Aquila Corvus can't find room to land a body shot as Obuhov controls the action.
Obuhov misses with a knee strike.
Aquila Corvus lands a right hand that snaps the head of Obuhov backwards.
Aquila Corvus lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.

Aquila Corvus manages to break the clinch.
Aquila Corvus connects with a solid leg kick.

Obuhov closes the distance and scores a nice trip takedown into half guard. Aquila Corvus did well to prevent Obuhov getting side control.
Obuhov prevents Aquila Corvus from improving his position.
Obuhov lands with a punch from half guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Aquila Corvus manages to regain full guard. Nice work.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aquila Corvus avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Obuhov trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Obuhov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Obuhov is looking to advance position but Aquila Corvus has hit a scissor sweep - now he's on top in mount!

Aquila Corvus tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Obuhov tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Aquila Corvus trying to control but Obuhov is having none of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov reaches up to try and control the position but Aquila Corvus seems to have an arm triangle now! Uh oh! Obuhov rolls and tries to escape and now Aquila Corvus has his back!
Obuhov tries to break free.
Obuhov rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Obuhov 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.
Obuhov is not content to let Aquila Corvus control the position.
Obuhov is looking for a sweep. Aquila Corvus is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov is looking to control Aquila Corvus's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Obuhov avoid being mounted?
Obuhov moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
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 Ajax Aquila Corvus will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


A low kick from Aquila Corvus misses

and Obuhov counters with a shoot takedown. Aquila Corvus fights it but they end up in guard.
Aquila Corvus trying to control the position.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Obuhov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.

Aquila Corvus is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Obuhov defends well.
Aquila Corvus not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Obuhov postures up and lands a big shot to Aquila Corvus's brow.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Aquila Corvus is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Obuhov looking to pass the guard.
Anton Obuhov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Aquila Corvus keeps moving.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Aquila Corvus keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.

Aquila Corvus escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Obuhov gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Obuhov looking to pass the guard.
Aquila Corvus trying to keep a closed guard but Obuhov is proving a slippery customer.
Aquila Corvus utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Obuhov scores with a decent looking elbow strike.
Obuhov content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Obuhov accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Obuhov trying to control but Aquila Corvus is working from the bottom.
Obuhov is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Obuhov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Aquila Corvus works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Aquila Corvus working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Obuhov.
Aquila Corvus is trying to control the position but Obuhov postures up.
Aquila Corvus keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Aquila Corvus throws a right hand that misses
and Obuhov counters with a right hand to the body.
A lazy left from Obuhov finds it's target.
Aquila Corvus throws a hook but Obuhov avoids it easily.
Ajax Aquila Corvus is winning the standup battle so far.
Obuhov sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Aquila Corvus. Obuhov does a little dance to reset his feet.
A big right from Aquila Corvus misses.
A shot to the liver by Aquila Corvus. Beautiful body shot.
Aquila Corvus throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Aquila Corvus throws a hard body shot but it just misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Ajax Aquila Corvus is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Aquila Corvus just misses with a punch to the body.
Aquila Corvus throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Aquila Corvus scores with a leg kick.
Obuhov loads up on a big right hand but Aquila Corvus slips the punch.
Aquila Corvus takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obuhov bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Aquila Corvus's head.
A swing and a miss from Obuhov.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Obuhov wants to clinch up but Aquila Corvus keeps it at a distance.
A counter left hand to the body from Aquila Corvus misses its target.
Obuhov closes the distance and clinches up with Aquila Corvus, looking for a takedown. Obuhov pushes Aquila Corvus against the ropes but Aquila Corvus circles to the side and manages to break the clinch.
Aquila Corvus is looking to counter with a body kick.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


The fighters circle momentarily. Obuhov darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.

Obuhov gets a clinch.
Obuhov throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Aquila Corvus blocks it with crossed arms.
Aquila Corvus lands a shoulder strike.
Obuhov misses with a hook from the clinch.
Aquila Corvus stalling in the clinch but Obuhov improves position.
A left hand lands to the body for Obuhov.
Aquila Corvus is looking to break free of the clinch but Obuhov has double underhooks.
Aquila Corvus throws a punch but it's blocked by Obuhov.
A battle for position here, against the ropes.
Obuhov lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Aquila Corvus's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Aquila Corvus swings for the body but Obuhov moves out of range.
Obuhov tries to clinch but Aquila Corvus is having none of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Aquila Corvus takes one to the chin there.

Aquila Corvus lands a big head kick that sends Obuhov tumbling to the mat! Aquila Corvus takes a step backwards and waves Obuhov back to his feet - he wants the finish!

Obuhov is rocked!
Obuhov tests Aquila Corvus's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Obuhov is still on wobbly legs! Can Aquila Corvus finish him?
Aquila Corvus punishes Obuhov's body with a nice straight punch.
Obuhov seems to have recovered his senses.
Good standup being displayed there by Obuhov as he connects with a hook.
Aquila Corvus is looking to wear down Obuhov with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obuhov wants to clinch up but Aquila Corvus keeps it at a distance.
Aquila Corvus throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Aquila Corvus lands a slapping body shot.
Aquila Corvus just misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Aquila Corvus tries to land a front kick but Obuhov steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Aquila Corvus swings away with a body shot that misses
and Obuhov counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Obuhov is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Aquila Corvus throwing a counter right hand but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
Obuhov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Aquila Corvus.
Obuhov tries to close the distance and clinch but Aquila Corvus swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Aquila Corvus throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obuhov closes this distance looking for a takedown but Aquila Corvus circles away.
Aquila Corvus buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Aquila Corvus swings and misses with a hook to the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A slow jab from Aquila Corvus misses its intended target.
Obuhov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A lazy body kick from Aquila Corvus
and Obuhov connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Aquila Corvus throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Obuhov ducks right into an uppercut from Aquila Corvus.
Aquila Corvus throws a leg kick that is checked
and Obuhov counters with a lovely straight right hand!
The fighters circle momentarily. Aquila Corvus darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Obuhov doesn't manage to clinch there - Aquila Corvus circles away.
A chopping leg kick lands by Aquila Corvus.
Aquila Corvus pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
A shot to the body from Aquila Corvus misses
letting Obuhov counter with a right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice jab there from Obuhov.
Obuhov is looking to clinch.
Obuhov takes a jab right on the kisser.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obuhov scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Aquila Corvus scores with a sloppy right hand. Obuhov should have avoided that one.

Obuhov darts in and clinches Aquila Corvus up against the ropes.
Aquila Corvus throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Aquila Corvus working aggressively here.
Obuhov blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Obuhov looking to throw knees to the head but Aquila Corvus is blocking nicely.
Aquila Corvus scores with an uppercut up the middle.

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

And that's the end of the fight!
Ajax Aquila Corvus showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Aquila Corvus 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 Paul Tew scores the fight 29:28
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 29:29
Judge James Atkins 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
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
47%

 

Event: Syn 594     
Date:   Sep 09, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Bob Suf (ranked 370 p4p, 53 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 365 p4p, 52 weight class). Anton Obuhov will no doubt be looking to use his reach advantage to good effect.

179 cm
29
188 lbs
17 - 9 - 0
190 cm
32
200 lbs
18 - 15 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class 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 17 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Bob Suf!
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 St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Paul Tew, Phil Schofield and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Suf throws out a loose jab but Obuhov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Suf throws the left hand but Obuhov avoids the punch easily.
Suf takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Obuhov jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
A combination from Obuhov does no damage.
Suf moves forwards but Obuhov connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Suf looks to score with a jab to the body but Obuhov is just out of range.
Obuhov connects with a jab.
Suf tries a low kick but Obuhov avoids it.
Obuhov has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Suf is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Suf throws out a loose jab but Obuhov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Suf bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Suf throws a shot from downtown. Obuhov moves away and avoids it.
Obuhov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Suf.
Obuhov connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Suf slips under a jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obuhov connects with a body shot.
Suf throws a chopping leg kick but Obuhov manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

Suf has Obuhov up against the cage in a clinch.
Obuhov has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Suf after a bit of a struggle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Obuhov has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Suf after a bit of a struggle.
Suf prevents a body shot from Obuhov.
Obuhov blocks a body shot from Suf.
Suf misses with some punches.
Suf tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Suf lands with a short shot to the head.

Obuhov is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Suf can't fight it off and eventually Obuhov manages to take the fight to the floor. Suf looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Suf utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Obuhov stopping the sweep attempt from Suf.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Suf keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Suf is pulling down on Obuhov's head to control his posture.
Suf working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Obuhov.
Suf trying to keep a closed guard but Obuhov is proving a slippery customer.
Obuhov throws a strike but Suf rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.


Obuhov has his foot on Suf's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Suf works his way back into a safe position though.

Obuhov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Suf is aware though and is defending well.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Obuhov wants to sweep here but Suf controlling him for the moment.
Suf trying to control the position from guard on top but Obuhov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Suf is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Suf defends it easily.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Suf's corner is telling him to maintain position.

Obuhov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Suf is aware though and is defending well.

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.
Suf is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Obuhov looking to control but Suf passes into half guard.
Suf stalling.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Obuhov has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Suf is working away from the top position though.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Anton Obuhov 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.


A looping hook to the body misses from Suf. Obuhov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Suf scores with a nice strike.
Suf swings and misses with a hook to the body.

Suf gets taken down but at least he's managed to land in guard.
Obuhov is working Suf over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Obuhov throws an elbow that misses. Suf uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Obuhov's guard. Nice move by Suf!

Suf is looking to stand up but Obuhov won't let him.
Obuhov wants to sweep but no luck.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Suf tries to free his leg and advance position but Obuhov is retaining full guard.
Obuhov controls Suf momentarily but Suf frees himself.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Obuhov working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Suf doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Suf manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Obuhov keeping full guard, as Suf tries to pass.
Suf controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Obuhov wants to sweep but no luck.

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

Obuhov looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Suf passes into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Suf wants to get back to his feet.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Suf tries to stand and escape but Obuhov is controlling the position.

Obuhov looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Suf seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

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.
Suf throws a wild body kick that Obuhov sees coming a mile off.
Obuhov is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Suf displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
A clash of legs there as Obuhov blocks the low kick.
Obuhov now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Anton Obuhov seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Suf displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Obuhov.

Suf has taken the fight to the clinch.
Suf tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Obuhov's elbow.

Obuhov has clasped his hands together around Suf's back... aaand, he's got a takedown into side control. Nicely done.
Suf tries to buck Obuhov off but Obuhov is having none of it.
Obuhov is moving around in side control but his primary objective seems to be to maintain the position.
Obuhov is trying to ground and pound but Suf uses the momentary lack of control by Obuhov to regain half guard.
Obuhov thows a huge punch but Suf dodges it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov looks to land a strike but Suf avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obuhov slips nicely into half guard.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Suf is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Hey Steves Fight Shack, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Obuhov is keen to just control but Suf is a slippery customer.
Obuhov working Suf over with strikes.
Obuhov trying to control from Suf's half guard. Suf has other ideas though and has regained full guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Obuhov 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.

Bob Suf dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Obuhov lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Obuhov fails with the takedown.
Suf connects with a solid leg kick.
Obuhov shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Obuhov takes one to the chin there.
Obuhov ducks under a wild hook from Suf.
Suf tries to bum rush Obuhov with a series of wild strikes but Obuhov uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Obuhov pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Obuhov throws a body punch but Suf moves out of range.
Suf avoids the body shot from Obuhov.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov avoids the body shot from Suf.
Suf jabbing away but nothing is landing.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Obuhov! But no joy.
Suf blocks a jab.
Obuhov scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obuhov shoots in looking for a takedown. Suf tries to sprawl out of it but Obuhov keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Suf manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Suf.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Obuhov! But no joy.
Obuhov lands a really nice looking cross but Suf seems unphased.
Obuhov blocks a low kick nicely.
Suf on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Suf misses with an uppercut
letting Obuhov counter with a right hand.
Obuhov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obuhov connects with the punch.
Obuhov has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Suf takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.
Suf throws a lazy right hand but Obuhov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Obuhov fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Suf is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Obuhov.
Obuhov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Suf was well out of range. Poor timing from Obuhov.
Obuhov catches Suf with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Suf throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obuhov misses with a looping left.
Obuhov lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Suf at a distance.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Nice sprawl there from Suf as Obuhov shoots in.
Bob Suf has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Obuhov slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Obuhov goes for a double leg but Suf avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Suf continues to drive forward.
Suf goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Obuhov throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Suf counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Suf looks to throw the jab but Obuhov is out of range.
Obuhov misses with a looping left.
Suf throws a counter high kick but Obuhov was just alert enough to avoid it.
Obuhov moves out of range of the leg kick from Suf.
Obuhov missing with a left hand there. Suf was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Suf tries to counter by clinching up but Obuhov breaks away and moves out of range.

Obuhov scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Suf is positioning himself well to prevent Obuhov advancing to mount.
Suf'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.
Anton Obuhov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Suf blocking the ground and pound attempt from Obuhov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Suf trying to control from the bottom.
Suf tries to get to full guard but Obuhov has control of the leg.
Suf gets full guard.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov with a flurry of punches that miss.
Suf has momentary wrist control but Obuhov slips an elbow through the middle.
Suf keeping full guard, as Obuhov tries to pass.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Suf keeps moving.
Obuhov landing some decent shots from guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov with a flurry of punches that miss.
Obuhov trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Suf tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Obuhov with a flurry of punches that miss.
Obuhov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Some bone on bone action there as Obuhov checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Suf takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.

Obuhov 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.
Suf keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.
Obuhov pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Suf is keeping the position for now.

And that's the end of the fight!
Anton Obuhov comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Obuhov 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 Paul Tew scores the fight 28:29
Judge Phil Schofield scores the fight 28:29
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!

During a confident post fight interview, Anton Obuhov thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
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Event: Syn 590     
Date:   Aug 11, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Gurgen Davidyan (ranked 248 p4p, 34 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 189 p4p, 26 weight class). Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

189 cm
28
191 lbs
15 - 5 - 2
190 cm
32
200 lbs
18 - 14 - 0
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World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
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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, 5 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Gurgen Davidyan!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Colin Fotheringham, Donald Grub and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Davidyan misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obuhov.
Obuhov moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Obuhov loads up on a big right hand but Davidyan slips the punch.
Obuhov looks to score with a jab to the body but Davidyan is just out of range.
Obuhov misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Davidyan.
Davidyan tries to land a front kick but Obuhov steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Obuhov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Davidyan.
Davidyan misses with a hook. Obuhov ducked under it nicely.
Davidyan lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Davidyan misses the body punch
and Obuhov connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Davidyan throws a jab but it's blocked by Obuhov.
Obuhov throws a series of punches but Davidyan moves out of range.
Davidyan finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Davidyan throws a body kick despite being completely out of range
and Obuhov counters with a nice uppercut.
Gurgen Davidyan seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Davidyan scores with a sloppy right hand. Obuhov should have avoided that one.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Davidyan lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Obuhov throws a lazy uppercut
letting Davidyan counter with a right hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Davidyan wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
The fighters circling - Obuhov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Obuhov tries to score a power double leg takedown but Davidyan sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Obuhov somewhat.
Davidyan misses with a hook. Obuhov ducked under it nicely.
Davidyan avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Davidyan is looking to counter with a body kick.
Davidyan throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Obuhov stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Nice sprawl there from Davidyan as Obuhov shoots in.
Davidyan explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Gurgen Davidyan is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Davidyan thuds a left hand into Obuhov's body.
Davidyan dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Obuhov. That did some damage!
Davidyan throws a head kick that Obuhov semi-blocks.
Davidyan jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Obuhov checks the leg kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The fighters circling - Obuhov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Obuhov lands a jab.
A swing and a miss from Obuhov.
Obuhov swings widly with a right hand
and Davidyan counters with a nice body kick.
Davidyan feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Obuhov's calf.
Davidyan misses with a hook
enabling Obuhov to counter with a crisp jab.
Obuhov dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Davidyan scores with a push kick.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Gurgen Davidyan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Davidyan thuds his shin into the meat of Obuhov's side.
Davidyan throws a predictable looking body shot
letting Obuhov counter with a right hand.
Davidyan swings for the body but Obuhov moves out of range.
Obuhov misses with a left hand
letting Davidyan counter with a right hand.
Obuhov takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Obuhov slips under a jab from Davidyan.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Davidyan lands with a right hand.
Obuhov throws a hook but Davidyan avoids it easily.
Obuhov moves away from the strike by Davidyan.
A big right from Davidyan misses.
Obuhov throws a body punch but Davidyan moves out of range.
A big left from Davidyan misses.
Davidyan with a hook.
Obuhov moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Obuhov throws a body punch but Davidyan moves out of range.
The fighters circling - Davidyan throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Obuhov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Davidyan, right into the meat.
Davidyan throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A big left from Obuhov misses.
Obuhov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Davidyan.
Davidyan pivots, looking for a leg kick but Obuhov is out of range and Davidyan settles back down.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Davidyan lands a glancing blow to the side of Obuhov's head.
Davidyan throws a lazy uppercut
and Obuhov counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Davidyan ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obuhov moves away.
Despite the aggression on Obuhov's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Davidyan misses with a left hand
and Obuhov counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

Obuhov looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Davidyan!
Obuhov landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Obuhov working his ground and pound in the gym. So far it seems to be working well.
Obuhov laying and praying for a moment but Davidyan takes advantage and regains half guard.
Obuhov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Obuhov trying to control from half guard but Davidyan is working away.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obuhov shoots in looking for a takedown. Davidyan tries to sprawl out of it but Obuhov keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Davidyan manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Davidyan throws a wild body kick that Obuhov sees coming a mile off.
Obuhov throws out a loose jab but Davidyan uses good head movement to avoid it.
Obuhov throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Davidyan appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Obuhov jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Obuhov blocks a head kick by Davidyan.
Davidyan is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Obuhov can do to turn this around?
Obuhov lands a jab.
Obuhov throws an overhand right that lands on Davidyan's shoulder, as Davidyan tries to avoid the shot.
Davidyan throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Davidyan misses.
Obuhov throws a lazy right hand but Davidyan sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Davidyan missing with a left hand there. Obuhov was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Davidyan throws a low kick but it's checked well by Obuhov.
Gurgen Davidyan is winning the standup battle so far.
Obuhov throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Davidyan feinted there with a counter leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Davidyan throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Obuhov swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Davidyan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Obuhov tries to score a power double leg takedown but Davidyan sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Obuhov somewhat.
Davidyan scores with a kick to the midsection.
Davidyan connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Davidyan just misses with a punch to the body.
Davidyan tries a head kick but it misses.
Obuhov avoids the body shot from Davidyan.
Davidyan throws a jab when Obuhov was well out of range.
A little jabbing left from Obuhov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Davidyan misses with a kick to the body.
Davidyan scores with a hook to the body. Obuhov takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov shoots in but no luck this time.
Gurgen Davidyan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Davidyan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Davidyan on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Obuhov keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Davidyan.
Davidyan is looking to slow Obuhov down with leg kicks.
Good standup being displayed there by Obuhov as he connects with a hook.
Davidyan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Obuhov was well out of range. Poor timing from Davidyan.
Obuhov misses with a hook. Davidyan ducked under it nicely.
Davidyan thuds a left hand into Obuhov's body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Davidyan throws a body kick that digs right into the meat.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
A cross from Obuhov lands.

Obuhov closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Davidyan quickly recovers to half guard.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Davidyan is trying to control but can't.
Obuhov stalling away here and it's allowed Davidyan to slip out his trapped foot and regain full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov is looking to work some ground and pound but Davidyan has wrist control.
Obuhov throwing strikes but missing.
Obuhov throws a strike but Davidyan rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Davidyan controlling from the top position.

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

Obuhov looking for a kimura from the bottom but Davidyan passes into side control!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov looking for a sweep but Davidyan has passed into full mount! Oh no!
Obuhov regains half guard.
Obuhov is looking to improve his position.
Obuhov is trying to maintain the position but Davidyan is very close to passing his half guard.

Obuhov actively working from the bottom here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gurgen Davidyan dominated that second round.
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.


Davidyan displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Obuhov.
Obuhov has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Davidyan.
Davidyan slips under a jab from Obuhov.
Davidyan gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Obuhov.
Davidyan throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Obuhov avoids the body shot from Davidyan.
The fighters circling - Davidyan throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Davidyan throws a hook to the side of Obuhov's head but Obuhov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Obuhov looks to score with a jab to the body but Davidyan is just out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Davidyan. Obuhov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Davidyan swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov throws a lazy right hand but Davidyan sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Obuhov keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Davidyan lands with a thumping leg kick.
Davidyan throws the left hand but Obuhov avoids the punch easily.
Obuhov is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Davidyan pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A nice leg kick lands there from Davidyan.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Davidyan as he avoids it easily.
A thudding body kick lands there by Davidyan!
Davidyan avoids the body shot from Obuhov.
Obuhov bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Davidyan cracks a nice hook into Obuhov's ribs.
A looping hook to the body misses from Davidyan. Obuhov does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obuhov throws a shot from downtown. Davidyan moves away and avoids it.
Davidyan tries to land a leg kick but Obuhov saw it coming and moves away.
Obuhov tests Davidyan's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Obuhov takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Davidyan bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Davidyan rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Obuhov counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Gurgen Davidyan is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Davidyan misses with a straight right.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut. Davidyan saw that one coming.
Davidyan connects with a nice looking jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Obuhov ducks right into an uppercut from Davidyan.
Obuhov moves out of range as Davidyan throws a body kick.
Obuhov looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Davidyan is fending him off so far but Obuhov persists. Nope, Davidyan circles away and we're back to standing.
Gurgen Davidyan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Obuhov swings widly with a right hand
and Davidyan counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Davidyan throws a right hand that misses
and Obuhov makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Davidyan swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Obuhov connects with the punch.
Obuhov 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.
A big left from Obuhov misses.
Davidyan stuns Obuhov with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Davidyan lands a nice shot that snaps Obuhov's head back.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov shoots in and drives through. Davidyan sprawls well.
Obuhov shoots in looking for a takedown. Davidyan tries to sprawl out of it but Obuhov keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Davidyan manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Davidyan - that will leave a mark!
Davidyan jabs at Obuhov's body.
Anton Obuhov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obuhov scores with a jab to the head.
Nice takedown defense from Davidyan. No joy for Obuhov on that attempt.
Davidyan throws a body kick that misses
and Obuhov counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Davidyan throws a hook but Obuhov avoids it easily.
Davidyan connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Obuhov momentarily.
Obuhov takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Obuhov gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Davidyan.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Davidyan misses with a kick to the body
and Obuhov counters with a nice uppercut.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Davidyan lands with a straight right. Obuhov didn't see that one coming.
Obuhov bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Davidyan swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Obuhov.
Davidyan ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
A big left from Davidyan misses.
Obuhov lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Obuhov on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Davidyan slips under a jab from Obuhov.
Davidyan lands a head kick!
Obuhov rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Davidyan counters with a straight right hand.
Davidyan thows a body kick. Obuhov tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Obuhov throws an overhand right that lands on Davidyan's shoulder, as Davidyan tries to avoid the shot.
Davidyan misses with a wild body shot.
Obuhov walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.

And that's the end of the fight!
Gurgen Davidyan showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Davidyan, 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 Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 30:27
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Gurgen Davidyan!

Gurgen Davidyan really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Reaper Combatwear logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.
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Event: Syn 586     
Date:   Jul 14, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Anton Obuhov (ranked 273 p4p, 34 weight class) and Junkyard Dog (ranked 588 p4p, 71 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
32
200 lbs
17 - 14 - 0
182 cm
26
188 lbs
18 - 10 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
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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 17 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 18 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Junkyard Dog!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Richard Clark and Andrew Berry.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dog is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Obuhov.
Dog fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Obuhov is out of range.
A little feinted left hand from Obuhov on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
A shot to the liver by Obuhov. Beautiful body shot.
Dog throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It looked like Obuhov wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Junkyard Dog seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Dog throws a shot from downtown. Obuhov moves away and avoids it.
A shot to the liver by Dog. Beautiful body shot.
Dog uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Obuhov.
Obuhov looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Obuhov connects with a looping right hand.
Dog sizes up Obuhov with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dog misses with a low kick as Obuhov jumps back.
Obuhov is looking to counter punch.
Obuhov ducks under a wild hook from Dog.
An attempted straight right counter from Obuhov misses the target.
Obuhov takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Dog throws a big shot that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dog throws a shot from downtown. Obuhov moves away and avoids it.
Obuhov misses with a hook. Dog ducked under it nicely.
Obuhov swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Dog.
Obuhov slips under a jab.
Obuhov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Dog manages to avoid it.
Dog misses with a left hand
and Obuhov counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Dog throws a push kick but Obuhov slaps the foot to one side.
Obuhov throws a body punch but Dog moves out of range.
Dog walks into a stiff left hand from Obuhov.
Dog throws a body shot but no joy.
Obuhov thows a left - swing and a miss!
Dog throws a lazy uppercut
and Obuhov counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Obuhov lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov lands with a right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dog throws a quick inside leg kick.
Dog swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Obuhov counters with a left to the body.
Obuhov lands a jab to the head.
Obuhov takes one to the side of the head.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Obuhov dips to his left and cracks Dog with an uppercut!
Dog waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Obuhov.
Dog swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Junkyard Dog is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Dog throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Obuhov sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Obuhov moves out of range of the strikes.
Obuhov just misses with a punch to the body.
Obuhov with a nice cross.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dog misses with a body shot
and Dog takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Dog misses with an uppercut
and Obuhov counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Dog slaps away a takedown attempt from Obuhov, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Dog walks into a straight right hand from Obuhov.
Obuhov loads up on a big right hand but Dog slips the punch.
Dog is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Dog throws a chopping leg kick but Obuhov manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Obuhov misses with a straight left.
Dog walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Obuhov checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Obuhov shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Dog defends it nicely.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov defending well as Dog loads up on a big left hand.
Obuhov dives in for a single leg takedown but Dog sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Anton Obuhov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Dog throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Obuhov scores with a nice right hand.
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Obuhov throws a big shot that misses.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Obuhov moves away from the strike by Dog.
Dog misses with a looping left.
Dog throws a hook but Obuhov avoids it easily.
Obuhov darts in looking for a takedown but Dog gets double underhooks and turns Obuhov into the cage.
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 Anton Obuhov will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.


Dog gets off balance looking for a body kick

and Obuhov counters with a nice double leg into side control. Dog won't be happy with that.
Dog sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Obuhov wants to take a breather but Dog is having none of it.
Obuhov working Dog over with strikes.
Dog is trying to get back to full guard.
Dog on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Dog tries to get to full guard but Obuhov has control of the leg.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov is trying to control the action in half guard but Dog is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Obuhov throwing shots but Dog is blocking nicely.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Obuhov 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.
Obuhov wants to take a breather but Dog is having none of it.
Obuhov trying to mount his opponent but Dog defends it.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Dog on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Obuhov looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Dog with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Dog is trying to get back to full guard.
Obuhov is scoring with some nice ground and pound from the dominant position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Dog looks like he's trying to stand up.
Obuhov looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Dog with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Obuhov 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.
Dog works his way to full guard. Good work.
Obuhov stopping the sweep attempt from Dog.
Dog keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.
Obuhov stopping the sweep attempt from Dog.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Dog can do to turn this around?
Obuhov is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.

Dog is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Obuhov is aware though and is defending well.
Obuhov lands a couple of elbows.
Obuhov cracks Dog with a solid left hand.
Dog manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Obuhov manages to get himself to full guard.

Dog postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Dog cracks Obuhov with a solid left hand.
Dog won't allow Obuhov to sweep him here.
Obuhov is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Dog throws a big elbow that misses.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Dog stands up from Obuhov's guard - Dog perhaps looking for a knockout.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dog throws a poor cross that misses
and Dog takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Obuhov avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Obuhov is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
A big right from Obuhov misses.
A slow jab from Dog misses its intended target.
Obuhov is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Dog avoids the body shot from Obuhov.
Dog throws a series of punches but Obuhov avoids them all with ease.
Dog stuns Obuhov with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Dog misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obuhov.
The crowd cheers as Obuhov lands an impressive looking overhand right. Dog doesn't seem phased though.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Dog avoids the body shot from Obuhov.
Dog moves out of range of the strikes.
Obuhov lands a two punch combo.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. This is the final round!


Dog misses with a looping left.
Obuhov attempts a counter takedown but Dog avoids it well and moves away.
Obuhov misses with a takedown attempt
and Dog counters with a slapping leg kick.
Dog swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Dog misses with a left hand
and Obuhov counters with a nice body shot.
Obuhov fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Dog throws a hook but Obuhov blocks it.
Dog misses with a wild body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dog has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Dog there as he acknowledges the shot.
Dog throws a leg kick but Obuhov moved away.
Dog stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Dog wants it to stay on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Anton Obuhov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Dog throws the left hand but Obuhov avoids the punch easily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dog lands a slapping body shot.
Obuhov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Dog.
Obuhov goes for a double leg but Dog avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Dog continues to drive forward.
Obuhov lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Dog at a distance.
Dog swings widly with a right hand
and Obuhov makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Obuhov.
Obuhov scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

Obuhov looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Dog!
Obuhov working away diligently from side control. Landing strikes effectively there - that will score him some points on the judges scorecards.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dog is being controlled here.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obuhov working the body and head with strikes.
Dog is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Obuhov's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.
Dog is looking to improve his position.
Dog is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Obuhov scores with a couple of nice shots.
Junkyard Dog has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Dog wants to get back to his feet.
Dog has hold of Obuhov's hands but Obuhov slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Obuhov is just content to waste time from the top position. Dog takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Obuhov content to stall in guard here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is in close to Dog's body, working some short punches and elbows.
Dog throwing some rather feeble looking strikes off his back.
Obuhov trying to control but Dog is working from the bottom.
Obuhov stands and throws Dog's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Dog takes a couple of big shots there - the referee warns him that he has to defend himself better.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.
Dog 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.
Obuhov working the head with strikes.
Dog manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
Anton Obuhov overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov is looking for a kimura but Dog is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Obuhov to get the leverage.
Dog is looking to improve his position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

Dog looking for submissions off his back.
Anton Obuhov is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

Dog looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Dog is refusing to be controlled, as Obuhov sits in half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.

Dog is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Obuhov pulls his head out easily.
Obuhov lands with an elbow from half guard - that looked like it hurt.

And that's the end of the fight!
Anton Obuhov showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Obuhov 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 Daniel Bishop scores the fight 30:27
Judge Richard Clark scores the fight 30:27
Judge Andrew Berry scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!

A very excited looking Anton Obuhov 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: Syn 584     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Brock Rumlow (ranked 51 p4p, 7 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 152 p4p, 22 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

183 cm
35
188 lbs
36 - 8 - 2
190 cm
32
200 lbs
17 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class 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 36 wins, 8 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Brock Rumlow!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Daniel Bishop and James Ackerman.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Rumlow takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Obuhov! But no joy.
Obuhov slips a jab from Rumlow.
Obuhov connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Rumlow's hands.
Rumlow tried to score with a low kick but Obuhov checks it.
Obuhov throws a series of punches but Rumlow moves out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Rumlow misses its target.
Rumlow is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Obuhov.
We've been told by Rumlow's head coaches at Mary Gracies Jiu Jitsu that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Rumlow 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.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rumlow pivots, looking for a leg kick but Obuhov is out of range and Rumlow settles back down.
Rumlow swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Obuhov throws a hook but Rumlow blocks it.
Rumlow is looking for a counter combo.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov misses with a shot to the body
and Rumlow counters with a low kick, right behind Obuhov 's knee.
Obuhov bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Obuhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Rumlow looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Obuhov swings widly with a right hand
and Rumlow counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Obuhov thinking.
Obuhov tries for a takedown but Rumlow circles away easily
and Rumlow counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Rumlow misses with a hook. Obuhov ducked under it nicely.
Obuhov takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Obuhov punishes Rumlow's body with a nice straight punch.
Rumlow swings widly with a right hand
and Obuhov counters with a straight punch to the midsection.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
As Obuhov backs away, Rumlow returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Brock Rumlow has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.

Rumlow closes the distance and clinches.
A shot in the inside from Obuhov.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rumlow lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Rumlow misses with a short punch on the inside.
Rumlow lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A shot in the inside from Rumlow.
Rumlow throws a head punch that misses.
Obuhov working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Rumlow working aggressively here.
Rumlow has a couple of punches blocked by Obuhov.
Obuhov is working for takedown but Rumlow is calmly controlling the position for now.
Rumlow lands a nice uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Rumlow avoids it.
Obuhov tries to land a knee to the head but Rumlow blocks with his arms.
Obuhov wants a takedown but no success here.
Rumlow lands a right hand that snaps the head of Obuhov backwards.
Rumlow lands with a left to the head.
Rumlow misses with the head strike.
A shot in the inside from Rumlow.
Rumlow misses with some punches.
Rumlow misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Rumlow.
A short right from Rumlow.
Rumlow lands an uppercut.
Obuhov with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Obuhov wants a takedown.

Obuhov wants the takedown. Rumlow is fighting it off but Obuhov persists and manages to bring the fight to the ground, ending up in Rumlow's guard against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rumlow pulls Obuhov in close to prevent any damage.
Obuhov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Rumlow has his hands on Obuhov's head, controlling the position.
Rumlow'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.
Obuhov working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Rumlow is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Obuhov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Obuhov content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Obuhov wants to pass the guard but Rumlow is keeping the position.
Rumlow has his hands on Obuhov's head, controlling the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Brock Rumlow dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
That's time! Rumlow's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Rumlow throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obuhov's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Rumlow connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Obuhov scrambles back to his feet.

Rumlow drops Obuhov with a hook right on the temple. He thinks about going to the ground but Obuhov looks back up at him and smiles so Rumlow waves him back to his feet - he obviously thinks he can knock him out after that shot landed.

Obuhov is rocked!
Rumlow drops a shoulder and throws a monster hook that connects perfectly to the side of Obuhov's head, knocking him out cold! Rumlow is extatic as he celebrates with his cornermen.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:25 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Brock Rumlow!
Brock Rumlow thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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Event: Syn 582     
Date:   Jun 15, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Kalervo Kaunismieli (ranked 108 p4p, 14 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 526 p4p, 67 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.

183 cm
39
192 lbs
40 - 15 - 2
190 cm
31
200 lbs
16 - 13 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class 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 40 wins, 15 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of New York, Kalervo Kaunismieli!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 16 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Colin Fotheringham and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
Obuhov throws out a counter right but Kaunismieli avoids it with no problem.
Kaunismieli lands an overhand right.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Obuhov keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Obuhov connects with a looping right hand.
Kaunismieli showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Obuhov.

Obuhov shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Obuhov was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Obuhov trying to control the action but Kaunismieli is working from the bottom.
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Obuhov lands a decent elbow from side control.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Kaunismieli is avoiding damage well.
Obuhov sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Kaunismieli is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Obuhov cracks Kaunismieli with a big right hand but Kaunismieli just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Kaunismieli struggling a bit here.
Kaunismieli defending against the ground and pound.
Obuhov trying to control the position but Kaunismieli is working away.
Kaunismieli is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obuhov wants to pass to mount but Kaunismieli is defending the position.
Obuhov thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is thwarting Kaunismieli's attempts to control the position.
Kaunismieli is trying is best to control the position here.
Obuhov wants to lay and pray for a moment but Kaunismieli keeps working.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Obuhov not doing much here.
Obuhov is trying to control the action in half guard but Kaunismieli is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is nestled in close to Kaunismieli, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Kaunismieli is refusing to be controlled, as Obuhov sits in half guard.
Kaunismieli tries to get to full guard but Obuhov has control of the leg.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Kaunismieli keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Obuhov thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Kaunismieli's head.
Obuhov controlling the pace.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Kaunismieli fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Obuhov has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Obuhov scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kaunismieli doesn't seem bothered though.
Obuhov fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov moves away from the strike by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli tries to clinch but Obuhov is having none of it.
Obuhov cracks Kaunismieli with an open hand slap.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Kaunismieli scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Obuhov staying out of range there.
A nice side step and Obuhov releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Obuhov connects with a nice looking jab.
Obuhov will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Nice defenses there by Obuhov.
Obuhov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Kalervo Kaunismieli is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov misses with a jab, cross combination.
Kaunismieli throws a nice looking combination but Obuhov bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Kaunismieli is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Obuhov's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Obuhov avoids the body shot from Kaunismieli.
Obuhov bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Obuhov checks a leg kick.
Obuhov misses with a double jab.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


A looping hook to the body misses from Obuhov. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kaunismieli lands the left hand.
Kaunismieli has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kaunismieli there as he acknowledges the shot.
A big left from Kaunismieli misses.
Kaunismieli lands with a shot to the body.
Obuhov wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Obuhov looks to land a right hand but Kaunismieli moved out of range.
Kaunismieli throws a big shot that misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Obuhov. Kaunismieli does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obuhov looks to score with a jab to the body but Kaunismieli is just out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Kaunismieli misses the target.
Kaunismieli rushes in with a sloppy looking punch

and Obuhov counters with a nice double leg into side control. Kaunismieli won't be happy with that.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obuhov trying to control the action but Kaunismieli is working from the bottom.
Kaunismieli tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kaunismieli struggling a bit here.
Obuhov cracks Kaunismieli with an elbow. That is naaassty.
Kaunismieli struggling a bit here.
Obuhov is chipping away with strikes.
Kaunismieli can't do much from the bottom here.
Anton Obuhov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Obuhov misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.
Obuhov working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Obuhov trying to control the position but Kaunismieli is working away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov landing a few strikes.
Obuhov creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Kaunismieli sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Kaunismieli is not content to let Obuhov control the position.
Kaunismieli is looking to reverse the position.
Obuhov sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Kaunismieli is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
Kaunismieli is not content to let Obuhov control the position.
Obuhov throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Kaunismieli works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Kaunismieli is trying to maintain the position but Obuhov is very close to passing his half guard.
Obuhov throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Obuhov seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Obuhov looks to land a strike but Kaunismieli avoids it nicely and regains full guard.
Obuhov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Kaunismieli works some decent striking defense 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.
Obuhov throws a strike but Kaunismieli rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Kaunismieli trying to control but Obuhov is working from the bottom.
Kaunismieli is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Obuhov trying to keep a closed guard but Kaunismieli is proving a slippery customer.
Obuhov keeping moving, preventing Kaunismieli from controlling successfully.
Kaunismieli is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Obuhov is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Kaunismieli won't allow Obuhov to sweep him here.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov'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. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Kaunismieli misses with the combination.
Kaunismieli throws the kick towards the body but Obuhov avoids it.
Kaunismieli throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kaunismieli clobbers Obuhov with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
No joy there for Obuhov, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Kaunismieli is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Obuhov.
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Obuhov fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Kaunismieli pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kaunismieli looks to clinch
letting Obuhov counter with a right hand.
Obuhov shoots in and drives through. Kaunismieli sprawls well.
Kaunismieli misses the jab.
Obuhov has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Obuhov scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obuhov moves into range and connects with a jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov lands a really nice looking cross but Kaunismieli seems unphased.
Obuhov lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Obuhov misses with a lunging right hand
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Kaunismieli lunges at Obuhov with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Obuhov's hand.
Obuhov throws a right hand that misses
and Kaunismieli counters with a straight right hand.
Obuhov has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Kaunismieli.
Kaunismieli lands a jab.
Obuhov scores with a sloppy right hand. Kaunismieli should have avoided that one.
Obuhov blocks the body kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kaunismieli ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Kaunismieli takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.
Anton Obuhov seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kaunismieli misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Kaunismieli misses with a looping left.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kaunismieli scores with a shot to the body.
Kaunismieli scores with the left hand. Obuhov knows he should have avoided that one.
Obuhov thuds his right hand into Kaunismieli's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Obuhov goes for a double leg but Kaunismieli avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Kaunismieli continues to drive forward.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Obuhov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kaunismieli sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kaunismieli looks to score with a jab to the body but Obuhov is just out of range.
Obuhov's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Kaunismieli connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Obuhov scrambles back to his feet.
Kaunismieli has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kaunismieli there as he acknowledges the shot.
Kaunismieli shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Kaunismieli connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Obuhov throws a body punch but Kaunismieli moves out of range.
Kaunismieli lands with an overhand left.
A jab from Kaunismieli misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Obuhov! But no joy.
Kaunismieli staying out of range there.
Kalervo Kaunismieli has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obuhov has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Kaunismieli on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Obuhov is nestled in close to Kaunismieli, controlling him well. He's worked in a nice elbow to the side of the head as well, for good measure.
Kaunismieli slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Kaunismieli is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Kaunismieli preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Obuhov is working Kaunismieli over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Kaunismieli controls Obuhov momentarily but Obuhov frees himself.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Obuhov throws a big right hand that misses.
Anton Obuhov is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Obuhov is working the ground and pound from guard. He might want to try advancing position though to get more of an impact.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov throws a strike but Kaunismieli rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Kaunismieli stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Obuhov swivels though and keeps the full guard.

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

Obuhov throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Kaunismieli escapes and throws Obuhov's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov tries to buck Kaunismieli off but Kaunismieli is having none of it.

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 Kalervo Kaunismieli.
I think Obuhov 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 Sam Margolis scores the fight 28:30
Judge Colin Fotheringham scores the fight 28:29
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!

After the fight, Anton Obuhov was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.
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Event: Syn 576 - On The Verge     
Date:   May 04, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Anton Obuhov (ranked 706 p4p, 96 weight class) and Furio Spartan (ranked 986 p4p, 136 weight class). Spartan has chosen For Heavy Metal we will die! as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
31
200 lbs
15 - 13 - 0
187 cm
28
193 lbs
15 - 7 - 1
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the middleweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Furio Spartan!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Paul Tew and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov scores with a nice strike.
A jab from Spartan misses.
Spartan pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Spartan throws an overhand right that lands on Obuhov's shoulder, as Obuhov tries to avoid the shot.
Obuhov ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but Spartan shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Good work by Obuhov as he checks the leg kick.
Spartan misses with a double jab
enabling Obuhov to counter with a crisp jab.
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Obuhov checks a leg kick.
Sloppy strikes from Obuhov. Those never looked like landing.
Spartan throws a leg kick
and Obuhov counters with a nice body shot.
Obuhov drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Spartan jabs Obuhov right on the nose. Obuhov blinks but takes it well.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A leg kick checked by Obuhov.
Spartan slips a straight right by Obuhov.
Obuhov swinging wildly here.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov connects with the punch.
Obuhov works Spartan's body with a nice hook.
Spartan misses with a head kick.
Spartan misses with a leg kick
and Obuhov cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Spartan misses with a head kick.
It looked like Obuhov wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Nice cross by Obuhov.
Spartan throws a big shot that misses.
Obuhov seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Obuhov connects with a right hand. Spartan shakes it off.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but Spartan shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Obuhov scores with a one two! Spartan had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.

Spartan gets a clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Spartan lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Obuhov wants a takedown but no success here.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Anton Obuhov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Obuhov looking for a takedown.
Spartan tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.

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

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Spartan throws a front kick aimed at Obuhov's knee but Obuhov avoids it well.
Spartan slips a jab from Obuhov.
Spartan looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Danga de danga de dang - Obuhov scores with a four punch combination!
Obuhov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Spartan manages to avoid it.
Spartan wants to counter the offense by Obuhov and move into the clinch position.
Obuhov thows a left - swing and a miss!
Spartan will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
A solid leg kick lands there for Spartan.

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

Spartan wants the takedown. Obuhov is fighting it off but Spartan persists and manages to bring the fight to the ground, ending up in Obuhov's guard against the cage.

Obuhov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Spartan is aware though and is defending well.
Spartan must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Spartan won't allow Obuhov to sweep him here.
Spartan trying to control the position from guard on top but Obuhov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Spartan won't allow Obuhov to sweep him here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obuhov trying to control the position.

Obuhov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Spartan is aware though and is defending well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Spartan looking to pass the guard.
Spartan works a leg free and moves into half guard.

Spartan wants to work for an arm triangle but Obuhov is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Spartan is looking to pass Obuhov's guard but actually Obuhov recovers to full guard.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Obuhov is on top in guard.

Obuhov won't allow Spartan to sweep him here.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Spartan keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov distracts Spartan with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Obuhov landing some decent shots from guard.
Spartan 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.
Obuhov preventing the sweep.
Obuhov landing some decent shots from guard.
Obuhov not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Obuhov trying to control but Spartan is working from the bottom.
Obuhov pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Spartan is keeping the position for now.

Spartan has his foot on Obuhov's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Obuhov works his way back into a safe position though.
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 Anton Obuhov will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Spartan throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Obuhov misses with a two punch combination.
Spartan only half commits to the counter leg kick.
A big right from Obuhov misses.
The crowd cheers as Obuhov lands an impressive looking overhand right. Spartan doesn't seem phased though.
Spartan lands a jab.
Obuhov throws a body shot but no joy.
Spartan getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Obuhov checks the leg kick.
Obuhov swings for the body but Spartan moves out of range.
Spartan misses with a low kick.

Spartan gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Spartan blocks a body shot from Obuhov.
Obuhov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Obuhov working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.

Spartan lands a takedown into guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!

Obuhov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Spartan is aware though and is defending well.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Spartan trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Obuhov manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Spartan manages to get himself to full guard.

Obuhov won't allow Spartan to sweep him here.

Spartan is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Obuhov is aware though and is defending well.

Spartan looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
We've been hearing that Obuhov has been drilling a lot of ground and pound in training, so let's see if he get the finish.
Spartan has momentary wrist control but Obuhov slips an elbow through the middle.

Obuhov avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Spartan keeps moving.

Spartan has his foot on Obuhov's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Obuhov works his way back into a safe position though.
Obuhov working some strikes from top position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov won't allow Spartan to sweep him here.

Spartan working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Obuhov doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Obuhov manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Obuhov landing some decent shots from guard.
Obuhov with a nice head shot there.
Obuhov trying to control but Spartan is working from the bottom.
Spartan looking to control.
Obuhov 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.

Spartan escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Obuhov gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Anton Obuhov overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Obuhov with a nice head shot there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.
Spartan trying to control the position.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Spartan is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Obuhov won't allow Spartan to sweep him here.

Spartan throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Obuhov working some strikes from top position.
Obuhov pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Spartan is keeping the position for now.
Obuhov works over Spartan with some ground and pound from guard.
Spartan controls Obuhov momentarily but Obuhov frees himself.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Spartan keeps moving.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is working Spartan over from the guard. He should look to pass the guard and do a little more damage with these strikes.
Obuhov 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.
Obuhov stands up over Spartan, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.

Spartan is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Obuhov is aware though and is defending well.
Obuhov content to strike from guard, landing some decent shots.

Spartan isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Obuhov stacks Spartan on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Obuhov!
Spartan tries to buck Obuhov off but Obuhov is having none of it.
Obuhov working the head with strikes.
Obuhov lands a nice forearm strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov dominated that second 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. This is the final round!


Spartan doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.

Obuhov looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Spartan!
Spartan takes a big shot right to the temple there but he's taken it well.
Spartan tries to bench press Obuhov off him but Obuhov keeps the position.
Spartan regains half guard.
Spartan tries to get to full guard but Obuhov has control of the leg.
Obuhov looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Spartan with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Spartan wants to get back to full guard but Obuhov has mounted him!
The crowd growing excited in anticipation of a finish here! Right on cue, Obuhov cracks his opponent with a massive right hand that draws loud cheers!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obuhov lands a shot to the body, followed up by a shot to the exposed head of his trapped opponent.
Obuhov working Spartan over with strikes here.
Obuhov looking to finish Spartan with some ground and pound. This is bad for Spartan!
Obuhov landing shots from mount.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Spartan is working to get back to half guard.
Spartan 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.
Obuhov is controlling the pace.
Spartan trying to keep hold of his opponent's head but Obuhov manages to pass to mount!
Obuhov dominating with strikes here.
Obuhov avoids the attempt from Spartan to control.
Obuhov pausing momentarily but resumes with a couple of decent strikes that do a bit of damage.
Spartan is trying desperately to improve position.
Furio Spartan has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov with the ground and pound from mount.
Obuhov raining down hammerfists from mount.
Obuhov with shots to the head and body - Spartan looks very uncomfortable down there.

Spartan is rocked!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obuhov tries to control but Spartan wriggling away.
Spartan is still in real trouble! Can Obuhov finish him?
Both fighters have adopted an aggressive gameplan on the ground!
Spartan takes a big shot to the dome and his eyes have rolled back in his head! Obuhov's killer instinct has kicked in as he finishes the fight with more strikes. Impressive finish.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:39 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Anton Obuhov!
Anton Obuhov 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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RATING
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Event: Syn 572 - No Surrender     
Date:   Apr 07, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Casper Timmermans (ranked 362 p4p, 47 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 444 p4p, 55 weight class). On his way into the cage it seems that Casper Timmermans has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Casper Timmermans seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?

187 cm
27
187 lbs
17 - 7 - 0
190 cm
31
200 lbs
15 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class 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 17 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Amsterdam, Casper Timmermans!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 15 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Andrew Berry, Daniel Bishop and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov looks to score with a jab to the body but Timmermans is just out of range.
Obuhov goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Obuhov scores with the left hand. Timmermans knows he should have avoided that one.
Obuhov 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.
Obuhov fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Timmermans looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Sloppy strikes from Obuhov. Those never looked like landing.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut.

Timmermans throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Obuhov was covering up waiting for the punch and Timmermans finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Timmermans connects with a couple of short punches.
Timmermans has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Timmermans works over Obuhov with some ground and pound from guard.
Timmermans is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Timmermans makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Timmermans postures up in Obuhov's guard and throws a big left but Obuhov blocks it.
Timmermans wants to control from the top but Obuhov keeps moving.
Obuhov is trying to control the position but Timmermans postures up.

Obuhov looking for subs off his back but Timmermans has passed one foot through into half guard.
Obuhov tries to get to full guard but Timmermans has control of the leg.
Timmermans 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.
Obuhov trying to hold on to Timmermans's head to control him but Timmermans postures up.
Timmermans takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Timmermans is keen to just control but Obuhov is a slippery customer.

That's two 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.

Obuhov looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Timmermans thumps the canvas. Not on purpose obviously - he just missed Obuhov's head.
Obuhov tries to roll over but Timmermans keeps him under control.

Obuhov looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Obuhov regains full guard. Nicely done.

Obuhov looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Obuhov looking to control.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans wants to control from the top but Obuhov keeps moving.
Obuhov is trying to keep Timmermans in close.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
Obuhov keeping moving, preventing Timmermans from controlling successfully.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Obuhov swinging wildly here.
Timmermans throws a front kick that sends Obuhov stumbling back into the cage.
Timmermans pivots, looking for a leg kick but Obuhov is out of range and Timmermans settles back down.
Timmermans moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Timmermans throws a solid leg kick but Obuhov takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Timmermans.
Timmermans throws an overhand right that lands on Obuhov's shoulder, as Obuhov tries to avoid the shot.
Obuhov throws out a counter right but Timmermans avoids it with no problem.
Obuhov connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Timmermans's hands.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov shoots for a double leg takedown but Timmermans sprawls well. He's pushed Obuhov's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Obuhov misses with a hook.
Obuhov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Timmermans.
A punch combination from Obuhov misses.
Obuhov bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Timmermans lands a nice leg kick that just misses Obuhov's sensitive parts.
A punch lands to the side of Obuhov 's head but he takes it in his stride.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obuhov shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Timmermans pinned against the cage. Timmermans gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.

Timmermans throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Obuhov tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Timmermans is in Obuhov's guard.

Obuhov working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Timmermans doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Timmermans manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Timmermans stopping the sweep attempt from Obuhov.
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 Casper Timmermans will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.


Decent striking displayed by Timmermans there.
Obuhov tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Timmermans defends well and Obuhov ends up having to push Timmermans into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Anton Obuhov seems to be getting the better of the standup.

Obuhov gets the takedown into side control.
Obuhov looking to punish the body of his opponent here but Timmermans is avoiding damage well.
Obuhov working away.
Timmermans managing to avoid any damage from the strikes thrown by Obuhov.
Obuhov misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Obuhov misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Obuhov working away.
Obuhov lands a nice forearm strike.
Timmermans manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Timmermans gets full guard.
Obuhov lands a nice shot whilst sitting in his opponent's guard.
Obuhov throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Timmermans works some decent striking defense from the bottom.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov is fighting to break Timmermans's control of his arms but Timmermans is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Obuhov missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov throws a big elbow that misses.
Obuhov looking to pass the guard.
Obuhov looking to sit in guard and control but Timmermans gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.

Timmermans trying to control but Obuhov is working from the bottom.
Timmermans pushes down on Obuhov's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Obuhov is refusing to be controlled, as Timmermans sits in half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Obuhov wants to get back to full guard.
Timmermans wants to control but Obuhov is keeping him busy.
The fighters are battling for position here. Obuhov manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Timmermans postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Obuhov working a defensive guard but Timmermans manages to pass into side control anyway.
Timmermans working the body and head with strikes.
Check out the look on Timmermans's face as he threw that strike - that's one determined fighter!
Obuhov regains half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is looking for a sweep. Timmermans is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Timmermans is looking to take a break and control but Obuhov is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Obuhov is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Obuhov gets full guard.
Timmermans cracks Obuhov with a solid left hand.

Obuhov looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Timmermans wants to control from the top but Obuhov keeps moving.
Timmermans tries to free his leg and advance position but Obuhov is retaining full guard.
Obuhov utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Timmermans controls the pace.
Timmermans stands up over Obuhov, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.

Obuhov throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Timmermans sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Obuhov 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.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Timmermans 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.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Anton Obuhov will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!


Obuhov misses with a body shot.
It looked like Timmermans wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Obuhov is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Obuhov misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Timmermans ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Timmermans stuffs the takedown attempt from Obuhov. Obuhov gets slowly back to his feet.
Obuhov throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Obuhov throws a right hand that Timmermans ducks under and follows up with a left that Timmermans also avoids with ease.
Timmermans misses with a hook to the body
and Obuhov counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov looks to score with a jab to the body but Timmermans is just out of range.
Timmermans throws a lazy right hand but Obuhov sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

Timmermans 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.
Obuhov keeping moving, preventing Timmermans from controlling successfully.
Timmermans is really struggling to control Obuhov but he's trying to hold on to the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov wants to improve his position but instead Timmermans has moved into half guard.
Obuhov is refusing to be controlled, as Timmermans sits in half guard.
Obuhov is looking to improve his position.
Timmermans scoring with strikes to the body and head.

Obuhov looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Obuhov tries to roll over but Timmermans keeps him under control.

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.
Timmermans looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Obuhov with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Timmermans scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Obuhov has hold of Timmermans's hands but Timmermans slips his arm to the side and lands an elbow.
Obuhov is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Timmermans not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Timmermans is controlling the pace.
Timmermans prevents Obuhov from improving his position.
Timmermans scoring with strikes to the body and head.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Timmermans trying to pass the guard but Obuhov defending well.
Obuhov is looking for a sweep. Timmermans is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

Obuhov is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Timmermans pulls his head out easily.
Timmermans working Obuhov over with strikes.

Obuhov looking for submissions off his back.
Timmermans working Obuhov over with strikes.
Timmermans scores with a couple of good hammerfists.
Obuhov is looking for a sweep. Timmermans is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Casper Timmermans overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Timmermans landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.

Obuhov is rocked!
Timmermans seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Obuhov is still in real trouble! Can Timmermans finish him?
Timmermans is keeping good posture, landing some ground and pound.

Obuhov actively working from the bottom here.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Still in half guard, Timmermans seems content to control.

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

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

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Casper Timmermans!

A relieved looking Casper Timmermans 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: Syn 569 - Heavy Lies The Crown     
Date:   Mar 17, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Abdullah Zaire (ranked 628 p4p, 82 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 764 p4p, 99 weight class). Anton Obuhov is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples.

183 cm
32
186 lbs
16 - 8 - 0
190 cm
30
200 lbs
14 - 12 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class 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 16 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Abdullah Zaire!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Steven Brown and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
It seemed like Obuhov was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Obuhov misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Zaire.
Zaire feinted with a counter takedown.
Obuhov blocks a jab.
Zaire gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Obuhov takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Obuhov tries to bum rush Zaire with a series of wild strikes but Zaire uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Zaire swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Zaire throws the kick towards the body but Obuhov avoids it.

Obuhov shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Zaire's guard.
Zaire looking for a sweep. Not yet Zaire, not yet.
Obuhov pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Zaire is keeping the position for now.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Zaire looking for a sweep. Not yet Zaire, not yet.

Zaire working for a triangle but Obuhov defends it easily.
Obuhov working from the guard for now, landing some ground and pound.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov throwing strikes from guard but Zaire blocks nicely.
Obuhov advances to half guard.
Obuhov throwing shots but Zaire is blocking nicely.

Zaire looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Ground and pound from Obuhov.
Zaire on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Obuhov trying to control the action but Zaire is working from the bottom.
Obuhov passes to full mount!
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.
Obuhov dominating with strikes here.
Zaire keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Obuhov landing strikes from the mount.
Obuhov prevents Zaire from getting the reversal.
Obuhov fakes a shot to the body and cracks his opponent in the head. Nice ground and pound there!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Zaire is trying to escape the mount.
Obuhov scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Zaire?
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Obuhov landing punches.
Obuhov lands with some vicious ground and pound - can Zaire hang on?
Zaire is in a horrible position here. Obuhov smacks him with another shot as he tries to escape the position.
Zaire wants to control but Obuhov is having none of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is in the full mount, landing strikes.
Obuhov scoring with some good ground and pound from mount here. Will he manage to finish Zaire?
Obuhov is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Zaire can't stay in a position like this for much longer.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:43 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Anton Obuhov!
A very excited looking Anton Obuhov rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
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Event: Syn 562 - Clash o/t Behemoths     
Date:   Jan 27, 2018

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Phol Murhaa (ranked 345 p4p, 47 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 522 p4p, 72 weight class). The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

182 cm
32
188 lbs
28 - 11 - 3
190 cm
30
200 lbs
14 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class 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 28 wins, 11 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Phol Murhaa!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 14 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Daniel Bishop and James Glass.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Murhaa slips a jab and a cross from Obuhov.
Obuhov checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Obuhov throws a combination that misses
and Murhaa counters with a straight right hand.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Nice cross by Obuhov.
Jab from Murhaa.
A big right from Obuhov misses.

Obuhov 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.
Obuhov scoring with some ground and pound.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov scoring with punches to the head and body.
Murhaa manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Obuhov manages to get himself to full guard.

This has been an exciting period of action!
Murhaa postures up.
Murhaa is stalling in the full guard.

Murhaa gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov punishes Murhaa's body with a nice straight punch.
Obuhov shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
and Murhaa counters with a nice leg kick.
Murhaa throws a leg kick but Obuhov moved away.
Obuhov is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Obuhov swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
An attempted straight right counter from Murhaa misses the target.
Murhaa scores with a jab.

Obuhov scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Obuhov landing a few strikes.
Obuhov trying to control the position but Murhaa is working away.
The ground and pound from Obuhov seems to be hitting the mat more than his opponent.
Murhaa struggling a bit here.
Obuhov working the ground and pound from side control.

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!
Murhaa prevents Obuhov from moving into mount.
Obuhov throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Murhaa is not content to let Obuhov control the position.
Obuhov tries to move to mount but Murhaa blocks the move with his legs.
Obuhov works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Obuhov misses with the ground and pound.
Murhaa tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Obuhov wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Obuhov working the ground and pound but Murhaa is defending the strikes.
Obuhov tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov grinds an elbow into Murhaa's temple.
Murhaa defending against the ground and pound.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Murhaa is looking for a sweep.
Obuhov throwing ground and pound but whilst doing so, he forgets to control position and Murhaa works his way back to half guard. Good composure under pressure.
Obuhov is trying to control. Murhaa wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Obuhov controlling the action here.
Murhaa keeping hold of Obuhov's head, controlling as best he can.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Murhaa pushes Obuhov off looking to stand but Obuhov dives back in and keeps control.
Obuhov thows a huge punch but Murhaa dodges it nicely.
Obuhov is pressing down on Murhaa's thigh, looking to free his foot. Murhaa is holding on for now.
Murhaa is staying active underneath Obuhov, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Obuhov slips a nice elbow through Murhaa's hands, connecting with Murhaa's forehead.
Murhaa trying to control but Obuhov postures up.
Murhaa moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Murhaa can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Obuhov controls the pace.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Murhaa uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Obuhov.
It looked like Murhaa wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A jab from Obuhov does it's job there.

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

Murhaa explodes and escapes back to his feet! Nice escape there!
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but Murhaa shows good takedown defense.
Obuhov looks to land a right hand but Murhaa moved out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murhaa thows a left - swing and a miss!
Obuhov blocks a leg kick.
Murhaa throws a jab but it's blocked by Obuhov.
Murhaa swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Phol Murhaa is winning the standup battle so far.
Good standup being displayed there by Murhaa as he connects with a hook.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Murhaa as he jumps to the side.
Obuhov throws an off balance right hand
and Murhaa counters with a nice low kick that buckles Obuhov's knee momentarily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Murhaa misses with an uppercut.
Obuhov feints the counter takedown.
Murhaa needs to keep his hands up - Obuhov had a free shot at his head there.
Murhaa walks into a straight right hand from Obuhov.
Obuhov scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Obuhov cracks Murhaa with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obuhov connects with a nice looking jab.
Murhaa gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Obuhov throws a body punch but Murhaa moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Murhaa misses the target.
Phol Murhaa is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Obuhov swinging wildly here.
Murhaa appears to be looking for a big counter.
Obuhov misses with a lunging right hand
and Murhaa counters with a left to the body.
Murhaa throws a big shot that misses.
Obuhov throws a body shot but no joy.
Obuhov has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov misses with a hook
and Murhaa counters with a low kick, right behind Obuhov 's knee.
Obuhov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Murhaa tests Obuhov's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Obuhov takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.

Obuhov is rocked!
Obuhov on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Obuhov is still on wobbly legs! Can Murhaa finish him?

That has opened up Anton Obuhov's cut even more.
Murhaa ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Obuhov keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Obuhov getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Murhaa throws a shot from downtown. Obuhov moves away and avoids it.
Murhaa measures up his opponent and throws a superman punch that connects to the jaw! Down goes Obuhov! The ref steps in, and that's the ball game folks!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:37 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Superman Punch). Phol Murhaa!
After winning the bout, Phol Murhaa 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: CEC 561     
Date:   Dec 27, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Edward Blake (ranked 658 p4p, 96 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 999 p4p, 140 weight class). Blake comes to the cage accompanied by Gucci Mane feat. Rick Ross - Head Shots. Edward Blake has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

209 cm
33
198 lbs
20 - 12 - 0
190 cm
29
200 lbs
13 - 11 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

Dauntless

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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 20 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Edward Blake!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Frank Antenori.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Blake keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A solid leg kick lands there for Blake.
Blake rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Obuhov moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Blake catches Obuhov with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Blake avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jab, jab by Blake - just one landing.
Blake really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.
Blake misses with an uppercut.
Blake misses with a hook. Obuhov ducked under it nicely.
Obuhov misses with a body shot.
Blake misses with a hook. Obuhov ducked under it nicely.
Obuhov throws a lazy right hand but Blake sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
It looked like Blake was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Obuhov misses with a jab, cross combination.
Blake connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Obuhov's hands.
Blake throws a head kick that Obuhov semi-blocks.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Blake ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Obuhov misses the jab.
Blake is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Obuhov. Blake does a little dance to reset his feet.
Blake throws a head kick but Obuhov moves out of range.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov misses with a shot to the body
and Blake counters with a slapping leg kick.

Obuhov shoots in for a takedown from distance. He catches Blake napping and manages to drive through into side control!
Blake tries to escape but Obuhov is in control.
Obuhov working the head and body with strikes.
Obuhov throws a strike aimed at the side of Blake's head but Blake avoids it well.
Obuhov landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Blake is not content to let Obuhov control the position.
Obuhov controls the position.
Blake is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at Cozad MMA LA Elite, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Blake is trying to stand back up. He's worked his way up against the cage but Obuhov has just dragged him back down to the mat.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Obuhov lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov landing with strikes to the head and body from side control.
Blake tries to escape but Obuhov is in control.
Obuhov working the head with strikes.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obuhov creates a bit of distance and throws down some hard shots.
Obuhov lands a few punches from side control.
Obuhov working the body and head with strikes.

Blake is rocked!
Obuhov is chipping away with strikes.
Oh Blake is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
A big shot lands for Obuhov! That's hurt Blake! Will he recover? Obuhov fires away with more strikes and the referee has to step in to stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:52 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Anton Obuhov!
Anton Obuhov was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.
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Event: CEC 554     
Date:   Nov 15, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Anton Obuhov (ranked 638 p4p, 88 weight class) and Chins Gone (ranked 978 p4p, 135 weight class). There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

190 cm
29
200 lbs
13 - 10 - 0
183 cm
34
202 lbs
26 - 13 - 2
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class 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 13 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 26 wins, 13 losses and 2 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Chins Gone!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Percy O'Donnell and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Gone takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Gone throws a sloppy body shot
and Obuhov connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gone 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.
Obuhov fails with the takedown
and Gone counters with a nice uppercut.
Obuhov misses with a hook.
It seemed like Gone was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Gone swings for the body but Obuhov moves out of range.
Obuhov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gone throws out the jab.
Gone scores with a jab to the jaw.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Obuhov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Gone.
Good standup being displayed there by Gone as he connects with a hook.
Gone waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Obuhov.
An attempted straight right counter from Obuhov misses the target.
Gone ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Obuhov lands a glancing blow to the side of Gone's head.
Gone on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Gone misses with a straight left.
A combination from Gone does no damage.
An attempted straight right counter from Obuhov misses the target.
Obuhov gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Gone.
Obuhov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Gone looks like he wants to counter punch here.

Obuhov bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control.

That's one minute gone in the round.
The strikes coming from Obuhov are missing the target in this wave of attacks.
Gone is trying to improve his position.
Gone wants to get back to his feet but Obuhov drags him back down.
Gone tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Gone keeps trying to improve his position.
Obuhov throwing strikes but Gone manages to buck up and roll into a nice reversal - now he's on top in side control!
Obuhov is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obuhov sneaks back into half guard.
Gone wants to stand up but Obuhov manages to regain full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gone controls from within his opponent's guard.
Obuhov looking for a sweep. Not yet Obuhov, not yet.

Obuhov escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Gone gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Obuhov tries to land a sweep but no joy.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Obuhov has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Gone has passed into side control.

Gone decides to stand up, so the ref orders Obuhov to his feet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gone bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Obuhov misses with the combination.
Gone unleashes a big counter combination but Obuhov bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
A cross from Gone lands.
Obuhov stalks Gone and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Gone's face. Gone staggers backwards, shaken.
Obuhov swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Chins Gone is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Obuhov works over Gone's head and body with a nice combination.
Obuhov with a poor takedown
and Obuhov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Obuhov throws a hook but Gone avoids it easily.
Obuhov throws a shot from downtown. Gone moves away and avoids it.
Gone cracks Obuhov with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.

Obuhov is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Gone misses with a wild combination.
Oh Obuhov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Gone misses with a head kick.
Obuhov seems to have got his legs back now.
Gone looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Gone takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Obuhov cracks Gone with a right hand to the side of the head.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov cracks Gone with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gone circles to his right before unloading a perfect head kick! Obuhov drops to the canvas, hurt badly! Gone follows Obuhov to the ground and unloads with a series of strikes that force the referee to step in and end the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:12 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Chins Gone!
Chins Gone decided to go for the less than humble approach in his post fight interview, telling everyone how he is going to conquer the world. The crowd seemed to like it when really that sort of approach could have gone either way.
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FIGHT
RATING
56%

 

Event: CEC 550     
Date:   Oct 25, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Temujin Lee (ranked 809 p4p, 113 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 1205 p4p, 160 weight class). There are an array of beautiful celebrities at ringside tonight! I wonder if any of them paid for their tickets.

186 cm
31
185 lbs
14 - 5 - 1
190 cm
29
200 lbs
12 - 10 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

Conviction

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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, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Temujin Lee!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Lee stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Obuhov misses with a wild body shot.
Obuhov throws a hook but Lee avoids it easily.
Lee is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Obuhov.

Lee has Obuhov up against the cage in a clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Lee.
Lee misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Obuhov.
We've been hearing reports that Lee has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Obuhov can't break the clinch.
Obuhov working aggressively here.
Obuhov tries to throw a body punch but Lee avoids it by throwing Obuhov back against the cage.
Obuhov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Obuhov is looking to break free of the clinch but Lee has double underhooks.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov lands a hook that snaps the head of Lee backwards.
Obuhov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Obuhov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Obuhov doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Lee looking to stall.
Lee lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Obuhov backwards.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov throws a punch but it's blocked by Lee.
Lee misses with a punch on the inside.
Obuhov taking a breather.
Obuhov is trying to stall.
Obuhov lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Obuhov is trying to maintain a safe position but Lee gets an underhook and turns Obuhov into the cage.
Lee lands a shot to the body.
Lee can't get the takedown.
Lee misses with a short punch on the inside.
Lee lands an uppercut.

Lee manages to break the clinch.
Lee throws a hook to the side of Obuhov's head but Obuhov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut. Lee saw that one coming.
Obuhov lands a jab to the nose.
Lee tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Obuhov paws at him with a jab and circles away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lee on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Obuhov misses the shot to the body.
Lee gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Obuhov pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Lee misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Obuhov.
Obuhov lands with an uppercut that bounces Lee off the cage and back into range.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Obuhov.
Obuhov with a hook.
Obuhov blocks a leg kick.
Lee throws a hook to the side of Obuhov's head but Obuhov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Obuhov now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Obuhov jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Lee takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Lee moves in looking to clinch but Obuhov pushes him off.
Obuhov is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.

Lee scores with a takedown into Obuhov's guard.
Lee trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.

Lee content to sit in guard, stalling... Great. Oh but he could get punished here because Obuhov has locked up a guillotine! Obuhov's face is contorted as he sqeezes tight on the submission attempt - will he finish? Lee is holding on here and Obuhov must be using up a lot of energy. Lee has gone limp! He's out! He's out cold! Obuhov gets to his feet, tossing aside his stricken foe. Arms raised, he milks the applause from the crowd. Great submission!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:18 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Anton Obuhov!
Our winner, Anton Obuhov, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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pop
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mgr
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FIGHT
RATING
52%

 

Event: CEC 539     
Date:   Sep 06, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Dom Danky (ranked 1621 p4p, 211 weight class) and Anton Obuhov (ranked 1858 p4p, 252 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

197 cm
35
202 lbs
20 - 17 - 3
190 cm
28
200 lbs
11 - 10 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Red Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

Milwaukee's Best Nutrition

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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 20 wins, 17 losses and 3 draws, fighting out of New York, Dom Danky!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Good shot there by Danky.
Obuhov scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Danky doesn't seem bothered though.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Danky checks a leg kick.
Danky swings for the body but Obuhov moves out of range.
Danky is looking to slow Obuhov down with leg kicks.
A left and a right from Obuhov both land. Nice combination.
A nice combination there by Obuhov.
Obuhov's corner calls for a 1-2. Obuhov obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

Danky is rocked!
Obuhov fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Danky has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obuhov connects with a body shot that sends Danky's belly button to the back.
Obuhov misses the shot to the body.
Obuhov misses with a looping left.
Danky throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Danky tries to land a leg kick but Obuhov saw it coming and moves away.
Danky cracks Obuhov with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Danky avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Danky feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Obuhovs jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Obuhov moves out of range of the strikes.
Danky turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Danky throws a jab but it's blocked by Obuhov.
Obuhov lands a body shot.
Danky takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Obuhov takes a swing at Danky's ribcage but misses.
Anton Obuhov is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A clash of legs there as Danky blocks the low kick.
Obuhov staying out of range there.
Danky throws a hook but Obuhov avoids it easily.
Obuhov scores with a jab to the body.
Danky takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Some wild striking there from Obuhov.
No joy there for Obuhov, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Danky throws a leg kick but Obuhov checks it.
A countering left hand to the body from Obuhov misses.
Danky looks to score with a jab to the body but Obuhov is just out of range.
Good shot there by Obuhov.
Danky blocks a jab.
Obuhov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Danky moves away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Danky throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Obuhov throws a body shot but no joy.
Obuhov throws a hook to the side of Danky's head but Danky sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
An attempted straight right counter from Danky misses the target.
Obuhov cracks Danky with an open hand slap.
Obuhov connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Danky momentarily.
Obuhov throws the left hand but Danky avoids the punch easily.
Obuhov tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Danky misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Obuhov lands with an uppercut that bounces Danky off the cage and back into range.
Danky misses with a body punch
and Obuhov counters with a one-two to the body.
Danky looks to score with a jab to the body but Obuhov is just out of range.
Obuhov misses with a double jab.
Obuhov ducks under a wild hook from Danky.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Danky tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Obuhov was well out of range. Poor timing from Danky.
Obuhov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Danky.
Obuhov scores with a sloppy right hand. Danky should have avoided that one.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov looks to land a right hand but Danky moved out of range.

Danky closes the distance and gets a double leg, slamming Obuhov to the mat! Obuhov manages to get full guard.
Obuhov is looking to get back to his feet but can't, whilst Danky is controlling him.
Obuhov wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Danky is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Obuhov looking to hit a scissor sweep but Danky is one step ahead there.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obuhov controls Danky momentarily but Danky frees himself.
Obuhov is adopting a defensive guard.
Danky won't allow Obuhov to sweep him here.
We've been hearing good reports from Danky's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Obuhov avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Danky throwing strikes but missing.
Danky postures up and lands a big shot to Obuhov's brow.

Obuhov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Danky is aware though and is defending well.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Danky accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Danky throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Obuhov works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Danky working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Obuhov's head.
Obuhov is pulling down on Danky's head to control his posture.
Danky is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Danky trying to control but Obuhov is working from the bottom.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A leg kick checked by Obuhov.
Obuhov cracks Danky with a good jab.
Obuhov throws a right and a left that both miss.
Obuhov lands with a right hand.
Obuhov throws a low kick, looking for Danky's leg but Danky calmly moves out of range.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Danky checks a leg kick.
Danky is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Danky closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Obuhov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Danky moves away.
Danky misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Obuhov counter with a right hand.
Obuhov scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Danky swinging wildly here.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut
and Danky counters with a straight right hand.
Obuhov misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A swing and a miss from Obuhov.
Danky uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Obuhov.
Obuhov misses with a hook.
Danky is looking to counter punch.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Nice sprawl there from Obuhov as Danky shoots in.
Obuhov slips under a jab.
Obuhov lands with an uppercut that bounces Danky off the cage and back into range.
A jab from Obuhov misses.
Danky scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Obuhov throws a hook to the side of Danky's head but Danky sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Danky throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A big left from Obuhov misses.
Obuhov lands the left hand.
Danky steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Obuhov.
Obuhov lands a jab to the head.
Danky misses the shot to the body.
Obuhov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Obuhov checks a leg kick nicely.
Obuhov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Danky.
Obuhov misses with a combination

and Danky counters with a nice double leg into half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Obuhov is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Danky scores with a couple of nice shots.
Danky not landing any meaningful shots this time.
Obuhov is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Danky scores with a couple of nice shots.
Obuhov trying to hold on to Danky's head to control him but Danky postures up.
Danky looks to score some points with some ground and pound.
Danky controlling the action here.
Obuhov is trying to get back to full guard.
Danky wants to control but Obuhov is keeping him busy.
Danky lands strikes from half guard.
Obuhov keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov on the receiving end of some nice ground and pound.
Danky throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Obuhov to regain full guard.
Obuhov trying to keep a closed guard but Danky is proving a slippery customer.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Danky accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Danky trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Obuhov looking for a sweep. Not yet Obuhov, not yet.
Danky trying to control but Obuhov is working from the bottom.

Obuhov escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Danky gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Danky preventing the sweep.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Obuhov is on top in guard.

Danky bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Obuhov's guard.

Danky works over Obuhov with some ground and pound from guard.
Danky with a nice head shot there.
Danky trying to control the position from guard on top but Obuhov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Obuhov wants to stand up but Danky is controlling him.
Danky showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

Obuhov has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Danky can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Danky is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Anton Obuhov will probably get the nod - 10:9.
That's time! Danky's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!


Danky fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Obuhov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Danky looks to land a combination. Obuhov sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Left hook, right uppercut from Obuhov.
Obuhov moves out of range of the body kick from Danky.
Obuhov scores with a jab to the body.
Danky takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Danky closes this distance looking for a takedown but Obuhov circles away.
Danky takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Danky shoots in for a takedown but Obuhov shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Dom Danky. That's going to take a lot out of him.

Obuhov tries to sprawl but Danky drives through with a takedown into half guard.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Danky trying to control from half guard but Obuhov is working away.
Obuhov is trying to stand up here but Danky is controlling him well.
Obuhov is trying to maintain the position but Danky is very close to passing his half guard.
Obuhov gets back to full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Danky 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.
Danky preventing the sweep.
Danky is sitting in guard, working some ground and pound.
Danky won't allow Obuhov to sweep him here.
Obuhov keeping moving, preventing Danky from controlling successfully.
Danky content to stall in guard here.
Danky trying to control the position from guard on top but Obuhov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Danky throws a strike but Obuhov rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Obuhov working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Danky is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Obuhov landing with the ground and pound.
Danky looking to control.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Danky is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Obuhov wants to stand but Danky has a closed guard, so he can't escape.
Obuhov keeps in close for a moment and lands a decent shot to the side of Danky's head.
Danky looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Danky keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Danky working a defensive guard but Obuhov manages to pass into side control anyway.
Obuhov landing strikes.
Danky tries to improve position but can't.
Obuhov working the head with strikes.
Danky is not content to let Obuhov control the position.
Obuhov lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Oh Danky is still in real trouble! Will he be able to recover?!!
Danky is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
Danky seems to have got his legs back now.
Danky is looking to get full guard. It looks like he might be successful but at the last minute Obuhov jumps into side control!

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Danky manages to get back to half guard.
Danky has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Obuhov is working away from the top position though.
Obuhov controlling the action here.
Anton Obuhov is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Danky is trying to get back to full guard.
Danky is looking to control Obuhov's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Danky avoid being mounted?
Dom Danky has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!

Obuhov is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Danky has managed to free his arm - good work.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Obuhov tries to stand but his hand is stuck under Danky.

And that's the end of the fight!
Anton Obuhov comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Obuhov 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 Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 28:30
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 27:30
Judge Don Winkell scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Anton Obuhov!
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
53%

 

Event: GAMMA#651 Goodman v Hanolla     
Date:   Jul 29, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Ed Gennero and Anton Obuhov. Gennero 's ring entrance music is that housewives' favourite, The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - . Anton Obuhov has the eye of the tiger tonight.

182 cm
32
202 lbs
27 - 18 - 0
190 cm
28
200 lbs
11 - 9 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

Humanoid Nutrition (160Q for 180$)
Sully's Bar & Grill

Aspire Clothing



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 27 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Ed Gennero !
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, James Ackerman and Donald Grub.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov misses with a hook.
Obuhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
And Gennero counters with a quick kick to the body but Obuhov blocks it.
Obuhov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Gennero moves away.
A big left from Obuhov misses.
Gennero looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Gennero ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Obuhov lands an overhand right.
Obuhov throws a body punch but Gennero moves out of range.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown but Gennero shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
A jab from Obuhov does it's job there.
Obuhov catches Gennero with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big left from Obuhov misses.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Gennero sprawls well. Gennero wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Obuhov gets slowly back to his feet.
Gennero takes one on the button.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov throws a looping overhand right but Gennero ducks down to avoid it.
Obuhov jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Obuhov 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.
Obuhov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Gennero manages to avoid it.
As Obuhov looks to move away, Gennero throws a big counter combo but Obuhov just gets out of the way.
Gennero throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Obuhov counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Obuhov throws a lazy uppercut
and Gennero counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Gennero throws a low kick but it's checked well by Obuhov.
Obuhov throws out a loose jab but Gennero uses good head movement to avoid it.
Obuhov throws a right hand that misses
and Gennero counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Obuhov with a hook.
A jab from Obuhov misses.
Obuhov lands with a nice body punch.
Gennero steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Obuhov.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov fails to land with a series of punches.
Gennero is looking to counter with a body kick.
Obuhov shoots and misses
and Gennero counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ed Gennero has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.

Obuhov fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Gennero to the ground. Obuhov is now in Gennero 's guard.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Obuhov working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Gennero is pulling down on Obuhov's head to control his posture.
Obuhov pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Gennero is keeping the position for now.
Obuhov trying to control but Gennero is working from the bottom.
Obuhov lands a couple of digs.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.
Gennero pulls Obuhov in close to his closed guard and prevents Obuhov from doing any damage or advancing position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obuhov tries to free his leg and advance position but Gennero is retaining full guard.
Gennero avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Obuhov trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Gennero is adopting a defensive guard.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Obuhov engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.

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.
Obuhov throws an off balance right hand
and Gennero counters with a nice body shot.
Obuhov with a hook.
Obuhov throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Gennero moves away from the strike by Obuhov.
Obuhov misses with a jab, cross combination.
As Obuhov looks to move away, Gennero throws a big counter combo but Obuhov just gets out of the way.
Obuhov fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Obuhov fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Obuhov fails with the takedown.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut.
Gennero throwing a counter right hand but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
Obuhov misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Gennero swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Obuhov connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov'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.


Obuhov throws a lazy right hand but Gennero sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Gennero moves out of range as Obuhov strikes.
Obuhov goes for a double leg but Gennero avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Gennero continues to drive forward.
Obuhov throws a body shot but no joy.
It looked like Gennero wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Anton Obuhov seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Gennero takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Obuhov swinging wildly here.
Obuhov pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Gennero swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Obuhov misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gennero changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Gennero as he jumps to the side.
Ed Gennero has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Gennero tries a head kick but it misses.
Obuhov lunges at Gennero with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Gennero 's hand.
Obuhov lands a nice shot to the body.

Obuhov changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Gennero looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.

Gennero throws Obuhov to one side and escapes!
Obuhov changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Good standup being displayed there by Obuhov as he connects with a hook.
Obuhov misses with a wild combination.
Obuhov doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Gennero counters with a nice kick to the body.
Obuhov lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gennero is looking to land body kicks.
Obuhov gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Gennero counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Obuhov swings for the body but Gennero moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Gennero misses the target.
Obuhov fails with the takedown
letting Gennero counter with a right hand.
A decent looking body kick lands there for Gennero .
Gennero uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Obuhov.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obuhov lands a glancing blow to the side of Gennero 's head.
Nice jab there from Obuhov.
Obuhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Gennero uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Obuhov.
Obuhov misses with a body shot.
Gennero was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gennero ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Gennero throws a big counter combination but Obuhov scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Obuhov misses with a body punch
letting Gennero counter with a right hand.
Obuhov throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Gennero makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Obuhov is breathing heavily.

Obuhov gets a double leg takedown into Gennero 's guard.

Gennero uses the cage to get back to his feet.
Obuhov misses the shot to the body.
Obuhov swings and misses with a shot to the body

and Gennero counters with a head kick that drops Obuhov - he's looking to finish, following his stunned foe to the ground!

Obuhov is rocked!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obuhov blocking the ground and pound attempt from Gennero .
Obuhov is still in real trouble! Can Gennero finish him?
Gennero takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.

Obuhov looking for submissions off his back.
Gennero controlling the action here.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gennero not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Obuhov seems to have recovered his senses.
Ed Gennero overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Obuhov has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Gennero is working away from the top position though.
Obuhov moves into full guard.
Gennero throws an elbow that misses. Obuhov uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Gennero 's guard. Nice move by Obuhov!

Obuhov stands up over Gennero , holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Obuhov postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Gennero wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
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 Ed Gennero will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


Obuhov throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Obuhov misses with a looping left.

Nice combo by Gennero ! Oh, that's hurt him - Obuhov falls to the canvas and Gennero follows him into side control.
Gennero wants to control but Obuhov is keeping him busy.
Obuhov is trying to control Gennero 's posture but Gennero avoids it.
Obuhov is looking for a sweep.
Gennero working away.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Gennero wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Obuhov is not content to let Gennero control the position.
Gennero gets to mount! Obuhov was on the offensive and wasn't defending properly.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Obuhov bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Gennero controlling Obuhov's posture.
Gennero working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Obuhov.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Gennero is controlling Obuhov's posture.
Obuhov throwing strikes from guard but Gennero blocks nicely.
Gennero preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Gennero wants to sweep here but Obuhov controlling him for the moment.
Obuhov postures up in Gennero 's guard and throws a big left but Gennero blocks it.
Obuhov is fighting to break Gennero 's control of his arms but Gennero is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
We've been hearing good reports from Gennero '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.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Gennero working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Obuhov.
The referee looks like he's ready to step in and stand the fighters back up.
Obuhov trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Gennero manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!


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

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

Obuhov looking for a guillotine here but Gennero defends easily.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Gennero postures up to throw the ground and pound strikes but they don't connect.

Obuhov looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Gennero has picked Obuhov up and slammed him! Obuhov can't keep hold of the triangle and Gennero manages to pass to side control!
Obuhov is not content to let Gennero control the position.
Gennero misses with a strike but at least he's keeping busy, looking to cause some damage - that will still help him when it comes to the judges scorecards.

And that's the end of the fight!
Ed Gennero showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Gennero 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 William Gold scores the fight 29:28
Judge James Ackerman scores the fight 29:28
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ed Gennero !

Ed Gennero thanked the fans post fight for their support.
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G S C G energy
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hype
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pop
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mgr
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RATING
48%

 

Event: GAMMA#646 Jimenez vs Goodman     
Date:   Jul 08, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Basten Sodergren and Anton Obuhov. Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!

180 cm
28
192 lbs
15 - 7 - 0
190 cm
27
200 lbs
11 - 8 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class 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 New York, Basten Sodergren!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Don Winkell, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A jab lands there for Sodergren.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Sodergren ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Sodergren throws a body punch but Obuhov moves out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Obuhov! But no joy.
Obuhov jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Sodergren slips a straight right by Obuhov.
Obuhov throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Sodergren's waist but Sodergren gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Obuhov off to one side.
Obuhov misses the shot to the body.
Sodergren lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Sodergren throws a looping overhand right but Obuhov ducks down to avoid it.
Sodergren takes a jab right on the kisser.
Sodergren takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.
Obuhov lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Obuhov takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Obuhov misses with a two punch combination.
Sodergren quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A big left from Obuhov misses.
The fighters circle momentarily. Sodergren darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Sodergren displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Obuhov throws out the jab.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov misses with a wild body shot.
Sodergren defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Obuhov.
Sodergren throwing a counter right hand but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
Sodergren throws a hook but Obuhov avoids it easily.
Sodergren moves into range and connects with a jab.

Obuhov is rocked!
Obuhov misses the shot to the body.
Obuhov is still on wobbly legs! Can Sodergren finish him?

Obuhov shoots in and gets a takedown into half guard. Obuhov showed some decent athleticism there.
Obuhov seems to have recovered his senses.
Sodergren is trying to maintain the position but Obuhov is very close to passing his half guard.
Sodergren wants to improve his position but Obuhov is controlling well.
Sodergren moves into full guard.
Obuhov is looking to work some ground and pound but Sodergren has wrist control.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Obuhov trying to control but Sodergren is working from the bottom.
Obuhov postures up in Sodergren's guard and throws a big left but Sodergren blocks it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Obuhov is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Sodergren is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Sodergren looking to sweep here. No luck so far.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Sodergren scores with a nice right hand.
Jab from Sodergren.
Obuhov rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Sodergren moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Sodergren ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Obuhov misses with a straight left.
Sodergren throws a jab when Obuhov was well out of range.
Sodergren doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Obuhov tries for a takedown but Sodergren sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
Basten Sodergren has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Sodergren throws a body kick that misses.
Decent striking displayed by Obuhov there.
Sodergren defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Obuhov.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren defending well as Obuhov loads up on a big left hand.
Nice body punch from Sodergren.
Obuhov throws a hook to the side of Sodergren's head but Sodergren sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Sodergren throws a counter high kick but Obuhov was just alert enough to avoid it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Sodergren sprawls well. Sodergren wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Obuhov gets slowly back to his feet.
Sodergren dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Obuhov. That did some damage!
Obuhov is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

That has opened up Anton Obuhov's cut even more.
Sodergren misses with a body shot
enabling Obuhov to counter with a crisp jab.
Sodergren throws a combination. Obuhov tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Obuhov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Obuhov lands with a nice body punch.
Obuhov misses with a combination
and Sodergren counters with a straight right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Basten Sodergren dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Obuhov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Sodergren.
Obuhov lands with a hook. Sodergren tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.

Sodergren tries to sprawl but Obuhov drives through with a takedown into half guard.

Sodergren makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
A nice inside leg kick there by Sodergren. That's going to slow Obuhov down.
Obuhov lands a body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sodergren looking to land some kicks to the body here.
A low kick from Sodergren misses

so Obuhov counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Sodergren utilising some decent striking defenses from the guard, preventing the ground and pound.
Obuhov passes easily into side control. Nice work.
Sodergren gets back to half guard.
Obuhov with the ground and pound but Sodergren uses the opportunity to regain guard.
Obuhov has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov wants to pass the guard but Sodergren is keeping the position.
Obuhov throws a big right hand that misses.
Sodergren managing to control the position.
Sodergren working a defensive guard here.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Sodergren keeps moving.
Sodergren has Obuhov pulled in close to control his posture.
Sodergren keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.

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.
Obuhov is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Obuhov missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Sodergren 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.
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Sodergren is trying to control the position but Obuhov postures up.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Sodergren lands with a nice body punch.
Obuhov thuds his right hand into Sodergren's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Obuhov on the wrong end of a nice hook.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov gets the takedown into side control.
Obuhov throwing strikes but missing, from side control.
Obuhov wants to control but Sodergren is keeping him busy.
Sodergren is pushing Obuhov's head away, looking to escape. Obuhov manages to hold on to the position though.
Obuhov is putting a hurting on Sodergren here, landing some big shots from side control.
Sodergren is looking to regain half guard here but Obuhov keeps moving and retains side control.
Obuhov trying to control the position but Sodergren is working away.
Obuhov scores with punches from side control.
Obuhov controlling the position from side mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov throws an elbow but Sodergren slips to the side and avoids it well.
Sodergren is in a bad spot here and he knows it... just holding on for now.
Obuhov tries to score with some ground and pound. Sodergren controls his posture well this time though and the shots don't do any damage.
In the pre-fight buildup videos we saw Obuhov working his ground and pound in the gym. He isn't landing a great percentage of his ground strikes so far though.
Obuhov working away.
Obuhov lands a knee to the body and a forearm to the face.
Obuhov working the ground and pound.
Obuhov scores with a couple of nice shots to the head there. The referee takes a look at Sodergren to see if he's OK.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov working the ground and pound but Sodergren is defending the strikes.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!


Sodergren ducks right into an uppercut from Obuhov.
Sodergren misses with a wild body shot.
Obuhov tests Sodergren's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Obuhov fails with the takedown.
Obuhov shoots in but Sodergren avoids the takedown attempt easily.
A big right from Sodergren misses.
Obuhov misses with a hook
and Sodergren counters with a nice low kick that buckles Obuhov's knee momentarily.
Obuhov just misses with a punch to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov throws a jab but it's blocked by Sodergren.
Sodergren walks into a straight right hand from Obuhov.
The crowd cheers as Sodergren lands an impressive looking overhand right. Obuhov doesn't seem phased though.
Obuhov on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Obuhov tries to bum rush Sodergren with a series of wild strikes but Sodergren uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov misses with a takedown
and Sodergren counters with a leg kick.
Basten Sodergren has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
A swing and a miss from Sodergren.
A leg kick checked by Obuhov.
Sodergren tries to land a front kick but Obuhov steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Sodergren scores with a punch to the head.
Sodergren attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Sodergren tried to score with a low kick but Obuhov checks it.

Sodergren cracks Obuhov with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Sodergren has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Obuhov to stand back up!
Obuhov throws a body punch but Sodergren moves out of range.
Obuhov looks for a takedown but Sodergren sprawls well.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obuhov misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Sodergren counters with a nice low kick that buckles Obuhov's knee momentarily.
Sodergren scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Obuhov avoids the body shot from Sodergren.
Sodergren bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Obuhov's head.
Obuhov tests Sodergren's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Sodergren with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Sodergren throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Obuhov's head.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Sodergren throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Obuhov misses with the combination.
Obuhov scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov throws a big shot that misses.
Sodergren lands a glancing blow to the side of Obuhov's head.

The cut above Anton Obuhov's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Nice defenses there by Obuhov.
Obuhov swings for the body but Sodergren moves out of range.
Sodergren is looking to counter punch.
Basten Sodergren is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A swing and a miss from Sodergren.
Obuhov falls off balance throwing a combination
and Sodergren counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Obuhov misses with a left hand
and Sodergren counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Obuhov shoots in looking for a takedown but Sodergren manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Obuhov's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Obuhov takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Obuhov fails with the takedown
and Sodergren counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Sodergren fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
Obuhov doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Sodergren moves away from the strike by Obuhov.
Sodergren lands a head shot.
Sodergren is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Obuhov can do to turn this around?

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sodergren throws a front kick aimed at Obuhov's knee but Obuhov avoids it well.
Obuhov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sodergren moves away.
Obuhov fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Obuhov looks to score with a jab to the body but Sodergren is just out of range.
Obuhov dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Obuhov throws a looping overhand right but Sodergren ducks down to avoid it.
Obuhov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Sodergren connects with a body shot.
Obuhov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Sodergren throws out the jab.
A little jabbing left from Obuhov on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Sodergren misses with a low kick.
Sodergren scores with a nice head shot.
Sodergren jabs at Obuhov's body.
Obuhov shoots and misses
and Sodergren counters with a slapping leg kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
Basten Sodergren showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Sodergren 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 Don Winkell scores the fight 29:28
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 29:28
Judge Percy O'Donnell scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Basten Sodergren!
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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
58%

 

Event: HFC 104:Silva vs Obuhov     
Date:   Jun 17, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Starling Silva and Anton Obuhov. Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Anton Obuhov enters the cage!

191 cm
27
192 lbs
11 - 5 - 0
190 cm
27
200 lbs
11 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
BJJ Red Belt
World class 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 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Starling Silva!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Sam Margolis, Donald Grub and Daniel Bishop.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov misses with a series of wild punches.
Obuhov closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Silva scores with the left hand. Obuhov knows he should have avoided that one.
Silva tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Obuhov.
A slow jab from Obuhov misses its intended target.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obuhov fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Obuhov throws the left hand but Silva avoids the punch easily.
Obuhov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Silva appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Obuhov clobbers Silva with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov scores with a nice right hand.
Obuhov misses with a hook. Silva ducked under it nicely.
A jab from Obuhov does it's job there.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Silva throws a jab but it's blocked by Obuhov.
Silva uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Obuhov.
And Silva counters with a quick kick to the body but Obuhov blocks it.

Silva rushes Obuhov and presses him up against the cage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov lands with a left to the head.
I was talking to Silva's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Silva tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Obuhov's elbow.
Silva lands a body punch in the clinch.
Obuhov is trying to break the clinch but Silva is controlling him.
Obuhov lands with a right to the head.
Silva tries to work over Obuhov's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A hook to the body from Silva.
Obuhov tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Silva smiles and moves away.
Silva ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Silva tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Obuhov throws out a powerful jab.
Obuhov cracks Silva with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Silva lands a slapping body shot.
Silva throws a body shot but no joy.
Obuhov misses with a looping right.
Silva scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Silva defending well as Obuhov loads up on a big left hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov misses with a double jab
and Silva counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Silva misses with a wild body shot.
Silva defending well as Obuhov loads up on a big left hand.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown. He's persisting with it as Silva sprawls well. Silva wins this battle and keeps the fight standing. Obuhov gets slowly back to his feet.
Starling Silva has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Silva misses with a low kick.
Obuhov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Silva sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Silva misses the shot to the body.
Silva misses with a right hand
and Obuhov counters with a nice uppercut.
Obuhov comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Silva cracks Obuhov with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Obuhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Obuhov shoots in looking for a takedown but Silva manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Obuhov's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
Silva moves out of range as Obuhov strikes.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A decent looking cross lands there for Silva.
Obuhov misses with a hook. Silva ducked under it nicely.
Silva fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
Obuhov throws a hook to the side of Silva's head but Silva sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Silva looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Silva chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Silva bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Silva connects with a solid leg kick.
Silva connects with a leg kick. Obuhov looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Silva dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Obuhov fails with the takedown
and Silva counters with a thumping low kick.
Silva fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Obuhov manages to avoid it.
And Obuhov tries to counter it with a takedown but Silva pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Silva feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Obuhov's calf.
Silva misses the shot to the body.
Silva uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Obuhov.
Obuhov just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromSilva.
Obuhov throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Obuhov misses with a lunging right hand
and Silva counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Obuhov fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.

Silva darts in and clinches Obuhov up against the cage.
Obuhov is looking to take this one to the mat.
Silva throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Silva keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Obuhov's efforts to push away.

Obuhov breaks the clinch.
Silva throws the kick towards the body but Obuhov avoids it.
Silva throws a body punch but Obuhov moves out of range.
Obuhov misses with a looping right.
Silva half committed to a counter leg kick.
Obuhov 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.
Silva throws out a loose jab but Obuhov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Silva lands with a kick to the temple. Obuhov shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Obuhov throws a big shot that misses.
Obuhov keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Silva goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.

Obuhov looking to score a takedown here. Silva is defending well but Obuhov drives through and ends up in Silva's guard.
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 Starling Silva will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Silva throws a leg kick
and Obuhov cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Silva throws a leg kick which misses Obuhov's front leg but catches the back leg as Obuhov tries to avoid it.
Silva slips a jab from Obuhov.
Good exchange - Obuhov coming out on top.
Obuhov lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Silva tried to score with a low kick but Obuhov checks it.
A jab from Obuhov misses.
Obuhov misses with a hook
and Silva counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Silva lands a leg kick that knocks Obuhov off balance momentarily.
Obuhov will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Anton Obuhov seems to be getting the better of the standup.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A looping hook to the body misses from Obuhov. Silva does a little dance to reset his feet.
Silva misses the shot to the body.
Obuhov throws a hook but Silva blocks it.
Obuhov fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Silva manages to avoid it.
Silva ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Obuhov moves away.
Silva moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Silva throws a hook but Obuhov blocks it.
Silva is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Silva bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Obuhov's head.
Silva with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Obuhov to score with a decent uppercut.
That kick from Silva tenderised Obuhov's leg. Obuhov is trying to keep his angry face on.
Obuhov takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Silva jabs at Obuhov's body.
A slapping leg kick lands for Silva.
Silva tries to clinch up.
Obuhov lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Obuhov throws a jab but it's blocked by Silva.
Obuhov misses with a body shot
and Silva counters with a kick to the head that grazes his opponent. Obuhov is lucky that one didn't land flush.
Obuhov tries to move into range but Silva moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Silva lands a nice shot to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Silva dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Starling Silva is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
enabling Silva to counter with a crisp jab.

Obuhov closes the distance and after a bit of a stuggle, scores a takedown into Silva's guard.
Silva manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Obuhov manages to get himself to full guard.

Silva wants to control from the top but Obuhov keeps moving.
Silva stays in close to Obuhov's body and controls the position.
Obuhov controls Silva momentarily but Silva frees himself.

Obuhov is looking for a triangle but Silva pushes his legs off easily.
Silva stays in close to Obuhov's body and controls the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Silva is looking to stand up but Obuhov won't let him.
Obuhov controls Silva momentarily but Silva frees himself.

Obuhov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Silva is aware though and is defending well.

Obuhov escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Silva gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Obuhov is trying to control the position but Silva postures up.
Silva has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
Silva won't allow Obuhov to sweep him here.
Silva showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Silva looking to pass the guard.
Silva wants to stand but Obuhov is controlling his posture from full guard.

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Silva misses with a body shot.
Obuhov misses the shot to the body.
Silva throws a leg kick but Obuhov checks it.
A good leg kick by Silva.
A shot to the liver by Silva. Beautiful body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Obuhov throws an off balance right hand
and Silva counters with a nice body kick.
Obuhov walks into a stiff left hand from Silva.
Silva lands a jab to the head.
Obuhov scores with a jab. Silva acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Obuhov checks the leg kick.
Obuhov missing with a left hand there. Silva was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A jab from Obuhov misses.

Obuhov looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Silva!
Obuhov creates some space and throws a big elbow, but Silva sees it coming and moves his head just enough to avoid the strike.
Obuhov wants to control but Silva is keeping him busy.
Silva seems a little lost for a moment, as Obuhov dominates the positioning.
Anton Obuhov has got the better of the ground game so far.
Silva is trying to get back to half guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Silva sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Obuhov throws a big elbow that misses, also allowing Silva to regain full guard.
My spies in St Petersburg MMA Gym inform me that Obuhov has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Obuhov preventing the sweep.
Obuhov working some ground and pound from guard but it's not doing any damage.
Silva looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Obuhov is stalling in the full guard.
Obuhov throwing strikes from guard but Silva blocks nicely.
Starling Silva is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.

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.
Silva is trying to keep Obuhov in close.
Silva can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Obuhov controls the pace.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.

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

Silva trying to control the position from guard on top but Obuhov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Obuhov wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Silva is now in half guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov tries to regain full guard. Instead though, Silva has advanced to mount. Uh oh.
Silva tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Anton Obuhov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Obuhov can't escape the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov wants to control but Silva is having none of it.
Obuhov is trying to avoid being dragged into an even worse position than he's already in but Silva is staying active.
Silva content just to control the position here.
Silva trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Silva content just to control the position here.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Obuhov is wriggling around trying to escape.

And that's the end of the fight!
Starling Silva showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Silva, 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 Sam Margolis scores the fight 30:28
Judge Donald Grub scores the fight 30:27
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Starling Silva!
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Event: HFC 100:Curran vs Griffin     
Date:   May 20, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Aedan Declan and Anton Obuhov. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

185 cm
24
190 lbs
14 - 4 - 0
190 cm
27
200 lbs
11 - 6 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
BJJ Red Belt
World class MT
Good gas tank

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Aedan Declan!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 11 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Dmitry Maklakov, Fedor Mirinova and Ivan Kurochkin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Declan misses the shot to the body.

Obuhov changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Declan looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Obuhov wants to take a breather but Declan manages to regain guard - a lesson learnt for Obuhov.
Declan managing to control the position.
Obuhov looking to pass the guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov trying to control but Declan is working from the bottom.
Obuhov slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
My spies in St Petersburg MMA Gym inform me that Obuhov has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov looking to pass the guard.
Declan trying to keep a closed guard but Obuhov is proving a slippery customer.
Obuhov slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Obuhov looks up at the clock and then as Declan takes his cue and looks up at the clock too, Obuhov smacks him right in the chops with a big elbow! How rude!
Obuhov working the ground and pound but he's contacting the mat, not the fighter.
Obuhov wants to control but Declan is keeping him busy.
Declan tries to improve position but can't.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Declan rolls with the submission and now he's on top in Obuhov's guard! Nice work there by Declan!
Obuhov has Declan pulled in close to control his posture.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Declan's corner. There ya go! There ya go!

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

Obuhov is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Declan defends well.
Declan stopping the sweep attempt from Obuhov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov working for a triangle but Declan defends it easily.

Obuhov throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Declan trying to control but Obuhov is working from the bottom.
Declan throwing strikes from guard but Obuhov blocks nicely.

Obuhov has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Declan can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.

Obuhov working away from the bottom but not quite defensive enough there because Declan has passed into half guard!
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.
Declan looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Obuhov with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
Obuhov is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

Obuhov looking for submissions off his back.
Obuhov is looking to control Declan's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Obuhov avoid being mounted?
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Declan winds up and cracks Obuhov with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
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 Aedan Declan will probably get the nod.
That's time! Declan's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.


Obuhov thows a left - swing and a miss!
Declan ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Declan sizes up Obuhov with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Obuhov misses with a wild body shot.
Declan keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Obuhov.
Declan moves forwards but Obuhov connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Obuhov jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Obuhov throws an overhand right that lands on Declan's shoulder, as Declan tries to avoid the shot.
Declan slips under a jab.
Declan appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Obuhov lands a glancing blow to the side of Declan's head.
Obuhov tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Obuhov misses with a wild body shot.
Obuhov throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Obuhov ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Declan lands a head shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Obuhov listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Declan as he avoids it easily.
A slow jab from Obuhov misses its intended target.
Obuhov fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.

Obuhov closes the distance and clinches.
Obuhov lands with a right to the head.
Obuhov misses with a body punch.
Declan has Obuhov pressed against the cage.
Declan can't break the clinch.
Declan trying to control the position but instead, Obuhov has worked for underhooks and has pushed Declan into the cage.
Declan has had enough of the clinch but Obuhov keeps him there for the moment.
Obuhov working aggressively here.
Obuhov can't get the takedown.
Declan has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Still in the clinch, Obuhov scores with a nice short uppercut.

It looks like Aedan Declan has been cut.
A frustrated look appears on Declan's face as he tries to break the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Declan swings wildly with an uppercut but Obuhov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Obuhov has Declan pushed against the cage.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obuhov throws a punch but it's blocked by Declan.
Obuhov takes a shot to the head.
Obuhov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Obuhov lands with a light punch inside.
Obuhov is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Declan gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Aedan Declan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Obuhov is trying to stall.
Declan working aggressively here.
Declan goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!

Declan breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Obuhov checks a leg kick nicely.
Declan takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Obuhov misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Declan is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Declan throws an off balance right hand
and Declan takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov scores with a jab. Declan acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Declan avoids the body shot from Obuhov.
Declan feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Declan misses with a body shot
and Obuhov counters with a stiff right hand.
The fight stays on the outside here - Obuhov looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Obuhov changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Declan tries a low kick but Obuhov avoids it.
Obuhov throws out a counter right but Declan avoids it with no problem.
Obuhov tests Declan's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Obuhov is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Declan is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Obuhov lands with a right hand.
Obuhov fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Declan throws out the jab.
Declan is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Obuhov connects with a looping right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
letting Declan counter with a right hand.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Declan misses with a body kick.
Declan throws a body punch but Obuhov moves out of range.
Obuhov looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Obuhov fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Declan throws an overhand right that lands on Obuhov's shoulder, as Obuhov tries to avoid the shot.
Declan looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Obuhov throws an overhand right that lands on Declan's shoulder, as Declan tries to avoid the shot.
Declan thinks about countering with a body kick.
Obuhov takes one to the side of the head.
A nice inside leg kick there by Declan. That's going to slow Obuhov down.
A left lands for Obuhov.
Aedan Declan is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Obuhov tries to clinch up.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


A looping hook to the body misses from Obuhov. Declan does a little dance to reset his feet.
Obuhov lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Declan circles away quickly and effectively.
Declan lands with a straight right. Obuhov didn't see that one coming.

Obuhov is rocked!
Obuhov lands with a hook. Declan tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Obuhov fails with a takedown attempt.
Obuhov lands a really nice looking cross but Declan seems unphased.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Declan swats away the attempt to clinch by Obuhov.
Declan will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Nice shot by Obuhov.
Declan takes one to the side of the head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov connects with a right hand. Declan shakes it off.
Declan throws a sloppy head kick

and Obuhov counters with a single leg into guard. Declan didn't expect that.
Obuhov is looking to work some ground and pound but Declan has wrist control.
Obuhov slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Obuhov tries to free his leg and advance position but Declan is retaining full guard.
Obuhov is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Declan has his hands on Obuhov's head, controlling the position.
Obuhov wants to control from the top but Declan keeps moving.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.

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

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Declan wants to break free but Obuhov has control.
Declan throws a punch but it's blocked by Obuhov.
Declan is trying to break free.
A head punch on the inside from Obuhov fails to land.
Declan throws a punch but it's blocked by Obuhov.
Obuhov blocks a body shot from Declan.
Obuhov is looking to control Declan's arms but Declan gets an underhook and turns him. Now Obuhov has his back to the cage.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Declan misses with a body punch.
Declan misses with a hook from the clinch.
Declan is trying to force a seperation but Obuhov has the dominant position.
Declan scores with a shoulder strike.
Obuhov prevents Declan from breaking the clinch.

Declan escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Declan slips under a jab from Obuhov.
Obuhov throws a right and a left that both miss.
Declan staying out of range there.
Declan has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Obuhov finds it's way round the side to connect with Declan's head.
Obuhov lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Obuhov tries to clinch but Declan moves out of range.
Declan takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Declan moves out of range as Obuhov strikes.
Declan avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Declan circles away from the clinch attempt.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov fails with the takedown
letting Declan counter with a right hand.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Declan misses with a kick to the body.
Obuhov throws a jab when Declan was well out of range.
Declan keeps the fight on the outside.
Declan thuds a left hand into Obuhov's body.
Obuhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Declan appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut
and Declan cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Obuhov thuds a left hand into Declan's body.
Declan thows a body kick. Obuhov tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Obuhov takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Declan will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Declan throws a body kick that misses
letting Obuhov counter with a right hand.
Declan avoids the body shot from Obuhov.
Obuhov has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Declan finds it's way round the side to connect with Obuhov's head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov really dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Obuhov swings widly with a right hand

and Declan counters with a crisp right hand that drops Obuhov! Declan lets Obuhov back up to his feet, looking for a finish!
Obuhov is still on wobbly legs! Can Declan finish him?
Declan works Obuhov's body with a nice hook.
Obuhov connects with a looping right hand.
Obuhov catches Declan with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Obuhov misses with the combination.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Declan throws a shot from downtown. Obuhov moves away and avoids it.
Declan throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Declan ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
A telegraphed right hand from Declan misses the target.
Declan shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Obuhov seems to have recovered his senses.
A solid leg kick lands there for Declan.
A bone on bone clash there as Obuhov blocks the leg kick.
A combination from Obuhov does no damage.
Obuhov looks to score with a jab to the body but Declan is just out of range.
Declan uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Obuhov.
Declan dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Obuhov. That did some damage!

That's one minute gone in the round.
Declan throws a looping overhand right but Obuhov ducks down to avoid it.
Declan looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Nice shot lands for Declan.

Obuhov shoots in and gets a takedown into Declan's guard.
Obuhov lands a couple of digs.
Obuhov 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.
Obuhov postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Obuhov is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Declan keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Declan wants to sweep here but Obuhov controlling him for the moment.
Obuhov trying to land body shots but he keeps hitting the mat.
Obuhov postures up.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Declan is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

The referee has motioned to the fighters to stand back up. He just wasn't happy with the level of activity.
Obuhov throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Declan counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Obuhov misses with a straight right.
Declan misses with a low kick as Obuhov jumps back.
Declan keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Obuhov.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Obuhov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Declan.
Declan lunges at Obuhov with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Obuhov's hand.
Declan tries to move into range but Obuhov moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Obuhov misses with a body shot.
A big left from Declan misses.
Obuhov is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Declan is looking to counter with head kicks.
Obuhov doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Declan counters with a straight right hand.
Declan misses with a looping right.
Declan is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Obuhov.
Obuhov throws an off balance right hand
and Declan counters with a nice uppercut.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Declan throws a leg kick but Obuhov sees it coming and moves out of range.
Obuhov swings for the body but Declan moves out of range.
Declan uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Obuhov.
Declan slips a jab and a cross from Obuhov.
Declan appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Declan stuffs the takedown.
Declan half committed to a counter leg kick.
A low kick from Declan is predictable there

and Obuhov counters by clinching up.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Declan lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A short right from Declan.
Declan can't break the clinch.
Obuhov misses with the head strike.

Declan breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Declan misses with a few strikes there.
Declan lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Obuhov tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Declan defends well and Obuhov ends up having to push Declan into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Aedan Declan has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anton Obuhov.
Declan works Obuhov's body with a nice hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Aedan Declan had his way with Anton Obuhov in that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
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!


Obuhov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Declan was well out of range. Poor timing from Obuhov.

Declan lands a big uppercut and Obuhov crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Obuhov looks OK. Declan waves Obuhov back to his feet!
Declan leaves Obuhov with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Obuhov jabs Declan to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Declan.
Declan pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Declan throws an overhand right that drops Obuhov like a sack of potatoes! Declan dives in to finish the fight with more strikes and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:39 of round 5, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Aedan Declan!
Aedan Declan is the new middleweight champion!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Aedan Declan made sure he mentioned Hellbent , along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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Event: HFC 95:Tavares vs Miller     
Date:   Apr 15, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Anton Obuhov and Dao Sonnen. Sonnen has chosen Sure to be sure as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Man, I cannot wait for this one!

190 cm
26
200 lbs
10 - 6 - 0
183 cm
26
198 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class MT
Granite chin

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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 10 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Dao Sonnen!
The judges for this bout are Aleksandr Martynov, Sergei Dronov and Ivan Kurochkin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov misses the shot to the body.
Sonnen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A head kick misses from Sonnen.
Sonnen throws a sloppy head kick
and Obuhov counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Sonnen takes a swing at Obuhov's ribcage but misses.
Obuhov moves into range and connects with a jab.
Obuhov connects with a nice looking jab.
We've been hearing reports that Obuhov has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
Obuhov moves out of range as Sonnen strikes.
Sonnen slips a jab from Obuhov.
A little jabbing left from Sonnen on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Obuhov throws a poor cross that misses
and Sonnen counters with a stiff right hand.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Sonnen walks into a jab.
Sonnen slips under a jab from Obuhov.

Sonnen gets caught napping as Obuhov dives in and scores a takedown. Sonnen manages to retain guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Sonnen seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Sonnen keeping moving, preventing Obuhov from controlling successfully.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

Sonnen is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Obuhov trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Sonnen 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.
Sonnen is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Obuhov stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Sonnen swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Sonnen lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.


Obuhov is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Sonnen is aware though and is defending well.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sonnen forces his way into half guard.
Sonnen is figuring out what he wants to do next.

Obuhov looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Obuhov wants to improve his position but Sonnen is controlling well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov is not content to let Sonnen control the position.
Obuhov is trying to get back to full guard.
Obuhov is trying to control but can't.
Obuhov tries to roll over but Sonnen keeps him under control.
Sonnen seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Obuhov does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Sonnen might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Obuhov haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
It looks like the ref is thinking about a standup.

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.

Obuhov is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Sonnen pulls his head out easily.
Sonnen uses his free foot to push down on Obuhov's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Obuhov.
Sonnen trying to control but Obuhov is having none of it.
Sonnen controlling his opponent.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Obuhov tries to hold on but Sonnen pushes him away.
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 Anton Obuhov will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.



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

Obuhov pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Sonnen showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Obuhov.

Obuhov forces Sonnen back against the cage and clinches.
Obuhov is trying to maintain a safe position but Sonnen gets an underhook and turns Obuhov into the cage.

Obuhov breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Obuhov is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Sonnen can do to turn this around?
Obuhov smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Obuhov works the jab nicely.
Obuhov lands with a hook. Sonnen tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Sonnen throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Obuhov walks into a left hand.
Sonnen misses with the combination.
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!

Obuhov looking to score a takedown here. Sonnen is defending well but Obuhov drives through and ends up in Sonnen's guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov trying to control but Sonnen is working from the bottom.
Obuhov looking to sit in guard and control but Sonnen gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top.


Obuhov is working actively from the bottom, looking for submissions. He's escaped his hips to the side and he's going for an armbar! Sonnen has his hands clasped together but Obuhov extends and breaks Sonnen's desperate grasp, forcing a tap out due to armbar! Nice BJJ displayed there by Obuhov.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:36 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Anton Obuhov!
A pretty intense looking Anton Obuhov took the opportunity post-fight to ask for a shot at the title.
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Event: RBFC 85:Obuhov vs Declan     
Date:   Feb 18, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Anton Obuhov and Aedan Declan. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

190 cm
26
200 lbs
10 - 5 - 0
185 cm
23
190 lbs
12 - 4 - 0
BJJ Red Belt
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

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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 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Helsinki, Aedan Declan!
The judges for this bout are Ivan Kurochkin, Konstantin Menshow and Fedor Mirinova.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Declan takes one on the chin but seems OK.

It looks like Aedan Declan has been cut.
Obuhov closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Obuhov ducks under a wild hook from Declan.
Declan stuffs the takedown attempt from Obuhov. Obuhov gets slowly back to his feet.
Declan looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Declan's corner calls for a 1-2. Declan obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Obuhov fails in his attempt to clinch.
Obuhov misses with a double jab
and Declan counters with a leg kick.
Obuhov moves out of range as Declan strikes.
Obuhov tries to clinch but Declan is having none of it.
Obuhov swings widly with a right hand
letting Declan counter with a right hand.
Declan digs a good body shot into Obuhov's ribs.

Obuhov shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Obuhov seems to be working for a kimura but Declan defends the submission attempt.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov trying to pass the guard but Declan defending well.

Obuhov is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Declan doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Obuhov.
Declan controlling the position for now.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Obuhov is trying to control. Declan wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are starting to boo a lack of action.
Obuhov slows the pace down in half guard.
Obuhov is trying to control. Declan wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Declan has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Obuhov is working away from the top position though.
Declan is looking for a sweep. Obuhov is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Declan is looking to control Obuhov's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Declan avoid being mounted?
The referee must be thinking about standing these guys back up.
Declan might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Obuhov haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.

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.
Obuhov has a takedown stuffed.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Declan! But no joy.
Declan throws a body punch but Obuhov moves out of range.
Obuhov dives in for a single leg takedown but Declan sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Declan looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Anton Obuhov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Declan uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Obuhov.

Obuhov takes the fight into the clinch.
Obuhov is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Declan to keep the fight standing.
Declan working hard to break the clinch.

Obuhov breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Obuhov lunges at Declan with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Declan's hand.
A leg kick checked by Obuhov.
Declan stuffs the takedown.
Nice takedown defense from Declan. No joy for Obuhov on that attempt.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Declan connects with the punch.
Declan scores with a shot to the body.

Obuhov gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Declan is looking to control Obuhov's arms but Obuhov gets an underhook and turns him. Now Declan has his back to the cage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Declan breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut
and Declan counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Declan.
Obuhov is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Declan.
Aedan Declan is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Obuhov misses with a hook.
Declan uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Obuhov.
Obuhov tries to clinch up.
Obuhov takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Obuhov takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Declan lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Obuhov lands with an uppercut that bounces Declan off the cage and back into range.
Obuhov checks the leg kick nicely there.
Obuhov fails with the takedown
and Declan counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Obuhov swings for the body but Declan moves out of range.
Declan misses the shot to the body.
Declan stuffs the takedown.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Aedan Declan dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!


Obuhov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Declan feints and then cracks Obuhov's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Obuhov down.
Obuhov darts in looking for a takedown but Declan gets double underhooks and turns Obuhov into the cage.
Declan is looking to slow Obuhov down with leg kicks.
Declan has tried to improve his agility in the runup to this fight.
Declan lands with a shot to the body.
Obuhov just misses with a punch to the body.
Obuhov tries to clinch up.
Obuhov moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromDeclan.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Declan.
Declan connects with a body shot.
Declan throws a quick inside leg kick.
Declan punishes Obuhov's body with a nice straight punch.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obuhov misses with a straight left.
Obuhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Declan avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Declan counters with a body kick.
Aedan Declan seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Obuhov misses with an uppercut.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Declan with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Declan scores with the left hand. Obuhov knows he should have avoided that one.
Obuhov throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Declan lands a nice looking body kick.
Obuhov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obuhov closes this distance looking for a takedown but Declan circles away.
Declan throws a nice outside leg kick.
Obuhov fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Declan avoids it really well and circles away.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Anton Obuhov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Declan lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Obuhov is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Declan, right into the meat.
Obuhov darts in looking for a takedown but Declan gets double underhooks and turns Obuhov into the cage.
Obuhov tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Declan defends well and Obuhov ends up having to push Declan into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Obuhov misses the shot to the body.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Declan.
Declan has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Declan throws out a powerful jab.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Declan stuffs the takedown.
Obuhov on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Declan. Declan obviously looking to wear him down.
Declan ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Declan moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
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!
Obuhov looks for a takedown but Declan sprawls well.
Declan displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Obuhov.
Declan throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A good leg kick by Declan.
Declan works Obuhov's body with a nice hook.
Declan walks into a jab.
Obuhov fails with an attempt to clinch.
A big right from Obuhov misses.
Declan connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.

Anton Obuhov's cut is getting worse.
Obuhov closes this distance looking for a takedown but Declan circles away.
Declan scores with a crisp jab that stopped Obuhov in his tracks.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Declan feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Obuhov sprawling to the canvas! Obuhov rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Declan finish him?!

Obuhov is rocked!
Obuhov ducks into an uppercut from Declan and that's knocked him out cold! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:11 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Aedan Declan!
Aedan Declan is the new middleweight champion!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Aedan Declan made sure he mentioned Hellbent , along with how happy he was to win his fight.
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Event: HFC 78:Ragnarson vs Mahones     
Date:   Jan 07, 2017

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Dao Sonnen and Anton Obuhov. Sonnen comes to the cage accompanied by Sure to be sure. Both fighters will be looking to make this an exciting fight for the fans, I'm sure!

183 cm
25
198 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
190 cm
25
200 lbs
9 - 5 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Excellent grappler
World class boxer
Good gas tank

Hellbent
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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 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Dao Sonnen!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
The judges for this bout are Ivan Kurochkin, Vladimir Khabensky and Konstantin Menshow.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sonnen slips under a jab.
Obuhov scores with a jab.
Sonnen has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Ueshibas Temple of Cloud Warriors in the buildup to the fight.
Sonnen lands a nice looking body kick.
Sonnen tries to score with a low kick but Obuhov moves his leg out of the way.
Sonnen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Obuhov.
Obuhov pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
A shot to the liver by Sonnen. Beautiful body shot.
Sonnen cracks Obuhov with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
Obuhov fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Obuhov wants to clinch up but Sonnen keeps it at a distance.
Sonnen on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Obuhov walks into a jab.
Sonnen catches Obuhov with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!

Obuhov is rocked!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Obuhov lands a slapping body shot.
Sonnen looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Obuhov closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Obuhov is still on wobbly legs! Can Sonnen finish him?

That's one minute gone in the round.
Sonnen has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Sonnen there as he acknowledges the shot.
Obuhov takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Obuhov seems to have recovered his senses.
A thudding body kick lands there by Sonnen!
Sonnen lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Obuhov at a distance.
Sonnen lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Obuhov jabs at Sonnen's body.
Dao Sonnen is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.

Obuhov throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Sonnen tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Obuhov is in Sonnen's guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Sonnen working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Obuhov.
Sonnen has his hands on Obuhov's head, controlling the position.
Sonnen controls Obuhov momentarily but Obuhov frees himself.
Sonnen is really struggling to control Obuhov but he's trying to hold on to the position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Sonnen is keeping the position for now.

Sonnen looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov trying to control but Sonnen is working from the bottom.

Sonnen is looking for a triangle but Obuhov pushes his legs off easily.

Obuhov avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Obuhov trying to control the position from guard on top but Sonnen is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Obuhov trying to control but Sonnen is working from the bottom.
My spies in St Petersburg MMA Gym inform me that Obuhov has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Obuhov controls from within his opponent's guard.
Obuhov throwing shots from guard but he's hitting more mat than opponent.
Obuhov is pushing down on Sonnen's leg trying to pass to half guard. Sonnen is fighting to maintain full guard but Obuhov has managed to sneak the leg through.

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.
Sonnen is not content to let Obuhov control the position.

Obuhov is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Sonnen sees it coming and defends easily.

Obuhov is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Sonnen doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Obuhov.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Obuhov prevents Sonnen from improving his position.
Sonnen wants to control but Obuhov is keeping busy and won't allow it.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Dao Sonnen will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
That's time! Back to the action!


Sonnen takes one on the button.
Sonnen looks to throw a body kick
and Obuhov counters with a nice uppercut.
Sonnen is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Obuhov lands a jab to the head.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Sonnen, as that shot connected.
Anton Obuhov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Obuhov connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Sonnen momentarily.

Obuhov shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Sonnen trying to control from the bottom.
Sonnen is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Obuhov is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

Sonnen is defending against the submission attempts here by Obuhov.
Obuhov is looking to advance position but Sonnen won't allow it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Obuhov is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
Sonnen working a defensive guard here.
Obuhov postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.

Sonnen is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Obuhov is aware though and is defending well.
Obuhov trying to control but Sonnen is working from the bottom.
Sonnen is trying to control the position from the bottom.

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.
Obuhov throws a big right hand that misses.
Sonnen looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Obuhov controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.
Sonnen pulls Obuhov in close to prevent any damage.
Obuhov has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Obuhov stands and throws Sonnen's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Sonnen regains half guard there - taking advantage of Obuhov's attempt to lay and pray for a moment.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Obuhov is looking for a kimura here.

Obuhov is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.

Obuhov is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Sonnen doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Obuhov.
Sonnen wants to control but Obuhov is keeping busy and won't allow it.

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.

Obuhov seems to be looking for submissions.
Obuhov is looking to take a break and control but Sonnen is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Obuhov missing with the ground and pound from half guard.
Sonnen wants to get back to full guard.

Obuhov wants to work for an arm triangle but Sonnen is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Sonnen is looking to control Obuhov's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Sonnen avoid being mounted?

Sonnen is defending against the submission attempts here by Obuhov.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.


Sonnen lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Sonnen cracks Obuhov with a right hand to the side of the head.
Obuhov throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Obuhov misses with a looping right.
Obuhov lands a right hook to the body.
Obuhov moves out of range of the body kick from Sonnen.
Sonnen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Obuhov fakes high and shoots in for a takedown but Sonnen avoids it really well and circles away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Sonnen throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.

Sonnen closes the distance and clinches.
Obuhov wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Obuhov breaks the clinch.
Sonnen tries a head kick but it misses.
Obuhov lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Obuhov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sonnen moves away.
Obuhov paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.

Obuhov drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Obuhov is pushing down on Sonnen's leg trying to pass to half guard. Sonnen is fighting to maintain full guard but Obuhov has managed to sneak the leg through.
Obuhov sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Sonnen defending well though.
Sonnen wants to control but Obuhov is keeping busy.
Sonnen is looking to improve his position.

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

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

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:40 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Anton Obuhov!
Anton Obuhov is the new middleweight champion!
Our winner, Anton Obuhov, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.
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Event: HFC 71:Hellmuth vs Ragnarson     
Date:   Nov 27, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Anton Obuhov and Dao Sonnen. Sonnen has chosen Sure to be sure as his entrance music. Dao Sonnen has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

190 cm
25
200 lbs
9 - 4 - 0
183 cm
24
198 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Granite chin

Lion Fightwear

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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 9 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
And introducing the challenger 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, Dao Sonnen!
The judges for this bout are Fedor Mirinova, Ivan Kurochkin and Valeri Chadov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Sonnen moves forwards but Obuhov connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Obuhov misses with a looping left.
Obuhov throws a hook but Sonnen blocks it.
Obuhov uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Sonnen has time to react.
Obuhov throws a right hand that misses
and Sonnen counters with a leg kick.
Obuhov lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Sonnen keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Obuhov.
Sonnen is trying to counter with his kicks.
Obuhov digs a good hook to Sonnen's body.
The fighters circling - Obuhov throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Sonnen walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Obuhov misses with a body punch
and Sonnen counters with a one-two to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Obuhov throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A big left from Sonnen misses.
Obuhov swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Obuhov throws a lazy right hand but Sonnen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Sonnen defending well as Obuhov loads up on a big left hand.
Obuhov scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Obuhov blocks the body kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Obuhov throws a shot from downtown. Sonnen moves away and avoids it.
Sonnen throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Sonnen throws a body kick, spinning off balance
and Obuhov connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Obuhov has been working on his boxing with his coaches at St Petersburg MMA Gym in the buildup to the fight.
Obuhov is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Obuhov throws a shot to the body.
Obuhov throws a hook to the side of Sonnen's head but Sonnen sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Obuhov lands a nice looking body shot.
Obuhov with a jab.
Sonnen throws a body punch but Obuhov moves out of range.
Sonnen throws a hook to the side of Obuhov's head but Obuhov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Sonnen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Obuhov.
Obuhov connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Obuhov lunges at Sonnen with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Sonnen's hand.

Sonnen clinches up with Obuhov and pushes him back against the cage.
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 frustrated look appears on Obuhov's face as he tries to break the clinch.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Obuhov prevents a body shot from Sonnen.
Sonnen misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Obuhov displaying some good clinch control by pressing Sonnen up against the cage.
A bit of stalling here from Obuhov.
Sonnen tries to land a knee to the head but Obuhov blocks with his arms.
Obuhov has had enough of the clinch but Sonnen keeps him there for the moment.

Sonnen manages to break the clinch.
Obuhov throws the left hand but Sonnen avoids the punch easily.
Obuhov swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Sonnen counters with a nice uppercut.
Obuhov misses the shot to the body.
Sonnen tries to counter with a clinch but Obuhov shakes him off and moves away.
Obuhov takes a jab right on the kisser.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
A slow jab from Obuhov misses its intended target.
Obuhov is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Obuhov throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Obuhov throws a lazy right hand but Sonnen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sonnen lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Obuhov looks to land a right hand but Sonnen moved out of range.
An inside leg kick lands from Sonnen.
Sonnen throws a shot from downtown. Obuhov moves away and avoids it.
Obuhov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Obuhov misses with a double jab.
Sonnen thumps Obuhov with a low kick.
Obuhov listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Sonnen avoids the body shot from Obuhov.
Obuhov connects with the punch.
Obuhov ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Sonnen moves away.
Sonnen comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Sonnen throws a looping overhand right but Obuhov ducks down to avoid it.
Obuhov throws an overhand right that lands on Sonnen's shoulder, as Sonnen tries to avoid the shot.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Sonnen slips a straight right by Obuhov.
Obuhov scores with a jab. Sonnen acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Obuhov has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Sonnen finds it's way round the side to connect with Obuhov's head.
Obuhov connects with a right hand. Sonnen shakes it off.
Sonnen keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Sonnen takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Sonnen swings for the body but Obuhov moves out of range.
Obuhov takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Obuhov uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Sonnen.
Obuhov swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Obuhov takes a swing at Sonnen's ribcage but misses.
Sonnen drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
A jab from Obuhov misses.
Obuhov throws a body shot but no joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Anton Obuhov dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Anton Obuhov's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Obuhov throws a poor cross that misses
and Obuhov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Sonnen swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Obuhov throws a body shot but no joy.
A nice side step and Sonnen releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Sonnen scores with a punch to the head.
Good standup being displayed there by Sonnen as he connects with a hook.
Sonnen ducks under a wild hook from Obuhov.
Obuhov throws a jab when Sonnen was well out of range.

Sonnen lands a big uppercut and Obuhov crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Obuhov looks OK. Sonnen waves Obuhov back to his feet!

Obuhov is rocked!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Sonnen misses the shot to the body.
Oh Obuhov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Sonnen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Obuhov.
Sonnen lands an uppercut, right on the button! Obuhov tumbles backwards into the cage, staring vacantly into space! He's got no idea where he is, who he is or what day it is... Poor guy.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:44 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Dao Sonnen!
Dao Sonnen is the new middleweight champion!
A relieved looking Dao Sonnen 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: HFC 68:Ragnarson vs Milne     
Date:   Nov 12, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Anton Obuhov and Guillermo Mendez. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

190 cm
25
200 lbs
8 - 4 - 0
185 cm
24
185 lbs
11 - 6 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good takedowns
Decent boxing
Knockout power

Lion Fightwear

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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 8 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Guillermo Mendez!
The judges for this bout are Viktor Lagutenko, Fedor Mirinova and Aleksei Zolotukhin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov lands with a cross.
Obuhov rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Mendez moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Obuhov connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Obuhov leaves Mendez with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Obuhov scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.

Mendez is rocked!
Obuhov cracks Mendez with a left hook right on the temple and Mendez goes down! He's out! Referee! Stop the fight! Obuhov lands a few more punches before the dopey ref steps in - hopefully Mendez is OK!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:28 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Anton Obuhov!
Anton Obuhov retains his middleweight title!
A victorious Anton Obuhov thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
Guillermo Mendez was interviewed post fight and said 'Sorry fans'.
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Event: HFC 59:Obuhov vs Sonnen     
Date:   Sep 24, 2016

Coming up we have a middleweight MMA rules bout between Anton Obuhov and Dao Sonnen. Sonnen has chosen Sure to be sure as his entrance music. Dao Sonnen has the power to score a knockout today if he connects clean with Anton Obuhov's chin.

190 cm
24
200 lbs
7 - 4 - 0
183 cm
23
198 lbs
9 - 1 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Lethal high kicks
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the vacant middleweight championship of the world!
Introducing the fighter to my left.
With a record of 7 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of St Petersburg, Anton Obuhov!
And introducing the fighter to my right.
With a record of 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Dao Sonnen!
The judges for this bout are Fedor Mirinova, Sergei Dronov and Aleksandr Martynov.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Obuhov throws a hook but Sonnen blocks it.
Sonnen throws a body punch but Obuhov moves out of range.
Sonnen keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Obuhov.
Sonnen staying out of range there.
Obuhov's jab looks to have found its range, popping Sonnen under the eye.

It looks like Dao Sonnen has been cut.
Obuhov has been working on his boxing with his coaches at St Petersburg MMA Gym in the buildup to the fight.
Sonnen throws a right hand that misses
and Obuhov counters with a stiff right hand.
Sonnen pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Sonnen misses with a wild combination.
Sonnen slips under a jab from Obuhov.
Obuhov misses the body punch
and Obuhov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.

It looks like Anton Obuhov has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A left lands for Obuhov.
Obuhov just misses with a punch to the body.
Obuhov mov