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Event: ICS 27     
Date:   Apr 29, 2020
#R1#
Darren wants to clinch.
Salvador lands a jab to the nose.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#CL#
Darren moves into range and clinches up with Salvador.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked. #BC2#
Salvador's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Darren lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.#T1#
Darren closes the distance but Salvador moves to the side
and Darren takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Darren misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Salvador lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Darren backs up against the cage. #CL#
Salvador tries to keep at a distance but Darren has taken the fight into the clinch.
Salvador lands a good knee to the midsection. Darren won't want to take too many of those.#BC2#
Salvador's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Salvador misses with a hook. Darren ducked under it nicely. #T2#
Salvador throws a chopping leg kick but Darren manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Salvador looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Nice body punch from Salvador.
Darren tries to clinch up but Salvador circles away and keeps his distance.
Salvador now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Salvador takes a head kick and keeps coming.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Darren tries to clinch but Salvador moves out of range.
Salvador tries to bum rush Darren with a series of wild strikes but Darren uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
We've been told by Darren's head coaches at Oblivion Gate that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Darren tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Salvador paws at him with a jab and circles away.#T3#
Darren throws a leg kick
and Salvador counters with a slapping leg kick.
A jab from Salvador does it's job there.
Salvador misses with the body kick
and Darren counters with a nice uppercut.
Darren throws a predictable looking body shot
and Salvador counters with a nice body kick.
Darren fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Salvador checks it well.
Darren misses with a low kick as Salvador jumps back.
Darren takes a body punch but keeps moving. #KD2#
Salvador lands a big head kick that sends Darren tumbling to the mat! Salvador takes a step backwards and waves Darren back to his feet - he wants the finish!#T4#
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador lands a big head kick that sends Darren to the canvas! Salvador follows up with strikes from the mount that forces the ref to step in and stop the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:13 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). George Salvador!
After the fight, George Salvador 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.
James Darren was interviewed post fight and said 'I'm a loser!'.

 

Event: ICS 21     
Date:   Apr 05, 2020
#R1#
Arundel throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Arundel displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Salvador throws out the jab.
Arundel 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.
A big left from Arundel misses.
Salvador seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
A decent looking cross lands there for Arundel.
Arundel looks for the body kick but Salvador saw that one coming.
Arundel tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
As Arundel tries to get set, Salvador tries to push him back and clinch up but Arundel manages to avoid the attempt.
Arundel showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Salvador.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A combination from Salvador does no damage.
Arundel replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Salvador blocks it well.
Arundel lands with a cross. #T1#
Arundel misses with a hook. Salvador ducked under it nicely.
Salvador with a hook.
Arundel pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Arundel misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Salvador.
Salvador blocks a head kick by Arundel.
Salvador appears to be looking for a big counter.
Salvador slips a jab from Arundel.
A thudding body kick lands there by Arundel! #CL#
Salvador pushes Arundel up against the cage in a clinch.
Arundel on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Arundel misses with some punches. #T2#
Arundel lands on the inside with an uppercut. #BC2#
Arundel manages to break the clinch.
Arundel looks to score with a jab to the body but Salvador is just out of range.
Some bone on bone action there as Salvador checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
It appears Salvador was looking to counter with a kick there.
Latrobe Arundel seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Arundel avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Arundel steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Arundel works the jab nicely.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Arundel avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Nice straight punches there by Arundel. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Arundel.
Salvador lands a nice hook to Arundel's body. Arundel takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Arundel lands a lovely overhand right.#T3#
Salvador scores with a body shot.
Arundel scores with the left hand. Salvador knows he should have avoided that one.
Arundel walks into a stiff left hand from Salvador.
Arundel throws a left and a right that both miss
letting Salvador counter with a right hand.
Arundel throws a head kick but Salvador moves out of range.
Salvador tries to close the distance and clinch but Arundel swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Arundel on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Salvador looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Salvador feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Arundels jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Arundel connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.#T4#
Arundel tries a head kick but it misses.
Salvador swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Salvador doesn't manage to clinch there - Arundel circles away.
Arundel swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.#KD2#
Oooooh!!! Arundel has knocked Salvador down with a huge combo! Arundel steps away and waves a wobbly Salvador back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!#ROC2#
Salvador is rocked!
Arundel lands with a massive overhand right! Stick a fork in Salvador - he's out cold! Ermm... I think I just mixed my metaphors but yeah... That was a nice KO! Big win for Arundel!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Latrobe Arundel!
Latrobe Arundel is the new middleweight champion!
Latrobe Arundel seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.

 

Event: ICS 13     
Date:   Mar 08, 2020
#R1#
Salvador takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
OnYerKiester tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Salvador lands with a kick to the temple. OnYerKiester shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?" #CL#
Salvador moves into the clinch.
A short uppercut from OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester blocks the elbow strike.
OnYerKiester misses with a punch on the inside.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Salvador doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Salvador landing knees to the body.
Salvador blocks a body shot from OnYerKiester.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
OnYerKiester struggles to land a body shot inside as Salvador controls his hands.
A right hook to the body lands for Salvador.
OnYerKiester looks winded!
Salvador scores with a nice hook to the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Salvador tries to work over OnYerKiester's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Nice body punch from Salvador - that landed with a thud.
Salvador misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from OnYerKiester.
Salvador lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt OnYerKiester or not. #BC#
Salvador breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Salvador throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester misses with a looping left.#T1#
Salvador ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Salvador looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Salvador fails with an attempt to clinch.
Salvador throws a low kick but OnYerKiester moves out of range easily.
Good exchange - OnYerKiester coming out on top.
OnYerKiester throws a hook to the side of Salvador's head but Salvador sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Salvador looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Salvador pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Salvador sets himself, and OnYerKiester steps forward looking for the clinch! Salvador avoids it this time.
Salvador keeps OnYerKiester at a distance using the push kick.
Salvador goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Salvador.
OnYerKiester lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
PutinYa OnYerKiester seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
OnYerKiester on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Salvador throws a head kick but OnYerKiester moves out of range. #CL#
Salvador has closed the distance and engaged OnYerKiester in a clinch.
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!
OnYerKiester swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
OnYerKiester working aggressively here. #T2#
Salvador works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
OnYerKiester fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
OnYerKiester fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short left from OnYerKiester.
A nice right hand lands inside from OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Salvador lands a good knee to the midsection. OnYerKiester won't want to take too many of those.
A head punch on the inside from OnYerKiester fails to land.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
OnYerKiester misses with a short punch on the inside.
OnYerKiester lands a left hand that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Salvador can't find room to land a body shot as OnYerKiester controls the action.
Salvador gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head. #CUT#
It looks like PutinYa OnYerKiester has been cut.
OnYerKiester blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador lands a left hand that snaps the head of OnYerKiester backwards.
Salvador is working OnYerKiester over against the cage.
Salvador blocking some punches.
OnYerKiester has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Salvador seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if OnYerKiester can turn it around.#BC#
Salvador breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance. #T3#
Salvador uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by OnYerKiester.
Salvador scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A big right from OnYerKiester misses.
Salvador walks into a jab.
OnYerKiester throws a leg kick but Salvador checks it.
Salvador misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester steps in looking to clinch after the strikes miss from Salvador.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses.
Salvador tries to close the distance and clinch up but OnYerKiester swats him away and circles back towards the center.
OnYerKiester looks to score with a jab to the body but Salvador is just out of range.
OnYerKiester showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Salvador.
OnYerKiester throws a leg kick
and Salvador cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
OnYerKiester jabs at Salvador's body.
OnYerKiester scores with a spinning back kick!#T4#
OnYerKiester lands a nice shot to the body.
Salvador takes a swing at OnYerKiester's ribcage but misses.
OnYerKiester paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador avoids the body shot from OnYerKiester.
Salvador misses with a series of wild punches.
Salvador lands a leg kick that knocks OnYerKiester off balance momentarily.
Salvador avoids a kick to the body.
OnYerKiester throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
OnYerKiester will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Salvador walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. OnYerKiester checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Salvador swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by OnYerKiester.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The cut man is working on PutinYa OnYerKiester's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
OnYerKiester throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Salvador tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but OnYerKiester was well out of range. Poor timing from Salvador.
An inside leg kick lands from Salvador.
OnYerKiester throws an overhand right that lands on Salvador's shoulder, as Salvador tries to avoid the shot.
It looked like Salvador was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
OnYerKiester uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Salvador.
OnYerKiester misses with a wild body shot.
OnYerKiester misses with a hook
and Salvador counters with a slapping leg kick.
That kick from OnYerKiester tenderised Salvador's leg. Salvador is trying to keep his angry face on.
OnYerKiester tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Salvador was well out of range. Poor timing from OnYerKiester.
Salvador with a nice cross.
Salvador is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that OnYerKiester can do to turn this around?
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador tries to close the distance and clinch but OnYerKiester swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
OnYerKiester jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Salvador tried to counter with a leg kick but OnYerKiester avoided it.
OnYerKiester misses with a lunging right hand
and Salvador counters with a three punch combination, finished off with a leg kick. Nice work.
OnYerKiester throws a lazy uppercut
and Salvador counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there. #T1#
A decent looking body kick lands there for Salvador.
Salvador scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
OnYerKiester throws a nice inside leg kick.
Salvador misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester tries to land a leg kick but Salvador saw it coming and moves away.
Salvador scores with a leg kick. #CL#
Salvador rushes OnYerKiester and presses him up against the cage.
OnYerKiester working aggressively here.
Salvador is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
OnYerKiester's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Salvador pushes OnYerKiester back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
OnYerKiester throws a punch but it's blocked by Salvador.
Salvador lands a left hand that snaps the head of OnYerKiester backwards.
OnYerKiester is breathing heavily.
Salvador unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Salvador throws a blind hook that connects with the side of OnYerKiesters head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Salvador misses with a hook to the ribs.
A nice right hand lands inside from Salvador. #T2##BC#
Salvador pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Salvador scores with a jab.#CL#
Salvador gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Salvador lands a knee to the body.
A short body shot lands from Salvador as the two fighters clinch.
Salvador lands an elbow inside that OnYerKiester shrugs off. #BC#
Salvador's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Salvador throws a head kick that looked like it stung. #ROC#
OnYerKiester is rocked!
Salvador fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
OnYerKiester takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Salvador ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
George Salvador is winning the standup battle so far.
Decent striking displayed by Salvador there.
OnYerKiester is still on wobbly legs! Can Salvador finish him?
OnYerKiester throws a predictable looking body shot
and Salvador makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
OnYerKiester seems to have recovered his senses.
Salvador misses with a few strikes there.
Nice cross by Salvador.#T3##KD#
Salvador lands a big head kick that sends OnYerKiester tumbling to the mat! Salvador takes a step backwards and waves OnYerKiester back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Salvador swings away with a leg kick that misses.
OnYerKiester takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Salvador throws a body kick that misses.
Salvador throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Salvador wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Today's fight clock is brought to you by... OOOH that's a huge shot by Salvador! OnYerKiester is in big trouble here - the ref steps in to save him and this one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:36 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). George Salvador!
George Salvador retains his middleweight title!
George Salvador spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.

 

Event: ICS 9     
Date:   Feb 12, 2020
#R1#
Salvador lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ghosh bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Salvador thows a leg kick but Ghosh checks it #TD#
and Ghosh counters with a shoot takedown. Salvador fights it but they end up in guard.
Ghosh is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.#ES2#
Salvador scrambles and gets back to his feet.
Ghosh on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Salvador. Salvador obviously looking to wear him down.
Salvador misses with a left hand
and Ghosh counters with a stiff right hand.
Ghosh swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Salvador was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ghosh takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Salvador lands a high kick! #T1#
Salvador feints and then cracks Ghosh's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ghosh down.
Salvador just misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador lands a jab.
Ghosh throws a body punch but Salvador moves out of range.
A left and a right from Salvador both land. Nice combination.
Some bone on bone action there as Ghosh checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Ghosh quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Some bone on bone action there as Salvador checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Salvador appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Ghosh takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Salvador throws a sloppy head kick and Ghosh moves out of range easily.
A big right from Ghosh misses.
Salvador moves out of range of the body kick.#T2#
Ghosh throws a jab but it's blocked by Salvador.
Salvador lands a nice shot that snaps Ghosh's head back.
Ghosh moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ghosh throws a leg kick
and Salvador counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Ghosh throws a head kick but Salvador moves out of range.
Ghosh throws a predictable looking body shot
and Salvador counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Salvador throws a lazy right hand but Ghosh sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Ghosh was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Salvador throws a lazy uppercut
and Ghosh counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Salvador swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ghosh explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.#T3#
Salvador lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Salvador swings for the body but Ghosh moves out of range.
A counter left hand to the body from Ghosh misses its target.
Ghosh defending well as Salvador loads up on a big left hand.
Salvador slips under a jab.
Ghosh throws a leg kick but Salvador sees it coming and moves out of range.
Ghosh tries to land a front kick but Salvador steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Ghosh swings and misses with a hook to the body.
The fighters circling - Ghosh throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ghosh avoids the body shot from Salvador.
Salvador looks for the body kick but Ghosh saw that one coming. #T4#
Salvador misses with an uppercut.
Salvador stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Ghosh.
Salvador with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Salvador wants to slow Ghosh down by chopping away at his legs.
Ghosh throws a quick counter kick to the body but Salvador avoids it.
Ghosh ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
It looked like Ghosh was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Salvador.
Ghosh throws a body punch but Salvador moves out of range.
Ghosh blocks a jab.
Ghosh tries to counter with a takedown but Salvador is quick to defend against it.
Ghosh lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ghosh takes a jab right on the kisser.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Ghosh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Salvador.
Some bone on bone action there as Ghosh checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Salvador checks the leg kick.
Salvador throws a big counter head kick but Ghosh avoids it with no problem.
A low kick from Salvador is predictable there
and Ghosh counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Salvador is looking to slow Ghosh down with leg kicks.
Salvador throws a poor cross that misses
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Ghosh walks into a jab.
Ghosh misses with a body punch
and Salvador counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Salvador has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ghosh misses with a low kick.
Salvador takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Salvador uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ghosh.#T1#
Ghosh misses with a hook.
Ghosh scores with a nice strike.
Salvador misses with a double jab.
Ghosh scores with a hook.
Ghosh blocks a head kick by Salvador.
Ghosh scores with a nice strike.
George Salvador seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Ghosh tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Salvador is able to avoid easily.
Salvador swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ghosh looks to land a right hand but Salvador moved out of range.
Salvador lands with a kick to the ribs.
Salvador throws a nice outside leg kick. #T2#
Ghosh on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
A decent looking cross lands there for Ghosh.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Ghosh on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Salvador. Salvador obviously looking to wear him down.
Ghosh takes one on the button.
A big left from Salvador misses.
Ghosh quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Salvador scores with a nice head shot.
Salvador connects with a solid leg kick.
Salvador misses with a leg kick.
Ghosh avoids a low kick by using good footwork.#T3#
Ghosh avoids the head kick by Salvador.
A jab from Ghosh misses.
Salvador tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Salvador misses with a kick to the body.
Ghosh throws a hook to the side of Salvador's head but Salvador sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ghosh misses with a leg kick.
Ghosh moves out of range as Salvador strikes.
Salvador misses with a leg kick.
Ghosh moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Ghosh misses with a body kick.
Ghosh gets off balance looking for a body kick
enabling Salvador to counter with a crisp jab. #T4#
Ghosh misses with an uppercut. Salvador saw that one coming.
Salvador throws out a counter right but Ghosh avoids it with no problem.
Ghosh throws a hook but Salvador avoids it easily.
A telegraphed right hand from Ghosh misses the target.
Salvador blocks a jab.
Salvador connects with a right hand. Ghosh shakes it off.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ghosh swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Ghosh getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Salvador lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Salvador swings for the body but Ghosh moves out of range.
It looked like Ghosh wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but George Salvador will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R3#
Salvador lands a jab to Ghosh's midsection.
Salvador throws a head kick but Ghosh moves out of range.
Salvador waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ghosh.
Salvador throws a low kick but Ghosh avoids it.
Salvador throws a body shot but no joy.
Salvador misses with an uppercut. Ghosh saw that one coming.
Ghosh throws the left hand but Salvador avoids the punch easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Ghosh looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Ghosh misses with a body kick.
Left hook, right uppercut from Salvador. #T1#
Salvador misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Crunch! Ghosh slams his shin into Salvador's torso.
Salvador throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Salvador throws a head kick that Ghosh semi-blocks.
Salvador walks into a left hand.
Salvador throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Ghosh is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Salvador connects with a leg kick. Ghosh looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Salvador just misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador lands a nice looking body kick.
Ghosh throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Salvador stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.#T2#
Ghosh jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Salvador looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Ghosh.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Ghosh.
Salvador takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Ghosh drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Ghosh throws a leg kick that is checked
and Salvador connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A low kick from Ghosh misses
and Salvador counters with a thumping low kick.
George Salvador seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ghosh blocks a head kick by Salvador.
It looked like Ghosh wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Ghosh looks to land a right hand but Salvador moved out of range.
Ghosh throws a right hand that misses
and Salvador counters with a straight right hand.#T3#
Ghosh pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Salvador fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Ghosh checks it well.
Salvador shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Ghosh steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
Salvador tries to land a leg kick but Ghosh saw it coming and moves away.
Ghosh changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Ghosh takes a kick to the side of the head.
Ghosh looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Salvador looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ghosh lunges at Salvador with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Salvador's hand.
Ghosh throws a jab when Salvador was well out of range.#T4#
Salvador leaves Ghosh with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
George Salvador is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Good shot there by Salvador.
Ghosh thows a left - swing and a miss!
Salvador appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Salvador throws a low kick but it's checked well by Ghosh.
Salvador bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Ghosh loads up on a big right hand but Salvador slips the punch.
Ghosh looks to score with a jab to the body but Salvador is just out of range.
Ghosh misses with a body kick.
A nice side step and Salvador releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador really dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.
#R4#
Salvador jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Salvador looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Ghosh waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Salvador.
Salvador jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ghosh was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Salvador takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Salvador avoids a kick to the body.
Ghosh slips a straight right by Salvador.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
That kick from Ghosh tenderised Salvador's leg. Salvador is trying to keep his angry face on.
Salvador blocks the body kick.
Salvador misses with a body kick.
Ghosh was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.#T1#
Salvador misses with a looping left.
Salvador misses with a head kick.
Salvador tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Ghosh throws a leg kick but Salvador moved away.
Salvador feints and then cracks Ghosh's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Ghosh down.
Ghosh fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Salvador walks into a jab.
Salvador takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Salvador cracks Ghosh with an open hand slap.
Ghosh misses with a kick to the body. #T2#
A slapping leg kick lands for Salvador.
Decent striking displayed by Ghosh there.
Ghosh looks to score with a jab to the body but Salvador is just out of range.
Salvador fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Ghosh keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Salvador.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salvador pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Ghosh blocks a low kick nicely.
Salvador lands a nice shot to the body.
Ghosh shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Salvador eats them both and turns towards Ghosh to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Ghosh.
Salvador replies with a solid counter kick to the body but Ghosh blocks it well.#T3#
Salvador throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ghosh sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Ghosh avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Salvador misses with a body kick.
Ghosh changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Ghosh fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.#ROC#
Salvador is rocked!
Salvador lands with a kick to the ribs.
Ghosh misses with a hook. Salvador ducked under it nicely.
Salvador appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Salvador lands a nice looking kick to the body. Ghosh takes a step back to recover. #T4#
Salvador throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped #TD#
and Ghosh counters with a shoot takedown. Salvador fights it but they end up in guard.
Salvador wants to get back to his feet but he's too absorbed in his own little project and Ghosh manages to pass to side control. #REVB#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ghosh is trying to control the action in half guard but Salvador is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Salvador keeping control of the position.
Ghosh is just content to waste time from the top position. Salvador takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.
Ghosh tries to free his leg and advance position but Salvador is retaining full guard.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close fourth round but I would say that Sheikh Amun Ghosh will probably get the nod.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. And we move into the final round!
#R5#
Salvador throws a lazy body kick #TD#
and Ghosh counters with a takedown into side control! That could mean trouble for Salvador! #SUB#
Ghosh is looking for a kimura. He might have it! No, Salvador has escaped the position, nice work there. #SUB#
Ghosh wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Salvador, who protects the arm well. #SUB#
Ghosh tries for a kimura but Salvador is defending well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador wants to get back to his feet but Ghosh drags him back down.#SUB#
Ghosh wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Salvador, who protects the arm well. #T1#
Salvador tries to escape but Ghosh is in control.
Ghosh tries to move into full mount but can't pass Salvador's legs.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Ghosh staying calm.
Salvador is trying to get back to his feet.
Sheikh Amun Ghosh has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
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.
Ghosh is looking to take a break and control but Salvador is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Sheikh Amun Ghosh overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.#SUB#
Ghosh working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Ghosh tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
Salvador parries the strikes from Ghosh easily there. Ghosh is wary of posturing up too much because it might enable Salvador to escape. #T3#
Salvador is trying to get back to half guard.
Salvador is trying to escape and get back to his feet.#REF3#
The referee has decided to stand the fighters back up, so we'll restart on the feet.
Ghosh scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Ghosh slips a straight right by Salvador.
Ghosh will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Salvador ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ghosh moves away.
Salvador thows a body kick. Ghosh tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Salvador throws a lazy head kick #TD#
and Ghosh counters with a nice double leg into side control. Salvador won't be happy with that. #ES2#
Salvador sneaks out the side door and pushes Ghosh away - he's back to his feet. The crowd show their appreciation for the escape.
George Salvador is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.#T4#
Salvador misses with a body kick.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Ghosh swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Salvador just misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador moves out of range of the body kick.
A nice side step and Salvador releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Ghosh misses with a looping right.
Salvador throws a head kick but Ghosh moves out of range.
Ghosh fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Salvador looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Salvador scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Ghosh doesn't seem bothered though.
Salvador slips a straight right by Ghosh.

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 Sheikh Amun Ghosh.
I think Salvador 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Jack Bonds scores the fight 46:49
Judge Frank Antenori scores the fight 47:48
Judge Timothy Bukovac scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... George Salvador!

George Salvador is the new middleweight champion!
George Salvador 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.

 

Event: ICS 2     
Date:   Jan 01, 2020
#R1#
Salvador throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
A big left from Borjigin misses.
Borjigin throws a leg kick but Salvador sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Salvador moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Salvador tries to clinch up.
Borjigin misses with a hook
and Salvador counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Borjigin throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Salvador sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Borjigin throws a front kick aimed at Salvador's knee but Salvador avoids it well.
Salvador throws a low kick but Borjigin moves out of range easily.
Borjigin lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Borjigin lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Borjigin just misses with a punch to the body.
Borjigin smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
A little feinted left hand from Borjigin on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Salvador cracks Borjigin with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Salvador is looking to take this fight into the clinch.#T1#
Borjigin pivots, looking for a leg kick but Salvador is out of range and Borjigin settles back down.
Borjigin scores with a nice body kick.
Borjigin throws out a loose jab but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Salvador throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Borjigin's head.#CUT2#
It looks like Khunbish Borjigin has been cut.
Khunbish Borjigin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Borjigin misses with an uppercut
and Salvador counters with a nice uppercut.
Borjigin is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Salvador.
Borjigin misses the shot to the body.
Borjigin throws a shot from downtown. Salvador moves away and avoids it.
Borjigin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Salvador only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Salvador avoids the head kick by Borjigin.
Salvador looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
A leg kick checked by Borjigin.
Borjigin throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Salvador throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Borjigin looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Borjigin throws a nice inside leg kick. #T2#
Borjigin swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Borjigin ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A lazy left from Salvador finds it's target.
Salvador lands with a nice body punch.
Borjigin displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Salvador throws out the jab.
Borjigin lands with a cross.
Borjigin throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Borjigin takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Borjigin swings widly with a right hand
and Salvador counters with a nice body shot.
The fighters circling - Borjigin throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Salvador looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Borjigin throws a leg kick but Salvador moved away.
Nice jab there from Borjigin.
Borjigin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Borjigin staying out of range there.
A big right from Salvador misses. #T3#
Salvador fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Salvador looks to land a right hand but Borjigin moved out of range.
Salvador takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Borjigin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
A nice inside leg kick there by Salvador. That's going to slow Borjigin down. #CL2#
Salvador rushes Borjigin and presses him up against the cage.#BC#
Borjigin breaks the clinch.
Borjigin throws an overhand right that lands on Salvador's shoulder, as Salvador tries to avoid the shot.
Borjigin looks to throw the jab but Salvador is out of range.
Borjigin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Borjigin.
An inside leg kick lands from Borjigin.
Salvador missing with a left hand there. Borjigin was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Borjigin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Salvador looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Salvador checks a low kick from Borjigin.
Salvador thumps Borjigin with a low kick.#T4#
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Salvador blocks a jab.
Salvador scores with a leg kick.
Salvador throws a sloppy head kick and Borjigin moves out of range easily.
Nice defenses there by Salvador.
Salvador tries to counter by closing the distance.
Borjigin scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Salvador gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Salvador's jab looks to have found its range, popping Borjigin under the eye.
Borjigin misses with a hook
and Salvador counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Salvador showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Borjigin.
Borjigin misses with a hook
and Salvador counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Borjigin throws a series of punches but Salvador avoids them all with ease.
Salvador throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Borjigin stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but George Salvador will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Khunbish Borjigin's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R2#
Borjigin tries a head kick but it misses.
Salvador lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Borjigin throws an off balance right hand
and Salvador counters with a stiff right hand.
Salvador throws a leg kick but Borjigin sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Borjigin throws a quick counter kick to the body but Salvador avoids it.
Borjigin looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Salvador throws a sloppy head kick and Borjigin moves out of range easily.
Salvador feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Borjigin's calf.
Borjigin blocks a head kick by Salvador.
Borjigin throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Borjigin ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador blocks a jab.
Borjigin misses with a low kick.
A big right from Borjigin misses.
Borjigin is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Borjigin throws a head kick that looked like it stung.
Salvador on the wrong end of a nice hook.#T1#
Salvador uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Borjigin.
Borjigin fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Salvador has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Borjigin keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Borjigin.
Salvador only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Borjigin throws a quick inside leg kick.
Salvador thows a left - swing and a miss!
Salvador throws a right hand that misses
letting Borjigin counter with a right hand.
Salvador missing with a left hand there. Borjigin was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Borjigin throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Salvador, right into the meat.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses
and Borjigin makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Borjigin misses with a combination
and Salvador counters with a low kick, right behind Borjigin 's knee.
Salvador tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Borjigin misses with a straight left. #T2#
An inside leg kick lands from Borjigin.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Borjigin tried to score with a low kick but Salvador checks it.
Borjigin takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Borjigin just misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador flicks out a counter leg kick but Borjigin steps away.
Salvador is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Borjigin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Salvador moves away.
Salvador misses with a head kick.
Borjigin throws a body shot but no joy.
Salvador moves out of range of the body kick.
Salvador chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Salvador tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Borjigin cracks the inside of Salvador's front leg.
Borjigin throws a hook to the side of Salvador's head but Salvador sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Borjigin ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Khunbish Borjigin is winning the standup battle so far.#T3#
Salvador tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Borjigin was well out of range. Poor timing from Salvador.
Salvador thows a left - swing and a miss!
An attempted straight right counter from Borjigin misses the target.
The crowd cheers as Borjigin lands an impressive looking overhand right. Salvador doesn't seem phased though.
Borjigin missing with a left hand there. Salvador was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Borjigin thuds his right hand into Salvador's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Borjigin getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Borjigin jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Borjigin keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Salvador.
Salvador uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Borjigin.
Borjigin misses with a hook.
Salvador chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Borjigin throws a lazy right hand but Salvador sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Borjigin throws a body shot but no joy.
Good exchange - Borjigin coming out on top.
Salvador lands an overhand right.#T4#
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Borjigin clobbers Salvador with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Borjigin lands a head shot.
Borjigin connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Salvador's hands.
Borjigin throws a leg kick but Salvador checks it.
Salvador tries to counter by closing the distance.
Salvador bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Borjigin misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Salvador.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Salvador, right into the meat.
Salvador steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Borjigin.
Borjigin stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Salvador throws a looping overhand right but Borjigin ducks down to avoid it.
Salvador throws a looping overhand right but Borjigin ducks down to avoid it.
Borjigin misses with a wild body shot.
A little jabbing left from Salvador on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Borjigin shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Salvador eats them both and turns towards Borjigin to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Salvador checks a leg kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Khunbish Borjigin dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Khunbish Borjigin's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!
#R3#
Borjigin throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Salvador counter with a right hand.
Salvador needs to keep his hands up - Borjigin had a free shot at his head there.
The fighters circling - Borjigin throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Borjigin pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Borjigin connects with a high kick.
Salvador doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Salvador checks the leg kick nicely there.
Salvador is looking for the big counter here.
Borjigin is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Salvador can do to turn this around?
Borjigin lands a lovely overhand right.
Borjigin misses with a leg kick
letting Salvador counter with a right hand.
Borjigin throws a poor cross that misses
and Salvador counters with a head kick. That will keep Borjigin thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
Borjigin throws a sloppy head kick
and Salvador counters with a nice uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Salvador ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Borjigin moves away.
Borjigin waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Salvador.
Salvador scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Borjigin tries a switch kick but it misses it's target. #T1#
Borjigin misses with a telegraphed body shot
letting Salvador counter with a right hand.
Donk. Salvador catches Borjigin right on the button with a cross.#CUT2#
Khunbish Borjigin's cut is getting worse.
Salvador slips a straight right by Borjigin.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses
enabling Borjigin to counter with a crisp jab.
Decent striking displayed by Borjigin there.
Borjigin moves out of range of the strikes.
A little feinted left hand from Borjigin on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Salvador steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Borjigin.
Borjigin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Whack! Salvador lands a heavy head kick that drops Borjigin. The ref tackles Salvador to stop the fight - a great save by the referee because Borjigin was done.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:44 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Head Kick). George Salvador!
After the fight, George Salvador was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.

 

Event: Pride FC 63     
Date:   Nov 27, 2019
#R1#
Salvador uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
We've been told by Ragnar's head coaches at TZY MMA that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Salvador paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Ragnar moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Ragnar drops his hands momentarily and Salvador takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Salvador has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Ragnar is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Salvador throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ragnar takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
Salvador takes a swing at Ragnar's ribcage but misses.
It looked like Ragnar wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Salvador lands with a right hand.
Salvador keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ragnar.
Ragnar feints and then cracks Salvador's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Salvador down.
A lazy left from Ragnar finds it's target.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ragnar looks for the body kick but Salvador saw that one coming.
Salvador throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.#CL2#
Salvador darts in and clinches Ragnar up against the cage.
Ragnar misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Salvador lands a body shot in the clinch.
Salvador with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time. #T1#
A short uppercut from Salvador.
Salvador scores with a knee to the head. #CUT2#
It looks like Bjorn Ragnar has been cut.
Salvador lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Ragnar or not.
Ragnar lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Salvador comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Salvador scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Salvador scores with a shoulder strike.
Knees in the clinch landing for Salvador.
Salvador creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Ragnar's defenses.
Salvador putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Ragnar in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Ragnar is breathing heavily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salvador lands an uppercut.
Salvador lands a hook to the side of the head.
Ragnar blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Ragnar.
Ragnar misses with a shot to the kidneys.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Salvador creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Salvador gets through Ragnar's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.#T2#
Salvador throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Ragnar blocks it with crossed arms.
Salvador lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Ragnar working aggressively here.
Salvador prevents a body shot from Ragnar.
A short left from Salvador.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Ragnar avoiding damage as Salvador throws knees to the body.
Salvador working Ragnar over with knees to the body.
Ragnar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ragnar blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Ragnar is leaning against Salvador and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Ragnar misses with a body punch.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Ragnar lands with a left to the head.
Salvador lands a right hand that snaps the head of Ragnar backwards. #T3#
A right handed body shot lands from Ragnar.
Ragnar tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador lands with a short shot to the head.
Salvador lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Salvador tries a body shot but Ragnar blocks it.
Salvador scores with a nice hook to the head.
Salvador tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Ragnar's elbow.
Ragnar misses with the head strike.
Salvador digs a right hand into Ragnar's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Ragnar's gas tank.
Ragnar gets through Salvador's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Salvador lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Ragnar misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Salvador misses with some punches.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Ragnar blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Ragnar throws a punch but it's blocked by Salvador.
A nice right hand lands inside from Salvador. #T4#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A short right hand to the side of the head by Salvador.
Ragnar managing to block the knees to the body from Salvador.
Salvador lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Ragnar.
Ragnar lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Ragnar lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Salvador using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Ragnar has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Salvador throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Ragnars head.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
A short right from Salvador.
Salvador with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Ragnar is leaning against Salvador and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ragnar lands with a left to the head.
A short uppercut from Salvador.
Salvador lands a nice knee to the body.
Salvador scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A short body shot lands from Ragnar as the two fighters clinch.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Bjorn Ragnar'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.
#R2#
Ragnar misses with a hook.
Salvador on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Salvador tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Salvador throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ragnar sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Salvador fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Salvador throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ragnar sees it coming and avoids it easily.
A swing and a miss from Salvador.
A looping hook to the body misses from Salvador. Ragnar does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ragnar was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Salvador ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Salvador looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Salvador ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ragnar moves away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Both fighters circling a little - Salvador finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Ragnar tries a low kick but Salvador avoids it.
Ragnar misses with a low kick.
Ragnar smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Ragnar tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.#T1#
Salvador misses with a lunging right hand
and Ragnar counters with a straight right hand.
Salvador fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Ragnar on the side of the head.
Salvador misses with a straight left.
Salvador has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Salvador throws a sloppy head kick and Ragnar moves out of range easily.
Salvador avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Ragnar misses the shot to the body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Salvador. That's going to slow Ragnar down.
Salvador uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Ragnar.
Salvador throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Ragnar to counter with a crisp jab.
Salvador scores with a push kick.
Ragnar pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Salvador misses with a lunging right hand
and Ragnar counters with a body kick that stops Salvador in his tracks momentarily.
George Salvador seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Nice uppercut there from Salvador.
Salvador throws a lazy right hand but Ragnar sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.#T2#
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ragnar scores with a nice head shot.
Salvador looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Salvador looks to land a combination. Ragnar sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Ragnar walks into a stiff left hand from Salvador.
Ragnar misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Salvador connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.#ROC2#
Ragnar is rocked!
A big right followed by a crushing left from Salvador knocks Ragnar out cold! Ouch - that one's going to be featured in highlight reels for years to come!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:36 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). George Salvador!
George Salvador decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.

 

Event: Pride FC 56     
Date:   Nov 06, 2019
#R1#
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Salvador, right into the meat.
OnYerKiester misses with a right hand
and Salvador counters with a lovely straight right hand!
OnYerKiester's corner calls for a 1-2. OnYerKiester obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
OnYerKiester looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
OnYerKiester throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A swing and a miss from OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A little jabbing left from Salvador on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
OnYerKiester misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Salvador.
Salvador connects with a right hand. OnYerKiester shakes it off.
Salvador lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Salvador wants to clinch up but OnYerKiester keeps it at a distance.
OnYerKiester seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
OnYerKiester throws a leg kick but Salvador sees it coming and checks it nicely.
We've been informed that Salvador has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.
OnYerKiester tries to land a leg kick but Salvador saw it coming and moves away.
OnYerKiester on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
OnYerKiester walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Salvador checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Salvador swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
OnYerKiester steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
OnYerKiester misses with a low kick. #T1#
Salvador throws a leg kick which misses OnYerKiester's front leg but catches the back leg as OnYerKiester tries to avoid it.
OnYerKiester uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Salvador.
A bone on bone clash there as OnYerKiester blocks the leg kick.
Salvador lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
OnYerKiester scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Salvador digs a good hook to OnYerKiester's body.
Salvador scores with a nice right hand.
OnYerKiester scoring well with a low kick there.
Salvador throws a quick inside leg kick. #CL2#
Salvador has managed to clinch.
Good body shot from OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Salvador lands an uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
OnYerKiester doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
OnYerKiester can't find room to land a body shot as Salvador controls the action. #T2#
Salvador blocking some punches.
Salvador with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Salvador throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but OnYerKiester blocks it with crossed arms.
Salvador lands a shot to the body.#BC2#
Salvador pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
OnYerKiester is looking to clinch.
Salvador moves out of range as OnYerKiester strikes.
OnYerKiester keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
OnYerKiester throws a poor cross that misses
and Salvador counters with an inside leg kick. #CL2#
Salvador rushes OnYerKiester and presses him up against the cage.#BC2#
Salvador manages to break the clinch.
Salvador scores with a jab to the jaw.
An inside leg kick lands from OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester misses with a jab, cross combination.
Salvador appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Salvador misses with a kick to the body. #T3#
Salvador keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
OnYerKiester takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Salvador feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to OnYerKiester's calf.
OnYerKiester tries to clinch up
and Salvador counters with a nice leg kick.
OnYerKiester misses the shot to the body.
A little jabbing left from Salvador on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
OnYerKiester tries a low kick but Salvador avoids it.#CL#
OnYerKiester closes the distance and clinches.
Salvador landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
OnYerKiester tries to work over Salvador's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
OnYerKiester's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Salvador creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Salvador unloads a knee to the mid-section.#T4#
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
OnYerKiester tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Salvador lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
OnYerKiester fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Still in the clinch, Salvador scores with a nice short uppercut.
Salvador lands a hook to the side of the head.
Salvador misses with a knee to the head.
OnYerKiester misses with the head strike.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by OnYerKiester.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
OnYerKiester blocks a punch to the side of the head.
OnYerKiester tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
OnYerKiester misses with the head strike.
Salvador scores with a hook to the body.
Salvador throws a blind hook that connects with the side of OnYerKiesters head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester works on Salvador's body with a couple of short punches.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
Salvador scores with the left hand. OnYerKiester knows he should have avoided that one.
Salvador on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Salvador throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
OnYerKiester digs a good body shot into Salvador's ribs.
OnYerKiester cracks a nice hook into Salvador's ribs.
A right-left combo lands from Salvador.
OnYerKiester misses the shot to the body.
Salvador swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
OnYerKiester connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as OnYerKiester checks a leg kick. #CL2#
Salvador darts in and clinches OnYerKiester up against the cage.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
OnYerKiester misses with some punches.
Salvador has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
OnYerKiester blocks an uppercut.
Nice body punch from OnYerKiester.
Salvador throws a blind hook that connects with the side of OnYerKiesters head.
OnYerKiester tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked. #T1#
A nice left hand lands by OnYerKiester.
Salvador working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Salvador lands a nice knee to the body.
Salvador tried to land a shot to the body but connects with OnYerKiester's elbow.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
OnYerKiester on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Salvador lands on the inside with an uppercut.
OnYerKiester misses with a hook to the ribs.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
OnYerKiester lands with a light punch inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salvador.
OnYerKiester throws a head punch that misses.
OnYerKiester tries to work over Salvador's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
OnYerKiester avoiding damage as Salvador throws knees to the body.
OnYerKiester goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
OnYerKiester lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Salvador misses with a knee strike.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Salvador blocks an uppercut.
OnYerKiester misses with a short punch on the inside. #T2#
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
OnYerKiester scores with an uppercut up the middle.
OnYerKiester swings away with an uppercut that misses.
George Salvador seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.#BC2#
Salvador's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.#CL#
Salvador tries to keep at a distance but OnYerKiester has taken the fight into the clinch.
OnYerKiester throws a head punch that misses.
Salvador misses with a punch on the inside.
OnYerKiester working aggressively here.
Salvador scores with a shoulder strike.
OnYerKiester prevents a body shot from Salvador.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Salvador lands a right hand that snaps the head of OnYerKiester backwards.
OnYerKiester swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador is looking to break free of the clinch but OnYerKiester has double underhooks.
OnYerKiester avoiding damage as Salvador throws knees to the body.
OnYerKiester lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
OnYerKiester lands a right hand. #BC2#
Salvador breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
OnYerKiester lands with an uppercut that bounces Salvador off the cage and back into range.#T3#
Salvador swings away with a leg kick that misses.
OnYerKiester is looking to counter the offense by Salvador and move into the clinch.
Salvador takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Salvador walks into a stiff left hand from OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Salvador.#CL2#
Salvador moves into the clinch.
OnYerKiester struggles to land a body shot inside as Salvador controls his hands.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester misses with a hook to the ribs.
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
OnYerKiester throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Salvador lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Salvador misses with a punch to the body.
A short right from Salvador on the inside.
Salvador with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
OnYerKiester lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Salvador misses with some punches. #T4#
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!#BC2#
Salvador breaks from the clinch.
OnYerKiester keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Salvador showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from OnYerKiester.
Salvador swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Salvador works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
A chopping leg kick lands by OnYerKiester.
A chopping leg kick lands by Salvador.
Salvador takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
OnYerKiester misses with a lunging right hand
and Salvador counters with a straight right hand.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as OnYerKiester checks a leg kick.
Salvador on the wrong end of a nice hook.
OnYerKiester blocks a head kick by Salvador.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but George Salvador will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!
#R3#
OnYerKiester fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Salvador looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
OnYerKiester throws a shot from downtown. Salvador moves away and avoids it.
A leg kick checked by OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Salvador was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Salvador misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
OnYerKiester scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
OnYerKiester slips under a jab.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Salvador crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from OnYerKiester - the referee stops the clock and Salvador gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says OnYerKiester. Salvador manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
OnYerKiester blocks a head kick by Salvador.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
OnYerKiester fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Salvador checks it well.
A slow jab from Salvador misses its intended target.
Salvador throws a leg kick that is checked#CL#
and OnYerKiester counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside. #T1#
OnYerKiester fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by OnYerKiester.
Salvador lands a shoulder strike.
OnYerKiester lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Salvador softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Salvador misses with an elbow over the top.
OnYerKiester lands a nice uppercut.
OnYerKiester swings away with an uppercut that misses.
OnYerKiester doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Salvador throws a head punch that misses.
OnYerKiester softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
OnYerKiester lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Salvador tries to land a knee to the head but OnYerKiester blocks with his arms.
Salvador lands a hook to the side of the head.
Salvador lands an elbow inside that OnYerKiester shrugs off.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Salvador blocking some punches.
Salvador misses with a punch on the inside.
OnYerKiester works on Salvador's body with a couple of short punches.
Salvador takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Salvador blocking some punches. #T2#
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Salvador throws an elbow but it misses.
OnYerKiester is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
A short right from Salvador.
OnYerKiester swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
OnYerKiester works on Salvador's body with a couple of short punches.
OnYerKiester lands a hook that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
OnYerKiester misses with the head strike.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
OnYerKiester lands a shoulder strike.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
OnYerKiester tries to throw a body punch but Salvador avoids it by throwing OnYerKiester back against the cage. #BC2#
Salvador breaks from the clinch.
OnYerKiester fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Salvador manages to avoid it.
OnYerKiester keeps the fight on the outside.
OnYerKiester lands the left hand.
OnYerKiester lands with a shot to the body. #T3#
A slow jab from OnYerKiester misses its intended target.
A big right from Salvador misses.
As Salvador backs away, OnYerKiester returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
OnYerKiester throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Salvador was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Salvador throws a half hearted mid kick.
Salvador throws a head kick but OnYerKiester moves out of range.
OnYerKiester fails to land with a series of punches.
Salvador is looking for the big counter here.
PutinYa OnYerKiester has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Salvador moves away from the strike by OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester swings and misses with a hook to the body.
OnYerKiester feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Salvador's calf.
Salvador tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
OnYerKiester comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
George Salvador seems to be getting the better of the standup.
OnYerKiester turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
George Salvador is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.#T4#
OnYerKiester finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Salvador throws a head kick but OnYerKiester moves out of range.
Salvador walks into a straight right hand from OnYerKiester.
OnYerKiester throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
OnYerKiester is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Salvador.
Salvador lands a front kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
OnYerKiester misses with a left hand
and Salvador counters with a nice uppercut.
Salvador throws a nice outside leg kick.
OnYerKiester stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Salvador.
Salvador lands with a good body shot.
Salvador connects with a leg kick. OnYerKiester looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
OnYerKiester misses with the combination.

And that's the end of the fight!
PutinYa OnYerKiester showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Salvador 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 Tatsuya Matsuyama scores the fight 28:29
Judge Yasuomi Hirokawa scores the fight 29:29
Judge Shigeki Sano scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... George Salvador!

George Salvador 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.

 

Event: Pride FC 52     
Date:   Oct 16, 2019
#R1#
Salvador just misses with a punch to the body.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Voronin! But no joy.
Salvador ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Voronin moves away.
Voronin ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Salvador moves away.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Salvador!
Voronin fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Salvador checks it well.
Voronin throws a head kick that misses
and Salvador counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Salvador throws a leg kick
and Voronin counters with a straight right hand.#CL#
Salvador has Voronin up against the cage in a clinch.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Voronin lands a left hand.
Voronin throws a punch but it's blocked by Salvador.
Salvador lands a good knee to the midsection. Voronin won't want to take too many of those.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Voronin fails to land.
Voronin blocking some punches.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by Voronin.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Voronin.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land. #T1#
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador throws a head punch that misses.
Voronin can't find room to land a body shot as Salvador controls the action.
Salvador lands a shoulder strike.
Salvador misses with some punches.
Voronin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Voronin can't find room to land a body shot as Salvador controls the action.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Voronin.
Salvador lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Voronin backwards.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Salvador.
A short left from Voronin.
Salvador tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Salvador definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Salvador lands a left hand that snaps the head of Voronin backwards.
Voronin fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Voronin throws a punch but it's blocked by Salvador. #BC#
Salvador pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salvador 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.
Salvador throws a wild body kick that Voronin sees coming a mile off.
Salvador swats away the attempt to clinch by Voronin.#T2#
Voronin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Salvador tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Voronin slips a jab from Salvador.
Voronin plants his feet and lands a nice head kick!
Voronin moves into range and connects with a jab.
Salvador avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Voronin cracks Salvador with a good jab.
A looping hook to the body misses from Voronin. Salvador does a little dance to reset his feet.
It looked like Salvador wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Voronin misses with a body shot.
Voronin throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Voronin takes a nasty kick to the mid section... That should keep him thinking. Does he try and block and risk a head kick landing?
Salvador with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Salvador keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A nice leg kick lands there from Salvador.
Voronin looks to throw the jab but Salvador is out of range.
Salvador pulls out of a head kick attempt. #T3#
Voronin misses with an uppercut. Salvador saw that one coming.
Salvador thinks about countering with a body kick.
Voronin throws a jab but it's blocked by Salvador.
Salvador scores with a sloppy right hand. Voronin should have avoided that one.
Voronin lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A decent looking cross lands there for Salvador.
Sloppy strikes from Salvador. Those never looked like landing.
Voronin throws a hook but Salvador avoids it easily.
Voronin pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Salvador tries to score with a low kick but Voronin moves his leg out of the way.
Voronin throws out a counter right but Salvador avoids it with no problem.
Salvador looks to land a right hand but Voronin moved out of range.
Voronin throws a series of punches but Salvador moves out of range.
Voronin avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
A punch lands to the side of Voronin 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Voronin takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
Voronin lands a slapping body shot.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Voronin throws a jab but it's blocked by Salvador.
Salvador throws a mid kick that lands with a slap. #T4#
Salvador throws a combination that misses
and Voronin counters with a nice leg kick.
Salvador dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Voronin. That did some damage!
Voronin throws an overhand right that lands on Salvador's shoulder, as Salvador tries to avoid the shot.
Voronin walks into a stiff left hand from Salvador.
Salvador misses with a jab, cross combination.
Salvador tries to work over Voronin's front leg with a kick but Voronin checks it.
Salvador looks to land a right hand but Voronin moved out of range.
Salvador uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Voronin scores with a jab to the head.
Salvador takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Voronin throws an off balance right hand
and Voronin takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Voronin throws a sloppy head kick and Salvador moves out of range easily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador cracks Voronin with a good jab.
Voronin throws a good cross that connects.
Salvador lands a head kick!
Voronin throws a body shot but no joy.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that George Salvador will probably get the nod.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R2#
Salvador lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Voronin throws a nice head kick!
Salvador lands a body shot.
Salvador tried to score with a low kick but Voronin checks it.
Salvador throws a low kick but Voronin moves out of range easily.
Salvador lets loose with a powerful body kick. Voronin will feel that in the morning.
Voronin throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Salvador fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Voronin has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Salvador tries a head kick but it misses.
Salvador moves out of range as Voronin strikes.#CL#
Voronin tries to keep at a distance but Salvador has taken the fight into the clinch.
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Salvador just misses with a elbow thrown towards Voronin's brow.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land. #BC#
Salvador breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Voronin throws a hook to the side of Salvador's head but Salvador sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Voronin pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
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!
Salvador scores with a head kick. #T1#
Voronin lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Salvador connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Voronin uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Salvador throws a right and a left that both miss.
Salvador tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Salvador is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Voronin can do to turn this around?
Salvador is looking to chop away at Voronin's legs.
Voronin pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Voronin misses with a body kick.
Voronin blocks a head kick by Salvador.
Voronin walks into a straight right hand from Salvador.
Salvador displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Voronin throws out the jab.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Voronin.
Voronin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Salvador was well out of range. Poor timing from Voronin.
Salvador lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
A leg kick checked by Salvador.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
A punch lands to the side of Voronin 's head but he takes it in his stride.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Voronin lands with a kick to the temple. Salvador shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?" #T2#
Voronin swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Salvador throws a low kick, looking for Voronin's leg but Voronin calmly moves out of range.
Salvador throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Voronin feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Salvador's calf.
Salvador takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Salvador avoids the body shot from Voronin.
Voronin on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Voronin throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Voronin ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Voronin misses with a wild body shot.
Salvador misses with a hook. Voronin ducked under it nicely.
Voronin tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Salvador was well out of range. Poor timing from Voronin.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Salvador.
Voronin avoids a kick to the body.
Voronin throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect. #T3#
The fighters circle momentarily. Salvador darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Salvador takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Salvador pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Voronin throws a looping overhand right but Salvador ducks down to avoid it.
Voronin wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Voronin throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Voronin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Voronin throws a fast counter high kick but Salvador manages to duck under it in time.
Voronin on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Salvador fails to land with a series of punches.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses.
Both fighters circling a little - Voronin finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Voronin fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Salvador manages to avoid it.#CL2#
Voronin has taken the fight to the clinch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador working aggressively here.
Salvador blocks a body shot from Voronin.
Salvador missing with knees to the body. #T4#
Voronin doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Salvador pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Voronin lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Voronin has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Salvador.
Voronin lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
George Salvador has scored more points in the clinch so far.
A knee to the head by Salvador.
A nice right hand lands inside from Voronin.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Voronin works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Salvador throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Voronin blocks it with crossed arms.
Voronin misses with a body punch.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Salvador throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Voronin blocks it with crossed arms.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Nice body punch from Voronin.
Voronin swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Voronin.
Voronin lands a body punch.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that George Salvador will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.
#R3#
Voronin rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Salvador counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Voronin throws a jab when Salvador was well out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Salvador. Voronin does a little dance to reset his feet.
A low kick from Salvador misses
and Voronin counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Salvador thinking.
Salvador throws a right hand that Voronin ducks under and follows up with a left that Voronin also avoids with ease.
Salvador's jab looks to have found its range, popping Voronin under the eye.
Salvador slips a jab from Voronin.
As Voronin backs away, Salvador returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Voronin misses with a body shot.
George Salvador is winning the standup battle so far.
Salvador staying out of range there.
Voronin throws a poor cross that misses
and Salvador counters with a leg kick.
A slow jab from Voronin misses its intended target.
Salvador feinted there with a counter leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Voronin throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Voronin connects with a body shot that sends Salvador's belly button to the back.
Voronin connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Voronin throws a body shot but no joy.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Salvador throws a wild body kick that Voronin sees coming a mile off.
Voronin let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.#T1#
Voronin circles away from the clinch attempt.
Salvador tries a low kick but Voronin avoids it.
Voronin rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Salvador moves out of range and avoids them all easily.#CL2#
Voronin closes the distance and clinches.
Voronin misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador blocking some punches.
Salvador misses with some punches.
Salvador misses with a knee strike.
Good body shot from Voronin.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Voronin.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Voronin uses good head movement to avoid it.
A short right from Voronin.
Voronin has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
Voronin working aggressively here.
Salvador pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Salvador tries to land knees in the clinch but Voronin avoids the damage to the body.
Andriy Voronin has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
Voronin has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Salvador tries to land a knee to the head but Voronin blocks with his arms.
Salvador throws a head punch that misses.
Voronin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Voronin misses with a punch to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Voronin lands with a right to the head.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Voronin.
A short right from Voronin on the inside.
A nice right hand lands inside from Voronin. #BC#
Salvador escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Voronin swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Salvador counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Voronin looks to score with a jab to the body but Salvador is just out of range.
Salvador takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Salvador connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Salvador throws a right and a left that Voronin avoids nicely.
Voronin swings away with a leg kick that misses.#T3#
Salvador throws the kick towards the body but Voronin avoids it.
Salvador misses with an attempted mid kick.
Salvador lands a two punch combo.
Voronin misses with a head kick.
Voronin shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Salvador throws a shot to the body.
A slow jab from Voronin misses its intended target.
Voronin looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Salvador stuns Voronin with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Voronin checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Salvador lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Voronin at a distance.
A lazy body kick from Salvador
and Voronin counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Salvador misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Voronin.
Salvador scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salvador throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Voronin sees it coming and avoids it easily.
George Salvador is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.#T4#
Salvador misses the jab.
Salvador lands with a nice body punch.
Salvador steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Voronin.
Salvador looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Salvador with a hook.
Voronin has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Voronin takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Salvador lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Voronin at a distance.
Voronin connects with a nice cross there... Salvador is looking wobbly and Voronin recognises it - he's rushed in and lands two more brutal shots that send Salvador to the canvas, out cold! A brutal finish to the fight - Voronin jumps onto the cage to celebrate with the crowd!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:36 of round 3, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Andriy Voronin!
A relieved looking Andriy Voronin thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: NSC 54: Dupree vs Bizihwaeile     
Date:   Sep 10, 2019
#R1#
Salvador is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Salvador bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Salvador tried to counter with a leg kick but Silva avoided it.
Salvador connects with a body shot.
Silva scores with a hook to the body. Salvador takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Silva on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Salvador. Salvador obviously looking to wear him down.
Silva avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Silva feints a counter leg kick.
Salvador tries a head kick but it misses.
Salvador misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Silva throws out a counter right but Salvador avoids it with no problem.
Silva looks to score with a jab to the body but Salvador is just out of range.
Silva misses the jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador connects with a high kick.
Salvador pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Silva back to the ropes. Salvador follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!#CL2#
Silva moves into range and clinches up with Salvador.
Salvador throws a head punch that misses. #T1#
Salvador throws a head punch that misses.
Silva tries to throw a body punch but Salvador avoids it by throwing Silva back against the ropes.
Salvador misses with some punches.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A short uppercut from Salvador.
Salvador takes an elbow to the temple.
A nice left hand lands by Silva.
Silva prevents a body shot from Salvador.
Silva creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Salvador tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Salvador misses with a punch on the inside.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Silva creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Silva lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Silva lands a body punch in the clinch.
Silva goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by Silva.
Silva lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Salvador or not.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Silva lands an elbow just above Salvador 's eye.
Salvador has Silva pressed against the ropes, preventing Silva from circling away and getting back to striking at range.#T2#
Silva misses with a hook from the clinch.
With the fighters clinched against the ropes, Silva creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A short right from Salvador on the inside.
Silva scores with a shoulder strike.
Silva lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Silva blocks an uppercut. #BC2#
Silva breaks from the clinch.
Silva swats away the attempt to clinch by Salvador.
Silva appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Salvador takes one on the button.
Salvador shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Salvador looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
George Salvador seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Silva lands with a cross.
A chopping leg kick lands by Silva.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Starling Silva dominated that round.
That's time! Salvador's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R2#
Silva jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Salvador smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Silva misses with a body shot.
Salvador wants to clinch up but Silva keeps it at a distance.
Silva fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Salvador looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Salvador cracks the inside of Silva's front leg.
Silva throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Salvador rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Silva moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Silva fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Silva takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Salvador lunges at Silva with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Silva's hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Salvador takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.#T1#
Silva throws a hook to the side of Salvador's head but Salvador sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Salvador slips a jab from Silva.
Salvador looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
Salvador misses with a leg kick
and Silva counters with a two punch combo.
Salvador shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Salvador misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Silva jabs Salvador right on the nose. Salvador blinks but takes it well.#ROC2#
Salvador is rocked!
A jab from Salvador misses.
Oh Salvador is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Silva on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Salvador. Salvador obviously looking to wear him down.
Salvador seems to have got his legs back now.
Silva misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Salvador.
Salvador checks a low kick from Silva.#KD2#
Silva lands a big head kick that sends Salvador tumbling to the mat! Silva takes a step backwards and waves Salvador back to his feet - he wants the finish!#T2#
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
An inside leg kick from Silva misses.
Good work by Silva as he checks the leg kick.
A jab from Salvador does it's job there.
Silva misses with a leg kick
and Salvador counters with a nice low kick that buckles Silva's knee momentarily.
Silva ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Salvador drops his hands for a split second and Silva immediately capitalizes on the opportunity by smashing a powerful hook into Salvador face, sending his mouthguard sailing through the air, much to the delight of the crowd. Silva follows up with a right hand that knocks Salvador into next week. He's out cold and this fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:33 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Starling Silva!
Starling Silva is the new middleweight champion!
A very excited looking Starling Silva 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.

 

Event: NSC 47 PPV     
Date:   Aug 13, 2019
#R1#
Salvador chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Hunt tries a head kick but it misses.
Salvador 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.
Hunt throws a lazy uppercut
and Salvador counters with a straight right hand.
Hunt throws a leg kick
and Salvador counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Hunt scores with a sloppy right hand. Salvador should have avoided that one.
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Salvador - that will leave a mark!
Hunt throws the left hand but Salvador avoids the punch easily.
Hunt pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Hunt throws a head kick that Salvador semi-blocks.
Hunt fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Salvador misses the jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Hunt misses with a straight right.
Hunt misses with a straight left.
Salvador checks a leg kick nicely.
Salvador scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction. #CUT2#
It looks like Pave Hunt has been cut.
Salvador thows a body kick. Hunt tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Hunt scores with a jab to the head.
Hunt goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Salvador lands a leg kick that knocks Hunt off balance momentarily.#T1#
Hunt throws a shot from downtown. Salvador moves away and avoids it.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Salvador, right into the meat.
Salvador throws a sloppy head kick and Hunt moves out of range easily.
Hunt jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Pave Hunt seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Hunt throws a head kick that misses.
Hunt takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Salvador stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Salvador feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Hunts jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
A punch lands to the side of Salvador 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Salvador tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hunt was well out of range. Poor timing from Salvador.
Hunt misses with an uppercut. Salvador saw that one coming.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Hunt.
Hunt throws a hook to the side of Salvador's head but Salvador sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Good exchange - Salvador coming out on top.
Hunt 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.
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!
Salvador keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hunt.
Hunt throws a looping overhand right but Salvador ducks down to avoid it. #T2#
A combination from Salvador does no damage.
Salvador scores with a hook.#ROC2#
Hunt is rocked!
Hunt dodges the punch combination from Salvador.
Hunt throws a sloppy head kick and Salvador moves out of range easily.
Salvador wants to counter the offense by Hunt and move into the clinch position.
An inside leg kick from Salvador misses.
Hunt changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
A good leg kick by Salvador.
Salvador tries a head kick but it misses.
A slapping leg kick lands for Salvador.
Salvador moves out of range as Hunt throws a body kick.
Salvador defending well as Hunt loads up on a big left hand.
Hunt misses with a looping right.
Hunt lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador throws a right and a left that Hunt avoids nicely.
Hunt appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Hunt takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Hunt throws a poor cross that misses
and Salvador counters with a stiff right hand.
Salvador throws a half hearted mid kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Pave Hunt's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
Salvador connects with an inside leg kick.
Salvador has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Salvador throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Salvador fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Hunt lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Hunt swings for the body but Salvador moves out of range.
Hunt throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Salvador moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Oh Hunt is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Hunt throws a leg kick
and Salvador counters with a huge right that knocks Hunt out cold! Salvador is running around with a crazed look on his face - you can see how much that meant to him!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:31 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). George Salvador!
George Salvador is the new middleweight champion!
George Salvador 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.
The defeated Pave Hunt had this to say: 'I am focusing on nobody but myself'.

 

Event: NSC 39: McDonald vs Dupree     
Date:   Jul 16, 2019
#R1#
Jimmerson thumps Salvador with a low kick.
Jimmerson takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
Jimmerson fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Donk. Salvador catches Jimmerson right on the button with a cross.
Salvador lands with a thumping leg kick.
Jimmerson walks into a jab.
Salvador scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Salvador definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Jimmerson dodges the punch combination from Salvador.
Jimmerson with the counter takedown but Salvador avoids it easily.
Jimmerson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Nice shot lands for Salvador.
A nice leg kick lands there from Salvador.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador scores with a nice body kick.
Jimmerson moves out of range of the strikes.
Jimmerson lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Jimmerson 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.
Salvador moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Jimmerson shoots in for a takedown but Salvador shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Salvador cracks Jimmerson with an open hand slap.
A decent looking cross lands there for Salvador.
Jimmerson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there. #T1#
Salvador paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Salvador moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Salvador listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Jimmerson swinging wildly here.
Jimmerson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Jimmerson drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses.
A jab from Salvador does it's job there.
Jimmerson slips a jab from Salvador.
Salvador looks to land a left hand but Jimmerson moved out of range nicely.
A head kick misses from Jimmerson.
Good leg kick by Jimmerson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Jimmerson feints a jab promting Salvador to slip. Jimmerson then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Salvador slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Salvador punishes Jimmerson's body with a nice straight punch.#T2#
Salvador scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Jimmerson cracks Salvador with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.
Salvador goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
George Salvador is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Jimmerson pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Jimmerson.
Jimmerson wants to slow Salvador down by chopping away at his legs.
Jimmerson shoots in for a takedown but Salvador shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
George Salvador has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Russell Jimmerson.
Salvador looks to land a combination but Jimmerson avoids it well.
Jimmerson throws a right and a left that Salvador avoids nicely.
Salvador throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Jimmerson misses the shot to the body.
Jimmerson looking to land some kicks to the body here.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jimmerson takes one to the side of the head.
Salvador is looking to chop away at Jimmerson's legs.
Salvador is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
A leg kick checked by Salvador.
Jimmerson misses with an uppercut. Salvador saw that one coming.
Salvador cracks Jimmerson with a right hand to the side of the head.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
Salvador is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.#CL#
Salvador has Jimmerson up against the ropes in a clinch.
Jimmerson tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Jimmerson misses with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador blocks a body shot from Jimmerson.
Jimmerson fails to pull guard.
Salvador scores with a nice hook to the head.
Jimmerson is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
The referee calls for Jimmerson to work.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Jimmerson.
Jimmerson blocking some punches.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jimmerson lands a nice shot to the body.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Jimmerson takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life. #BC2#
Jimmerson breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Jimmerson jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Jimmerson looks to land a right hand but Salvador moved out of range.#T1#
Salvador connects with a solid leg kick.
Salvador scores with a spinning back kick!
Salvador checks a leg kick.
Salvador throws a low kick, looking for Jimmerson's leg but Jimmerson calmly moves out of range.
Jimmerson tries to clinch but Salvador is having none of it.
Jimmerson chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Salvador can pounce on him.
Salvador is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jimmerson can do to turn this around?
Jimmerson misses with a body shot.
Jimmerson cracks Salvador with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.#CL#
Salvador rushes Jimmerson and presses him up against the ropes.
Salvador misses with a knee strike.
Jimmerson goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Knees in the clinch landing for Salvador.
Salvador landing some nice looking knees to the body.
A short uppercut from Salvador.
Salvador lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jimmerson jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Salvador walks away with a smile on his face. Jimmerson gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Jimmerson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Good leg kick by Salvador there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud. #T2##CL#
Salvador has closed the distance and engaged Jimmerson in a clinch.
Jimmerson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jimmerson looking to slow down the pace here.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Jimmerson tries to pull guard but Salvador forces him back to his feet, against the ropes.
George Salvador has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Russell Jimmerson.#TD2#
Jimmerson successfully pulls guard. #SU#
Salvador gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.
That kick from Jimmerson tenderised Salvador's leg. Salvador is trying to keep his angry face on.#CL#
Salvador moves into the clinch.
Salvador lands a nice uppercut.
Salvador lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Jimmerson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jimmerson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador lands a right hand that snaps the head of Jimmerson backwards.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Jimmerson blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Jimmerson's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Salvador lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the ropes.
Salvador lands a left hand.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that second round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action. This is the final round!
#R3##CL#
Salvador darts in and clinches Jimmerson up against the ropes.#CUT#
It looks like Russell Jimmerson has been cut.
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Salvador lands a knee to the head.
Jimmerson takes a shot to the head.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Jimmerson avoids a wild elbow strike from Salvador.
Jimmerson works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Salvador throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Jimmersons head.
Jimmerson tries for a takedown. No joy.
Jimmerson blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.#ROC#
Jimmerson is rocked!
Salvador lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Jimmerson backwards.
Jimmerson is still on wobbly legs! Can Salvador finish him?
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Jimmerson blocking some punches.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Salvador lands an elbow that stopped Jimmerson in his tracks for a moment.
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!
Salvador pulls back and lands a big elbow that stuns Jimmerson! Salvador unloads with more strikes and Jimmerson sinks to his knees! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:50 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). George Salvador!
After the fight, George Salvador was humble in paying tribute to his opponent but made it clear he wants to go on to bigger and better things. It seemed to go down well with the crowd who cheered him loudly.

 

Event: NSC 31: Maximus vs Nielsen     
Date:   Jun 11, 2019
#R1#
Carter misses with a looping left.
Salvador lands an overhand right.#CUT#
It looks like John Carter has been cut.
Salvador scores with a punch to the head.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Salvador staying out of range there.
A little feinted left hand from Salvador on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Salvador lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Carter 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.
Salvador looks to land a left hand but Carter moved out of range nicely.#TD2#
Carter shoots in and gets a takedown into Salvador's guard.
Carter prevents Salvador from getting back to his feet. #T1#
Carter postures up and lands some nice ground and pound.
Carter stops Salvador from standing up.
Carter in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
Salvador definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Carter throwing strikes but missing.
Carter trying to control the position from guard on top but Salvador is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The referee is asking the fighters to pick up the pace.
Carter postures up and lands a big shot to Salvador's brow.
Carter throws a big elbow that misses.
Carter landing with the ground and pound. #T2#
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Carter looking to sit in guard and control but Salvador gets the butterfly guard and sweeps. He's now in the guard on the top. #REVR#
Salvador is looking to stand up but Carter won't let him.
Carter looking to control.
Salvador trying to stand up but can't free himself from Carter's guard.
Carter wants to sweep here but Salvador controlling him for the moment.
Carter has a closed guard, preventing Salvador from standing up.
Carter 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.
Salvador has decided he wants to stand but the closed guard of Carter is proving hard to escape from.
Carter has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The cut man is working on John Carter's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R2#
Salvador looks to score with a jab to the body but Carter is just out of range.
Carter blocks a head kick by Salvador.
Carter with the counter takedown but Salvador avoids it easily.
Carter changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Carter gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Salvador counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Carter 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.
Carter looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Salvador is fending him off so far but Carter persists. Nope, Salvador circles away and we're back to standing.
George Salvador has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of John Carter.
Carter misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.#T1#
Salvador throws a looping overhand right but Carter ducks down to avoid it.
Carter tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Carter throws a lazy uppercut
and Salvador counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Salvador misses with a head kick.
George Salvador is winning the standup battle so far.
Carter shoots in for a double leg but Salvador sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Salvador fires out a quick counter leg kick but Carter just manages to avoid it.
Carter throws a jab when Salvador was well out of range.
Salvador is using his reach advantage well here, landing the more effective single shots from range.
Carter shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Salvador as he jumps to the side.
Salvador tried to counter with a leg kick but Carter avoided it.
Carter lands with a hook. Salvador tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Salvador walks into a straight right hand from Carter.#T2#
Salvador lands with a kick to the temple. Carter shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Carter doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Salvador counters with a leg kick.
Carter tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Salvador swivels and escapes.
The fighters circle, before Salvador throws a beautiful high kick that crashes into Carter's neck, sending him stumbling to the floor! Salvador lands more strikes and forces a referee stoppage! That one ended in an instant!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:36 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Kick & Punches). George Salvador!
A less than humble George Salvador misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.

 

Event: NSC 23: Zuma vs Trowning     
Date:   May 14, 2019
#R1#
Salvador takes one to the chin there.
Hunt blocks a low kick nicely.
Hunt fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Salvador looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Salvador avoids the head kick by Hunt.
Hunt misses with an uppercut.
Salvador throws a counter high kick but Hunt was just alert enough to avoid it.
Salvador takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Salvador uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Hunt.
Salvador lifts his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Hunt takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
A clash of legs there as Hunt blocks the low kick.
Hunt steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
Hunt tests Salvador's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Good exchange - Salvador coming out on top.
Nice straight punches there by Hunt. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Hunt.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salvador throws a leg kick but Hunt sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Hunt.
Salvador loads up on a big right hand but Hunt slips the punch.
Hunt thuds his right hand into Salvador's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
A big left from Salvador misses.
Hunt connects with the punch.#T1#
Hunt connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Salvador with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Salvador goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
Salvador misses with a body shot.
Salvador goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Hunt misses the target.
A left and a right from Hunt both land. Nice combination.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Salvador crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Hunt - the referee stops the clock and Salvador gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Hunt. Salvador manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Good shot there by Hunt.
Salvador's jab looks to have found its range, popping Hunt under the eye.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador drops his hands momentarily and Hunt takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head. #ROC2#
Salvador is rocked!#CL#
Salvador clinches up with Hunt and pushes him back against the ropes.
A left hand lands to the body for Hunt.
Salvador is breathing heavily.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Hunt.
Salvador blocks an uppercut.
Hunt misses with a short punch on the inside.
Hunt tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Hunt throws a punch but it's blocked by Salvador.
Hunt lands a right hand that snaps the head of Salvador backwards. #T2#
Hunt lands with a short shot to the head.
Salvador pushes off an throws an elbow but Hunt leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the ropes.#BC#
Salvador breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Hunt lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Salvador at a distance.
Salvador wants to slow Hunt down by chopping away at his legs.
A shot to the liver by Hunt. Beautiful body shot.
Hunt lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Hunt connects with a leg kick. Salvador looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
A big left from Hunt misses.
Hunt lands a lovely overhand right.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Salvador crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Hunt - the referee stops the clock and Salvador gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Hunt. Salvador manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Nice defenses there by Salvador.
Salvador misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A nice side step and Hunt releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Hunt tries a head kick but it misses.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Hunt throws an overhand right that lands on Salvador's shoulder, as Salvador tries to avoid the shot.
A big right from Hunt misses.
Hunt throws a poor cross that misses
and Salvador cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Hunt slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Pave Hunt dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the ring so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
Hunt lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.
Hunt defending well as Salvador loads up on a big left hand.
Salvador throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Pave Hunt seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Salvador is looking to chop away at Hunt's legs.
Hunt avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Hunt swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hunt looks to land a left hand but Salvador moved out of range nicely.
Salvador misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Hunt blocks a head kick by Salvador.
Pave Hunt seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hunt connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Salvador momentarily.
Hunt tests Salvador's chin there with a solid looking shot.#CL#
Salvador instigates a clinch.
Salvador misses with a body punch.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Hunt fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Hunt misses with a punch on the inside.
Hunt misses with a punch to the body. #BC#
Salvador's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.#T1#
Hunt uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Salvador has time to react.
Hunt takes a kick to the side of the head.
Hunt throws a leg kick but Salvador checks it.
Salvador swinging wildly here. #KD2#
Hunt lands a big head kick that sends Salvador tumbling to the mat! Hunt takes a step backwards and waves Salvador back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Oh Salvador is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A slow jab from Hunt misses its intended target.
Hunt just misses with a punch to the body.
Hunt throws a jab when Salvador was well out of range.#CL#
Salvador gets a clinch.
Salvador seems to have got his legs back now.
Hunt misses with the head strike.
Hunt lands with a left to the head.
Hunt has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Hunt has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
Salvador throws a head punch that misses.
Hunt blocks an uppercut.
Salvador lands with a right to the head.
Nice body punch from Salvador - that landed with a thud. #T2#
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Hunt lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Salvador lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Hunt fails to land.
Hunt fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Hunt swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador throws an elbow but it misses. #BC#
Salvador breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Hunt on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Salvador. Salvador obviously looking to wear him down.
Hunt has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Salvador throws a leg kick but Hunt sees it coming and moves out of range.
A slow jab from Hunt misses its intended target.
Hunt swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Salvador lands a body shot.
A chopping leg kick lands by Salvador.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador loads up on a big right hand but Hunt slips the punch.
Hunt waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Salvador.
Salvador misses the jab.
Salvador dodges the punch combination from Hunt.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Pave Hunt showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
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.
#R3#
Hunt throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Hunt jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hunt feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Salvadors jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Hunt fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Salvador checks it well.
The crowd cheers as Salvador lands an impressive looking overhand right. Hunt doesn't seem phased though.
Hunt looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Hunt throws a nice looking combination but Salvador bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Hunt needs to keep his hands up - Salvador had a free shot at his head there.
Hunt feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Salvador's calf.
Hunt looks to land a right hand but Salvador moved out of range.
Hunt throws a body kick that misses.
Salvador takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Salvador connects with a nice looking jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Hunt misses with a hook. Salvador ducked under it nicely.
Hunt keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot. #T1#
Hunt listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Salvador tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Hunt is able to avoid easily.
It seemed like Hunt was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Hunt misses with the combination.
Salvador looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Hunt misses with a straight right.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Hunt. Salvador shrugs it off though.
It looks like Salvador has been trying to sharpen up his punching technique, as it looks crisper than last time we saw him.
Salvador swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hunt throws a fast counter high kick but Salvador manages to duck under it in time.
Hunt throws a lazy right hand but Salvador sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Salvador uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hunt.
Hunt swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Salvador tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Hunt was well out of range. Poor timing from Salvador.
Hunt thows a body kick. Salvador tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Hunt on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Salvador. Salvador obviously looking to wear him down.
Hunt lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Salvador cracks Hunt with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Hunt throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Salvador throws the left hand but Hunt avoids the punch easily.#T2#
Salvador just misses with a punch to the body.
Hunt tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Hunt swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Salvador connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Salvador jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Hunt scores with a hook.
Hunt misses the shot to the body.
Salvador swings for the body but Hunt moves out of range.
Hunt checks a leg kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Salvador misses the target.
A head kick misses from Hunt.
Hunt throws a left and a right that both miss
and Salvador counters with a straight right hand.
Salvador dodges the punch combination from Hunt.
Hunt tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Hunt stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Salvador.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador throws a front kick aimed at Hunt's knee but Hunt avoids it well.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Pave Hunt really dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R4#
Hunt lands a head kick. Salvador smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Salvador looks to throw the jab but Hunt is out of range.
Hunt throws an overhand right that lands on Salvador's shoulder, as Salvador tries to avoid the shot.
Crunch! Hunt slams his shin into Salvador's torso.
Salvador throws a hook but Hunt avoids it easily.
Salvador gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Salvador slips a straight right by Hunt.
Salvador swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Hunt looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A nice leg kick lands there from Hunt.
Salvador misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Salvador steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Hunt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador avoids a kick to the body.
Hunt connects with a leg kick. Salvador looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Salvador closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Hunt throws a looping overhand right but Salvador ducks down to avoid it.
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!
Hunt misses the jab.
As Hunt backs away, Salvador returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Hunt dips down and scores with a jab to the body.#T1#
Hunt moves out of range of the strikes.
Hunt swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Salvador cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Hunt throws a big shot that misses.
Hunt thuds a left hand into Salvador's body.
Salvador walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Hunt checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Hunt throws a series of punches but Salvador avoids them all with ease.
Hunt checks a leg kick nicely.
Salvador takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Hunt takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Hunt cracks Salvador with an open hand slap.
Salvador uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Hunt.
A slow jab from Hunt misses its intended target.
A looping hook to the body misses from Salvador. Hunt does a little dance to reset his feet.
Hunt is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Salvador with a body shot.
Salvador moves out of range of the leg kick from Hunt.
Salvador takes one to the side of the head. #T2#
Hunt thuds his right hand into Salvador's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Nice uppercut lands for Hunt. That snapped Salvador's head back.
Hunt jabs at Salvador's body.
Hunt throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hunt lands with a cross.
Hunt batters Salvador with a massive right followed by a huge left! Salvador is out on his feet looking like a zombie as Hunt lands a final crushing right hand to drop Salvador to the mat with a gruesome thud! Hunt is running around like a mad man after that fight and for good reason!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:25 of round 4, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Pave Hunt!
Pave Hunt is the new middleweight champion!
Post fight, Pave Hunt took to the microphone: 'If they think your dreams are crazy, show them what crazy dreams can do.'.

 

Event: NSC 17: Pekkarinen vs Salvador     
Date:   Apr 23, 2019
#R1#
Salvador looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Pekkarinen throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Salvador on the side of the head.
Some bone on bone action there as Pekkarinen checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
A telegraphed right hand from Pekkarinen misses the target.
Pekkarinen misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Salvador.
Salvador looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Pekkarinen misses with the combination.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen fails to land the takedown.
Nice body punch from Pekkarinen.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Pekkarinen takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Pekkarinen looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Good leg kick by Salvador there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Salvador's corner calls for a 1-2. Salvador obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A head kick misses from Pekkarinen.
Salvador throws a right hand that Pekkarinen ducks under and follows up with a left that Pekkarinen also avoids with ease.
Pekkarinen throws a big counter combination but Salvador scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
Pekkarinen thuds his right hand into Salvador's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Lauri Pekkarinen seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#T1#
A shot to the body from Pekkarinen misses
and Salvador counters with a low kick, right behind Pekkarinen 's knee.
Salvador swings widly with a right hand
and Pekkarinen counters with a straight right hand.
Pekkarinen moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Pekkarinen checks a leg kick nicely.
Pekkarinen takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Pekkarinen looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Pekkarinen digs a good hook to Salvador's body.
Salvador bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Salvador throws a low kick, looking for Pekkarinen's leg but Pekkarinen calmly moves out of range.
George Salvador is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
No joy there for Salvador, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Pekkarinen throws a right hand that misses
and Salvador counters with an outside leg kick.
Pekkarinen throws a lazy head kick
and Salvador counters with a nice uppercut.
A solid leg kick lands there for Salvador.
Salvador slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
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!
Salvador lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Pekkarinen misses with a looping left.
Salvador looks to throw the jab but Pekkarinen is out of range.
Salvador listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.#T2#
Salvador misses with a wild body shot.
Salvador throws a solid leg kick but Pekkarinen takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Salvador.
Pekkarinen throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Pekkarinen throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A telegraphed right hand from Pekkarinen misses the target.
Salvador swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Salvador displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination. #CUT2#
It looks like Lauri Pekkarinen has been cut.
Salvador misses with a hook. Pekkarinen ducked under it nicely.
Salvador connects with a solid leg kick.
Nice shot lands for Salvador.
Pekkarinen connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Salvador connects with an inside leg kick.
Salvador slips a straight right by Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Nice defenses there by Salvador.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador misses with a straight right.
Salvador connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Pekkarinen throws a head kick that misses.
Pekkarinen pulls out of a head kick attempt.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Lauri Pekkarinen's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R2#
Salvador throws a hook to the side of Pekkarinen's head but Pekkarinen sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Pekkarinen blocks a low kick nicely.
Pekkarinen misses the jab.
Salvador cracks Pekkarinen with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Pekkarinen swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Salvador.
Salvador takes one to the side of the head.
Salvador connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Salvador rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Pekkarinen moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Salvador is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Pekkarinen.
Salvador paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Salvador moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Salvador tried to score with a low kick but Pekkarinen checks it.
Salvador displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Pekkarinen throws out the jab.
Pekkarinen throws a series of punches but Salvador avoids them all with ease.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Pekkarinen misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Pekkarinen waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Salvador.
Salvador cracks the inside of Pekkarinen's front leg.
Salvador throws a leg kick but Pekkarinen checks it. #T1#
Pekkarinen uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Salvador.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Salvador.
Pekkarinen misses with a body punch
and Salvador counters with a low kick, right behind Pekkarinen 's knee.
Pekkarinen fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Salvador looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Salvador attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Salvador throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
An inside leg kick lands from Salvador.
Pekkarinen throws a right and a left that both miss.
Pekkarinen bobs and weaves and then throws a good body kick.
Pekkarinen misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Pekkarinen fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Pekkarinen might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Salvador tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Pekkarinen was well out of range. Poor timing from Salvador.
Pekkarinen is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
George Salvador seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Salvador throws a hook but Pekkarinen avoids it easily.#T2#
Salvador blocks a head kick by Pekkarinen.
Salvador fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Pekkarinen checks it well.
Jab, jab by Salvador - just one landing.
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!
Pekkarinen catches Salvador with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Salvador dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Pekkarinen. That did some damage!
Pekkarinen looks to land a combination. Salvador sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.
Pekkarinen jabs at Salvador's body.
Pekkarinen comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Pekkarinen goes for a double leg but Salvador avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the ropes as Salvador continues to drive forward.
Salvador connects with an inside leg kick.
Pekkarinen checks a low kick from Salvador.
Salvador fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Pekkarinen.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Salvador scores with a nice strike.
Salvador takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but George Salvador will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Lauri Pekkarinen'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.
#R3#
Pekkarinen looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Salvador throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Salvador lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Salvador blocks a head kick by Pekkarinen.
A clash of legs there as Pekkarinen blocks the low kick.
The fighters circling - Pekkarinen throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Salvador cracks the inside of Pekkarinen's front leg.
That kick from Salvador tenderised Pekkarinen's leg. Pekkarinen is trying to keep his angry face on.
A slapping leg kick lands for Salvador.
Pekkarinen misses with a wild body shot.
Pekkarinen throws a right and a left that Salvador avoids nicely.
Pekkarinen fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Pekkarinen checks a leg kick.
Pekkarinen was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Pekkarinen jabs Salvador to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Pekkarinen tries a head kick but it misses.
Salvador avoids the head kick by Pekkarinen.
Salvador chopping away at his opponent's legs. #T1#
Donk. Salvador catches Pekkarinen right on the button with a cross.
Salvador throws a front kick aimed at Pekkarinen's knee but Pekkarinen avoids it well.
Salvador takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Pekkarinen misses the shot to the body.
Pekkarinen uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Salvador.
A head kick from Pekkarinen lands but Salvador takes it in his stride.
Salvador wants to slow Pekkarinen down by chopping away at his legs.
Pekkarinen misses with a takedown attempt - Salvador sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Pekkarinen chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Salvador can pounce on him.
Pekkarinen checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Pekkarinen on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Salvador. Salvador obviously looking to wear him down.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Salvador.
Salvador slips under a jab from Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick. #T2#
Pekkarinen scores with a head kick.
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!
Salvador throws a hook but Pekkarinen blocks it.
Nice defenses there by Salvador.
Salvador fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Pekkarinen has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Salvador throws a front kick aimed at Pekkarinen's knee but Pekkarinen avoids it well.
Salvador takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Salvador tried to score with a low kick but Pekkarinen checks it.
Pekkarinen swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Pekkarinen throws a right and a left that both miss.
Salvador misses with a leg kick
letting Pekkarinen counter with a right hand.
Salvador keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen throws a right and a left that Salvador avoids nicely.
A swing and a miss from Pekkarinen.
Salvador throws a good cross that connects.
Salvador thows a left - swing and a miss!
Salvador listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Lauri Pekkarinen did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
The cut man is working on Lauri Pekkarinen's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R4#
Pekkarinen checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Pekkarinen scores with a body shot.
Salvador dips to his left and cracks Pekkarinen with an uppercut!
Pekkarinen lands with a slapping head kick.
Salvador avoids the body shot from Pekkarinen.
Salvador throws a body shot but no joy.
Salvador scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Pekkarinen doesn't seem bothered though.
Pekkarinen throws a head kick that misses.
A nice combination there by Pekkarinen.
Salvador stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Nice sprawl there from Salvador as Pekkarinen shoots in.
Salvador throws a hook but Pekkarinen avoids it easily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Pekkarinen throws a head kick that misses.
Pekkarinen throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Pekkarinen on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Salvador. Salvador obviously looking to wear him down.
Salvador bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Pekkarinen swings for the body but Salvador moves out of range. #T1#
Salvador chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Salvador waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Pekkarinen.
Pekkarinen throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Salvador's waist but Salvador gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Pekkarinen off to one side.
Salvador defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Pekkarinen.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Lauri Pekkarinen. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Pekkarinen has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Salvador.
Salvador connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Pekkarinen displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Salvador throws out the jab.
Salvador scores with a jab to the head.
Pekkarinen throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Pekkarinen takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Salvador fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Pekkarinen has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Salvador tries to land a leg kick but Pekkarinen saw it coming and moves away.
Pekkarinen checks a leg kick.
Pekkarinen's legs have taken a beating and he's really slowing down as a result.
Pekkarinen throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Salvador misses with a hook.
Pekkarinen will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away. #T2#
Salvador cracks Pekkarinen with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Pekkarinen wants to clinch.
Salvador scores with a leg kick.
Salvador feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Pekkarinen's calf.
Salvador avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Salvador uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Pekkarinen. #TD#
Pekkarinen shoots in and gets a takedown into Salvador's guard.
Pekkarinen prevents Salvador from getting back to his feet.
Pekkarinen postures up in Salvador's guard and throws a big left but Salvador blocks it.
Salvador has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Lauri Pekkarinen'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!
#R5#
A big right from Salvador misses.
Pekkarinen with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Salvador to score with a decent uppercut.
Pekkarinen tries to clinch but Salvador is having none of it.
Salvador throws a lazy right hand but Pekkarinen sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Pekkarinen fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Pekkarinen throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Pekkarinen throws a hook but Salvador avoids it easily.
Pekkarinen lands a head shot.
Salvador thumps Pekkarinen with a low kick.
Pekkarinen swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Pekkarinen scores with a jab. Salvador acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pekkarinen misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Pekkarinen throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Salvador's waist but Salvador gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Pekkarinen off to one side.
Salvador scores with a jab.
Pekkarinen takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Well,Pekkarinen is on his way to losing a decision here. Can he use his experience to pull something off in the closing minutes?
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Pekkarinen misses with a right hand
and Salvador counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.#T1#
The fighters circling - Pekkarinen throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Pekkarinen fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Salvador misses with a low kick.
The fighters circling - Pekkarinen throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Pekkarinen throws a combination that misses
and Salvador counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Salvador throws a hook to the side of Pekkarinen's head but Pekkarinen sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Salvador.
Salvador is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Pekkarinen misses with a head kick.
Salvador now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Pekkarinen misses with a combination
and Salvador counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Pekkarinen ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Pekkarinen takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Pekkarinen looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Pekkarinen tries a head kick but it misses.
A telegraphed right hand from Pekkarinen misses the target.
Pekkarinen throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Salvador sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Salvador flicks out a counter leg kick but Pekkarinen steps away.
George Salvador is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.#T2#
Pekkarinen misses with a low kick.
Salvador misses with a hook
and Pekkarinen counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador defending well as Pekkarinen loads up on a big left hand.
It seemed like Salvador was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Salvador uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Lauri Pekkarinen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Pekkarinen has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Salvador.
Pekkarinen throws a jab when Salvador was well out of range.
Salvador uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Pekkarinen.
Salvador connects with a crisp jab.
Salvador lands a nice shot to the body.
Pekkarinen jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Pekkarinen throws a shot from downtown. Salvador moves away and avoids it.
Pekkarinen checks a leg kick nicely.
Salvador blocks a head kick by Pekkarinen.
Salvador feints a counter leg kick.
Salvador paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Pekkarinen takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.

And that's the end of the fight!
George Salvador comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Salvador 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.

Judge Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight for George Salvador!
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight for George Salvador!
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight for George Salvador!

George Salvador wins by unanimous decision!

George Salvador is the new middleweight champion!
George Salvador spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.

 

Event: NSC 10: Hawk vs Pekkarinen     
Date:   Mar 26, 2019
#R1#
Vurny smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Salvador swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Salvador wants to land a leg kick but Vurny is out of range.
Salvador bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Vurny's head.
Salvador misses with a low kick.
Vurny avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
Salvador looks to clinch
and Vurny counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Vurny.
Salvador misses with a low kick.
We've been told by Salvador's head coaches at Total Impact MMA/KT that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Salvador scores with a head kick. #CUT#
It looks like Aldo Vurny has been cut.
Salvador looks to land a right hand but Vurny moved out of range.
Vurny with the counter takedown but Salvador avoids it easily.
Salvador connects with a right hand. Vurny shakes it off.
Salvador looks to land a body kick but Vurny moved away.
Salvador throws a jab but it's blocked by Vurny.
Vurny tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Vurny fails with the takedown.#T1#
Vurny misses with a double jab.
Vurny takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Salvador misses with a straight left.
Vurny changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Vurny takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Nice sprawl there from Salvador as Vurny shoots in.
Vurny keeps the fight on the outside.
Nice cross by Salvador.
Vurny misses with a hook. Salvador ducked under it nicely.
Salvador slaps away a takedown attempt from Vurny, before circling back to the center of the mat.
George Salvador has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Aldo Vurny.
Vurny works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
George Salvador seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Salvador throws a looping overhand right but Vurny ducks down to avoid it.
Salvador looks to throw the jab but Vurny is out of range.
Vurny looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A solid leg kick lands there for Salvador. #T2#
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!
Salvador fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Vurny shoots in for a takedown but Salvador shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Salvador shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Salvador fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Vurny is out of range.
Some wild striking there from Vurny.
Vurny shoots in for a double leg but Salvador sprawls well. That's going to sap some energy.
Salvador tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Salvador slips under a jab from Vurny.
Vurny staying out of range there.
Salvador connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Vurny tries to score a power double leg takedown but Salvador sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Vurny somewhat.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Aldo Vurny's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2##CL#
Salvador has managed to clinch.
Salvador lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Salvador has Vurny pressed against the ropes, preventing Vurny from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Salvador misses with a hook to the ribs.
Salvador tries to land a knee to the head but Vurny blocks with his arms.
Salvador lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Salvador is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Vurny can do to turn this around?
Salvador misses with some punches.
Salvador tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Vurny's elbow.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#BC2#
Vurny's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Vurny.
Vurny keeps the fight on the outside.
Salvador lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.#T1#
Vurny keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Vurny feints the counter takedown.
Vurny displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Salvador throws out the jab.
Salvador scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Vurny misses with a jab, cross combination.
Vurny thuds his right hand into Salvador's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Vurny shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Salvador defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Vurny.
George Salvador has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Aldo Vurny.
Salvador fails with an attempt to clinch.
George Salvador is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Salvador tries to close the distance and clinch up but Vurny swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Salvador lands a nice shot that snaps Vurny's head back.
Vurny on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
A looping hook to the body misses from Salvador. Vurny does a little dance to reset his feet.
Salvador throws a hook but Vurny blocks it.
Salvador throws a right hand that Vurny ducks under and follows up with a left that Vurny also avoids with ease.#T2#
Salvador lands a leg kick that knocks Vurny off balance momentarily.
George Salvador is winning the standup battle so far.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salvador misses with a looping right.
Salvador walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Vurny checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Vurny throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Salvador counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Vurny goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.
Salvador looks to throw the jab but Vurny is out of range.
Salvador fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Salvador.
Vurny has his takedown stuffed
and Salvador connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Salvador throws a leg kick but Vurny sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Salvador looks to land a right hand but Vurny moved out of range.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Vurny! But no joy.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Vurny.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Aldo Vurny's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. This is the final round!
#R3#
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Vurny.
Aldo Vurny has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Salvador with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Salvador scores with a leg kick.
Salvador looks to land a right hand but Vurny moved out of range.
Vurny tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Salvador misses the shot to the body.
Salvador throws a leg kick which misses Vurny's front leg but catches the back leg as Vurny tries to avoid it.
Vurny takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Aldo Vurny is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The fighters circle momentarily. Salvador darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Salvador uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Vurny.
Salvador shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Vurny ducks right into an uppercut from Salvador. #T1#
Salvador throws a nice outside leg kick.
Vurny darts in looking for a takedown but Salvador gets double underhooks and turns Vurny into the ropes.
Salvador misses with a low kick.
Vurny looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Salvador chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Salvador catches Vurny with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Salvador scores with a punch to the head.
Vurny's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Vurny lands with a nice combination. Salvador backs away looking to recover.
Vurny looks to land a combination but Salvador avoids it well.
A little feinted left hand from Salvador on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Salvador swings for the body but Vurny moves out of range.
Salvador cracks Vurny with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the ropes.
Salvador avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Nice body punch from Salvador.
Vurny throws a series of punches but Salvador avoids them all with ease.
An attempted straight right counter from Salvador misses the target.
George Salvador is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.#T2#
A slapping leg kick lands for Salvador. #CL#
Vurny gets tackled into the ropes by Salvador. Salvador maintains the clinch.
Salvador lands a right hand.
Salvador trying to land knees to the body.
Vurny drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
George Salvador has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Aldo Vurny.
Salvador blocking some punches.
A body shot lands from Salvador.
A nice right hand lands inside from Salvador.
Salvador scores with a shoulder strike.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Salvador.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Salvador.
Salvador lands a shoulder strike.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador lands with a light punch inside.
Vurny lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Salvador scores a nice knee to the body.
Vurny takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Salvador lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

And that's the end of the fight!
George Salvador showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Salvador 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 Marco BlurstrŲm scores the fight for George Salvador!
Judge Anni Minnemški scores the fight for George Salvador!
Judge Ben Zyskovitsi scores the fight for George Salvador!

George Salvador wins by unanimous decision!

A less than humble George Salvador misjudged his post fight interview somewhat and came across a little too arrogant whilst trying to hype up his own abilities.

 

Event: NSC 3 : Joy vs Tektas     
Date:   Feb 19, 2019
#R1#
Cane tries to clinch but Salvador moves out of range.
Salvador gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Cane.
Cane wants to clinch.
Salvador only half commits to the counter leg kick.
A jab from Cane does it's job there.
Cane connects with a good right hand that stumbles Salvador. Salvador circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Cane misses with a lunging right hand
letting Salvador counter with a right hand.
Cane closes this distance looking for a takedown but Salvador circles away.
Cane connects with a crisp jab.
Cane dives in for a single leg takedown but Salvador sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the ropes.
Salvador lands with a cross.
Salvador tries to land a front kick but Cane steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Cane definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Cane throws a big shot that misses.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Salvador throws a lazy right hand but Cane sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Salvador throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Cane takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
Cane connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Salvador throws a body punch but Cane moves out of range. #T1#
Salvador throws a right and a left that both miss.
Cane connects with a good right hand that stumbles Salvador. Salvador circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Cane throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Salvador sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Cane lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Salvador at a distance.
Cane shoots in but no luck this time.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Darnell Cane. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Cane misses with a jab, cross combination.
Salvador looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Salvador connects with a leg kick. Cane looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
George Salvador is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Cane ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Cane.
Salvador scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Cane is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Salvador.
Salvador looks to land a combination but Cane avoids it well.
Cane misses with an uppercut
letting Salvador counter with a right hand.
Salvador moves out of range of the strikes.
Salvador throws a looping overhand right but Cane ducks down 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!
Cane swings for the body but Salvador moves out of range.
Salvador swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Cane is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Salvador misses with a wild body shot.
Salvador throws a chopping leg kick but Cane manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Salvador takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK. #T2#
Cane moves away from the strike by Salvador.
Cane ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Salvador scores with a jab to the jaw.#CL#
Cane has managed to clinch. #BC2#
Salvador breaks the clinch.
Cane throws a jab but it's blocked by Salvador.
Darnell Cane seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Nice body punch from Cane.
Cane misses with a jab to the body
and Cane takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Cane on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Cane uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
Salvador lands an overhand right.
Salvador with a hook.#CL#
Cane clinches up with Salvador and pushes him back against the ropes.
Salvador lands an elbow inside that Cane shrugs off. #CUT2#
It looks like Darnell Cane has been cut.
Cane tries to score a body lock takedown but Salvador shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.#BC2#
Salvador breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Cane needs to keep his hands up - Salvador had a free shot at his head there.
Salvador slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Cane cracks Salvador with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Salvador connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Darnell Cane'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.
#R2#
A telegraphed right hand from Cane misses the target.
Cane looks to score with a jab to the body but Salvador is just out of range.
Salvador fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Cane.
Cane is looking to clinch.
Cane throws a poor cross that misses
and Salvador counters with a nice uppercut.
Salvador rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Cane moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Salvador has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Cane takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Cane scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Salvador defending well as Cane loads up on a big left hand.
A looping hook to the body misses from Cane. Salvador does a little dance to reset his feet.
Salvador looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Salvador misses with an uppercut.
Cane ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Cane lands with a hook. Salvador tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Cane closes this distance looking for a takedown but Salvador circles away.
A nice leg kick lands there from Salvador.
Salvador avoids the body shot from Cane.
Salvador misses with a straight right.
Salvador tries to land a front kick but Cane steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Cane lands with an overhand left.
Salvador throws a big shot that misses.#T1#
Cane tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Salvador drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
A slapping leg kick lands for Salvador.
Salvador misses with a hook.
Cane swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Salvador misses with a leg kick.
Cane checks the leg kick nicely there.
A big left from Cane misses.
Cane has his takedown stuffed
and Salvador counters with a nice uppercut.
A left lands for Salvador.
Salvador fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Cane.
Salvador connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Cane takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Cane swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Cane throws a big shot that misses.
Cane walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Cane changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Salvador wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.#T2#
Cane moves to clinch but Salvador breaks away
letting Salvador counter with a right hand.
Salvador keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Nice uppercut lands for Cane. That snapped Salvador's head back.
Salvador thumps Cane with a low kick.
Salvador misses with a looping left.
Cane looks to throw the jab but Salvador is out of range.
Salvador was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Salvador takes a swing at Cane's ribcage but misses.
Cane blocks a jab.
Cane takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Salvador has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Salvador is looking to score with low kicks.
Salvador closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Salvador misses with a wild combination.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador throws a body kick despite being completely out of range#TD#
and Cane counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Salvador avoiding damage under a succession of punches from Cane.
Salvador is trying to stand back up but Cane is controlling him
Cane throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Darnell Cane's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.
#R3#
Salvador fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Darnell Cane has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Salvador finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Cane throws a hook but Salvador avoids it easily.
Salvador looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Cane misses with a looping left.
Nice uppercut there from Cane.
Salvador stuns Cane with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Cane moves out of range as Salvador throws a body kick.
Cane closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Cane misses the jab.
Nice body punch from Salvador.
Salvador paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Cane looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Salvador lands a nice looking body kick.
Salvador throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Well,Cane is on his way to losing a decision here. Can he use his experience to pull something off in the closing minutes?#TD#
Cane manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Salvador on his heels. He'll look to pass Salvador's guard now, I'm sure.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Salvador avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Salvador wants to get back to his feet but Cane is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
Cane throwing elbows and punches but not connecting, as Salvador works some decent striking defense from the bottom.
Cane cracks Salvador with a solid left hand.#T1#
Salvador looking to control.
Cane tries to free his leg and advance position but Salvador is retaining full guard.
Cane stopping the sweep attempt from Salvador.#ES2#
Salvador uses the ropes to get back to his feet.
A shot to the body from Cane misses
and Salvador counters with a nice uppercut.
A good leg kick by Salvador.
Cane loads up on a big right hand but Salvador slips the punch.
Nice cross by Cane.
Cane misses with a hook. Salvador ducked under it nicely.
Salvador chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Salvador slips under a jab from Cane.
Salvador scores with a nice right hand.
George Salvador seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Cane misses with a lunging right hand
and Salvador counters with a straight right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Cane throws a jab but it's blocked by Salvador.
Cane slips a straight right by Salvador.
George Salvador is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.#T2#
Salvador slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Cane jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Salvador scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Salvador throws a quick inside leg kick.
Salvador keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Cane.
Cane throws a big shot that misses.
Salvador looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A decent looking cross lands there for Salvador.
Salvador feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Cane's calf.
Good work by Salvador as he checks the leg kick.
As Cane backs off Salvador throws a huge counter combo but Cane manages to avoid it all.
Salvador takes one on the button.
Salvador lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Cane at a distance.
Salvador connects with a solid leg kick.
Salvador lands with a shot to the body.
Cane ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Salvador moves away.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador throws a lazy right hand but Cane sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Salvador moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Salvador slips a straight right by Cane.
Salvador lands a nice leg kick that just misses Cane's sensitive parts.

And that's the end of the fight!
George Salvador comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Salvador 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 Arvi Lind scores the fight for George Salvador!
Judge Tarja Halkonen scores the fight for George Salvador!
Judge Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight for George Salvador!

George Salvador wins by unanimous decision!

George Salvador 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.

 

Event: SYN Europe 97     
Date:   Jan 26, 2019
#R1#
Pinkman sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Salvador throws a leg kick
and Pinkman counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Salvador throws the kick towards the body but Pinkman avoids it.
Pinkman throwing a counter right hand but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Salvador misses with a jab, cross combination.
Salvador scoring well with a low kick there. #CL2#
Salvador drives through and clinches with Pinkman against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salvador.
Pinkman working aggressively here.
Salvador with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Pinkman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador scores with a shoulder strike.
I was talking to Pinkman's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador blocking some punches.
Salvador is trying to push Pinkman away but Pinkman has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Pinkman tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Pinkman tries to throw a body punch but Salvador avoids it by throwing Pinkman back against the cage.
Salvador lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Pinkman blocks the elbow strike.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pinkman.
Salvador misses with some punches. #T1#
Pinkman scores with a shot to the side of Salvador's head.
Salvador misses with a body punch.
Pinkman blocking some punches.
Salvador with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Salvador scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Salvador blocking some punches.
Salvador blocking some punches.
Salvador blocking some punches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Pinkman.
Salvador lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Pinkman lands a nice uppercut.
Salvador misses with some punches.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Pinkman uses good head movement to avoid it.
Pinkman doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador lands an elbow inside that Pinkman shrugs off. #CUT2#
It looks like Jesse Pinkman has been cut.
Pinkman blocking some punches.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Pinkman misses with a short punch on the inside.
Pinkman has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador. #T2##BC#
Pinkman breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Salvador pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Salvador's coach down at Total Impact MMA/KT was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Salvador's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
A looping hook to the body misses from Pinkman. Salvador does a little dance to reset his feet.
Pinkman misses the shot to the body.
A nice inside leg kick there by Pinkman. That's going to slow Salvador down.
Salvador throws a good cross that connects.
Salvador walks into a jab.
Salvador throws a poor cross that misses
and Pinkman makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.#CL2#
Salvador clinches up against the cage.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by Pinkman.
Salvador working aggressively here.
Pinkman tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Salvador using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Pinkman has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Pinkman has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
Pinkman tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Salvador's elbow.
Pinkman lands a left hand.
Pinkman throws a head punch that misses. #T3#
Salvador lands an elbow inside.
Pinkman throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Salvadors head.
Pinkman blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pinkman.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Pinkman.
Salvador lands an uppercut.
Pinkman misses with a punch on the inside.
Pinkman goes for a body shot but it's blocked. #BC2#
Salvador pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
A big left from Salvador misses.
Pinkman misses with a hook. Salvador ducked under it nicely. #CL2#
Salvador pushes Pinkman up against the cage in a clinch.
Pinkman's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Pinkman.
A short right from Salvador. #BC#
Pinkman breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Salvador wants to clinch up but Pinkman keeps it at a distance.
A nice leg kick lands there from Pinkman. #T4#
Salvador throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Salvador misses with an attempted mid kick.
Pinkman half committed to a counter leg kick.#CL2#
Salvador takes the fight into the clinch.
Salvador misses with a knee to the head. #BC#
Pinkman escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Salvador throws a body kick that misses
and Pinkman cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Salvador throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A little feinted left hand from Pinkman on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Pinkman ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Salvador moves away.
Salvador swinging wildly here.
Pinkman lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Pinkman circles away from the clinch attempt#KD#
and Pinkman counters with a nice right hand that sends Salvador toppling to the canvas! Salvador scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Pinkman finish him?!#ROC#
Salvador is rocked!
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but George Salvador will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Jesse Pinkman's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R2#
Pinkman throws a looping overhand right but Salvador ducks down to avoid it.
Donk. Pinkman catches Salvador right on the button with a cross.
Pinkman misses with a wild body shot.
Pinkman misses with a lunging right hand
and Salvador counters with a low kick, right behind Pinkman 's knee.
Nice defenses there by Pinkman.
Salvador jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Salvador thuds his shin into the meat of Pinkman's side.
Salvador misses with a looping left.
Salvador takes a step towards his opponent and connects with a left hand, before circling away.
Salvador tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Pinkman was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador misses with a low kick as Pinkman jumps back.
Pinkman was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Pinkman chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Pinkman tries a low kick but Salvador avoids it.
Salvador lands a lovely overhand right.#T1#
Pinkman throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Pinkman just misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador misses with a leg kick
and Pinkman counters with a nice kick to the body.
A slow jab from Salvador misses its intended target.
Salvador thumps Pinkman with a low kick.
Pinkman throws a leg kick but Salvador sees it coming and moves out of range.
A swing and a miss from Salvador.
Salvador walks into a straight right hand from Pinkman.
A big left from Pinkman misses.
Pinkman ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Salvador looks to throw the jab but Pinkman is out of range.
Pinkman lands with a hook. Salvador tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Salvador moves away from the strike by Pinkman.
Pinkman moves forwards but Salvador connects with a nice, crisp jab.#T2#
A jab from Salvador misses.
Salvador connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Pinkman momentarily.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Pinkman counters with a straight right hand.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Pinkman.
Pinkman is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Salvador, as that shot connected.
Salvador connects with a high kick.
Salvador scores with a kick to the body.
Jesse Pinkman is winning the standup battle so far.
Salvador swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Pinkman lands a nice hook to Salvador's body. Salvador takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Salvador takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Salvador misses with a body shot
and Pinkman counters with a stiff right hand.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Salvador, right into the meat.
Salvador looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks. #T3#
Nice jab there from Pinkman.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Pinkman.
Donk. Pinkman catches Salvador right on the button with a cross.
Pinkman throws a good cross that connects.
Pinkman chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Salvador darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Pinkman throws a lazy uppercut
and Salvador counters with a leg kick.
Pinkman throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Salvador blocks a jab.
Pinkman is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Salvador.
A lazy left from Salvador finds it's target.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Pinkman circles away quickly and effectively.
Salvador stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.#T4#
Pinkman dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Salvador. That did some damage!
Salvador lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Pinkman misses with a straight left.
Salvador tries to bum rush Pinkman with a series of wild strikes but Pinkman uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Salvador misses the jab.
A head kick misses from Salvador.
A nice inside leg kick there by Pinkman. That's going to slow Salvador down.
Salvador misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Salvador's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Salvador looks to throw a body kick
and Pinkman counters with a nice uppercut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Pinkman lands a slapping body shot.
Salvador moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
A head kick misses from Salvador.
Pinkman works the jab nicely.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Jesse Pinkman will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Jesse Pinkman's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.
#R3#
Pinkman looks to throw the jab but Salvador is out of range.
Salvador lands a nice looking body kick.
Salvador misses with a lunging right hand
and Pinkman counters with a series of strikes. Salvador will be more careful next time no doubt.
Pinkman misses with a wild body shot.
Salvador moves away from the strike by Pinkman.
A nice inside leg kick there by Pinkman. That's going to slow Salvador down.
A swing and a miss from Salvador.
Pinkman throws a half hearted mid kick.
Salvador wants to land a leg kick but Pinkman is out of range.
Pinkman is looking to counter punch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Pinkman tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Salvador was well out of range. Poor timing from Pinkman.
Pinkman uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
Salvador takes one on the button.
Salvador tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.#T1#
Nice defenses there by Salvador.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Pinkman.
Pinkman takes a head kick and keeps coming.
Salvador cracks Pinkman with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Pinkman ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Salvador scores with a jab to the head.
Pinkman scoring well with a low kick there.
Pinkman moves out of range as Salvador throws a body kick.
Salvador tries to clinch up.
Pinkman keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A head kick misses from Salvador.
Pinkman throwing a counter right hand but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Pinkman scores with a sloppy right hand. Salvador should have avoided that one.
Salvador throws a half hearted mid kick.#T2#
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Pinkman throws a big shot that misses.
Pinkman takes a kick to the side of the head.
Salvador misses with a hook
and he gets countered with a snapping leg kick.
Pinkman fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Pinkman is looking to land body kicks.
Salvador throws a body kick, spinning off balance
letting Pinkman counter with a right hand.
Pinkman ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Salvador walks into a jab.
Salvador is still on wobbly legs! Can Pinkman finish him?
Pinkman misses with a looping left.
Salvador has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Pinkman.
Salvador seems to have recovered his senses.
Pinkman takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
A telegraphed right hand from Pinkman misses the target.
Pinkman ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.#T3#
Salvador throws a head kick that Pinkman semi-blocks.
Pinkman throws a lazy right hand but Salvador sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A slow jab from Pinkman misses its intended target.
The crowd cheers as Salvador lands an impressive looking overhand right. Pinkman doesn't seem phased though.
Salvador throws a jab when Pinkman was well out of range.
Pinkman throws an overhand right that lands on Salvador's shoulder, as Salvador tries to avoid the shot.
Pinkman lands with a hook. Salvador tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Salvador misses with a looping left.
Salvador throws a shot from downtown. Pinkman moves away and avoids it.
Pinkman quickly followed up with a counter body kick but doesn't connect.
Salvador tries to clinch up
letting Pinkman counter with a right hand. #T4#
Pinkman takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Pinkman fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Salvador on the side of the head.
A lazy body kick from Salvador
and Pinkman counters with a leg kick.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Pinkman connects with a nice looking jab.
Pinkman fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Some bone on bone action there as Pinkman checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Salvador displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Pinkman throws out the jab.
Salvador uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Pinkman.
Pinkman looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Salvador uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Pinkman.#KD#
Pinkman lands a big right hand that sends Salvador crashing to the mat! Pinkman stays standing though and waves Salvador back to his feet!
Salvador tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Pinkman is able to avoid easily.
Pinkman uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Salvador.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 29:28
Judge Saam Ante scores the fight 30:28
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jesse Pinkman!

Jesse Pinkman 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.

 

Event: DARE 89     
Date:   Dec 22, 2018
#R1#
McDonald uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Salvador.
McDonald throws a leg kick but Salvador moved away.
McDonald uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Salvador.
McDonald uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Salvador.
Salvador moves in looking to clinch but McDonald pushes him off.
Salvador throws a jab when McDonald was well out of range.
George Salvador seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#CL2#
McDonald has managed to clinch.
McDonald doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Salvador is leaning against McDonald and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
McDonald tries to work over Salvador's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Salvador is trying to break free.
McDonald tries to throw a body punch but Salvador avoids it by throwing McDonald back against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Salvador.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Salvador.
McDonald blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Still in the clinch, McDonald scores with a nice short uppercut.
Salvador creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through McDonald 's defenses. #CUT#
It looks like Cletus McDonald has been cut.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
McDonald stalling in the clinch but Salvador improves position. #T1#
McDonald struggles to land a body shot inside as Salvador controls his hands.
McDonald is trying to stall.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Salvador softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
McDonald lands a body punch in the clinch.
Salvador gets through McDonald 's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
McDonald swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
McDonald working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
McDonald goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Salvador lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
McDonald misses with a punch on the inside.
Salvador lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of McDonald backwards.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Salvador as McDonald tries to tie him up.
Salvador misses with a punch on the inside.
McDonald is looking to take this one to the mat.
McDonald is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Salvador pulls him back up using the underhooks.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Salvador.
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!
Salvador stops a takedown attempt from McDonald .
Salvador definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
George Salvador has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Cletus McDonald .#T2#
Both guys are working to get underhooks.
Salvador prevents a body shot from McDonald .
McDonald tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
McDonald goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Salvador lands with a right to the head.
Salvador lands with a short head shot on the inside.
McDonald tries to stall but Salvador uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
McDonald struggles to land a body shot inside as Salvador controls his hands.
Salvador tries a knee to the head but McDonald blocks it.
A head punch on the inside from McDonald fails to land.
Salvador scores with a shoulder strike.
McDonald can't find room to land a body shot as Salvador controls the action.
Salvador tries a knee to the head but McDonald blocks it. #BC#
Salvador breaks the clinch.
McDonald looks to land a left hand but Salvador moved out of range nicely.#CL#
Salvador gets in close and instigates a clinch.
McDonald lands a hook to the side of the head.
The referee calls for McDonald to work.
McDonald lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards. #T3#
McDonald slows down the pace here. #BC#
Salvador's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
George Salvador is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
McDonald misses with a hook. Salvador ducked under it nicely.
Salvador with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
McDonald checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
McDonald tries to close the distance and clinch up but Salvador swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Salvador looks to throw the jab but McDonald is out of range.
A nice side step and McDonald releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
McDonald 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.
McDonald ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
McDonald thows a body kick. Salvador tries to catch it but that hurt him.
McDonald fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Salvador has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Salvador lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
McDonald fakes the leg kick and cracks Salvador in the body.
Salvador swings and misses with a hook to the body. #T4#
Salvador lands a body shot.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from McDonald .
Salvador throws a head kick that misses
and McDonald counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
McDonald circles away from the clinch attempt.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador scores with a head kick. McDonald tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
McDonald avoids the body shot from Salvador.
A little jabbing left from McDonald on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Salvador misses with a looping left.
McDonald uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
McDonald tries to counter with a clinch but Salvador shakes him off and moves away.
McDonald looks to land a left hand but Salvador moved out of range nicely.
McDonald connects with the punch.
Salvador misses with a straight right.
McDonald takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Salvador 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.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Cletus McDonald '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.
#R2#
Salvador throws a wild body kick that McDonald sees coming a mile off.
A solid body kick from McDonald .
A head kick misses from Salvador.
Salvador is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that McDonald can do to turn this around?
A chopping leg kick lands by Salvador.
McDonald thows a body kick. Salvador tries to catch it but that hurt him.
McDonald defending well as Salvador loads up on a big left hand.
The fight stays on the outside here - Salvador looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Salvador slips under a jab.
McDonald feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Salvador's calf.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador moves in looking to clinch but McDonald pushes him off.
Salvador throws a jab when McDonald was well out of range.
McDonald throws a shot from downtown. Salvador moves away and avoids it.
McDonald throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Salvador's head.
Salvador connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there. #T1#
McDonald uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Salvador.
Salvador tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A good leg kick by Salvador.
McDonald moves out of range of the leg kick from Salvador.
McDonald now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
A head kick misses from Salvador.
As Salvador backs off McDonald throws a huge counter combo but Salvador manages to avoid it all.
Salvador lands with a right hand.
McDonald chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Jab by Salvador.
Salvador takes a swing at McDonald 's ribcage but misses.
McDonald lets loose with a powerful body kick. Salvador will feel that in the morning.
Salvador closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Salvador misses with a hook
and McDonald connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
McDonald with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Salvador takes a kick to the side of the head.#T2#
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Salvador moves out of range of the body kick.
McDonald defending well as Salvador loads up on a big left hand.
Nice shot by McDonald .
Salvador goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Salvador misses with an uppercut. McDonald saw that one coming.
McDonald drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Salvador defends it well.
McDonald tries to clinch up but Salvador circles away and keeps his distance.
Salvador throws a front kick aimed at McDonald 's knee but McDonald avoids it well.
McDonald shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Salvador pinned against the cage. Salvador gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Salvador misses with a head kick.
Salvador misses with an uppercut. McDonald saw that one coming.
McDonald scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.#T3#
Salvador takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
McDonald moves out of range of the strikes.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Salvador lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and McDonald has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from McDonald and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
A punch combination from McDonald misses.
Salvador ducks down and throws a hook to the body but McDonald moves away.
McDonald finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
McDonald just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromSalvador.
Salvador throws a right and a left that McDonald avoids nicely.
Salvador doesn't manage to clinch there - McDonald circles away.
Salvador throws a quick inside leg kick.
Salvador misses with a leg kick
and McDonald counters with a straight right hand.
The fighters circle momentarily. McDonald darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
McDonald throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Salvador throws a jab when McDonald was well out of range.
Salvador misses with an uppercut. McDonald saw that one coming.#T4#
A combination from Salvador does no damage.
McDonald throws a leg kick but Salvador checks it.
Salvador tries to land a leg kick but McDonald saw it coming and moves away.
Salvador finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Salvador throws a sloppy body shot
and McDonald makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
McDonald misses with a body kick.
A slow jab from Salvador misses its intended target.
McDonald takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Salvador throws a leg kick but McDonald moved away.
McDonald throws a mid kick that lands with a slap. #CL2#
McDonald clinches up against the cage.
George Salvador has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch. #BC#
Salvador manages to break the clinch.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Cletus McDonald showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Cletus McDonald 's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!
#R3#
Salvador lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Salvador throws a right and a left that both miss.
The fighters circling - Salvador throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
McDonald let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
McDonald lands a glancing blow to the side of Salvador's head.
Salvador throws a hook but McDonald avoids it easily.
Salvador moves out of range of the body kick from McDonald .
McDonald buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
McDonald throws a low kick, looking for Salvador's leg but Salvador calmly moves out of range.
Salvador is looking for a counter combo.
McDonald throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
Salvador tries to work over McDonald 's front leg with a kick but McDonald checks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McDonald takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
A quick step to the side and Salvador tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Salvador has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Salvador with a nice cross.#TD2#
McDonald looking to score a takedown here. Salvador is defending well but McDonald drives through and ends up in Salvador's guard.#T1#
Salvador wants to stand but McDonald is controlling the position.
McDonald sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Salvador's guard.
McDonald is controlling the pace.
Salvador wants to get back to his feet.
McDonald missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Salvador looks like he's trying to stand up.
McDonald looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
McDonald prevents Salvador from standing back up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with McDonald in particular looking to stall.#T2#
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Salvador is looking to escape.
McDonald is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Salvador is not content to let McDonald control the position.#REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Salvador scores with a hook.
Salvador will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
Salvador with a nice cross.
Salvador misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from McDonald .
Salvador tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
McDonald throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
McDonald attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Salvador with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling McDonald to score with a decent uppercut.
McDonald tries to close the distance and clinch but Salvador swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away. #T3#
An inside leg kick lands from Salvador.
A telegraphed right hand from Salvador misses the target.
And McDonald tries to counter it with a takedown but Salvador pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Salvador lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.#CL#
Salvador moves into range and clinches up with McDonald .
McDonald trying to stall but Salvador improves his position.
McDonald 's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt McDonald or not.
McDonald trying to control the position but instead, Salvador has worked for underhooks and has pushed McDonald into the cage.
Salvador gets through McDonald 's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
McDonald misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but McDonald uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador misses with a knee to the head.
McDonald blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salvador.
Salvador lands a hook to the side of the head.#T4#
McDonald lands a body shot.
Salvador prevents a body shot from McDonald .
McDonald is trying to stall.
McDonald is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
McDonald keeps control of Salvador as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
McDonald blocking some punches.
McDonald swings away with an uppercut that misses.
McDonald stalling in the clinch but Salvador improves position.
A hook to the body from McDonald .
McDonald goes for a takedown attempt but Salvador pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
A head kick misses from McDonald .
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Salvador appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Salvador showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from McDonald .
Salvador throws a nice outside leg kick.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 29:28
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 29:29
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... George Salvador!

George Salvador 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.
The defeated Cletus McDonald had this to say: 'A country boy can survive'.

 

Event: DARE 79     
Date:   Nov 10, 2018
#R1#
Terranova lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Salvador at a distance.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Terranova tries to close the distance and clinch but Salvador swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Terranova takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Terranova, right into the meat.
Terranova takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
Despite the aggression on Salvador's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.#CL#
Salvador tries to keep at a distance but Terranova has taken the fight into the clinch.
Terranova tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Salvador avoids it.
Terranova missing with knees to the body.
Terranova misses with a body punch.
Salvador tries a body shot but Terranova blocks it.
Terranova using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Salvador has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Terranova uses good head movement to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Terranova lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Terranova blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador lands with a left to the head.
A body shot lands from Terranova.
Salvador working some nice short punches in the clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
A right hook to the body lands for Salvador. #T1#
Salvador misses with some punches.
Terranova throws an elbow that misses.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Terranova.
Terranova lands with a left to the head.
Terranova throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Salvador blocks an elbow strike.
Salvador with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Salvador cracks Terranova with a nice body shot.
Salvador blocks an elbow strike from Terranova.
Salvador cracks Terranova with a nice body shot.
Salvador working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Salvador scores with a shot to the side of Terranova's head.
Terranova swings away with an uppercut that misses.
With the fighters up against the cage, Terranova throws an elbow but misses.
Terranova misses with an elbow strike.
Salvador scores with a shot to the side of Terranova's head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Salvador.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Salvador.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador connects with a knee to the head.
Salvador working aggressively here.
Terranova trying to land knees to the body. #T2#
Terranova's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A nice left hand lands by Terranova.
Salvador blocks an elbow strike.
Terranova creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
A right hook to the body lands for Terranova.
Salvador lands a hook to the side of the head.
Terranova looking to throw knees to the head but Salvador is blocking nicely.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Terranova.
Terranova misses with a punch to the body.
A shot in the inside from Terranova.
A left hand lands to the body for Terranova.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Terranova tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Terranova misses with an elbow strike.
Terranova goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Salvador lands with a left to the head.
Knees in the clinch landing for Terranova.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Terranova.
Salvador lands a hook to the side of the head.
Terranova looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Salvador misses with a hook to the ribs. #T3#
Terranova digs a right hand underneath Salvador's ribcage. Salvador let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Salvador scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Terranova lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Terranova lands a shot to the body.
Salvador misses with a punch on the inside.
Terranova gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Terranova misses with a body punch.
Terranova scores with a shoulder strike.
Salvador blocks an elbow strike.
Terranova blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Terranova throws an elbow that misses.
Terranova has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
Terranova creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Terranova.
Salvador lands a hook to the side of the head.
Terranova throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Salvadors head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador takes a shot to the head.
Terranova misses with a short punch on the inside.
Terranova lands a left hand.
Terranova lands an elbow inside that Salvador shrugs off. #T4#
Terranova misses with a body punch.
Terranova softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Terranova landing some nice looking knees to the body.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Terranova.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Terranova lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Salvador.
Salvador looks winded!
Terranova throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Terranova throws an elbow that misses.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Terranova.
Terranova lands an elbow inside that Salvador shrugs off. #CUT#
It looks like George Salvador has been cut.
Terranova misses with an elbow strike.
Salvador blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Terranova utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by Terranova.
Terranova misses with an elbow strike.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A left hand lands to the body for Terranova.
Salvador misses with a knee strike.
Terranova comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Terranova tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Salvador avoids it.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Terranova.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Ciro Terranova dominated that round.
The cut man is working on George Salvador's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
Sloppy strikes from Terranova. Those never looked like landing.
Terranova misses with a hook.
Salvador steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Salvador slips a straight right by Terranova.
Terranova rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Salvador moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Salvador tries to score with a low kick but Terranova moves his leg out of the way.
Salvador throws a shot from downtown. Terranova moves away and avoids it.
Salvador walks into a straight right hand from Terranova.
George Salvador is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Terranova looks to score with a jab to the body but Salvador is just out of range.
Terranova checks a low kick from Salvador.
Salvador throws a big shot that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice defenses there by Salvador.
A swing and a miss from Terranova.
A little jabbing left from Salvador on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
A swing and a miss from Terranova.
Terranova ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.#T1#
Salvador misses with a left hand
and Terranova counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Ciro Terranova seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Terranova throws a shot to the body.
Terranova's Muay Thai looks sharper than normal. He has obviously been working on it in the gym.
Salvador takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Salvador circles away from the clinch attempt
and Salvador counters with a good, hard body kick but Terranova shrugs it off.
Ciro Terranova is winning the standup battle so far.
Salvador uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Terranova.
Terranova throws a left and a right that both miss
and Salvador counters with a left to the body.
Terranova looks to clinch
and Salvador connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Salvador uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Terranova.
Terranova misses the jab.
Terranova misses with a right hand
and Salvador cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Terranova takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Terranova is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Salvador can do to turn this around?#T2#
Terranova blocks a head kick by Salvador.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Terranova takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
Salvador looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Terranova tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Salvador was well out of range. Poor timing from Terranova.
Terranova loads up on a big right hand but Salvador slips the punch.
Salvador is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Terranova with a body shot.
Salvador throws a hook to the side of Terranova's head but Terranova sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Terranova throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Salvador sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Salvador takes a shot to the body in his stride. #CL#
Terranova moves into the clinch.
Salvador misses with some punches.
Terranova landing knees to the body.
Terranova lands an elbow inside that Salvador shrugs off.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador lands with a light punch inside.
Terranova blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A right hand to the body from Salvador.
Terranova misses with a hook to the ribs. #T3#
Terranova throws an elbow but it misses.
Terranova scores with a shot to the side of Salvador's head.
Salvador misses with a punch on the inside.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Terranova can't find room to land a body shot as Salvador controls the action.
Terranova pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Terranova.
Salvador scores with a shot to the side of Terranova's head.
Salvador misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Salvador struggles to land a body shot inside as Terranova controls his hands.
Salvador with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Terranova avoids the elbow strike from Salvador, against the cage.
Terranova tries to work over Salvador's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Salvador managing to block the knees to the body from Terranova.
A short right from Salvador.
Salvador throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Ciro Terranova has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Salvador misses with a knee strike.
Salvador avoiding damage as Terranova throws knees to the body.
Salvador managing to block the knees to the body from Terranova. #T4#
Salvador lands with a right to the head.
Salvador looks to throw an elbow but misses.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Terranova lands a right hand.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Salvador lands a left hand that snaps the head of Terranova backwards.
Terranova misses with a hook to the ribs.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Terranova.
Salvador gets through Terranova's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Salvador.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Terranova.
Salvador lands a nice uppercut.
Terranova throws an elbow but it misses.
Salvador lands a right hand.
Terranova lands a hook to the side of the head.
Terranova pushes off an throws an elbow but Salvador leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Terranova takes an elbow to the temple.
Terranova takes a shot to the head.
Salvador misses with a knee strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Terranova.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but George Salvador will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on George Salvador's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
A slow jab from Terranova misses its intended target.
Terranova scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Terranova punishes Salvador's body with a nice straight punch.
Salvador displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Terranova throws out the jab.
Terranova motions for Salvador to come forward. Terranova throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Salvador throws out a counter right but Terranova avoids it with no problem.
Salvador displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Terranova throws out the jab.
Salvador doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Terranova scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Salvador throws a hook but Terranova avoids it easily.
Terranova lands a really nice looking cross but Salvador seems unphased.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador throws a leg kick but Terranova sees it coming and checks it nicely.
A jab from Salvador misses.
Salvador misses with a body kick.
Donk. Terranova catches Salvador right on the button with a cross.#T1#
Terranova scores with a hook to the body. Salvador takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Terranova steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
Terranova lands a two punch combo.
Salvador throws a hook but Terranova avoids it easily.
Salvador keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Terranova avoids a punch combination nicely.
Terranova throws a body punch but Salvador moves out of range.
Jab by Salvador.
Salvador slips under a jab from Terranova.
Terranova swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Salvador throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Terranova.
Salvador feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Terranovas jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!#T2#
Nice jab there from Terranova.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Terranova works the jab nicely.
Terranova jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
Salvador is looking to clinch but Terranova is avoiding it.
Terranova on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Terranova takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
Terranova fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Salvador blocks a jab.
Salvador throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Terranova cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Salvador looks to score with a jab to the body but Terranova is just out of range.
Terranova moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Salvador lands a right hook to the body. #CL#
Terranova instigates a clinch. #T3#
Salvador lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Terranova lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Salvador lands a left hand that snaps the head of Terranova backwards.
Terranova blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador dodges an elbow strike from Terranova.
A short left from Salvador.
Terranova softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Salvador pushes off an throws an elbow but Terranova leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.
Salvador takes an elbow to the temple.
Terranova avoids the elbow strike from Salvador, against the cage.
Terranova lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
A short right from Salvador.
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Terranova tries to throw a body punch but Salvador avoids it by throwing Terranova back against the cage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Terranova throws an elbow but it misses.
Terranova gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside. #T4#
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by Terranova.
Salvador lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Salvador creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Terranova's defenses.
Terranova doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Salvador misses with a body punch.
Terranova is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Salvador is defending well for now.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Terranova uses good head movement to avoid it.
Terranova tries to work over Salvador's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Terranova blocks a body shot from Salvador.
Salvador scores with a shoulder strike.
Terranova throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Salvador.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Salvador throws a knee to the head but misses.
Salvador avoiding damage as Terranova throws knees to the body.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Terranova lands a body punch.
Terranova misses with an elbow over the top.

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 Ciro Terranova.
Well Terranova 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 Aleksandr Martynov scores the fight 29:28
Judge Sergei Dronov scores the fight 29:28
Judge Illya Tyunina scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ciro Terranova!

 

Event: DARE 73     
Date:   Oct 17, 2018
#R1#
Salvador lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Slurper at a distance.
Slurper misses the shot to the body.
Slurper looks to land a right hand but Salvador moved out of range.
Salvador is looking to counter punch.
Slurper scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Slurper is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Salvador.
Slurper misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Salvador connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Salvador circles away from the clinch attempt.
Salvador slips under a jab.
Good exchange - Slurper coming out on top.
Nice defenses there by Salvador.
Slurper on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Slurper throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Salvador scores with a crisp jab that stopped Slurper in his tracks.
Slurper throws a combination that misses
and Salvador counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.#T1##KD#
Salvador lands a big head kick that sends Slurper tumbling to the mat! Salvador takes a step backwards and waves Slurper back to his feet - he wants the finish!
Slurper misses with a body punch
and Salvador counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.#ROC#
Slurper is rocked!
Slurper scores with a shot to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Slurper. Salvador does a little dance to reset his feet.
Salvador takes a jab right on the kisser.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A swing and a miss from Slurper.
Salvador thinks about countering with a head kick.
Salvador looks to throw the jab but Slurper is out of range.
Salvador lands a jab to the nose.
Salvador looks to score with a jab to the body but Slurper is just out of range.
Slurper 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.
Slurper throws the left hand but Salvador avoids the punch easily.
Salvador was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Slurper slips a straight right by Salvador.
Slurper moves away from the strike by Salvador. #T2#
Salvador connects with a body shot.
Salvador keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Slurper.
Slurper scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Slurper swings for the body but Salvador moves out of range.
Slurper misses with a body shot
and Salvador connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Slurper throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Salvador on the side of the head.
Salvador pushing out the jab but it's not landing. #KD2#
Slurper drops Salvador with a beautiful combination! Salvador stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Slurper is looking for the KO!#ROC2#
Salvador is rocked!
A big left from Slurper misses.
Snot Slurper seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Salvador keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
A swing and a miss from Slurper.
Slurper with a body punch. A glancing blow. #T3#
Slurper takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
It looked like Salvador wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
A lazy left from Salvador finds it's target.
Slurper pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Slurper loads up on a big right hand but Salvador slips the punch.#CL2#
Slurper has closed the distance and engaged Salvador in a clinch.
Slurper lands with a right to the head.
Still in the clinch, Slurper scores with a nice short uppercut.
Salvador is looking to break free of the clinch but Slurper has double underhooks. #BC#
Salvador's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.#KD2#
Slurper lands a left and a right that send Salvador crashing to the mat, dazed. Slurper thinks about following him to the mat but decides to wave him back up to his feet!
Oh Salvador is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
This has been an exciting period of action!
A left and a right from Salvador both land. Nice combination.
Salvador bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Salvador throwing a counter right hand but Slurper manages to avoid it.
Salvador seems to have got his legs back now.#KD2#
Slurper cracks Salvador with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Slurper has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Salvador to stand back up!
Slurper misses with a combination
and Salvador counters with a left to the body. #T4#
Salvador throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Salvador defending well as Slurper loads up on a big left hand.
Slurper misses with a left hand
and Salvador counters with a straight right hand.
Slurper throws a hook but Salvador avoids it easily.
Slurper with a hook.#KD2#
Slurper lands a big right hand that sends Salvador crashing to the mat! Slurper stays standing though and waves Salvador back to his feet!
Slurper swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Salvador is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Slurper lands a jab to Salvador's midsection.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Salvador misses with a hook.
Slurper slips a jab from Salvador.#KD2#
Slurper cracks Salvador with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Slurper has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Salvador to stand back up!
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Snot Slurper dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
Salvador switches off momentarily and Slurper cracks him with a monster right hand! Salvador topples backwards and makes a semi conscious attempt to cover up, as Slurper dives in to land one more shot, before the referee has time to call the fight. What a finish by Slurper!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Snot Slurper!
Snot Slurper is the new middleweight champion!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Snot Slurper waved his t-shirt featuring HELLBENT's logo in front of the cameras.

 

Event: DARE 66     
Date:   Sep 15, 2018
#R1#
Salvador misses with a left hand #TD2#
and Justesen counters with a nice double leg into guard.
Salvador wants to stand up but Justesen is controlling him. #ES#
Salvador has his feet on Justesen's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
Justesen looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Justesen on the wrong end of a nice jab.#CL#
Salvador has taken the fight to the clinch. #TD2#
Justesen gets the body lock takedown. After a quick scramble, Salvador regains guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador working the defensive guard well to avoid strikes from Justesen. #ES#
Salvador has his feet on Justesen's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work.
Salvador misses with a body shot.
Justesen has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Salvador finds it's way round the side to connect with Justesen's head.
Justesen avoids the body shot from Salvador.
Justesen drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Salvador defends it well.#T1##TD2#
Justesen shoots in for a takedown and gets it.
Salvador looks like he's trying to stand up.
Justesen has the superior BJJ but he's also working some ground strikes into his gameplan.
Justesen looks towards his corner to check for any instructions. The corner give him nothing to work with, so he cracks Salvador with a short hammerfist. I guess that's as good as any advice he could get in this position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Salvador is looking to escape.#REF3#
The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Justesen takes a jab right on the kisser. #T2#
Salvador throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Salvador tries to clinch up but Justesen circles away and keeps his distance.
Justesen has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Salvador.
Salvador missing with a left hand there. Justesen was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Justesen tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Salvador attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Justesen swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Salvador wants to clinch.
Salvador listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Salvador lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Salvador swings away with a leg kick that misses.#T3#
A head kick by Salvador misses #TD2#
so Justesen counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Salvador wants to get back to his feet but he's too absorbed in his own little project and Justesen manages to pass to side control. #ES#
Salvador has managed to escape just enough to sneak back to his feet but Justesen is on him like a limpet, forcing Salvador back against the cage.
Knees to the body from Salvador.
Justesen blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Justesen working aggressively here.
I was talking to Salvador's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Salvador lands a nice uppercut.#TD2#
Justesen lands a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador taking some punishment here, with Justesen in his half guard.
Justesen sitting in half guard, looking to land shots. Salvador defending well though.
Salvador looks like he's trying to stand up. #T4##ES#
Salvador makes some distance and scrambles quickly back to his feet. Nice work!
Salvador uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Justesen.
A looping hook to the body misses from Justesen. Salvador does a little dance to reset his feet.
Salvador's corner calls for a 1-2. Salvador obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
George Salvador seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#CL#
Salvador closes the distance and clinches.
Salvador lands with a right to the head.
Justesen is trying to slow down the pace in the clinch, to catch his breath.
Justesen misses with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador tries to work over Justesen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target. #BC2#
Justesen breaks the clinch.
Salvador scores with a jab to the body.
Justesen looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
Salvador missing with a left hand there. Justesen was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Justesen uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Salvador.
Justesen lands the left hand.
Salvador lands with a slapping head kick.
Salvador lands a jab.
Justesen chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Salvador can pounce on him.
A really sloppy takedown attempt there from Justesen.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Justesen darts in looking for a takedown but Salvador gets double underhooks and turns Justesen into the cage.
Salvador misses with an uppercut.
Justesen swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Salvador tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Salvador throws a big shot that misses.
Justesen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Salvador.#T1#
Salvador looks to land a combination but Justesen avoids it well.
Justesen drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Salvador defends it well.
Justesen looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Salvador is fending him off so far but Justesen persists. Nope, Salvador circles away and we're back to standing.
George Salvador has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jonas Justesen.
Good exchange - Salvador coming out on top.
Salvador misses with a hook to the body
and Justesen counters with a nice uppercut.
Salvador fails with an attempt to clinch.
Justesen staying out of range there.
Salvador throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Salvador is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Justesen can do to turn this around?
Justesen shoots in looking for a takedown but Salvador manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Justesen's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
George Salvador is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Salvador misses with a body shot.
Justesen on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Salvador comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Salvador takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Justesen needs to keep his hands up - Salvador had a free shot at his head there.#T2#
Salvador bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Justesen's head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Salvador throws an overhand right that lands on Justesen's shoulder, as Justesen tries to avoid the shot.
Justesen feints the counter takedown.
Salvador missing with a left hand there. Justesen was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Justesen shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Salvador as he jumps to the side.
Salvador cracks Justesen with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Justesen lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Justesen throws a jab when Salvador was well out of range.
Salvador tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Justesen slips under a jab.
Salvador gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Salvador fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.#T3#
Salvador changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Salvador throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Justesen sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Salvador throws a half hearted mid kick.
Salvador connects with a nice looking jab.
A big left from Salvador misses.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Salvador, right into the meat.
Salvador scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Salvador darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Justesen throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Salvador on the side of the head.
Salvador tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Salvador connects with a good right hand that stumbles Justesen. Justesen circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Salvador takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure. #T4#
Justesen shoots in but Salvador avoids the takedown attempt easily.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Salvador dips down and scores with a jab to the body.#CL#
Salvador has closed the distance and engaged Justesen in a clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Justesen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Justesen is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Salvador pulls him back up using the underhooks.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Salvador creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Justesen has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Salvador seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Justesen can turn it around.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Justesen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Justesen.
Salvador working aggressively here.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that second round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R3#
Justesen throws a low kick, looking for Salvador's leg but Salvador calmly moves out of range.
It looked like Salvador wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Nice defenses there by Justesen.
George Salvador is winning the standup battle so far.#CL#
Salvador clinches with his opponent.
Justesen scores with a shoulder strike.
Justesen lands a left hand.
Salvador being controlled against the cage.
Justesen blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salvador.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Justesen.
Salvador misses with a punch on the inside.
Justesen blocks an uppercut.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Salvador lands a body punch. #T1#
Salvador softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Justesen blocks a body shot from Salvador.
Salvador misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Salvador trying to land knees to the body.
Salvador lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Justesen backwards.
Salvador lands with a left to the head.
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Justesen.
Salvador misses with a knee strike.
Salvador tries to work over Justesen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A left hand lands to the body for Salvador.
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Justesen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Salvador trying to land knees to the body. #T2#
Salvador gets through Justesen's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Salvador using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Justesen has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Justesen.
Salvador pushes Justesen back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Salvador tries a body shot but Justesen blocks it.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Salvador blocking some punches.
George Salvador has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Salvador tries to land knees in the clinch but Justesen avoids the damage to the body.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Justesen blocks an uppercut.
Justesen on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Salvador misses with a shot to the kidneys.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Justesen.
Justesen wants to get back to striking at distance but Salvador won't allow it. #T3##BC2#
Justesen breaks from the clinch.
Justesen avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Salvador feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Justesen's calf.
Salvador cracks Justesen with a good jab.
The fighters circle momentarily. Salvador darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.#CL#
Salvador closes the distance and pushes Justesen back into the cage.
Justesen blocks an uppercut.
Justesen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Justesen.
Salvador lands a nice uppercut.
Justesen takes a knee to the side of the body.
Justesen takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Salvador makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Salvador cracks Justesen with a nice body shot.#T4#
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Salvador creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador tries to land knees in the clinch but Justesen avoids the damage to the body.
Justesen pushes Salvador back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Justesen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Justesen uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador digs a right hand into Justesen's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Justesen's gas tank.
Justesen's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Justesen wants to take the fight to the mat but Salvador manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A short right from Salvador on the inside.
Salvador gets through Justesen's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Nice body punch from Salvador - that landed with a thud.
A shot in the inside from Salvador.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador clearly takes that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R4#
Justesen stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Salvador.
Salvador scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Justesen takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Salvador fails with an attempt to clinch.
Justesen drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Salvador defends it well.
Sloppy strikes from Salvador. Those never looked like landing.
Salvador throws a sloppy head kick
enabling Justesen to counter with a crisp jab.
Justesen takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Justesen feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Salvadors jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Salvador 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.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Salvador, as that shot connected.
Salvador is looking to slow Justesen down with leg kicks.
A bone on bone clash there as Justesen blocks the leg kick.
Justesen walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.#T1#
Salvador closes the distance but Justesen moves to the side #TD2#
and Justesen counters with a shoot takedown. Salvador fights it but they end up in guard. #ES#
Salvador manages to escape and get back to his feet.
Justesen has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Salvador misses with a head kick.
Salvador tries to clinch there but Justesen circles away.
Salvador throws a right high kick that is partially blocked by Justesen.
Justesen will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Justesen is absolutely dripping with sweat - he looks exhausted.
Justesen on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.#CL#
Salvador pushes Justesen up against the cage in a clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Justesens head.
Justesen misses with some punches. #T2#
Justesen taking a breather. #BC2#
Justesen breaks the clinch.
The sound of bone on bone echoes around the arena as Justesen checks a leg kick.
Justesen avoids the head kick by Salvador.
Salvador tries to clinch up but Justesen circles away and keeps his distance.
Salvador throws a hook but Justesen blocks it.
Salvador tries to clinch up.
Salvador misses with a looping right.
It seemed like Justesen was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Justesen 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.
Justesen blocks a leg kick.
Salvador defending well as Justesen loads up on a big left hand.
Justesen is trying hard to land a takedown here. Salvador sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Justesen misses with an uppercut. Salvador saw that one coming.
Salvador is looking to counter punch.#T3#
Salvador tries to clinch but Justesen is having none of it.
Justesen is definitely looking for the counter takedowns here.
Justesen moves out of range as Salvador strikes.
Justesen drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Salvador defends it well.#CL#
Salvador rushes Justesen and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A short left from Salvador.
Salvador working aggressively here.
Justesen prevents a body shot from Salvador.
Salvador landing knees to the head.
Salvador tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Justesen's elbow.
Justesen takes a knee to the side of the body.
Salvador tries to work over Justesen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Salvador tries to work over Justesen's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Justesen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salvador throws a head punch that misses. #T4#
Salvador misses with a knee strike.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Justesen blocks an uppercut.
Justesen blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salvador softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Salvador misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Salvador tries to throw a body punch but Justesen avoids it by throwing Salvador back against the cage.
Justesen avoiding damage as Salvador throws knees to the body.
Salvador fails to land 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!
Justesen blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Justesen is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace. #BC2#
Justesen breaks the clinch.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Salvador fails in his attempt to clinch.
Justesen drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Salvador defends it well.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador had his way with Jonas Justesen in that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!
#R5#
Salvador misses with a wild body shot.
Justesen shoots in looking for a takedown. Salvador tries to sprawl out of it but Justesen keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Salvador manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
Salvador throws a good cross that connects.
Salvador wants to clinch.
And Justesen tries to counter it with a takedown but Salvador pushes his down on his head and steps out.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Justesen looks to score with a jab to the body but Salvador is just out of range.
Salvador connects with an inside leg kick.
Justesen keeps the fight on the outside.#T1#
Nice cross by Justesen.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Justesen steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
Justesen's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Salvador keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Salvador tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Salvador throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Justesen takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
Salvador fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Salvador misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick. #CL#
Salvador closes the distance and pushes Justesen back into the cage.
Justesen blocking some punches. #T2##BC2#
Justesen breaks from the clinch.
Salvador moves out of range of the strikes.
Salvador scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Justesen scores with a nice right hand.
Salvador lands with a straight right. Justesen didn't see that one coming.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Justesen slips under a jab.
Justesen throws a hook but Salvador avoids it easily.
Justesen uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Salvador.
It seemed like Justesen was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Nice cross by Justesen.
Justesen takes a push kick to the midsection and stumbles backwards.
Justesen fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
George Salvador has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Jonas Justesen.
Justesen is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?#T3#
Justesen avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Salvador throws a head kick that connects with a bit of head and a bit of hand.
Justesen shoots in and drives through. Salvador sprawls well.
Salvador throws a shot from downtown. Justesen moves away and avoids it.
Justesen doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Salvador connects with a leg kick. Justesen looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Salvador drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Both fighters circling a little - Salvador finishes the exchange with a kick to the body.
Salvador with a jab.
Salvador tries to land a front kick but Justesen steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Salvador just misses with a punch to the body.
Justesen bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
George Salvador is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.#T4#
Justesen moves out of range of the strikes.
Justesen with the counter takedown but Salvador avoids it easily.
Justesen has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Justesen there as he acknowledges the shot.
Salvador throws a series of punches but Justesen avoids them all with ease.
Justesen tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Justesen goes for a double leg but Salvador avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Salvador continues to drive forward.
Justesen looks for a takedown here. Will he get it? Salvador is fending him off so far but Justesen persists. Nope, Salvador circles away and we're back to standing.
Salvador is looking to counter punch.
Justesen on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Justesen avoids the body shot from Salvador.
A nice leg kick lands there from Salvador.
Salvador misses with a head kick.
Justesen takes one to the side of the head.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Jonas Justesen has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Salvador throws an overhand right that lands on Justesen's shoulder, as Justesen tries to avoid the shot.

And that's the end of the fight!
George Salvador showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Salvador 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Nard Betker scores the fight 50:45
Judge Radbod Blank scores the fight 50:45
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 50:45

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... George Salvador!

George Salvador retains his middleweight title!
A very excited looking George Salvador 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.

 

Event: DARE 59     
Date:   Aug 04, 2018
#R1#
A big left from Salvador misses.
Salvador avoids the head kick by Wesson.
Wesson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Salvador misses with a head kick.
Wesson swings away with a leg kick that misses.
George Salvador seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A jab from Wesson misses.
Salvador attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
A head kick from Salvador lands but Wesson takes it in his stride.
A slapping body kick lands there for Wesson.
Wesson throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Wesson looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Salvador throws a looping overhand right but Wesson ducks down to avoid it.
Wesson closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Wesson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
The fighters circling - Wesson throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Salvador lands a jab to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Wesson cracks Salvador with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Good shot there by Salvador.#T1#
Salvador paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Wesson throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Wesson moves out of range as Salvador throws a body kick.
Wesson ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
A nice leg kick lands there from Wesson.
Wesson goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Salvador only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Wesson throws the left hand but Salvador avoids the punch easily.
Salvador connects with a good right hand that stumbles Wesson. Wesson circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Salvador dips to his left and cracks Wesson with an uppercut!
Good leg kick by Wesson there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Salvador 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.
Wesson is looking to land body kicks.
Salvador was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Wesson throws a body punch but Salvador moves out of range.
Wesson 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.
Salvador lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Wesson circles away from the clinch attempt.
Wesson lands with a kick to the temple. Salvador shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Salvador cracks Wesson with a right hand to the side of the head.#T2#
Wesson keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Wesson throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Salvador misses with a looping left.
Wesson gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Wesson thuds his shin into the meat of Salvador's side.
Salvador takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Salvador with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Salvador throws a predictable looking body shot
and Wesson counters with a body kick that brings a smile to the face of both fighters.
Salvador blocks a jab.
Salvador ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Wesson moves away.
Salvador keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Salvador misses with a head kick.
Wesson looks to throw the jab but Salvador is out of range.
Salvador paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Jab by Wesson.#T3#
Wesson moves out of range of the strikes.
Wesson lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Salvador at a distance.
Salvador misses the jab.
Wesson scores with a nice right hand.
Nice uppercut lands for Wesson. That snapped Salvador's head back.
Wesson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Salvador throws a low kick but Wesson moves out of range easily.
Salvador with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Wesson throws a head kick but Salvador moves out of range. #CL2#
Salvador pushes Wesson up against the cage in a clinch.
Salvador makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Wesson tries to pull guard but Salvador forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Wesson swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Wesson lands with a short shot to the head.
Salvador working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Wesson takes a knee to the side of the body.
Wesson can't break the clinch. #T4#
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Wesson scores with a shot to the side of Salvador's head.
Salvador tries to land a knee to the head but Wesson blocks with his arms.
Salvador misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Wesson.
Salvador lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Wesson backwards.
Salvador misses with some punches.
Wesson lands a hook to the side of the head.
Salvador takes an elbow to the forehead.
Salvador with a knee to the head.
Salvador lands a shoulder strike.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Wesson tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Wesson misses with a punch on the inside.
Salvador can't find room to land a body shot as Wesson controls the action.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Salvador lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador misses with a hook to the ribs.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but George Salvador will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R2#
A nice leg kick lands there from Wesson. #CL2#
Salvador clinches up against the cage.
Wesson is trying to break free.#BC#
Wesson breaks the clinch.
Salvador throws a big shot that misses.
A shot to the liver by Salvador. Beautiful body shot.
Salvador tries to clinch up.
Wesson lands a nice looking body kick.
Wesson misses with a leg kick.
Salvador avoids the body shot from Wesson.
Salvador fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Salvador wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wesson misses with an attempted mid kick.
Wesson fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Salvador on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Salvador tries to clinch up.
It looked like Wesson wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Wesson avoids the clinch attempt nicely. #T1#
Salvador tries a head kick but it misses.
Salvador throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Salvador pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Salvador tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Wesson was well out of range. Poor timing from Salvador.
Salvador connects with a high kick.
Salvador takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Wesson throws a push kick but Salvador slaps the foot to one side.
A lazy left from Wesson finds it's target.
Salvador throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Salvador throws a shot from downtown. Wesson moves away and avoids it.
Salvador tries to land a leg kick but Wesson saw it coming and moves away.
An inside leg kick lands from Wesson.
Wesson looks to land a body kick but Salvador moved away.
Wesson on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Wesson uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Salvador.
Salvador throws a sloppy head kick
and Wesson counters with a stiff right hand. #T2#
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Salvador slips under a jab.
Salvador throws a nice looking combination but Wesson bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Wesson throwing a counter right hand but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Salvador throws a low kick but Wesson moves out of range easily.
Salvador throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
A swing and a miss from Salvador.
Wesson throws a half hearted mid kick.
Wesson throws a head kick that misses.
Salvador tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Wesson is able to avoid easily.
Wesson scores with a leg kick.
Salvador works the jab nicely.
Salvador misses with a right hand
and Wesson counters with a stiff right hand.
Salvador walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Wesson checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Dean Wesson is winning the standup battle so far.
Salvador steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Wesson.
Salvador misses with a low kick.
Wesson lands a nice looking body shot. #T3#
Salvador lands a jab to Wesson's midsection.
Salvador works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Salvador uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Wesson.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Wesson.
Salvador lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Wesson throws out a loose jab but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador throws a hook but Wesson blocks it.
Wesson displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Salvador throws out the jab.
Wesson looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
No joy there for Salvador, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Salvador has developed a nice purple lump on his ribcage, as a result of some heavy body kicks from Wesson.
Salvador misses with an uppercut. Wesson saw that one coming.
A head kick misses from Salvador.
Wesson takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
Salvador throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Wesson's head.
Wesson throws a big shot that misses.
Wesson connects with a crisp jab. #T4#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Wesson.
Wesson moves out of range as Salvador strikes.
Salvador lands with an uppercut that bounces Wesson off the cage and back into range.
Salvador blocks a jab.
Wesson misses with a low kick as Salvador jumps back.
Salvador throws a low kick but it's checked well by Wesson.
Wesson was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
A big left from Wesson misses.
Wesson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Wesson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Salvador misses with a head kick.
Salvador throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Salvador doesn't manage to clinch there - Wesson circles away.
Wesson throws a body kick that misses.
Salvador takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Salvador misses with a body shot.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but George Salvador will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R3#
A leg kick checked by Salvador.
Salvador tries a low kick but Wesson avoids it.
Salvador pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Salvador tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Wesson.
Wesson swings widly with a right hand
and Salvador counters with a head kick. That will keep Wesson thinking before he tries any more sloppy attacks!
A big left from Wesson misses.
Wesson lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Salvador cracks Wesson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Wesson missing with a left hand there. Salvador was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Salvador swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Wesson swats away the attempt to clinch by Salvador.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wesson ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Wesson crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Salvador - the referee stops the clock and Wesson gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Salvador. Wesson manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
Salvador throws an overhand right that lands on Wesson's shoulder, as Wesson tries to avoid the shot. #T1#
Thud! ouch! good body kick from Wesson - that will leave a mark!
Wesson feints and then cracks Salvador's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Salvador down.
Salvador looks to clinch
letting Wesson counter with a right hand.
Wesson waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Salvador.
A chopping leg kick lands by Wesson.
Wesson checks a low kick from Salvador.
Salvador moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Wesson connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Salvador throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Salvador takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Salvador with a hook.
Wesson scoring well with a low kick there.
Wesson slips under a jab.
A swing and a miss from Wesson.
Wesson is looking to land body kicks.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Salvador scores with a spinning back kick!#T2#
Wesson throws a leg kick which misses Salvador's front leg but catches the back leg as Salvador tries to avoid it.
Wesson throws a head kick that misses.
Salvador's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Wesson steps to his left, right into the path of a big body kick from Salvador. That one must have hurt.
A chopping leg kick lands by Salvador.
Wesson moves out of range of the strikes.
Wesson tried to score with a low kick but Salvador checks it.
Salvador tries a head kick but it misses.
Wesson throws a body kick that misses.
Wesson lands with a cross.
A solid body kick from Wesson.
A good leg kick by Wesson.
Salvador walks into a straight right hand from Wesson.
Wesson needs to keep his hands up - Salvador had a free shot at his head there.
Wesson throws a wild body kick that Salvador sees coming a mile off.
Wesson misses with a body kick. #T3#
A big left from Wesson misses.
Salvador misses the jab.
Wesson throws a jab but it's blocked by Salvador.
Wesson lets loose with a powerful body kick. Salvador will feel that in the morning.
Wesson slips under a jab.
Salvador misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick. #CL2#
Salvador darts in and clinches Wesson up against the cage.
Wesson misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Salvador scores with a shoulder strike. #BC#
Wesson escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Salvador throws a body punch but Wesson moves out of range.
Wesson comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Salvador misses with an uppercut.
Salvador throws a right hand that Wesson ducks under and follows up with a left that Wesson also avoids with ease.
A good leg kick by Wesson.
Wesson throws a head kick that half lands. #T4#
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wesson tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Wesson lands a jab to Salvador's midsection.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Salvador has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Salvador there as he acknowledges the shot.
Wesson lands a leg kick that knocks Salvador off balance momentarily.
Salvador avoids the body shot from Wesson.
Salvador lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
A telegraphed right hand from Wesson misses the target.
Wesson throws the kick towards the body but Salvador avoids it.
Salvador throws a half hearted mid kick.
Wesson cracks Salvador with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Wesson swings widly with a right hand
and Salvador counters with a one-two to the body.
Nice cross by Wesson.
Salvador just misses with a punch to the body.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Dean Wesson clearly takes that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R4#
Wesson loads up on a big right hand but Salvador slips the punch.
Wesson lands a body shot.
Salvador tries to clinch but Wesson moves out of range. #CL2#
Salvador moves into the clinch.
Salvador lands with a light punch inside.
A body shot lands from Wesson.
Salvador lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Wesson.
George Salvador seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses. #BC#
Wesson breaks the clinch.
Wesson scores with the left hand. Salvador knows he should have avoided that one.
Donk. Salvador catches Wesson right on the button with a cross.
Salvador looks to score with a jab to the body but Wesson is just out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wesson keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Salvador.
Salvador swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Wesson.
Wesson looks to throw a body kick
and Salvador cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Wesson throws a head kick but Salvador moves out of range. #T1#
Wesson will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Salvador throws a left and a right that both miss
and Wesson makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Wesson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Wesson misses with a jab to the body
enabling Salvador to counter with a crisp jab.
Salvador displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Wesson throws out the jab.
Wesson swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Wesson scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Wesson moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Wesson throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Wesson moves out of range of the body kick.
Wesson connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Some bone on bone action there as Wesson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Salvador ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Wesson throws a hook but Salvador avoids it easily.
Salvador avoids a kick to the body. #T2#
Wesson throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Salvador sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Wesson tries a head kick but it misses.
An inside leg kick from Salvador misses.
Salvador connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Wesson's hands.
A good leg kick by Salvador.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Wesson lands a head kick!
Salvador steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Wesson.
Salvador looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Wesson just misses with a punch to the body.
Wesson takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Wesson looks to throw the jab but Salvador is out of range.
Salvador ducks right into an uppercut from Wesson.
A head kick misses from Wesson.
Salvador swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Wesson throws a lazy right hand but Salvador sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.#T3#
Wesson misses with a shot to the body
and Salvador counters with a kick to the head that grazes his opponent. Wesson is lucky that one didn't land flush.
Salvador lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.#CL2#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
Wesson wants to get back to striking at distance but Salvador won't allow it.
A short uppercut from Salvador.
Salvador lands a nice shot to the body.
It's got to the stage where if one of these guys blows hard enough, the other might fall over.
Salvador cracks Wesson with a nice body shot.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Salvador.
Salvador unloads a knee to the mid-section. Wesson lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
A short body shot lands from Salvador as the two fighters clinch.
Good body shot from Salvador.
Salvador lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Salvador lands a body punch.
Wesson prevents a body shot from Salvador.
Salvador lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Wesson misses with a punch to the body.
Wesson on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body. #T4#
Salvador scores with a hook to the body.
Knees in the clinch landing for Salvador.
Salvador lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Wesson backwards.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Wesson has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Salvador scores with a shoulder strike.
Salvador misses with some punches.
Wesson tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage. #BC#
Wesson pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Salvador keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Salvador throws a right hand that Wesson ducks under and follows up with a left that Wesson also avoids with ease.
Salvador tries a low kick but Wesson avoids it.
Wesson tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Salvador lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Wesson has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Salvador finds it's way round the side to connect with Wesson's head.
Salvador doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that fourth 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. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!
#R5#
Wesson throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Wesson moves out of the way of the counter high kick fromSalvador.
Salvador avoids the head kick by Wesson.
Wesson looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Wesson throws the left hand but Salvador avoids the punch easily.
Some bone on bone action there as Wesson checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Salvador lands a nice looking body shot.
Wesson keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Wesson avoids the body shot from Salvador.
Salvador wants to clinch up but Wesson keeps it at a distance.
Salvador jabs Wesson to the body, keeping him at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wesson fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Salvador 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.
Wesson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Wesson defending well as Salvador loads up on a big left hand.
Wesson throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle. #T1##CL2#
Salvador has Wesson up against the cage in a clinch.
Salvador misses with a knee strike.
Salvador misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Wesson lands a right hand that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Salvador throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Wessons head.
Wesson is trying to pull guard but Salvador has him pressed against the cage.
Wesson tries to circle away but Salvador has him pinned against the cage.
Salvador tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Wesson's elbow.
Wesson blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.#BC#
Wesson breaks from the clinch.
Salvador sees a low kick coming and goes to check it, but it's actually a body kick and it thuds into his unprotected ribs.
Wesson throws a nice inside leg kick.
Wesson tries to work over Salvador's front leg with a kick but Salvador checks it.
Wesson misses with a shot to the body
and Salvador counters with a right hand to the body.
The fight stays on the outside here - Salvador looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Dean Wesson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
Salvador throws a hook but Wesson avoids it easily.
Wesson swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Wesson throws a jab when Salvador was well out of range.
Wesson misses with a body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Salvador throws a head kick that Wesson semi-blocks.
Wesson throws a body kick that misses
and Salvador counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Salvador takes a kick to the side of the head.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Salvador misses with a looping right.
A cross from Salvador lands.
Salvador throws a hook but Wesson avoids it easily.
Wesson scores with a hook to the body. Salvador takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Salvador is looking to take this fight into the clinch.#T3#
Salvador fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Wesson.
Salvador throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Salvador blocks a jab.
Salvador throws a low kick but it's checked well by Wesson.
Salvador throws a hook but Wesson blocks it.
Wesson throws the kick towards the body but Salvador avoids it.
Wesson fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Salvador on the side of the head.
Salvador scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Salvador lands with a nice body kick.
Wesson misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Wesson misses with a lunging right hand
and Salvador counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Wesson throws a sloppy body shot
and Salvador counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Salvador throws a lazy right hand but Wesson sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
George Salvador is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.#T4#
Wesson looks to land a right hand but Salvador moved out of range.
Wesson throws a push kick but Salvador slaps the foot to one side.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Wesson shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses.
Salvador uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Wesson.
Salvador throws a quick inside leg kick.
Salvador connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Salvador wants to clinch up but Wesson keeps it at a distance.
Wesson throws a head kick that misses
and Salvador counters with a stiff right hand.
Wesson tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Wesson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Wesson throws a hook but Salvador blocks it.
Salvador swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Wesson.
Salvador tries to clinch up.

And that's the end of the fight!
George Salvador comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Salvador 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 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Patrick Alders scores the fight 46:49
Judge Paulsen Ambrosius scores the fight 46:49
Judge Daniel Blasius scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... George Salvador!

George Salvador is the new middleweight champion!
George Salvador bigged himself up after the win. The crowd seemed to love it.
Dean Wesson spoke after the fight, saying 'The better fighter won tonight. Congrats to my opponent. Got to get back to the gym and work my way to avenge this loss.'.

 

Event: DARE 53     
Date:   Jun 30, 2018
#R1#
Ladd jabs Salvador to the body, keeping him at a distance.
We've been told by Salvador's head coaches at Total Impact MMA/KT that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Ladd throws a jab but it's blocked by Salvador.
Ladd uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Salvador.
George Salvador seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Salvador missing with a left hand there. Ladd was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Salvador turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Ladd misses the shot to the body. #CL#
Salvador has Ladd up against the cage in a clinch. #BC2#
Ladd breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance. #CL#
Salvador moves into range and clinches up with Ladd.
Salvador lands a left hand.
Ladd lands a shoulder strike.
Salvador working aggressively here.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador lands with a right to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ladd tries to break free but Salvador pushes him back against the cage.
Salvador tries a body shot but Ladd blocks it.
Salvador prevents a body shot from Ladd.
Ladd is trying to break free.
A knee to the head by Salvador.
Salvador lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A short left from Ladd.
Salvador tries a knee to the head but he's missed. #T1#
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ladd working hard to break the clinch.
Salvador lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Ladd backwards.
Salvador digs a right hand underneath Ladd's ribcage. Ladd let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Ladd is trying to break the clinch but Salvador has him pressed against the cage.
Salvador tries a body shot but Ladd blocks it.
Still in the clinch, Salvador scores with a nice short uppercut.#BC#
Salvador manages to break the clinch.
Ladd fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Ladd swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ladd fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Salvador looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Salvador tries to close the distance and clinch but Ladd swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Ladd keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Salvador.
Salvador looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Ladd misses with a hook.
Ladd stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Salvador.
Salvador misses with a lunging right hand
and Ladd counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Salvador throws a hook to the side of Ladd's head but Ladd sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Ladd throws a hook but Salvador blocks it.
Ladd waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Salvador.
Salvador is looking to counter punch.#T2#
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.#CL#
Salvador forces Ladd back against the cage and clinches.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Ladd wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch. #BC2#
Ladd pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Salvador fails in his attempt to clinch.
Salvador wants to clinch up but Ladd keeps it at a distance.
Salvador waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Ladd.
Ladd scores with a decent looking hook.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!#CL#
Salvador moves into range and clinches up with Ladd.
Salvador tries to land knees in the clinch but Ladd avoids the damage to the body.
Ladd working aggressively here.
Ladd misses with a body punch.
Salvador struggles to land a body shot inside as Ladd controls his hands.
Ladd avoiding damage as Salvador throws knees to the body.
Ladd is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Ladd is trying to break free.
Salvador scores with a hook to the body.
Ladd wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Salvador has him pressed against the cage.#BC#
Salvador's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Ladd misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Salvador. #T3#
Ladd misses the jab.
Salvador avoids the body shot from Ladd.
Salvador was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Ladd throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Salvador staying out of range there.#CL#
Salvador closes the distance and clinches.
Ladd struggles to land a body shot inside as Salvador controls his hands.
Ladd struggles to land a body shot inside as Salvador controls his hands. #BC#
Salvador breaks the clinch.
Ladd slips under a jab.
A solid leg kick lands there for Salvador.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Salvador.
Ladd throws a body punch but Salvador moves out of range.
Salvador is looking to score with low kicks.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Salvador.
Ladd takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Ladd misses with an uppercut
and Salvador counters with an inside leg kick.
Salvador on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador misses with a low kick as Ladd jumps back.#T4#
Ladd circles away from the clinch attempt.
Despite the aggression on Ladd's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Ladd misses with the combination.
Ladd swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ladd stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Salvador.
Salvador lands a head kick. Ladd smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Ladd ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Salvador connects with a high kick.
Ladd with a jab.
Ladd scores with a jab to the body.
Salvador scores with a crisp jab that stopped Ladd in his tracks.
Ladd lands a really nice looking cross but Salvador seems unphased.
Ladd lands a right hook to the body.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador throws a body punch but Ladd moves out of range.
Ladd shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
A lazy left from Salvador finds it's target.#ROC#
Ladd is rocked!
Ladd is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Ladd is still on wobbly legs! Can Salvador finish him?
Ladd falls off balance throwing a combination
and Salvador counters with a nice body kick.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R2#
Ladd takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A big left from Ladd misses.
Salvador misses with a head kick.
Ladd seems to have recovered his senses.
A big right from Ladd misses.
Salvador tried to counter with a leg kick but Ladd avoided it.
Ladd throws a one two combo.
Ladd misses with the combination.
A jab lands there for Ladd.
A swing and a miss from Salvador.
Ladd lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Salvador at a distance.
A punch combination from Salvador misses.
It seemed like Ladd was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Ladd fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Nice body kick there by Salvador.
Ladd misses with a looping right.
An attempted straight right counter from Salvador misses the target.
Salvador throws a leg kick
enabling Ladd to counter with a crisp jab.
Ladd looks to land a right hand but Salvador moved out of range.#T1#
A left and a right from Ladd both land. Nice combination. #ROC2#
Salvador is rocked!
Ladd throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ladd swats away the attempt to clinch by Salvador.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Ladd throws a hook to the side of Salvador's head but Salvador sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.#CL#
Salvador closes the distance and clinches.
Salvador lands a left hand that snaps the head of Ladd backwards.
Salvador prevents a body shot from Ladd.
Salvador keeps control of Ladd as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Ladd looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Ladd has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Salvador seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Ladd can turn it around.
Salvador lands a shoulder strike.
Salvador keeps control of Ladd as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Ladd tries to work over Salvador's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Ladd wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Salvador lands a left hand.
Salvador blocks a body shot from Ladd.
Ladd looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Salvador lands a nice knee to the body.
Ladd is breathing heavily.
Ladd avoiding damage as Salvador throws knees to the body.
Ladd tries to break free but Salvador pushes him back against the cage.#T2#
Ladd's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Ladd wants to break the clinch but can't.
Salvador lands a left hand that snaps the head of Ladd backwards.
Salvador lands a big right hand that drops Ladd! The killer instinct kicks in and Salvador finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Salvador!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:19 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). George Salvador!
George Salvador decided to hype himself up post fight. It was going well but he went on about it a bit too long and the crowd turned on him a little.

 

Event: DARE 45     
Date:   May 16, 2018
#R1#
Salvador goes to the watering hole and comes back with a big thumbs up from the judges as he scores a three punch combo.#CUT#
It looks like Danny Tucker has been cut.
Tucker rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Salvador connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Salvador lands with a slapping head kick.
Tucker throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Salvador stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Tucker throws a jab when Salvador was well out of range.
Tucker missing with a left hand there. Salvador was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Salvador fires out a quick counter leg kick but Tucker just manages to avoid it.
Salvador with a nice cross.
Salvador keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Salvador fires out a quick counter leg kick but Tucker just manages to avoid it.
Tucker throws a shot from downtown. Salvador moves away and avoids it.
Salvador tried to counter with a leg kick but Tucker avoided it.
Tucker throws a shot from downtown. Salvador moves away and avoids it.
Tucker throws a hook but Salvador avoids it easily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salvador throws a nice outside leg kick.
Tucker keeps the fight on the outside.
Tucker now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Tucker throws a poor cross that misses
and Salvador makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Tucker misses with an uppercut. Salvador saw that one coming.#CL#
Salvador closes the distance and clinches.
Tucker is looking to break free of the clinch but Salvador has double underhooks.
A knee to the head by Salvador.
Salvador lands with a right to the head.
Our sources have told us that Salvador has been working on his elbows in the gym.
Salvador lands a shot to the body.#T1#
A head punch blocked on the inside by Salvador.
Tucker avoids the elbow strike from Salvador, against the cage.
Tucker is trying to break the clinch but Salvador has him pressed against the cage.
Salvador lands a body shot in the clinch.
Salvador scores with a shoulder strike.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador prevents Tucker from breaking the clinch.
Tucker blocks a body shot from Salvador.
A short right from Tucker on the inside.
Salvador takes a shot to the head.
Salvador lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Tucker wants to get back to striking at distance but Salvador won't allow it.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Tucker dodges an elbow strike from Salvador.
Tucker working aggressively here.
Salvador scores with an uppercut up the middle.#CUT#
That has opened up Danny Tucker's cut even more.#BC#
Salvador breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance. #CL#
Salvador rushes Tucker and presses him up against the cage.
Tucker works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tucker has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
Tucker lands with a short head shot on the inside. #BC2#
Tucker breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat. #T2#
The fighters circling - Tucker throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Tucker loads up on a big right hand but Salvador slips the punch.
Tucker swats away the attempt to clinch by Salvador.
Salvador avoids the body shot from Tucker.
Salvador throws a body punch but Tucker moves out of range.
Tucker swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Salvador scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Tucker looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Tucker swings and misses with a shot to the body
enabling Salvador to counter with a crisp jab.
Tucker connects with a single shot there.
Good leg kick by Salvador there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Tucker throws a hook but Salvador blocks it.
Tucker checks a leg kick nicely.
Tucker swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tucker ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Tucker lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.#T3#
Tucker moves out of range of the body kick.
Nice jab there from Salvador.
Salvador 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.
Salvador tries to clinch but Tucker moves out of range.
Salvador connects with an inside leg kick.
Tucker getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Salvador stuns Tucker with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Tucker takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Salvador moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Tucker missing with a left hand there. Salvador was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Salvador waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Tucker.
Salvador tries to move into range but Tucker moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Salvador tries to move into range but Tucker moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Salvador moves in looking to clinch but Tucker pushes him off.
Salvador tries to land a front kick but Tucker steps back. That was a bit too telegraphed.
Salvador tries to clinch up.#T4#
Nice defenses there by Salvador.
Salvador throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Tucker connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Salvador's hands.
Salvador with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Tucker to score with a decent uppercut.
Tucker connects with a nice looking jab.
Salvador connects with a single shot there.
Salvador avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Salvador is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Tucker digs a good body shot into Salvador's ribs.
Salvador fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Salvador moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Salvador tries to clinch but Tucker moves out of range.
Tucker throws a shot from downtown. Salvador moves away and avoids it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tucker misses with a looping right.
Salvador wants to land a leg kick but Tucker is out of range.
Salvador looks to score with a jab to the body but Tucker is just out of range.
Salvador throws a head kick that misses
and Tucker counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that George Salvador will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Danny Tucker's cut.
That's time! Salvador's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R2#
Tucker throws a shot from downtown. Salvador moves away and avoids it.
Salvador throws a quick inside leg kick.
George Salvador is winning the standup battle so far.
Tucker lands a leg kick that knocks Salvador off balance momentarily.
Salvador throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Salvador takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Salvador darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Tucker lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Salvador has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Salvador and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Salvador staying out of range there.
A telegraphed right hand from Salvador misses the target.
Salvador lands with an overhand left.
Tucker scores with a shot to the body.
Tucker's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Nice uppercut there from Tucker.
A slow jab from Salvador misses its intended target.
Tucker connects with a body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tucker tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Salvador was well out of range. Poor timing from Tucker.
Salvador was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Tucker moves out of range of the strikes.
A countering left hand to the body from Tucker misses.
A good leg kick by Tucker. #T1#
Tucker throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Tucker lands with a straight right. Salvador didn't see that one coming.
Tucker lands with a right hand.
Tucker misses with a straight right.
Salvador looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Salvador uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tucker.
Salvador fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Tucker manages to avoid it.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Tucker.
Salvador pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Tucker misses with an uppercut. Salvador saw that one coming.
Tucker ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Salvador scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Salvador looks to land a body kick but Tucker moved away.
A nice side step and Tucker releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Salvador throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Tucker throws a big shot that misses.
Tucker buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick. #T2#
Tucker works Salvador's body with a nice hook.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tucker misses with a straight left.
A nice inside leg kick there by Salvador. That's going to slow Tucker down.
Tucker darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Tucker misses with a looping left.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Tucker just misses with a punch to the body.
Tucker takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Salvador throws a low kick, looking for Tucker's leg but Tucker calmly moves out of range.
Tucker throws a lazy uppercut
and Salvador counters with a thumping low kick.
Tucker misses with a body shot
letting Salvador counter with a right hand.
Salvador is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Tucker misses with a hook.
Salvador throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Salvador cracks Tucker with a good jab.
The fight stays on the outside here - Salvador looks like he's thinking about clinching though.#T3#
Tucker staying out of range there.
Salvador chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Tucker can pounce on him.
Salvador scores with a sloppy right hand. Tucker should have avoided that one.
Nice straight punches there by Salvador. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Salvador.
Salvador tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Tucker checks a leg kick nicely.
Salvador takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Salvador lands a nice hook to Tucker's body. Tucker takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Tucker scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Tucker keeping at a good range here, avoiding a leg kick.
Tucker feints a counter leg kick.
Salvador moves out of range of the strikes.
Good standup being displayed there by Salvador as he connects with a hook.#CL#
Salvador clinches with his opponent.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Salvador tries a knee to the head but Tucker blocks it.
Tucker makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Tucker blocks a couple of punches on the inside. #T4#
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tucker creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Salvador working aggressively here.
Tucker lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A shot in the inside from Salvador. #BC2#
Tucker escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tucker. Salvador does a little dance to reset his feet.
An attempted straight right counter from Salvador misses the target.
Tucker jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Tucker swings widly with a right hand
letting Salvador counter with a right hand. #CL#
Salvador takes the fight into the clinch.
Salvador scores with a nice hook to the head.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Tucker creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A left hand lands to the body for Salvador.
Tucker throws a head punch that misses.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tucker.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tucker swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Tucker throws a punch but it's blocked by Salvador. #BC2#
Tucker escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Salvador defending well as Tucker loads up on a big left hand.
Salvador throws a head kick that Tucker semi-blocks.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Danny Tucker will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Danny Tucker's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
Tucker has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Salvador.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Salvador, right into the meat.
Tucker misses the jab.
Tucker looks to throw the jab but Salvador is out of range.
Tucker throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tucker just misses with a punch to the body.
Tucker checks a low kick from Salvador.
A slow jab from Tucker misses its intended target.
Salvador blocks a leg kick.
It looked like Salvador wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
That kick from Salvador tenderised Tucker's leg. Tucker is trying to keep his angry face on.
Salvador pivots, looking for a leg kick but Tucker is out of range and Salvador settles back down.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador throws a hook but Tucker avoids it easily.
Tucker rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Salvador counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Tucker thinking.
Tucker has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Salvador.
Salvador throws a nice inside leg kick.
Tucker throws a quick inside leg kick. #T1#
Salvador throws a body shot but no joy.
Tucker throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tucker throws a leg kick
and Salvador counters with a nice leg kick.
Salvador connects with a jab.
Salvador keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Salvador thows a left - swing and a miss!
Salvador throws a leg kick that is checked
and Tucker cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Tucker lands a nice looking body shot.
Salvador throws a low kick but Tucker moves out of range easily.
Salvador staying out of range there.
Tucker checks a leg kick nicely.
Salvador scores with a jab to the head.
Salvador misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tucker.
Salvador swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Salvador throws a lazy right hand but Tucker sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tucker looks to throw the jab but Salvador is out of range.
Salvador was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.#T2#
Salvador throws a leg kick but Tucker checks it.
Tucker wants to slow Salvador down by chopping away at his legs.
Tucker lands a head shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Tucker throws out a loose jab but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
Tucker connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
A jab from Tucker misses.
Salvador throws a low kick, looking for Tucker's leg but Tucker calmly moves out of range.
Tucker works the jab nicely.#ROC2#
Salvador is rocked!
Tucker throws a quick inside leg kick.
Oh Salvador is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Salvador tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Salvador seems to have got his legs back now.
Salvador misses with a leg kick.
Tucker avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Salvador connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Tucker momentarily.
Tucker connects with a single shot there.
Salvador slips a straight right by Tucker.
Salvador swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.#T3#
Salvador tries to clinch but Tucker is having none of it.
Tucker lands a jab to Salvador's midsection.
Tucker on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Salvador dips to his left and cracks Tucker with an uppercut!
Salvador is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Tucker throws a sloppy body shot
and Salvador counters with a left and a right that stings Tucker.
Salvador pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Tucker moves away from the strike by Salvador.
Salvador misses with an uppercut. Tucker saw that one coming.
Tucker misses with a hook.
Tucker connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Salvador cracks Tucker with a good jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Salvador misses with a double jab.
Tucker slips a jab from Salvador.
Salvador blocks a leg kick.
A slapping leg kick lands for Salvador. #T4#
Salvador defending well as Tucker loads up on a big left hand.
Salvador walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Tucker smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Salvador lands a jab to the nose.
Salvador connects with a good right hand that stumbles Tucker. Tucker circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Salvador has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Tucker finds it's way round the side to connect with Salvador's head.
Tucker throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Salvador uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Tucker has time to react.
Salvador misses with a low kick.
Salvador throws a sloppy head kick and Tucker moves out of range easily.
Salvador misses with a head kick. #KD2#
Tucker sends Salvador crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Tucker is motioning to the referee to let Salvador up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Tucker is able to avoid easily.
A slow jab from Tucker misses its intended target.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Tucker.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Danny Tucker.
I think Tucker 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 Damien Edna scores the fight 28:29
Judge Skip Squint scores the fight 28:29
Judge Francis DeMontford scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Danny Tucker!

 

Event: DARE 39: BUTANE VS. UMAGA     
Date:   Apr 14, 2018
#R1#
Salvador throws a leg kick but Dog checks it.
Salvador scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Dog connects with a jab.
Dog getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Dog throws a body shot but no joy.
Dog ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Salvador throws a body punch but Dog moves out of range.
Salvador misses with a hook
and Dog counters with a left to the body.
Dog moves out of range of the strikes.
Salvador fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Salvador slips under a jab from Dog.
Salvador swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Dog displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Salvador throws out the jab.
Dog has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Helsinki Private Gym in the buildup to the fight.
Dog lands a jab to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador closes the distance looking to clinch
letting Dog counter with a right hand. #KD#
Dog sends Salvador crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Dog is motioning to the referee to let Salvador up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!#ROC#
Salvador is rocked!#T1#
Salvador will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
It looked like Dog wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Salvador is still on wobbly legs! Can Dog finish him?
Dog connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Salvador's hands.
Dog is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Salvador.
Dog ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Salvador seems to have recovered his senses.#CL2#
Salvador has Dog up against the cage in a clinch.
Dog working aggressively here.
Dog misses with a body punch.
A head punch on the inside from Dog fails to land.
Dog goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Dog lands with a light punch inside.
Dog blocks a body shot from Salvador.
Dog swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Salvador lands a shoulder strike.
A right hand to the body from Salvador.
Dog misses with some punches. #TD#
Dog tightens his grip and picks Salvador up, before dumping him to the ground. Salvador manages to land in guard.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Salvador wants to stand up but Dog is controlling him. #T2#
Dog trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Salvador is pulling down on Dog's head. It's preventing any offense from Dog, at least for the moment.
Dog stops Salvador from standing up.
Dog stands and throws Salvador's legs to the side, diving into side control.
Salvador takes a nasty elbow to the side of the head.
Dog misses with an attempted head punch from side control.
Salvador wants to escape from the position here - easier said than done!
Dog is looking to take a break and control but Salvador is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom. #T3#
Dog moves into full mount! #SUB#
Dog is thinking about an arm triangle here, looking to tighten it up before moving to side control. Salvador can see it coming though and defends well with a couple of strikes to the head and some good arm positioning. #SUB#
Dog looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.
Salvador is not a happy chappyÖ he wants out of there.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Dog looking to finish Salvador with some ground and pound. This is bad for Salvador!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Salvador trying desperately to get to his feet.
Dog seems to be looking to move to his opponent's back but Salvador is holding on tight.
Salvador is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Salvador is trying to stand up.
Dog forces the positional change into back control.
Will Dog go for the finish here or will he try and keep control of the position? #T4##SUB#
Dog is working really hard to secure the rear naked choke. Salvador defends successfully for a significant amount of time. Both fighters are looking very determined.
Salvador trying to get back to his feet but Dog is in full control for now. #ES2#
Salvador manages to stand up with Dog still on his back. Eventually Dog drops to his feet and we're back in the standing position.
Salvador takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salvador misses with a low kick. #CL2#
Salvador closes the distance and clinches.
Salvador misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador lands with a short shot to the head.
Salvador cracks Dog with a nice body shot.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Dog.
Salvador misses with a shot to the kidneys.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Junkyard Dog dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.
#R2#
Dog looks to score with a jab to the body but Salvador is just out of range.
George Salvador seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Dog tries to clinch up.
Dog takes a kick to the side of the head.
Salvador lands a nice looking kick to the body. Dog takes a step back to recover.
Salvador lands a nice leg kick that just misses Dog's sensitive parts.
Dog walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.#CL#
Dog has Salvador up against the cage in a clinch.
Salvador pushes Dog back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A short body shot lands from Salvador as the two fighters clinch.
Dog taking a breather.
Salvador misses with a punch to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Dog lands a right hand.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Dog uses good head movement 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!
Salvador working some nice short punches in the clinch.#T1#
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salvador.
Dog is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Salvador can do to turn this around?
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Salvador creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Dog throws a head punch that misses.
Salvador tries a body shot but Dog blocks it.
George Salvador seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Salvador works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A right handed body shot lands from Salvador.
Dog throws a head punch that misses.
Salvador lands with a light punch inside.
Salvador lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Salvador doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Dog softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Dog swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salvador lands a hook to the side of the head.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by Dog.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Salvador.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Dog.
Salvador with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Dog misses with a punch on the inside.
Dog has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Salvador after a bit of a struggle.
Salvador tries a knee to the head but Dog blocks it. #T2#
Salvador lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Dog blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Dog fails to land.
Dog blocking some punches.
Salvador tries a body shot but Dog blocks it.
Dog swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Salvador blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Dog.
Salvador lands a shoulder strike.
Dog lands a hook that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Dog lands a shot to the body.
Dog misses with a hook to the ribs.
A shot in the inside from Salvador.
Dog blocks a body shot from Salvador.
A shot in the inside from Salvador.
Dog blocks a body shot from Salvador.
Salvador scores with a hook to the body.
A nice right hand lands inside from Salvador.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Dog uses good head movement to avoid it.
Dog lands with a right to the head. #T3#
Dog is working Salvador over against the cage.
Salvador lands an uppercut.
A nice left hand lands by Salvador.
Dog misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Dog working aggressively here.
Salvador throws a head punch that misses.
A short left from Dog.
Dog goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Salvador takes a shot to the head.
Salvador lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Dog uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador lands a body shot.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Dog tries a body shot but Salvador blocks it.
Salvador misses with a hook to the ribs.
Dog throws a punch but it's blocked by Salvador.
Salvador lands a right hand.
Nice body punch from Salvador. #T4#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A shot in the inside from Salvador.
Salvador working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Salvador is working Dog over against the cage.
Salvador struggles to land a body shot inside as Dog controls his hands.
Salvador doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Salvador tries to work over Dog's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Salvador is working Dog over against the cage.
Salvador tries a body shot but Dog blocks it.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Dog cracks Salvador with a nice body shot.
Salvador lands a body punch in the clinch.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Dog uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador presses Dog against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Dog lands a hook to the side of the head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador connects with a nasty looking knee right to Dog's face.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Salvador.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Salvador.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!
#R3#
A looping hook to the body misses from Dog. Salvador does a little dance to reset his feet.
The fighters circling - Salvador throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Salvador bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Dog's head.
Salvador thumps Dog with a low kick.
Salvador misses with a low kick.
Salvador connects with a jab.
Dog throws a shot to the body.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Dog.
Jab by Salvador.
Salvador defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Dog.
Dog moves out of range of the strikes.#CL2#
Salvador has closed the distance and engaged Dog in a clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Dog.
Dog tries to work over Salvador's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Dog is trying to drag Salvador to the mat but Salvador just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Dog tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Salvador's elbow.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.#T1#
Dog fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A shot in the inside from Dog.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Salvador creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Dog lands a left hand that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Salvador tries a knee to the head but Dog blocks it.
Dog tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Dog blocks a body shot from Salvador.
Salvador lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Dog throws a head punch that misses.
Dog throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A hook to the body from Dog.
Dog blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Salvador misses with a body punch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Salvador.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Salvador.
Dog working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Salvador tries to throw a body punch but Dog avoids it by throwing Salvador back against the cage. #T2#
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Dog creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Dog is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Salvador gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Junkyard Dog. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Salvador digs a right hand underneath Dog's ribcage. Dog let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Dog blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A right handed body shot lands from Salvador.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Salvador.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Dog.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Dog.
Dog blocks a body shot from Salvador.
Salvador lands a knee to the body.
Salvador working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Salvador tries a body shot but Dog blocks it.
Salvador doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Dog throws a punch but it's blocked by Salvador.
Salvador struggles to land a body shot inside as Dog controls his hands.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
A short body shot lands from Dog as the two fighters clinch.
Nice body punch from Salvador.
Salvador lands a left hand. #T3#
A right handed body shot lands from Salvador.
Salvador prevents a body shot from Dog.
Salvador tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Dog's elbow.
Dog blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador struggles to land a body shot inside as Dog controls his hands.
Dog tries to work over Salvador's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Salvador creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A short right from Salvador.
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salvador tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Dog's elbow.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salvador.
Salvador tries to work over Dog's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Salvador misses with a body punch.
Salvador lands a body shot in the clinch.
Salvador misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Dog misses with a punch on the inside.
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Salvador scores with a shot to the side of Dog's head.
Dog blocks a couple of punches on the inside. #T4#
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Salvador creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A short uppercut from Dog.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Dog.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador is pressed up against the cage. Dog has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Salvador down to the mat. Salvador avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Salvador tests Dog's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Salvador slips under a jab from Dog.
Salvador throws a big counter head kick but Dog avoids it with no problem.
A decent looking cross lands there for Dog.
Salvador throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Salvador chopping away at his opponent's legs.
A big left from Salvador misses.
Salvador tries to land a leg kick but Dog saw it coming and moves away.
Salvador works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Salvador throws a good cross that connects.
Salvador cracks Dog with a right hand to the side of the head.

And that's the end of the fight!
George Salvador comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Salvador 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 Chris Downing scores the fight 28:29
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight 28:29
Judge George Francis scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... George Salvador!

In his post fight interview, George Salvador started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.

 

Event: Gladiators 78 Mick v George     
Date:   Feb 23, 2018
#R1#
Salvador pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Murphy scores with a crisp jab that stopped Salvador in his tracks.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Murphy ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Murphy bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Salvador's head backwards.
A swing and a miss from Murphy.
Salvador rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Murphy moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Salvador. Murphy does a little dance to reset his feet.
Murphy swings for the body but Salvador moves out of range.
Murphy avoids the body shot from Salvador.
Salvador steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Murphy.
Murphy definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Salvador swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Salvador closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Salvador pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Murphy throws a jab when Salvador was well out of range.
Murphy backing away here, and Salvador unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Salvador gets off balance looking for a body kick
enabling Murphy to counter with a crisp jab.
Murphy cracks Salvador with a right hand to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!#CL2#
Salvador clinches up with Murphy and pushes him back against the cage.
Salvador pushes Murphy back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Murphy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murphy is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land. #T1#
Salvador lands a left hand that snaps the head of Murphy backwards.
Salvador misses with some punches.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Murphy has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
Murphy tries to work over Salvador's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Murphy lands with a right to the head.
Murphy lands a hook to the side of the head.
Nice body punch from Murphy - that landed with a thud.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Murphy.
A shot in the inside from Murphy.
Murphy lands with a short shot to the head.
Salvador tries to throw a body punch but Murphy avoids it by throwing Salvador back against the cage.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salvador.
Salvador blocking some punches.
Murphy misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador can't find room to land a body shot as Murphy controls the action.
A short body shot lands from Murphy as the two fighters clinch.
Salvador looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Murphy lands a hook to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Salvador lands an uppercut.
Murphy misses with a body punch. #T2#
Murphy prevents a body shot from Salvador.
Murphy lands a hook that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Salvador pushes Murphy back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Salvador working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Murphy digs a right hand into Salvador's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Salvador's gas tank.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Murphy.
Salvador blocks an uppercut.
Salvador lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Murphy misses with a short punch on the inside.
Murphy tries to work over Salvador's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Murphy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Murphy blocking some punches.
Murphy misses with a hook from the clinch.
Salvador working aggressively here.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Murphy misses with a short punch on the inside.
Murphy lands a shot to the body.
Murphy doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A nice right hand lands inside from Murphy.
Murphy pushes Salvador back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salvador.
Murphy swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it. #T3#
Murphy working aggressively here.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Murphy misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Murphy lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Murphy blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Murphy blocking some punches.
A nice right hand lands inside from Murphy.
Murphy blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador blocks an uppercut.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murphy fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murphy digs a right hand underneath Salvador's ribcage. Salvador let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Murphy is leaning against Salvador and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Salvador lands a right hand.
Murphy lands a hook that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Murphy blocks a body shot from Salvador.
Murphy swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses. #T4#
Murphy makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murphy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Salvador doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Good body shot from Murphy.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Murphy.
Murphy lands a nice shot to the body.
Salvador looks winded!
Murphy blocks an uppercut.
Murphy misses with the head strike.
Salvador stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Murphy lands a hook that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Salvador working aggressively here.
A right hook to the body lands for Murphy.
Murphy working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A body shot lands from Murphy.
Salvador prevents a body shot from Murphy.
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Murphy lands with a right to the head.
Salvador misses with a body punch.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
A shot in the inside from Murphy.
Salvador blocking some punches.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Mick Murphy dominated that round.
That's time! Murphy's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.
#R2#
A big left from Murphy misses.
Murphy avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
The fighters circling - Murphy throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Salvador now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Salvador moves into range and connects with a jab.
Salvador walks into a left hand.
Murphy ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Murphy on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
Murphy throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Salvador moves away from the strike by Murphy.
Salvador swings widly with a right hand
and Murphy counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Murphy works the jab nicely.
Murphy avoids the head kick by Salvador.
Nice straight punches there by Murphy. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Murphy.
Salvador takes a shot to the body in his stride.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Murphy moves out of range of the body kick.
Salvador misses with a low kick.
Salvador is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Murphy scores with the left hand. Salvador knows he should have avoided that one. #T1#
Murphy fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Salvador looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Salvador misses with a leg kick
and Murphy cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Murphy throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Murphy connects with a single shot there.#CL2#
Salvador has taken the fight to the clinch.
Murphy's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Murphy lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Murphy tries to work over Salvador's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Murphy misses with a short punch on the inside.
Murphy tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Salvador's elbow.
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Salvador is really struggling to land any decent head shots against his taller opponent.
Murphy lands a nice uppercut.
Murphy blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salvador lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Murphy misses with a punch on the inside.
Salvador gets through Murphy's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Murphy is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Salvador can do to turn this around?
Murphy blocks an uppercut.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Murphy.
Mick Murphy has scored more points in the clinch so far.#T2#
Salvador wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Murphy has him pressed against the cage.
Murphy misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Murphy lands a left hand.
Salvador blocks a body shot from Murphy.
Salvador misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Murphy tries to throw a body punch but Salvador avoids it by throwing Murphy back against the cage.
Murphy working aggressively here.
Murphy is working Salvador over against the cage.
Salvador doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Murphy.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Murphy tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Salvador's elbow.
Murphy blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador misses with a punch on the inside.
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Salvador blocking some punches.
Murphy can't find room to land a body shot as Salvador controls the action.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
A nice right hand lands inside from Murphy.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by Murphy. #T3#
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Salvador blocking some punches.
Still in the clinch, Murphy scores with a nice short uppercut.
Murphy doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Salvador working aggressively here.
Salvador blocks an uppercut.
Murphy blocks an uppercut.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Murphy blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Murphy swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador misses with a hook to the ribs.
Nice body punch from Murphy - that landed with a thud.
Salvador is breathing heavily.
A short right from Murphy.
Murphy lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Murphy scores with a hook to the body.
Murphy lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage. #ROC#
Salvador is rocked!
Salvador throws a head punch that misses.
Salvador is still on wobbly legs! Can Murphy finish him?
Good body shot from Murphy.
Murphy tries a body shot but Salvador blocks it.
Salvador seems to have recovered his senses.#T4#
Murphy misses with a hook to the ribs.
Murphy lands a left hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A head punch on the inside from Murphy fails to land.
Murphy lands a nice uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Salvador.
Murphy lands a big right hand that drops Salvador! The killer instinct kicks in and Murphy finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Murphy!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:23 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Mick Murphy!
Mick Murphy took his opportunity to call for a title shot in his post fight interview.

 

Event: Gladiators 73 Ryan v Saiarr 2     
Date:   Jan 20, 2018
#R1#
A head kick misses from Salvador.
Nice uppercut lands for Salvador. That snapped Payne's head back.
Salvador tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Salvador throws a poor cross that misses #KD#
and Payne counters with a crisp one two that drops Salvador! Payne thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Salvador to his feet! Salvador is in big trouble!
A combination from Salvador does no damage.
A nice combination there by Salvador.
Salvador throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Payne.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Payne walks into a straight right hand from Salvador.#CL2#
Salvador has Payne up against the cage in a clinch. #BC#
Payne's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.#T1#
Salvador bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Salvador cracks the inside of Payne's front leg.
Salvador misses the shot to the body.
Salvador 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.
Payne blocks a head kick by Salvador.
Payne is looking for a counter combo.
Salvador scores with a nice strike.
Payne keeps the fight on the outside.
Payne appears to be looking for a big counter.
A swing and a miss from Salvador.
It looked like Payne was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Salvador wants to clinch
and Payne counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.#T2#
Salvador lands a body shot.
Payne takes one to the side of the head.
Salvador lands with a cross.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!#CL2#
Salvador moves into range and clinches up with Payne.
Payne lands a shoulder strike.
Salvador working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.#BC#
Payne escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A big left from Salvador misses.
Payne seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Salvador connects with a body shot that sends Payne's belly button to the back.
Salvador misses with a wild combination. #T3##CL2#
Salvador gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Salvador pushes Payne back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Payne.
Salvador misses with some punches.
A short left from Salvador.
Salvador blocks a body shot from Payne.
Salvador lands an uppercut.
Salvador works on Payne's body with a couple of short punches.
Payne swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
A shot in the inside from Salvador.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Salvador.
A right hook to the body lands for Salvador.
Payne is breathing heavily.
Salvador scores with a nice hook to the head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Salvador misses with a shot to the kidneys. #T4#
Salvador lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Salvador scores with a shot to the side of Payne's head.
Payne has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Salvador lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Payne backwards.
Salvador working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Salvador working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Payne wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Salvador lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Payne working aggressively here.
Salvador lands with a short shot to the head.
Nice body punch from Salvador.
A short left from Salvador.
A short left from Salvador. #ROC2#
Payne is rocked!
Salvador lands with a left to the head.
Oh Payne is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Salvador.
Salvador lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Payne backwards.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador lands a body shot in the clinch.
Salvador working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.#KD2#
Salvador drops Payne onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Payne is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Salvador dips a shoulder and cracks Payne with a mighty uppercut! Payne falls back against the cage and Salvador unloads with a barrage of strikes! Payne is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the cage! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Salvador screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). George Salvador!
George Salvador 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.

 

Event: Gladiators 66 Bravo v Rockwell     
Date:   Dec 22, 2017
#R1#
Salvador throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Murdock doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Murdock swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Salvador counters with a stiff right hand.
Murdock keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
We've been informed that Murdock has been sparring a lot of Muay Thai in the buildup to this fight so let's see if that has an impact on the result.#CL#
Salvador moves into the clinch successfully.
Salvador makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Salvador tries to work over Murdock's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A right hand to the body from Salvador.
Salvador tries a body shot but Murdock blocks it.
Salvador misses with a hook to the ribs.
Murdock has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
A short body shot lands from Salvador as the two fighters clinch.
Salvador lands a body shot.
Salvador tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador blocking some punches.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Murdock tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador misses with some punches.
Murdock tries to throw a body punch but Salvador avoids it by throwing Murdock back against the cage.
Murdock looking to stall.
Murdock working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.#T1#
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Murdock misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Murdock prevents a body shot from Salvador.
Salvador definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Murdock can't find room to land a body shot as Salvador controls the action.
Salvador scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A right hook to the body lands for Salvador.
Salvador tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Murdock's elbow.
Murdock swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador lands a body punch in the clinch.
Salvador lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Murdock.
Murdock working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Murdock misses with some punches.
Murdock swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land. #BC#
Salvador manages to break the clinch.
Donk. Salvador catches Murdock right on the button with a cross.#T2#
Murdock doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
A big right from Murdock misses.
Salvador punishes Murdock's body with a nice straight punch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Murdock takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Salvador thows a left - swing and a miss!
Salvador misses with a series of wild punches.
Nice shot by Salvador.
Salvador misses with a body shot
and Murdock counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Salvador swings and misses with a hook to the body.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Murdock! But no joy.
George Salvador seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Murdock 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.
Salvador just misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador misses with a body shot.
Murdock throws out a counter right but Salvador avoids it with no problem.#T3#
A telegraphed right hand from Salvador misses the target.
Salvador scores with a body shot.
Salvador misses with a few strikes there.
Salvador swings for the body but Murdock moves out of range.
Salvador connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Salvador swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Murdock cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Salvador is looking to wear down Murdock with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Murdock throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Salvador displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Murdock throws out the jab.
Murdock walks into a straight right hand from Salvador.
Murdock with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Salvador to score with a decent uppercut.
Murdock just misses with a punch to the body. #CL#
Salvador closes the distance and pushes Murdock back into the cage.#T4#
Salvador tries to throw a body punch but Murdock avoids it by throwing Salvador back against the cage.
Salvador lands a left hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador pushes Murdock back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Murdock tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador scores with a shot to the side of Murdock's head.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Murdock misses with some punches.
Murdock tries to throw a body punch but Salvador avoids it by throwing Murdock back against the cage.
Murdock blocks a body shot from Salvador.
Murdock blocking some punches.
Salvador lands with a short shot to the head.
A short left from Salvador.
Salvador working aggressively here.
Murdock misses with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Salvador lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Murdock blocks a body shot from Salvador.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by Murdock.
Salvador gets through Murdock's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.
#R2#
Salvador swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Murdock tries a quick counter leg kick but Salvador is wise to it.
A big right from Salvador misses.
Murdock lands a front kick.
Salvador throws an off balance right hand
and Murdock counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Murdock throws the left hand but Salvador avoids the punch easily.
Salvador lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Murdock throws a body kick that misses.
It looked like Salvador was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Murdock.
Salvador throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Murdock counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Salvador works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Murdock thows a left - swing and a miss!
Salvador lands a jab to Murdock's midsection.
A slapping body kick lands there for Murdock.
Some wild striking there from Salvador. #T1#
A combination from Salvador does no damage.
Salvador misses with a left hand
letting Murdock counter with a right hand.
Salvador wants to clinch up but Murdock keeps it at a distance.
Murdock tries to land a leg kick but Salvador saw it coming and moves away.
Murdock throws a hook but Salvador avoids it easily.
Salvador tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Murdock counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Murdock walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Salvador tries to bum rush Murdock with a series of wild strikes but Murdock uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Murdock lands a nice shot that snaps Salvador's head back.
A cross from Salvador lands.
Murdock scores with a nice strike.
Salvador tries to clinch but Murdock is having none of it. #T2#
Salvador throws a poor cross that misses
enabling Murdock to counter with a crisp jab.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Salvador misses with a left hand
and Murdock counters with a body kick.
Salvador is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Murdock can do to turn this around?
Salvador throws a right hand that Murdock ducks under and follows up with a left that Murdock also avoids with ease.
Murdock on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Salvador throws a right hand that misses
and Murdock counters with a good, hard body kick but Salvador shrugs it off.
Salvador drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Salvador just misses with a punch to the body.
Murdock has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Salvador finds it's way round the side to connect with Murdock's head.
Murdock throws a body shot but no joy.
Salvador thows a left - swing and a miss!
Murdock lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Salvador defending well as Murdock loads up on a big left hand.
Salvador swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.#T3#
Salvador lands with an uppercut that bounces Murdock off the cage and back into range.
A swing and a miss from Salvador.
Murdock throws a counter combo.
Salvador throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Murdock sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Murdock slips a straight right by Salvador.
Salvador swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Salvador punishes Murdock's body with a nice straight punch.
Murdock lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Salvador backs up against the cage.
A telegraphed right hand from Salvador misses the target.
Salvador lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Murdock circles away quickly and effectively.
Salvador throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd. #CL#
Salvador has Murdock up against the cage in a clinch.
Murdock misses with a hook from the clinch. #T4#
Murdock lands a left hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!#BC#
Salvador manages to break the clinch.
Salvador misses with a straight left.
A lazy left from Salvador finds it's target.
Salvador lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Murdock ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Salvador feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Murdocks jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Salvador avoids a lazy jab quite easily.#CL#
Salvador moves into the clinch.
Salvador lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Murdock or not. #BC#
Salvador manages to break the clinch.
Murdock throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A little feinted left hand from Salvador on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Salvador throws a lazy uppercut
and Murdock counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Salvador lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that George Salvador will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!
#R3##CL#
Salvador closes the distance and clinches.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Murdock.
Murdock working aggressively here.
Good body shot from Salvador. #BC#
Salvador's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Salvador misses with a straight left.
Salvador looks to throw the jab but Murdock is out of range.
Murdock feints a counter leg kick.
Salvador comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Salvador waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Murdock.
Salvador clobbers Murdock 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.
Salvador throws a body shot but no joy.
Salvador ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Murdock scores with a head kick. Salvador tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
A swing and a miss from Salvador.#T1#
Salvador blocks a head kick by Murdock.
Jab, jab by Salvador - just one landing.
Murdock misses the body punch
and Salvador counters with a lovely straight right hand!#CL#
Salvador instigates a clinch.
Murdock tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Salvador's elbow.
Murdock blocks an uppercut.
Murdock lands a hook that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Salvador cracks Murdock with a nice body shot.
Salvador tries a body shot but Murdock blocks it.
Salvador lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Murdock or not.
Salvador lands a hook that snaps the head of Murdock backwards.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Murdock blocking some punches.
Salvador misses with a body punch.
Salvador lands a right hand that snaps the head of Murdock backwards.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Murdock.
The referee calls for Murdock to work.
Frank Murdock has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Salvador blocking some punches.
Salvador tries to work over Murdock's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Murdock misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Murdock tries a body shot but Salvador blocks it.
Salvador scores with a shot to the side of Murdock's head.
Murdock scores with a nice hook to the head.
George Salvador has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Murdock throws a head punch that misses.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Salvador.
Murdock throws a punch but it's blocked by Salvador.
Salvador throws a head punch that misses.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Salvador.
Salvador lands a right hand that snaps the head of Murdock backwards.
Murdock creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Murdock misses with a short punch on the inside.
Murdock misses with a punch to the body.
Murdock goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Murdock tries to throw a body punch but Salvador avoids it by throwing Murdock back against the cage. #T3#
Salvador blocks a punch to the side of the head. #BC#
Salvador pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.#CL#
Salvador rushes Murdock and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Salvador misses with a punch to the body.
Murdock doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Murdock misses with some punches.
Salvador tries a body shot but Murdock blocks it.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murdock misses with a hook from the clinch. #BC#
Salvador breaks from the clinch.
Salvador fails to land with a series of punches.
Murdock looks for the body kick but Salvador saw that one coming.
Salvador scores with the left hand. Murdock knows he should have avoided that one.
Murdock showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Salvador.
Salvador wants to clinch up but Murdock keeps it at a distance.
Murdock has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.#T4#
Salvador cracks Murdock with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Salvador keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Salvador was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
George Salvador is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Salvador digs a good body shot into Murdock's ribs.
Murdock takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Murdock throws a right hand that misses
and Murdock takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles. #CL#
Salvador moves into the clinch successfully.
Murdock trying to control the position but instead, Salvador has worked for underhooks and has pushed Murdock into the cage.
Murdock tries a body shot but Salvador blocks it.
Murdock fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Murdock lands a nice uppercut.
Murdock tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
George Salvador showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Salvador 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 Johanna Lukiainen scores the fight 30:27
Judge Roosa Jšrvilšinen scores the fight 30:27
Judge Arvi Lind scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... George Salvador!

Our winner, George Salvador, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.

 

Event: Gladiators 61 Bravo v Pato     
Date:   Nov 25, 2017
#R1#
Slurper misses with a lunging right hand
and Salvador counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Salvador misses with a straight left.
Slurper throws a right and a left that both miss.
Slurper definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Slurper.
A jab from Salvador misses.
Slurper just misses with a punch to the body.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Slurper.
Salvador throws out a loose jab but Slurper uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Slurper.
A swing and a miss from Salvador.
Slurper takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Slurper lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Salvador clobbers Slurper with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador looks to land a left hand but Slurper moved out of range nicely.
Snot Slurper seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Slurper tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Salvador paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A jab from Salvador misses.
Salvador misses with a looping right.
Slurper ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Slurper tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Salvador manages to circle out of the way.
Salvador looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.#T1#
Salvador cracks Slurper with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Slurper staying out of range there.
Salvador uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Salvador. Slurper does a little dance to reset his feet.
Slurper throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Salvador is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Slurper.
Salvador throws a series of punches but Slurper avoids them all with ease.
Slurper tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Salvador manages to circle out of the way.
Salvador throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Slurper looks to land a left hand but Salvador moved out of range nicely.
Salvador gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.#CL#
Slurper instigates a clinch.
Slurper misses with a hook from the clinch. #BC2#
Salvador escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
A looping hook to the body misses from Slurper. Salvador does a little dance to reset his feet.
Slurper lands with an uppercut that bounces Salvador off the cage and back into range.
Salvador 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.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Salvador throws the left hand but Slurper avoids the punch easily.
Salvador lands a nice looking body shot. #T2#
Slurper misses with a straight left.
Salvador looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Slurper misses the shot to the body.
Salvador looks to land a right hand but Slurper moved out of range.
Slurper misses with a lunging right hand
and Salvador counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Slurper uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Salvador has time to react.
Salvador takes a body punch but keeps moving.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Slurper.
Slurper misses with a hook.
Salvador throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Slurper displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Salvador throws out the jab.
Salvador ducks under a wild hook from Slurper.
Slurper throws an overhand right that lands on Salvador's shoulder, as Salvador tries to avoid the shot.
Salvador misses with a hook
and Slurper counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Slurper fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Salvador manages to avoid it.
Salvador looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Salvador thows a left - swing and a miss!
Salvador avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Salvador throws a shot from downtown. Slurper moves away and avoids it.#T3#
Slurper slips a jab from Salvador.
A jab from Salvador finds it's way through Slurper's defenses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Slurper. Salvador does a little dance to reset his feet.
Salvador misses the shot to the body.
Slurper darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Salvador waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Slurper.
Slurper misses with a wild body shot.
Some wild striking there from Slurper.
Salvador scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Slurper takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
Salvador scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Salvador misses with a wild combination.
Salvador jabbing away but nothing is landing. #T4#
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador throws out a loose jab but Slurper uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Salvador takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Salvador throws a jab when Slurper was well out of range.
Salvador ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Salvador moves away from the strike by Slurper.
Slurper ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Salvador moves away from the strike by Slurper.
Slurper takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Slurper uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
Slurper bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Salvador throws out a loose jab but Slurper uses good head movement to avoid it.
Slurper misses with a wild combination.
Salvador swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Salvador misses with an uppercut. #CL#
Slurper moves into the clinch.
A short left from Salvador.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but George Salvador will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
Salvador ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Salvador looks like he wants to counter punch here.
A punch lands to the side of Salvador 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Salvador lands a body shot.
Salvador misses with a straight right.
Slurper loads up on a big right hand but Salvador slips the punch.
Salvador misses with a looping left.
Salvador drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Slurper swings for the body but Salvador moves out of range.
Salvador moves out of range as Slurper strikes.
Salvador tests Slurper's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Slurper listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Slurper uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
Slurper is looking to counter punch.
Salvador shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Slurper moves out of range as Salvador strikes.
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!
Slurper is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Salvador.
Jab, jab by Salvador - just one landing. #T1#
Slurper throws a sloppy body shot
and Salvador counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Slurper takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Slurper jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Slurper lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Slurper jabs Salvador right on the nose. Salvador blinks but takes it well.
Slurper lands with an overhand left.
Salvador swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Salvador thows a left - swing and a miss!
Slurper moves out of range of the strikes.
Salvador misses with a body shot.
Slurper misses with a hook
and Salvador counters with a straight right hand.
Salvador swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Salvador missing with a left hand there. Slurper was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one. #CL#
Slurper rushes Salvador and presses him up against the cage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Slurper can't find room to land a body shot as Salvador controls the action.
Still in the clinch, Salvador scores with a nice short uppercut.
Slurper struggles to land a body shot inside as Salvador controls his hands. #T2#
Slurper tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Salvador's elbow.
Slurper tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by Slurper.
Slurper blocks a punch to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salvador.
A nice right hand lands inside from Slurper.
Slurper lands with a short punch from the clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salvador.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Slurper scores with a shot to the side of Salvador's head.
Slurper throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Salvadors head.
Slurper misses with a hook from the clinch.
Slurper misses with a hook to the ribs.
A short right from Slurper on the inside.
Slurper misses with a punch on the inside.
A body shot lands from Salvador.
Salvador blocks a body shot from Slurper.
Salvador prevents a body shot from Slurper. #T3#
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salvador tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Slurper tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Slurper has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
Slurper swings wildly with an uppercut but Salvador uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Salvador blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salvador tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Slurper's elbow.
A right hook to the body lands for Slurper.
Salvador takes a shot to the head.
Slurper blocking some punches.
Slurper misses with the head strike.
Slurper working some nice short punches in the clinch.#ROC#
Salvador is rocked!
Salvador struggles to land a body shot inside as Slurper controls his hands.
Salvador tries to circle away but Slurper has him pinned against the cage.
Slurper throws a head punch that misses.
Salvador lands with a short shot to the head. #T4#
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Slurper.
Salvador misses with a hook to the ribs.
Slurper pushes Salvador back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
Slurper misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Slurper misses with some punches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!#BC2#
Salvador breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Salvador throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Slurper.
Salvador takes one to the side of the head.
A jab from Salvador misses.
Slurper scores with a jab. Salvador acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Salvador is still on wobbly legs! Can Slurper finish him?
Slurper throws a hook to the side of Salvador's head but Salvador sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Salvador misses the jab.
Slurper tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Salvador manages to circle out of the way.
Slurper 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.
Salvador slips under a jab from Slurper.
Salvador swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Salvador throws a hook to the side of Slurper's head but Slurper sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Snot Slurper dominated that second round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Let's get this one finished - here comes the final round!
#R3#
Salvador avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Salvador seems to have recovered his senses.
Slurper throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Salvador on the side of the head.
Jab from Slurper.
Salvador scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Slurper lands a body shot.
Salvador has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.#CL#
Slurper clinches with his opponent.
Slurper misses with a hook from the clinch.
Slurper digs a right hand underneath Salvador's ribcage. Salvador let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by Slurper.
Slurper blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Slurper misses with some punches.
Salvador struggles to land a body shot inside as Slurper controls his hands.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Slurper lands with a right to the head.
Slurper throws a head punch that misses.
Slurper blocks an uppercut.
Salvador tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Slurper's elbow.
Salvador lands with a right to the head. #T1#
Salvador misses with a hook to the ribs.
Slurper misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Slurper works on Salvador's body with a couple of short punches.
Slurper misses with a punch on the inside.
Slurper swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Slurper tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Salvador lands a body shot in the clinch.
Slurper lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Salvador blocking some punches.
A short right from Salvador on the inside.
Slurper lands a body punch.
Salvador takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Slurper misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A short body shot lands from Slurper as the two fighters clinch.
Slurper throws a head punch that misses.
Salvador misses with a punch on the inside.
Slurper has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
Slurper lands a nice shot to the body.
Slurper swings away with an uppercut that misses. #T2#
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Slurper lands a left hand.
Salvador misses with a punch on the inside.
Slurper misses with a short punch on the inside.
Slurper scores with a nice hook to the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Slurper scores with a hook to the body.
Slurper goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Salvador working hard to break the clinch.
Salvador is trying to push Slurper away but Slurper has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Snot Slurper has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Salvador takes a shot to the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Slurper.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Slurper misses with a punch on the inside.
Salvador blocks an uppercut.
Slurper pushes Salvador back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Slurper creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Salvador with a big uppercut! Salvador tries to clinch up but Slurper pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Salvador to the mat! Salvador covers up and Slurper unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:56 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Snot Slurper!
Snot Slurper very nearly forgot to thank Urban Fighter amongst all the excitement of his win but just as the interview came to a close, he screamed their name. Hopefully he'll get a few nice freebies in the mail as a thank you.

 

Event: Gladiators 58 Da Silva v Marc     
Date:   Nov 03, 2017
#R1#
Usikov tries to clinch there but Salvador circles away.
Salvador lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range. #CUT#
It looks like Alexander Usikov has been cut.
Donk. Salvador catches Usikov right on the button with a cross.
Salvador is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Usikov.
Salvador jabs at Usikov's body.#CL2#
Usikov gets in close and instigates a clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Usikov.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Nice body punch from Salvador - that landed with a thud.
Usikov looking to throw knees to the head but Salvador is blocking nicely.
Usikov lands a nice knee to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Usikov fails to land.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador lands a body punch.
Salvador pushes Usikov back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Usikov tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Salvador working aggressively here.
Salvador on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Salvador managing to block the knees to the body from Usikov.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses. #T1#
Usikov misses with a short punch on the inside.
Usikov utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Salvador throws a punch but it's blocked by Usikov.
Salvador lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
I was talking to Salvador's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Salvador working aggressively here.
Salvador tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Usikov's elbow.
Usikov blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Usikov blocks an uppercut.
Usikov with an attempt at a knee that misses.
Salvador's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Usikov tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Salvador avoids it.
Usikov working aggressively here.
Salvador lands with a right to the head.
Salvador scores with a hook to the body.
Usikov tries to land a knee to the head but Salvador blocks with his arms.
Salvador on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Salvador lands a hook that snaps the head of Usikov backwards.
Usikov trying to stall but Salvador improves his position.
Knees to the body from Usikov. #T2#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Usikov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Salvador on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Salvador throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Salvador scores with a hook to the body.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Salvador blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
A short uppercut from Salvador.
Salvador lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Usikov is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Nice body punch from Salvador.
Usikov blocks a punch to the side of the head. #BC#
Salvador breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
The fight stays on the outside here - Usikov looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Salvador is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Usikov.
Usikov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Salvador with a nice cross.
Usikov tries to clinch there but Salvador circles away. #T3#
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Salvador.
Salvador keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Usikov is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Usikov feints and then cracks Salvador's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Salvador down.
Salvador paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Salvador misses with a lunging right hand
and Usikov counters with a body kick that stops Salvador in his tracks momentarily.
Salvador loads up on a big right hand but Usikov slips the punch.
A swing and a miss from Salvador.
Salvador scores with a nice strike.
Salvador throws a looping overhand right but Usikov ducks down to avoid it.
Usikov misses with a right hand
and Salvador counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Usikov has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Salvador throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Usikov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
Usikov tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Salvador manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Usikov steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
Salvador is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.#T4#
Usikov doesn't manage to clinch there - Salvador circles away.
Usikov goes for a high kick. It partially lands.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Usikov misses with a low kick. #CL2#
Usikov fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Salvador, pushing him back against the cage.
Usikov blocking some punches.
Usikov lands a knee to the head.
Usikov lands a good knee to the midsection. Salvador won't want to take too many of those.
Salvador misses with a body punch.
Salvador lands a left hand that snaps the head of Usikov backwards.
Salvador misses with some punches.
Usikov looking to throw knees to the head but Salvador is blocking nicely.
Salvador working aggressively here.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Usikov.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Usikov using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Salvador has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Salvador lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Salvador throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Usikovs head.
Usikov looking to throw knees to the head but Salvador is blocking nicely.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Alexander Usikov's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Usikov tries to clinch but Salvador is having none of it.
Salvador misses with a wild combination.
Usikov tries to clinch up but Salvador circles away and keeps his distance.
Usikov tries to clinch but Salvador is having none of it.
Usikov is looking to clinch.
Salvador throws a shot to the body.
Salvador falls off balance throwing a combination
and Usikov counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Usikov throws a hook to the side of Salvador's head but Salvador sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Salvador seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Salvador rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Usikov moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Usikov unleashes a big counter combination but Salvador bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador misses with a looping left.
Usikov moves away from the strike by Salvador.
Some wild striking there from Salvador.
Decent striking displayed by Salvador there.#T1#
Salvador lands a jab.
Salvador throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Usikov counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Salvador misses with a two punch combination.
Salvador misses with a looping left.
Salvador thuds his right hand into Usikov's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Usikov takes a swing at Salvador's ribcage but misses.
Usikov moves in looking to clinch but Salvador pushes him off.
Usikov misses with a wild body shot.
Salvador swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Salvador avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Usikov fails in his attempt to clinch.
Usikov staying out of range there.
Nice defenses there by Usikov.
Salvador throws a hook but Usikov blocks it.
George Salvador is winning the standup battle so far.
Usikov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Salvador.
Usikov tries to clinch up.
Usikov is looking to take this fight into the clinch.#T2#
Salvador paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Usikov moves away from the strike by Salvador.
Salvador misses with a straight right.
Usikov follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Salvador thows a left - swing and a miss!
Usikov moves in looking to clinch but Salvador pushes him off.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Salvador scores with a decent looking hook.
A punch combination from Salvador misses.
Usikov wants to clinch up but Salvador keeps it at a distance.
Salvador is looking to counter punch.
Usikov tries to clinch but Salvador moves out of range.
Usikov displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Salvador throws out the jab.
Usikov misses the jab.
Usikov takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Salvador throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Usikov tries to counter by closing the distance.#CL2#
Usikov pushes Salvador up against the cage in a clinch.#T3#
Usikov throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Salvador blocks it with crossed arms.
Salvador lands a body shot.
Salvador lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Usikov prevents a body shot from Salvador.
Salvador pushes Usikov back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
A short uppercut from Salvador.
Usikov is breathing heavily.
Salvador lands with a short shot to the head.
Usikov misses with a knee to the head.
A shot in the inside from Salvador.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Usikov throws a knee to the head but misses.
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Salvador on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Usikov tries to land knees in the clinch but Salvador avoids the damage to the body.
Usikov misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Salvador. #BC#
Salvador's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Usikov tries to close the distance and clinch but Salvador swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Salvador misses with a straight right. #T4#
Salvador throws a body shot but no joy.
Usikov appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Salvador is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Usikov can do to turn this around?
Usikov tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Salvador cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Usikov's jab looks to have found its range, popping Salvador under the eye.
Salvador pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Usikov looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Salvador connects with a right hand. Usikov shakes it off.
Usikov tries to clinch up.
Salvador is looking to counter punch.
Usikov dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Salvador. That did some damage!
Salvador keeps the fight on the outside.
Salvador connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Salvador throws the left hand but Usikov avoids the punch easily.
Salvador backing away here, and Usikov unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Salvador misses with a straight left.
Salvador throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air. #CL2#
Usikov fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Salvador, pushing him back against the cage.#BC#
Salvador escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Salvador is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Usikov.
Salvador looks to land a right hand but Usikov moved out of range.
Usikov tries to counter by closing the distance.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

George Salvador dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Alexander Usikov's cut.
That's time! Salvador's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!
#R3#
Usikov slips under a jab.
Salvador fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Salvador misses with a straight right.
Usikov tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Salvador paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Salvador throwing a counter right hand but Usikov manages to avoid it.
Nice body punch from Salvador.
Salvador circles away from the clinch attempt
and Salvador counters with a left to the body.
Usikov is looking to clinch but Salvador is avoiding it.
Salvador misses with a straight right.
Salvador keeps the fight on the outside.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Salvador uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Usikov.#CL2#
Usikov moves into range and clinches up with Salvador.
Usikov with the Thai clinch, lands a knee to the head.
Usikov has a couple of punches blocked by Salvador.
Usikov tries a knee to the head but Salvador blocks it.
Usikov misses with a knee to the head. #T1#
Usikov tries to land a knee to the head but Salvador blocks with his arms.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
A body shot lands from Salvador.
Usikov takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Salvador scores with a shot to the side of Usikov's head.
Salvador scores with a nice hook to the head.
Usikov blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Salvador softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Salvador lands with a right to the head.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land. #KD#
Salvador drops Usikov onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Usikov is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!#ROC#
Usikov is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Usikov is still on wobbly legs! Can Salvador finish him?
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
Knees in the clinch landing for Usikov.
Salvador creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Usikov with a big uppercut! Usikov tries to clinch up but Salvador pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Usikov to the mat! Usikov covers up and Salvador unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:49 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). George Salvador!
A relieved looking George Salvador thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: Gladiators 53 Jack v Usikov     
Date:   Oct 06, 2017
#R1#
Pray gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Salvador scores with a nice strike.
Pray shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Salvador pinned against the cage. Salvador gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Salvador looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Salvador looks to land a combination. Pray sees it coming but can only parry a couple of the shots.#CUT2#
It looks like Lay Pray has been cut.
Salvador lands with an overhand left.
Salvador scores with a nice head shot.
Salvador lands a nice looking body shot.
Pray walks into a straight right hand from Salvador.#ROC2#
Pray is rocked!
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Pray shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Salvador as he jumps to the side.
Oh Pray is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Salvador scores with a nice right hand.
Pray gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Salvador counters with a straight right hand.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Lay Pray. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Salvador with a hook.
Pray shoots in and drives through. Salvador sprawls well.#T1#
Pray with a lazy takedown attempt
and Salvador counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Crack! Salvador connects with the perfect overhand right and Pray falls face first to the canvas. Timbeeeeeeeer! Beautiful knockout for Salvador!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:11 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). George Salvador!
A victorious George Salvador thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.

 

Event: Gladiators 44 Cedric v Hendrik     
Date:   Aug 25, 2017
#R1#
Frost pulls out of a head kick attempt.
It seemed like Salvador was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Frost keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Salvador.
Salvador cracks Frost with an open hand slap.
A big right from Salvador misses.
A swing and a miss from Salvador.
Frost looked to counter with a high kick but didn't commit.
We've been hearing reports that Frost has been drilling takedowns in recent sessions so let's see if that has an impact on the result of this fight.
A slow jab from Salvador misses its intended target.
Salvador throws a hook to the side of Frost's head but Frost sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
George Salvador seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Frost throws a quick inside leg kick.
Salvador throws an off balance right hand
and Frost counters with a stiff right hand.
Salvador connects with a looping right hand.
Frost finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt. #T1#
Salvador throws an off balance right hand
and Frost counters with a thumping low kick.
Salvador throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Frost sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Frost uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Salvador.
A little feinted left hand from Frost on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Jab from Salvador.
Salvador misses with a double jab
and Frost counters with a stiff right hand.
Frost defending well as Salvador loads up on a big left hand.
Frost is looking to counter punch.
Salvador throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Frost looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Salvador swings and misses with a hook to the body. #T2#
Frost ducks under a wild hook from Salvador.
Salvador misses the jab.
A little feinted left hand from Frost on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Frost on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Salvador scores with a hook.
Good shot there by Salvador.
Frost has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Salvador finds it's way round the side to connect with Frost's head.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Salvador throws a one two combo.
Salvador 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.
Salvador throws a right hand that misses
and Frost makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Salvador really felt that one!
Frost displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Salvador throws out the jab.
Frost half committed to a counter leg kick.
Salvador throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Frost counters with a stiff right hand. #T3#
Salvador throws an off balance right hand #KD#
and Frost counters with a crisp right hand that drops Salvador! Frost lets Salvador back up to his feet, looking for a finish!
Frost takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A jab from Salvador misses.
Frost thinks about countering with a head kick.
Salvador misses with a left hand #KD#
and Frost counters with a head kick that drops Salvador to the mat! Salvador scrambles across the canvas and gets back to his feet, still wobbly!#ROC#
Salvador is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Frost drops his hands momentarily and Salvador takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Salvador is still on wobbly legs! Can Frost finish him?
Salvador throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
A counter left hand to the body from Frost misses its target.
Frost takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Salvador seems to have recovered his senses.
Salvador works Frost's body with a nice hook.
Salvador connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Frost throws a head kick but Salvador moves out of range. #T4#
Salvador scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Salvador throws out a loose jab but Frost uses good head movement to avoid it.
Salvador lunges at Frost with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Frost's hand.
Salvador throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Frost to counter with a crisp jab.
Salvador is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Frost had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into p‚tť.
Salvador throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Good exchange - Salvador coming out on top.
Salvador misses with a double jab
and Frost counters with a nice kick to the body.
Salvador fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Frost manages to avoid it.
Salvador lands a jab.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but George Salvador will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R2#
Salvador throws a right and a left that Frost avoids nicely.
Salvador lands with a shot to the body.
A big right from Salvador misses.
Salvador misses with a right hand
and Frost counters with a low kick, right behind Salvador 's knee.
Salvador throws a nice looking combination but Frost bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Salvador swings for the body but Frost moves out of range.
Frost thinks about countering with a head kick.
Salvador misses with an uppercut
and Frost counters with a nice kick to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Frost steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Salvador.
It appears Frost was looking to counter with a kick there.
Salvador throws the left hand but Frost avoids the punch easily.
A slow jab from Salvador misses its intended target. #T1#
Nice shot by Salvador.
Salvador lands with a nice body punch.
Salvador misses with a double jab
and Frost counters with a stiff right hand.
Salvador throws an off balance right hand
and Frost counters with a good low kick that Salvador was not able to check.
Salvador lands the left hand.
George Salvador seems to be getting the better of the standup.
The crowd cheers as Salvador lands an impressive looking overhand right. Frost doesn't seem phased though.
Salvador swings widly with a right hand
and Frost counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Salvador throws a poor cross that misses
and Frost counters with a nice leg kick.
Salvador lands a glancing blow to the side of Frost's head.#T2#
Salvador misses with an uppercut
and Frost counters with a leg kick.
Salvador is breathing heavily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Salvador misses with a left hand
and Frost counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Frost drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Salvador throws a right hand that misses
and Frost counters with a nice body kick.
Salvador throws a shot from downtown. Frost moves away and avoids it.
Frost throws a quick counter kick to the body but Salvador avoids it.
Salvador misses with a hook
and Frost counters with a nice body shot.
Salvador misses with a hook #KD#
and Frost counters with a nice right hand that sends Salvador toppling to the canvas! Salvador scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Frost finish him?!
Frost slips under a jab from Salvador.
Salvador misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Frost.
Frost appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.#T3#
Frost uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Salvador.
Salvador throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped #KD#
and Frost counters with a nice right hand that sends Salvador toppling to the canvas! Salvador scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Frost finish him?!
Salvador lands with an uppercut that bounces Frost off the cage and back into range.
Salvador throws an overhand right that lands on Frost's shoulder, as Frost tries to avoid the shot.
Good standup being displayed there by Salvador as he connects with a hook.
Salvador works the jab nicely.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Salvador misses with a left hand
and Frost counters with a big right hand! Oh Salvador is in trouble here! Frost follows up with more strikes and that's it! The ref has stopped it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:49 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Xavier Frost!
A relieved looking Xavier Frost thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: TRFC83     
Date:   Jul 09, 2017
#R1##CL2#
Salvador rushes Mauck and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Salvador throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Mauck is breathing heavily.
Salvador lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Salvador lands a body shot.
Salvador scores with an uppercut up the middle.#BC2#
Salvador breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Salvador connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.#CUT2#
It looks like Jared Mauck has been cut.
Salvador drops a shoulder and throws a monster hook that connects perfectly to the side of Mauck's head, knocking him out cold! Salvador is extatic as he celebrates with his cornermen.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:26 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). George Salvador!
A very excited looking George Salvador 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.

 

Event: TRFC81     
Date:   Jun 25, 2017
#R1#
Savage takes a jab right on the kisser.
Salvador tests Savage's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Salvador thuds his right hand into Savage's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Savage needs to keep his hands up - Salvador had a free shot at his head there.
Savage looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Savage ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Salvador moves away.
Decent striking displayed by Salvador there.#ROC#
Savage is rocked!
Jab from Salvador.
Savage is still on wobbly legs! Can Salvador finish him?
Savage looks up at the clock. Bad move! Salvador lands a right hand from hell, dropping Savage. Salvador pounces and finishes the fight with a flurry of punches and elbows.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:33 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). George Salvador!
George Salvador retains his middleweight title!
An out of breath George Salvador thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

Event: TRFC77     
Date:   May 28, 2017
#R1#
Jeaux Jr looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Jeaux Jr fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Jeaux Jr throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
August Jeaux Jr seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Jeaux Jr fails with a takedown attempt from distance.
Salvador scores with a three punch combo!
Good standup being displayed there by Salvador as he connects with a hook.#ROC2#
Jeaux Jr is rocked!#KD2#
Salvador lands a big right hand that sends Jeaux Jr crashing to the mat! Salvador stays standing though and waves Jeaux Jr back to his feet!
Oh Jeaux Jr is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Salvador flashes Jeaux Jr a smile before throwing a beast of a right hand, straight down the pipe. Jeaux Jr's eyes follow the hand right onto his nose, taking in it's full glory... and then darkness. Jeaux Jr crumples to the floor! He's out cold! Salvador punches the air and yells at the top of his lungs - yeeeeeeeeeeah!!!! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:29 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). George Salvador!
George Salvador is the new middleweight champion!
George Salvador seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
August Jeaux Jr spoke after the fight, saying 'To lose is to gain an understanding of your flaws, to win is to go without. You know my slogan, I am the lion's strike and the wolf's jaws! Before my next bout I pray I fix my flaws!'.

 

Event: TRFC73: The Passing     
Date:   Apr 30, 2017
#R1#
Mendes looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Salvador is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Salvador scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Mendes doesn't seem bothered though. #CL#
Salvador instigates a clinch.
A short right from Salvador on the inside.
Salvador lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Mendes.
Mendes looks winded!
A short right from Salvador.
Salvador lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Salvador cracks Mendes with a nice body shot.
Salvador lands with a short punch from the clinch. #ROC#
Mendes is rocked!
A nice right hand lands inside from Salvador.
Mendes is still on wobbly legs! Can Salvador finish him?
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Salvador creates a bit of space for himself and rocks Mendes with a big uppercut! Mendes tries to clinch up but Salvador pushes him back against the cage and lands another monster strike that crumples Mendes to the mat! Mendes covers up and Salvador unloads with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:39 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). George Salvador!
During a confident post fight interview, George Salvador thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: TRFC70: Reborn!     
Date:   Apr 09, 2017
#R1#
Tyler looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Salvador lands a nice shot that snaps Tyler's head back. #CUT2#
It looks like Duncan Tyler has been cut.
Salvador lands a head shot.#CL2#
Salvador has Tyler up against the cage in a clinch.
Tyler tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Salvador smiles and moves away. #KD2#
Salvador cracks Tyler with a big right hand that sends him crashing to the floor. Salvador has the opportunity to follow him to the ground but instead he's beckoning Tyler to stand back up!#ROC2#
Tyler is rocked!
This has been an exciting period of action!
Salvador closes the distance and lands a brutal uppercut that knocks Tyler out! We're looking at the replay now - he was out before he hit the floor!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). George Salvador!
During a confident post fight interview, George Salvador thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
In defeat, Duncan Tyler stepped up to the mic, saying 'That was bullshit! I would have won, but I had a hemoroid flare up in camp.'.

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Dec 16, 2016
#R1#
Rasputin works Salvador's body with a nice hook.#CL#
Rasputin closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Rasputin doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Rasputin lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Rasputin lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Salvador's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Rasputin makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A left hand lands to the body for Rasputin.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Rasputin creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Salvador can't find room to land a body shot as Rasputin controls the action.
Salvador fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Salvador misses with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Rasputin.
Salvador swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Salvador takes a shot to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rasputin lands an uppercut.
Rasputin lands a body shot in the clinch.
Rasputin blocks an uppercut.
Rasputin definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Rasputin lands with a left to the head.
Nice body punch from Rasputin.
Salvador looks winded!
Rasputin lands a nice uppercut.
Rasputin stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rasputin.
Rasputin presses Salvador against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.#T1#
Rasputin lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Salvador.
Rasputin works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Rasputin throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Salvadors head.
Salvador takes a shot to the head.
Rasputin scores with a nice hook to the head.
Rasputin pushes Salvador back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Rasputin softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Rasputin.
Rasputin scores with a hook to the body.
Rasputin lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Rasputin scores with a nice hook to the head.
A right handed body shot lands from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Rasputin scores with a shot to the side of Salvador's head.
Rasputin lands a shoulder strike.
Rasputin lands a shoulder strike.
Rasputin lands a hook that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Rasputin scores with an uppercut up the middle.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Rasputin creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
A right hand to the body from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a left hand. #T2#
A short right from Rasputin on the inside.
Rasputin scores with a shoulder strike.
Nice body punch from Rasputin.
Rasputin works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Rasputin lands with a light punch inside.
Rasputin works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Rasputin scores with a hook to the body.
Rasputin softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Rasputin lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
A nice left hand lands by Rasputin.
Rasputin digs a right hand into Salvador's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Salvador's gas tank.
Rasputin throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Salvadors head.
A left hand lands to the body for Rasputin.
Rasputin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Rasputin lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Rasputin scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Rasputin throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
A short right from Rasputin.
A nice right hand lands inside from Rasputin. #T3#
Rasputin is leaning against Salvador and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Rasputin lands with a short punch from the clinch.
A right handed body shot lands from Rasputin.
A right hook to the body lands for Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a right hand that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Rasputin digs a right hand into Salvador's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Salvador's gas tank.
A right handed body shot lands from Rasputin.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Rasputin.
Rasputin cracks Salvador with a nice body shot.
Rasputin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A left hand lands to the body for Rasputin.
A short right from Rasputin on the inside.
Rasputin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Rasputin lands a body shot.
Rasputin makes some space for himself and lands an 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!
Nice body punch from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A hook to the body from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a body punch. #T4#
Rasputin lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Rasputin works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Rasputin digs a right hand underneath Salvador's ribcage. Salvador let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Rasputin working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Salvador misses with a punch on the inside.
Rasputin pushes Salvador back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Rasputin lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Rasputin lands a nice uppercut.
Rasputin throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Salvadors head.
Rasputin lands with a short shot to the head.
Rasputin lands a body shot in the clinch.
Rasputin lands a left hand that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Salvador takes a shot to the head.
Rasputin works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rasputin.
The crowd are going absolutely nuts as the round comes to an end - what a fantastic round of action!
Rasputin lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Rasputin lands with a short shot to the head.
Rasputin lands a right hand.
Rasputin makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Piotr Rasputin dominated that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R2#
Salvador drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.#CL#
Rasputin has managed to clinch.
Rasputin is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Salvador can do to turn this around?
Rasputin lands a left hand that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
A head punch on the inside from Salvador fails to land.
Salvador misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Rasputin throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Salvador takes a shot to the head.
Salvador wants to get back to striking at distance but Rasputin won't allow it.
Salvador goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Rasputin lands a body punch.
Rasputin scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Rasputin lands a body punch.
Rasputin is working Salvador over against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rasputin lands a hook that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
A body shot lands from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a left hand.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nice body punch from Rasputin.
Piotr Rasputin has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Rasputin working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Salvador is breathing heavily.
A right handed body shot lands from Rasputin.
Rasputin scores with a hook to the body.#T1#
Rasputin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Rasputin working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Rasputin lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Rasputin is leaning against Salvador and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Rasputin lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Good body shot from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Rasputin lands with a right to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Salvador.
Rasputin lands with a short head shot on the inside.
A right hand to the body from Rasputin.
Rasputin makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short left from Rasputin.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Rasputin cracks Salvador with a nice body shot.
Rasputin is leaning against Salvador and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A short right from Rasputin.
Rasputin cracks Salvador with a nice body shot.
Rasputin cracks Salvador with a nice body shot.
Salvador's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!#T2#
Rasputin lands a right hand that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Rasputin lands a body punch.
A nice left hand lands by Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Rasputin stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Rasputin lands a left hand.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Rasputin.
Salvador's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short right hand to the side of the head by Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Rasputin throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Salvadors head.
A shot in the inside from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Rasputin works on Salvador's body with a couple of short punches.
Rasputin lands a hook that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Rasputin lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Salvador throws a head punch that misses.
Rasputin digs a right hand underneath Salvador's ribcage. Salvador let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Rasputin lands a nice shot to the body. #T3#
Rasputin lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Salvador.
Rasputin lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Rasputin creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Rasputin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Rasputin lands a nice shot to the body.
Rasputin works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Salvador or not.
Rasputin lands a shoulder strike.
Rasputin lands a body shot in the clinch.
Rasputin lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands with a left to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A right hook to the body lands for Rasputin.
Rasputin presses Salvador against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Salvador's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A right hand to the body from Rasputin.
Rasputin cracks Salvador with a nice body shot.#T4#
Rasputin stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Rasputin lands a right hand.
Rasputin throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Rasputin scores with a shoulder strike.
Nice body punch from Rasputin.
Rasputin pushes Salvador back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Good body shot from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a left hand.
Rasputin lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Rasputin pushes Salvador back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Rasputin gets through Salvador's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Rasputin digs a right hand into Salvador's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Salvador's gas tank.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rasputin.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rasputin digs a right hand underneath Salvador's ribcage. Salvador let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Rasputin lands a body shot in the clinch.
A right hand to the body from Rasputin.
Rasputin scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A nice right hand lands inside from Rasputin.
And thatís the end of the round Ė the fighters go back to their corners.

Piotr Rasputin dominated that second round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!
#R3#
Rasputin dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Rasputin connects with a good right hand that stumbles Salvador. Salvador circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Rasputin bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.#CL#
Rasputin has closed the distance and engaged Salvador in a clinch.
Salvador struggles to land a body shot inside as Rasputin controls his hands.
Rasputin lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Salvador.
Rasputin makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Rasputin lands an uppercut.
Rasputin digs a right hand underneath Salvador's ribcage. Salvador let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Rasputin lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Rasputin scores with a nice hook to the head.
Rasputin pushes Salvador back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Rasputin lands a nice shot to the body.
Rasputin lands with a short head shot on the inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Rasputin working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Rasputin lands a nice shot to the body.
Rasputin lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Salvador takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Rasputin lands a nice shot to the body. #T1#
A quick uppercut on the inside from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a body punch in the clinch.
A right handed body shot lands from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Rasputin lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Still in the clinch, Rasputin scores with a nice short uppercut.
Rasputin lands a hook to the side of the head.
Rasputin lands a left hand.
Rasputin digs a right hand underneath Salvador's ribcage. Salvador let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Rasputin works on Salvador's body with a couple of short punches.
Rasputin lands a right hand.
Rasputin lands a body shot.
Rasputin lands with a short punch from the clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Salvador's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Salvador misses with the head strike.
Rasputin scores with a hook to the body.
Rasputin lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Salvador.
Still in the clinch, Rasputin scores with a nice short uppercut.
A short right from Rasputin on the inside. #T2#
A right hand to the body from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a right hand that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
A left hand lands to the body for Rasputin.
Rasputin is working Salvador over against the cage.
Rasputin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Rasputin digs a right hand into Salvador's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Salvador's gas tank.
Rasputin throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Rasputin works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Rasputin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Rasputin digs a right hand into Salvador's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Salvador's gas tank.
A short left from Rasputin.
Salvador can't find room to land a body shot as Rasputin controls the action.
Good body shot from Rasputin.
Rasputin digs a right hand into Salvador's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Salvador's gas tank.
Rasputin cracks Salvador with a nice body shot.
A right hook to the body lands for Rasputin.
George Salvador has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Rasputin lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Rasputin works on Salvador's body with a couple of short punches.#T3#
Rasputin lands a shot to the body.
A right hand to the body from Rasputin.
Rasputin digs a right hand into Salvador's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Salvador's gas tank.
Rasputin lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Rasputin lands a body shot in the clinch.
Rasputin lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Rasputin scores with a hook to the body.
A right handed body shot lands from Rasputin.
Rasputin lands a hook that snaps the head of Salvador backwards.
Rasputin lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Rasputin lands a nice shot to the body.
A short left from Rasputin.
Rasputin is leaning against Salvador and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Rasputin lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Rasputin is working Salvador over against the cage.
A hook to the body from Rasputin.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rasputin scores with a shoulder strike. #T4#
Rasputin lands a nice shot to the body.
A left hand lands to the body for Rasputin.
Rasputin working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Rasputin lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Salvador has a couple of punches blocked by Rasputin.
A right handed body shot lands from Rasputin.
A short body shot lands from Rasputin as the two fighters clinch.
Rasputin cracks Salvador with a nice body shot.
Rasputin scores with a hook to the body.
Rasputin lands a hook to the side of the head.
Piotr Rasputin is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Rasputin is leaning against Salvador and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Rasputin is leaning against Salvador and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Salvador misses with a hook from the clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Rasputin lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Rasputin blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Salvador swings wildly with an uppercut but Rasputin uses good head movement to avoid it.
A right handed body shot lands from Rasputin.

And that's the end of the fight!
Piotr Rasputin showed his dominance in that final round.
Well Rasputin 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 Paul Tew scores the fight 30:24
Judge Daniel Bishop scores the fight 30:24
Judge Steven Brown scores the fight 30:24

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Piotr Rasputin!

 

 
 
 
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