MMA Tycoon Game
Help!

Play by Play - Fighter's Fight Commentary

Event: GAMMA#787 Shin v Baba     
Date:   Aug 31, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hiro Manowaru (ranked 90 p4p, 5 weight class) and Gauthier Delsarte (ranked 104 p4p, 6 weight class). Delsarte has chosen Ah Non Cest Terrible as his entrance music. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

193 cm
25
280 lbs
13 - 2 - 0
225 cm
30
300 lbs
17 - 5 - 1
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

KOMBAT KLOTHING
UnderGround Clothing Co.

UnderGround Clothing Co.
Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Gauthier Delsarte!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Manowaru waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Delsarte.
Delsarte has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Manowaru is landing a low percentage of strikes.
A looping hook to the body misses from Delsarte. Manowaru does a little dance to reset his feet.
Manowaru misses with an uppercut.
Delsarte 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.
Manowaru is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Delsarte.
A solid leg kick lands there for Manowaru.
Manowaru misses with a hook to the body
and Delsarte counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Manowaru looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Delsarte moves out of range of the body kick from Manowaru.
Delsarte walks forward, straight into a front kick from Manowaru.
Delsarte scores with a head kick.

It looks like Hiro Manowaru has been cut.
Manowaru misses with a wild body shot.
It seemed like Delsarte was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Manowaru waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Delsarte.
Manowaru throws a jab but it's blocked by Delsarte.
A little jabbing left from Delsarte on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Delsarte defending well as Manowaru loads up on a big left hand.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manowaru connects with an inside leg kick.
Manowaru checks the leg kick.
Delsarte has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Manowaru.
Manowaru tries a head kick but it misses.
Manowaru swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hiro Manowaru seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Manowaru works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Manowaru is really struggling to find his range with his punches. Delsarte's reach advantage is clearly causing him problems.
Manowaru on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Manowaru misses with a body punch
and Delsarte counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Manowaru takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Delsarte connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Manowaru finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Delsarte looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Manowaru looks to score with a jab to the body but Delsarte is just out of range.
Delsarte defending well as Manowaru loads up on a big left hand.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru thows a left - swing and a miss!
Delsarte throws out a counter right but Manowaru avoids it with no problem.
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!
Manowaru just misses with a punch to the body.
Manowaru tries to land a body kick
and Delsarte counters with a nice uppercut.
Delsarte misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Manowaru.
Manowaru misses with a leg kick
letting Delsarte counter with a right hand.
Delsarte slips a straight right by Manowaru.
Manowaru staying out of range there.
Manowaru attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Manowaru throws a low kick but it's checked well by Delsarte.
Manowaru scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Manowaru throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Manowaru takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Manowaru avoids the head kick by Delsarte.
Delsarte is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.

It looks like Gauthier Delsarte has been cut.
Delsarte jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Manowaru scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Manowaru. Delsarte does a little dance to reset his feet.
Delsarte is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Delsarte throws a nice looking combination but Manowaru bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Delsarte scores with a hook.
Delsarte misses with a kick to the body.
Delsarte slips under a jab.
Delsarte is looking for the big counter here.
Delsarte takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Manowaru uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Delsarte.
Delsarte has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Delsarte scores with a push kick.
A jab from Delsarte finds it's way through Manowaru's defenses.
A big left from Manowaru misses.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Delsarte counters with a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Manowaru throws a jab when Delsarte was well out of range.
Delsarte moves out of range as Manowaru strikes.
Manowaru on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
A nice combination there by Delsarte.
Manowaru misses with a wild body shot.
Delsarte blocks a leg kick.
Delsarte looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Manowaru looks to score with a jab to the body but Delsarte is just out of range.
Delsarte scores with a kick to the body.
Manowaru is breathing heavily.
Delsarte throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Manowaru is looking to counter punch.
Manowaru misses with a right hand
enabling Delsarte to counter with a crisp jab.
Delsarte throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Manowaru takes a shot to the body in his stride.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Gauthier Delsarte dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action.


Delsarte lets loose with a powerful body kick. Manowaru will feel that in the morning.

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

Manowaru is rocked!
BAM! Delsarte delivers a spinning backfist that drops Manowaru like a ragdoll! This is all oooooveeeer! He was out before he hit the ground!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:15 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Spinning Backfist). Gauthier Delsarte!
After winning the bout, Gauthier Delsarte thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
63%

 

Event: RISE 86- Manowaru Vs. Hantei 2     
Date:   Jul 20, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hiro Manowaru (ranked 141 p4p, 6 weight class) and Jimmu Tenno Hantei (ranked 214 p4p, 9 weight class). Hantei comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Triarii - Emperor Of The Sun kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

193 cm
25
280 lbs
12 - 2 - 0
225 cm
24
300 lbs
5 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

UnderGround Clothing Co.
KOMBAT KLOTHING

Urban Fighter
Ma Balls Is Hot Clothing



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Jimmu Tenno Hantei!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Hantei avoids the body shot from Manowaru.
A cross from Hantei lands.
Manowaru lands a leg kick that knocks Hantei off balance momentarily.
Manowaru tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Hantei walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

It looks like Jimmu Tenno Hantei has been cut.
Hantei pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
We've been informed that Hantei 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.
Manowaru scores with a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hantei throws a body punch but Manowaru moves out of range.
Manowaru swings widly with a right hand
letting Hantei counter with a right hand.
Hantei blocks a jab.
Manowaru showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Hantei.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hantei throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Manowaru counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Hantei misses with a two punch combination.
An attempted straight right counter from Manowaru misses the target.
Manowaru pivots, looking for a leg kick but Hantei is out of range and Manowaru settles back down.
Hantei let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Manowaru throws a low kick, looking for Hantei's leg but Hantei calmly moves out of range.
A good leg kick by Manowaru.
Hantei checks a low kick from Manowaru.
Hantei paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Hantei misses with a lunging right hand
and Manowaru counters with a stiff right hand.
Hantei just misses with a punch to the body.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hantei scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.

Hantei closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Hantei lands a body punch in the clinch.
Manowaru has Hantei pressed against the cage, preventing Hantei from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Hantei tries to break free but Manowaru pushes him back against the cage.
Hantei misses with a punch on the inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A right handed body shot lands from Manowaru.
Hantei is trying to force a seperation but Manowaru has the dominant position.
Hantei looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.

Hantei manages to break the clinch.
Manowaru connects with an inside leg kick.
Hantei fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Manowaru manages to avoid it.

Hantei has taken the fight to the clinch.
Manowaru doesn't land with the attempted body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru pushes Hantei back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Manowaru lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Manowaru lands an uppercut.
Hantei can't break the clinch.
Manowaru tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Hantei is trying to break the clinch but Manowaru has him pressed against the cage.
Manowaru lands on the inside with an uppercut.

That has opened up Jimmu Tenno Hantei's cut even more.
Hantei wants to break free but Manowaru has control.
Hantei has a couple of punches blocked by Manowaru.
Manowaru lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Hantei backwards.
Hantei scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Hantei scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Manowaru works on Hantei's body with a couple of short punches.
Hantei looks winded!
Manowaru scores with a shot to the side of Hantei's head.
A short right from Manowaru.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Manowaru softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Manowaru scores with a shot to the side of Hantei's head.
Manowaru scores with an uppercut up the middle.

The cut above Jimmu Tenno Hantei's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
Manowaru throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Manowaru lands a body shot.
Manowaru lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Hantei backwards.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
A body shot lands from Manowaru.
Manowaru works on Hantei's body with a couple of short punches.
Manowaru is working Hantei over against the cage.
Manowaru cracks Hantei with a nice body shot.
Manowaru is leaning against Hantei and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Manowaru lands a shoulder strike.
Manowaru misses with a hook to the ribs.
Manowaru digs a right hand underneath Hantei's ribcage. Hantei let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Manowaru lands a left hand that snaps the head of Hantei backwards.
A left hand lands to the body for Manowaru.
Manowaru lands a nice uppercut.
A short right from Manowaru on the inside.
Manowaru lands a right hand.
Manowaru presses Hantei against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Manowaru lands with a left to the head.

Jimmu Tenno Hantei's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Manowaru tries a body shot but Hantei blocks it.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Manowaru scores with a nice hook to the head.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Hiro Manowaru!
Hiro Manowaru retains his super heavyweight title!
A very excited looking Hiro Manowaru 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.
The defeated Jimmu Tenno Hantei had this to say: 'Being brave means to know something is scary, difficult, and dangerous, and doing it anyway, because the possibility of winning the fight is worth the chance of losing it.'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
37%

 

Event: RFLFN-28 Manowaru Vs.Greenland     
Date:   May 29, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hiro Manowaru (ranked 145 p4p, 10 weight class) and Paul Greenland (ranked 1991 p4p, 93 weight class). Greenland has chosen I Wanna Be Like You as his entrance music. Hiro Manowaru has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

193 cm
24
280 lbs
11 - 2 - 0
181 cm
23
298 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Insanely flexible
BJJ Purple Belt
Excellent boxer
Heavy handed

UnderGround Clothing Co.
KOMBAT KLOTHING

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Paul Greenland!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Percy O'Donnell and Jack Bonds.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Greenland misses with a double jab.
Manowaru lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.

It looks like Paul Greenland has been cut.
Nice uppercut there from Greenland.
Manowaru uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Greenland.
A little feinted left hand from Manowaru on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Manowaru bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Greenland throws a body shot but no joy.
Manowaru slips a jab and a cross from Greenland.
A little feinted left hand from Manowaru on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Greenland misses with a hook
and Greenland takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Greenland jabbing away but nothing is landing.

Manowaru clinches up against the cage.
Manowaru throws a punch but it's blocked by Greenland.
Manowaru lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A short right from Manowaru on the inside.
Manowaru keeps control of Greenland as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Manowaru scores with an uppercut up the middle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manowaru throws a head punch that misses.
Manowaru tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Greenland's elbow.
Manowaru lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Manowaru lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Manowaru throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Greenlands head.
Manowaru lands a body punch.
Manowaru dips a shoulder and cracks Greenland with a mighty uppercut! Greenland falls back against the cage and Manowaru unloads with a barrage of strikes! Greenland 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 - Manowaru screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:38 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Hiro Manowaru!
Hiro Manowaru retains his super heavyweight title!
Hiro Manowaru thanked the fans post fight for their support.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
55%

 

Event: RFL-75 Manuwaru Vs.SSH     
Date:   May 04, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hiro Manowaru (ranked 192 p4p, 8 weight class) and Super SuperHeavyWeight (ranked 643 p4p, 27 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!

193 cm
24
280 lbs
10 - 2 - 0
185 cm
30
280 lbs
20 - 4 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
Decent boxing
Good gas tank

-

Sin City Allstars



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 20 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of London, Super SuperHeavyWeight!
The judges for this bout are Frank Antenori, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
SuperHeavyWeight misses with a straight right.
Super SuperHeavyWeight seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
SuperHeavyWeight swings widly with a right hand
and Manowaru counters with a stiff right hand.

It looks like Super SuperHeavyWeight has been cut.
SuperHeavyWeight blocks a head kick by Manowaru.
SuperHeavyWeight is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Manowaru with a body shot.
SuperHeavyWeight swings widly with a right hand
and Manowaru counters with a slapping leg kick.
SuperHeavyWeight thows a left - swing and a miss!
SuperHeavyWeight misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
SuperHeavyWeight is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Manowaru connects with a leg kick. SuperHeavyWeight looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
SuperHeavyWeight keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Manowaru.
SuperHeavyWeight's corner calls for a 1-2. SuperHeavyWeight obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
SuperHeavyWeight throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A quick step to the side and Manowaru tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
SuperHeavyWeight scores with the left hand. Manowaru knows he should have avoided that one.
SuperHeavyWeight fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

That's one minute gone in the round.
SuperHeavyWeight lands with a good body shot.
Manowaru ducks under a wild hook from SuperHeavyWeight.
Good work by SuperHeavyWeight as he checks the leg kick.
Manowaru slips under a jab.
SuperHeavyWeight lands with an uppercut that bounces Manowaru off the cage and back into range.
SuperHeavyWeight checks a leg kick.
SuperHeavyWeight keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
SuperHeavyWeight scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Manowaru doesn't seem bothered though.
SuperHeavyWeight doesn't manage to clinch there - Manowaru circles away.
Manowaru tries to score with a low kick but SuperHeavyWeight moves his leg out of the way.
Manowaru throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
SuperHeavyWeight digs a good hook to Manowaru's body.
A looping hook to the body misses from SuperHeavyWeight. Manowaru does a little dance to reset his feet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
SuperHeavyWeight keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Manowaru.
SuperHeavyWeight throws a predictable looking body shot
and Manowaru counters with a nice body kick.
SuperHeavyWeight uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Manowaru.
Manowaru misses with an attempted mid kick.
SuperHeavyWeight has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
SuperHeavyWeight bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
SuperHeavyWeight is looking for the big counter here.
Manowaru waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract SuperHeavyWeight.
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 big left from SuperHeavyWeight misses.
SuperHeavyWeight swings for the body but Manowaru moves out of range.
Manowaru bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps SuperHeavyWeight's head backwards.
SuperHeavyWeight bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
SuperHeavyWeight lands a nice hook to Manowaru's body. Manowaru takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
SuperHeavyWeight misses with a wild body shot.
SuperHeavyWeight throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Manowaru jinks towards his opponent looking like he wants to counter with a mid kick but doesn't commit.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
SuperHeavyWeight 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.
Manowaru avoids the body shot from SuperHeavyWeight.
Sloppy strikes from SuperHeavyWeight. Those never looked like landing.
SuperHeavyWeight wants to clinch up but Manowaru keeps it at a distance.
Manowaru throws a front kick that sends SuperHeavyWeight stumbling back into the cage.
SuperHeavyWeight fails in his attempt to clinch.
Manowaru takes one to the chin there.
SuperHeavyWeight fails to land with a series of punches.
Nice uppercut there from SuperHeavyWeight.
SuperHeavyWeight throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.

Manowaru rushes SuperHeavyWeight and presses him up against the cage.
SuperHeavyWeight can't find room to land a body shot as Manowaru controls the action.
Manowaru lands a nice uppercut.
Manowaru lands a right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Manowaru misses with a punch to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru misses with a hook from the clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Manowaru.
A nice right hand lands inside from Manowaru.
SuperHeavyWeight throws a punch but it's blocked by Manowaru.
SuperHeavyWeight throws a punch but it's blocked by Manowaru.
Manowaru blocks a body shot from SuperHeavyWeight.
SuperHeavyWeight has a couple of punches blocked by Manowaru.
A short uppercut from Manowaru.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Manowaru.
I was talking to Manowaru's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.
Manowaru misses with a punch to the body.
A right handed body shot lands from Manowaru.
SuperHeavyWeight looks winded!
Manowaru is leaning against SuperHeavyWeight and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Manowaru lands a left hand that snaps the head of SuperHeavyWeight backwards.
A right hand to the body from Manowaru.
A right hook to the body lands for Manowaru.
A short right from Manowaru.
Manowaru pushes SuperHeavyWeight back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Manowaru lands a hook to the side of the head.
Manowaru is leaning against SuperHeavyWeight and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Manowaru lands with a light punch inside.
Manowaru lands a nice shot to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hiro Manowaru dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Super SuperHeavyWeight'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.


Manowaru and SuperHeavyWeight are patiently standing in front of each other looking for an opening. Manowaru throws a head kick. It's landed, knocking SuperHeavyWeight into next week! Ooooh that was huge! Manowaru knows it - he's on the cage flexing is biceps. That's a bit weird considering he won by kick but whatever.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:05 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Head Kick). Hiro Manowaru!
Hiro Manowaru retains his super heavyweight title!
Our winner, Hiro Manowaru, 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.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
48%

 

Event: RFL-72     
Date:   Apr 13, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hiro Manowaru (ranked 268 p4p, 10 weight class) and Jimmu Tenno Hantei (ranked 638 p4p, 23 weight class). Hantei is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Triarii - Emperor Of The Sun. Hiro Manowaru has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

193 cm
24
280 lbs
9 - 2 - 0
225 cm
23
300 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Olympic wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin

-

Urban Fighter



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Jimmu Tenno Hantei!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Manowaru connects with an inside leg kick.
Hiro Manowaru seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Manowaru keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hantei.
Manowaru looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Manowaru avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
We've been told by Manowaru's head coaches at The Wild Beasts Zoo that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Manowaru looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Hantei scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A lazy left from Manowaru finds it's target.
Manowaru tries to work over Hantei's front leg with a kick but Hantei checks it.
Hantei appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Manowaru tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Hantei is able to avoid easily.
Hantei looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Hantei loads up on a big right hand but Manowaru slips the punch.
Hantei misses with a wild combination.
Hantei throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hantei moves out of range as Manowaru throws a body kick.
Manowaru avoids the body shot from Hantei.
Hantei misses with a hook.
Manowaru appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
A slapping body kick lands there for Manowaru.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hantei takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Hantei rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Manowaru moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Manowaru throws a nice inside leg kick.
Manowaru lands a jab to Hantei's midsection.
Hantei avoids the body shot from Manowaru.
As Manowaru backs off Hantei throws a huge counter combo but Manowaru manages to avoid it all.
Manowaru feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Hantei's calf.
Manowaru getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Manowaru misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Hantei.
Manowaru throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Manowaru misses with a looping right.
Hantei unleashes a big counter combination but Manowaru bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.
Hantei misses with an uppercut. Manowaru saw that one coming.
Manowaru throws a push kick but Hantei slaps the foot to one side.
Manowaru misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Hantei connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Hantei misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Manowaru.
Hantei misses with a series of wild punches.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Manowaru misses with a straight right.
Hantei misses with a hook to the body
and Manowaru counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Crunch! Manowaru slams his shin into Hantei's torso.
We've been informed that Hantei 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.
A punch lands to the side of Hantei 's head but he takes it in his stride.

It looks like Jimmu Tenno Hantei has been cut.
Hantei lands a body shot.
Manowaru blocks a head kick by Hantei.
Manowaru lands with a thumping leg kick.
Manowaru cracks the inside of Hantei's front leg.
Manowaru uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Hantei.
Manowaru throws a hook to the side of Hantei's head but Hantei sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Despite the aggression on Hantei's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Manowaru keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Manowaru with a hook.
A cross from Manowaru lands.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hantei steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Manowaru.
Hantei throws the left hand but Manowaru avoids the punch easily.
Manowaru swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
A jab from Manowaru finds it's way through Hantei's defenses.
Hantei throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
The crowd cheers as Manowaru lands an impressive looking overhand right. Hantei doesn't seem phased though.
Manowaru throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Manowaru swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Hantei counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Manowaru.
Manowaru explodes with a nice body kick and back out of range. Nice work.
Manowaru moves out of range of the strikes.
Hantei throws a body punch but Manowaru moves out of range.
Hantei throws a big shot that misses.
A jab from Hantei misses.
A little feinted left hand from Manowaru on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Manowaru lands with a shot to the body.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru misses with a body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Manowaru with a nice cross.
Manowaru doesn't manage to clinch there - Hantei circles away.
Hantei throws a body shot but no joy.
Manowaru ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Hantei moves away.
Manowaru lands a nice shot to the body.
Hantei looks winded!
Manowaru cracks a nice hook into Hantei's ribs.
Hantei looks to land a right hand but Manowaru moved out of range.
Manowaru lands a nice leg kick that just misses Hantei's sensitive parts.
A nice inside leg kick there by Manowaru. That's going to slow Hantei down.
Manowaru cracks Hantei with a good jab.

That has opened up Jimmu Tenno Hantei's cut even more.
Hantei slips a jab from Manowaru.
Hantei fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Hantei takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hiro Manowaru dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jimmu Tenno Hantei's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Manowaru loads up on a big right hand but Hantei slips the punch.
Manowaru throws a looping overhand right but Hantei ducks down to avoid it.
Hantei throws out a counter right but Manowaru avoids it with no problem.
Manowaru throws a lazy right hand but Hantei sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A big left from Manowaru misses.
Hantei looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Hantei might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Manowaru has got the better of the exchanges.
Hantei missing with a left hand there. Manowaru was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Manowaru fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Hantei checks the leg kick.
Hantei misses with an uppercut
and Manowaru counters with a nice body kick.
Hantei works Manowaru's body with a nice hook.
Manowaru works the jab nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hantei fails to land with a series of punches.

Manowaru instigates a clinch.
Manowaru throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Hanteis head.
Manowaru lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

The cut above Jimmu Tenno Hantei's eye is starting to cause him problems now.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!

Hantei breaks from the clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manowaru throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Manowaru moves out of range of the strikes.
As Hantei backs away, Manowaru returns fire with a leg kick that just misses.
Manowaru cracks Hantei with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Manowaru misses the shot to the body.
Hantei takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Manowaru paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Nice uppercut lands for Manowaru. That snapped Hantei's head back.

Jimmu Tenno Hantei's cut is absolute horrible now. This looks like something out of a horror film with blood covering both fighters.
Hantei's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Manowaru throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Hiro Manowaru is winning the standup battle so far.
Hantei is breathing heavily.
Hantei misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Manowaru.
Manowaru digs a good hook to Hantei's body.
Manowaru moves away from the strike by Hantei.
Manowaru scores with a jab to the body.
Manowaru is looking to slow Hantei down with leg kicks.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Manowaru scores with a jab to the jaw.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:10 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Hiro Manowaru!
Hiro Manowaru retains his super heavyweight title!
A relieved looking Hiro Manowaru thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
Jimmu Tenno Hantei spoke after the fight, saying 'Being brave means to know something is scary, difficult, and dangerous, and doing it anyway, because the possibility of winning the fight is worth the chance of losing it.'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
40%

 

Event: RFLFN-21 -Morris Vs Tud 3     
Date:   Apr 03, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Fu Leng (ranked 265 p4p, 9 weight class) and Hiro Manowaru (ranked 737 p4p, 22 weight class). Leng comes to the cage accompanied by System Of A Down - Spiders. The fight MMA fans around the world have waited their entire lives for!

225 cm
23
300 lbs
4 - 1 - 0
193 cm
23
280 lbs
8 - 2 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Granite chin
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 5 rounds, for the super heavyweight championship of the world!
Introducing the champion to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Fu Leng!
And introducing the challenger to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Leng throws a left and a right that both miss
and Manowaru counters with a stiff right hand.

It looks like Fu Leng has been cut.
Manowaru keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Leng.
Fu Leng seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Manowaru pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Leng scores with the left hand. Manowaru knows he should have avoided that one.
Manowaru lands a nice looking body shot.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Manowaru.

Leng moves into the clinch.
Manowaru is leaning against Leng and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
A short right from Manowaru.
Leng misses with a hook from the clinch.
Manowaru blocks an uppercut.
Leng lands a nice shot to the body.
Manowaru lands with a right to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Leng lands with a right to the head.
Manowaru blocking some punches.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Leng blocks an uppercut.
A short right from Leng.
Leng blocks an uppercut.
Manowaru blocks a body shot from Leng.

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

Leng has managed to clinch.
Leng fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Manowaru as Leng tries to tie him up.
Leng has a couple of punches blocked by Manowaru.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Manowaru.
Manowaru tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Leng's elbow.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Manowaru.
Manowaru working aggressively here.
Manowaru misses with a short punch on the inside.
A right hand to the body from Manowaru.
A right hand to the body from Leng.
Leng fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Manowaru lands with a short shot to the head.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Leng lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Nice body punch from Manowaru.
Leng has a couple of punches blocked by Manowaru.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Manowaru creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Leng struggles to land a body shot inside as Manowaru controls his hands.
Leng struggles to land a body shot inside as Manowaru controls his hands.
Leng lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Leng tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Manowaru blocks an uppercut.
Manowaru throws a punch but it's blocked by Leng.
Leng tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Manowaru prevents a body shot from Leng.
Manowaru scores with a nice hook to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Manowaru.
Manowaru throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Leng is breathing heavily.
Manowaru lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Leng tries to work over Manowaru's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Manowaru lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Leng or not.
Manowaru pushes Leng back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Leng has a couple of punches blocked by Manowaru.
Leng blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Leng tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Manowaru's elbow.
Leng working aggressively here.
Manowaru scores with a shoulder strike.

Manowaru breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Manowaru staying out of range there.
Leng jabs Manowaru right on the nose. Manowaru blinks but takes it well.
Manowaru fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Leng.
Leng slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Leng tries to clinch up
letting Manowaru counter with a right hand.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Leng misses with a double jab

and Manowaru counters by clinching up.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Leng.
Stalling in the clinch from Manowaru.
Manowaru misses with the head strike.
Leng throws a head punch that misses.
Manowaru tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Leng has a couple of punches blocked by Manowaru.
Leng tries to work over Manowaru's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Manowaru lands an uppercut.

Fu Leng's cut is getting worse.
Manowaru fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Manowaru fails to land.
Leng swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Manowaru lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Manowaru blocking some punches.
Leng lands a shoulder strike.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hiro Manowaru dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Fu Leng's cut.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!


Manowaru misses with a wild body shot.
Manowaru takes one to the side of the head.
Leng falls off balance throwing a combination
and Manowaru counters with a nice body kick.

Leng moves into the clinch.
Manowaru lands a body punch.
Manowaru lands a right hand.
Manowaru struggles to land a body shot inside as Leng controls his hands.
Manowaru swings wildly with an uppercut but Leng uses good head movement to avoid it.
Leng blocks a body shot from Manowaru.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Leng misses with the head strike.
A short body shot lands from Leng as the two fighters clinch.
Manowaru blocking some punches.
Manowaru lands a shoulder strike.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Manowaru fails to land with a short punch on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manowaru can't find room to land a body shot as Leng controls the action.
Manowaru is working Leng over against the cage.
Manowaru swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Still in the clinch, Manowaru scores with a nice short uppercut.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Manowaru lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Leng or not.
A short right from Manowaru.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Manowaru creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Leng's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Manowaru throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Lengs head.
Manowaru gets through Leng's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Manowaru lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Manowaru has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Manowaru lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Leng backwards.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Manowaru lands a big right hand that drops Leng! The killer instinct kicks in and Manowaru finishes his opponent with a series of strikes from mount. A dominating finish by Manowaru!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:50 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Hiro Manowaru!
Hiro Manowaru is the new super heavyweight champion!
Hiro Manowaru seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
The defeated Fu Leng had this to say: 'Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
51%

 

Event: RFL-68     
Date:   Mar 16, 2019

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Seishin Ryoshun (ranked 1524 p4p, 56 weight class) and Hiro Manowaru (ranked 986 p4p, 36 weight class). Ryoshun comes to the cage accompanied by The Strumbellas - Spirits. These two fighters really are very evenly matched on the feet - it will be fascinating to see who can assert themselves in that aspect of the fight.

225 cm
23
300 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
193 cm
23
280 lbs
7 - 2 - 0
Great wrestler
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

Urban Fighter

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Tokyo, Seishin Ryoshun!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Don Winkell and Timothy Bukovac.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Ryoshun.
Ryoshun scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Manowaru throws the kick towards the body but Ryoshun avoids it.
Manowaru 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.
Manowaru smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.

It looks like Seishin Ryoshun has been cut.
Manowaru blocks a jab.
Ryoshun throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Manowaru sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Manowaru jabs Ryoshun right on the nose. Ryoshun blinks but takes it well.
Manowaru with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Ryoshun to score with a decent uppercut.
Ryoshun connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Ryoshun throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ryoshun bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Ryoshun misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A nice side step and Manowaru releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Ryoshun lands a slapping body shot.
Ryoshun misses the shot to the body.
Manowaru looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Manowaru walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Ryoshun dips to his left and cracks Manowaru with an uppercut!
Ryoshun is trying hard to land a takedown here. Manowaru sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Manowaru smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Manowaru throws a jab when Ryoshun was well out of range.
Ryoshun swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Decent striking displayed by Manowaru there.
Ryoshun shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Manowaru pinned against the cage. Manowaru gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Manowaru now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Ryoshun tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Manowaru defends well and Ryoshun ends up having to push Manowaru into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Seishin Ryoshun. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Manowaru with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Ryoshun to score with a decent uppercut.

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

Ryoshun is rocked!

Seishin Ryoshun's cut is getting worse.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Manowaru batters Ryoshun with a massive right followed by a huge left! Ryoshun is out on his feet looking like a zombie as Manowaru lands a final crushing right hand to drop Ryoshun to the mat with a gruesome thud! Manowaru is running around like a mad man after that fight and for good reason!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Hiro Manowaru!
Hiro Manowaru seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
Seishin Ryoshun was interviewed post fight and said 'Losing feels worse than winning feels good.'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
70%

 

Event: EMP OWF Bunyasarn v Paddington     
Date:   Feb 09, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hiro Manowaru (ranked 1153 p4p, 153 weight class) and Werner Jung (ranked 2811 p4p, 296 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

193 cm
23
280 lbs
6 - 2 - 0
179 cm
25
234 lbs
4 - 3 - 0
Good wrestling
World class boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

-

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Werner Jung!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Bishop, Donald Grub and Richard Clark.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
A low kick from Jung misses
and Manowaru connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.

It looks like Werner Jung has been cut.
Manowaru seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
The fighters circling - Jung throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Manowaru feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Jung takes a shot right to the bread basket.
We've been informed that Jung 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.
Jung tries to clinch but Manowaru moves out of range.
Manowaru throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Jung appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.

Manowaru lands a big uppercut and Jung crumbles to the floor! The ref thinks about stopping the fight but Jung looks OK. Manowaru waves Jung back to his feet!
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Manowaru throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A big left from Jung misses.
Manowaru misses the shot to the body.
Jung tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Manowaru cracks Jung with a big right hand that sees him stumbling back against the cage! Jung falls to his knees and Manowaru doesn't need a second invitatation - he rushes in and fires off several unanswered shots that force the referee to stop the fight! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:51 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Hiro Manowaru!
A relieved looking Hiro Manowaru thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
92%

 

Event: EMP Openweight Semi Finals     
Date:   Jan 19, 2019

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Taz Bandichoo (ranked 5566 p4p, 497 weight class) and Hiro Manowaru (ranked 1237 p4p, 157 weight class). Taz Bandichoo has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

178 cm
25
240 lbs
9 - 15 - 0
193 cm
23
280 lbs
5 - 2 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

-

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Taz Bandichoo!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
The judges for this bout are Vladimir Khabensky, Igor Prikhodko and Viktor Lagutenko.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Manowaru swings for the body but Bandichoo moves out of range.
Manowaru avoids a low kick by using good footwork.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Manowaru! But no joy.
Bandichoo blocks the body kick.
Bandichoo pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Manowaru back to the cage. Bandichoo follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Manowaru lands with a nice body punch.
Bandichoo misses with a straight right.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Manowaru! But no joy.
A head kick from Bandichoo lands but Manowaru takes it in his stride.
Manowaru has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Bandichoo tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Bandichoo throws a lazy right hand but Manowaru sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Manowaru ducks under a wild hook from Bandichoo.
Bandichoo is looking to land body kicks.
Bandichoo throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Manowaru avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Manowaru moves out of range of the strikes.
Bandichoo misses with an uppercut.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bandichoo thuds his shin into the meat of Manowaru's side.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manowaru throws a jab when Bandichoo was well out of range.
Manowaru avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sloppy strikes from Bandichoo. Those never looked like landing.
Bandichoo has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Crapollas Gym in the buildup to the fight.
A low kick from Bandichoo misses
and Manowaru counters with a lovely straight right hand!

It looks like Taz Bandichoo has been cut.
Manowaru goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Taz Bandichoo seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Manowaru swings for the body but Bandichoo moves out of range.
Bandichoo misses with a body kick.
Bandichoo lands a high kick!
Bandichoo throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Manowaru's head.
Bandichoo is looking to chop away at Manowaru's legs.
A head kick misses from Bandichoo.
Bandichoo walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Manowaru checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
A jab from Manowaru misses.
Manowaru ducks under a wild hook from Bandichoo.
Bandichoo lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Bandichoo throws a sloppy head kick and Manowaru moves out of range easily.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Manowaru throws the kick towards the body but Bandichoo avoids it.
Manowaru tries to work over Bandichoo's front leg with a kick but Bandichoo checks it.
A big left from Bandichoo misses.
Manowaru swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Manowaru on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Manowaru takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Bandichoo tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Bandichoo throws out a powerful jab.
Manowaru fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Bandichoo scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Bandichoo misses with a few strikes there.
Bandichoo throws a wild body kick that Manowaru sees coming a mile off.
Bandichoo swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Bandichoo throws a half hearted mid kick.
Manowaru throws a wild body kick that Bandichoo sees coming a mile off.
Manowaru throws the kick towards the body but Bandichoo avoids it.
Bandichoo tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bandichoo was well out of range. Poor timing from Manowaru.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Bandichoo scores with a three punch combo!
Bandichoo throws a head kick but Manowaru moves out of range.
Manowaru let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Manowaru 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 Bandichoo has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Bandichoo and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Bandichoo misses with a double jab.
Manowaru throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Bandichoo jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Bandichoo moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Bandichoo tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Manowaru let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Bandichoo misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Manowaru bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bandichoo fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Manowaru is out of range.
The fighters circling - Bandichoo throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bandichoo has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Bandichoo there as he acknowledges the shot.
Manowaru blocks a head kick by Bandichoo.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Manowaru uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Bandichoo.
Manowaru is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Bandichoo smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Bandichoo lands a head kick. Manowaru smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Manowaru stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Bandichoo.
Manowaru steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bandichoo.
It seemed like Manowaru was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Bandichoo scores with a one two! Manowaru had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Manowaru walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Manowaru tries to clinch up.
Bandichoo connects with a jab.
Bandichoo cracks Manowaru with a good jab.
Bandichoo thows a left - swing and a miss!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Manowaru takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Manowaru takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Bandichoo is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Bandichoo misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Bandichoo will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
A nice side step and Manowaru releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses.
Bandichoo fails to land with a series of punches.
Manowaru just misses with a punch to the body.
Bandichoo is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Manowaru can do to turn this around?
Bandichoo misses with a looping left.
Bandichoo misses with an uppercut.
Manowaru is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Bandichoo with a body shot.
Bandichoo bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Manowaru's head backwards.
Bandichoo connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Bandichoo connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Manowaru momentarily.
Manowaru lands a head shot.
Bandichoo swings widly with a right hand
and Manowaru counters with a right hand to the body.
Manowaru attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Bandichoo blocks a jab.
Bandichoo defending well as Manowaru loads up on a big left hand.
Nice body kick there by Bandichoo.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Manowaru moves out of range of the body kick.
Manowaru misses with an attempted mid kick.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A left and a right from Bandichoo both land. Nice combination.
Taz Bandichoo is winning the standup battle so far.
Bandichoo scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Bandichoo pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Manowaru uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bandichoo.
Bandichoo misses with a left hand
and Manowaru counters with a solid body kick.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Manowaru, right into the meat.
A head kick misses from Bandichoo.
Bandichoo takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Bandichoo throws a low kick but it's checked well by Manowaru.
Bandichoo moves out of range of the leg kick from Manowaru.
Manowaru uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Bandichoo.
Bandichoo fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Manowaru on the side of the head.
Bandichoo connects with a body shot that sends Manowaru's belly button to the back.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Manowaru misses with an uppercut.
Both these guys seem content to just stand up and trade with eachother but Manowaru might want to think about changing up his gameplan a bit because over the course of the fight, Bandichoo has got the better of the exchanges.
Bandichoo throws a head kick but Manowaru moves out of range.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses
and Manowaru counters with a lovely straight right hand!
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Manowaru in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Bandichoo misses with a straight right.
Bandichoo on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Manowaru. Manowaru obviously looking to wear him down.
Manowaru defending well as Bandichoo loads up on a big left hand.
Bandichoo misses with an uppercut
and Manowaru counters with a nice leg kick.
Bandichoo scores with a jab to the head.
Bandichoo uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Manowaru.
Manowaru throws a nice outside leg kick.
Bandichoo steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Manowaru.
Bandichoo looks to land a right hand but Manowaru moved out of range.
Manowaru counters with a body kick.
Bandichoo darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Manowaru shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
A solid body kick from Manowaru.
Manowaru lands a jab to the head.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Bandichoo throws the kick towards the body but Manowaru avoids it.
Manowaru now looks to counter with a shot at the body.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bandichoo looks to throw the jab but Manowaru is out of range.
Manowaru swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Bandichoo throws a sloppy head kick and Manowaru moves out of range easily.
A good leg kick by Bandichoo.
Bandichoo throws a two punch combo that lands nicely.
Manowaru throws a looping overhand right but Bandichoo ducks down to avoid it.
Manowaru blocks a head kick by Bandichoo.
A left lands for Bandichoo.
Manowaru has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Manowaru swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Manowaru slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Manowaru scores with a shot to the body.
A slow jab from Manowaru misses its intended target.
Bandichoo was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Bandichoo throws the left hand but Manowaru avoids the punch easily.
Manowaru ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bandichoo moves away.
Manowaru misses with a two punch combination.
Manowaru just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromBandichoo.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Manowaru throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Nice body kick from Manowaru.
It really doesn't seem like the step up in weight is hurting Bandichoo here at all. He's more than holding his own against the bigger man.
A head kick misses from Bandichoo.
Manowaru stuns Bandichoo with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Manowaru fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Bandichoo is out of range.
A quick step to the side and Bandichoo tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bandichoo takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Manowaru misses with an uppercut.
Manowaru buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Manowaru misses the jab.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Manowaru.
Bandichoo tries a head kick but it misses.
A slow jab from Bandichoo misses its intended target.
Manowaru let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses
and Manowaru counters with a nice body shot.
Manowaru throws the left hand but Bandichoo avoids the punch easily.
Bandichoo throwing a counter right hand but Manowaru manages to avoid it.
Bandichoo looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
It seemed like Manowaru was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Hiro Manowaru will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The cut man is working on Taz Bandichoo'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. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!


A head kick misses from Bandichoo.
Manowaru appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Bandichoo looks to throw the jab but Manowaru is out of range.
Bandichoo misses with a body shot.
Manowaru looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Bandichoo moves out of range of the body kick.
Manowaru lands with a nice body punch.
Manowaru swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Bandichoo throws a jab but it's blocked by Manowaru.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Manowaru! But no joy.
Bandichoo lands a high kick!
Bandichoo misses with the body kick
and Manowaru counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Manowaru throws a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Manowaru comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Bandichoo slips under a jab from Manowaru.
Bandichoo swings widly with a right hand
and Manowaru counters with a nice uppercut.
Manowaru fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Bandichoo.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Manowaru throws a low kick but Bandichoo avoids it.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Bandichoo throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Manowaru counters with a right hand to the body.
Manowaru blocks a head kick by Bandichoo.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Bandichoo 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 Manowaru has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Manowaru and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Manowaru was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Manowaru takes a swing at Bandichoo's ribcage but misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Bandichoo misses the target.
Manowaru ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bandichoo moves away.
Bandichoo throws a counter high kick but Manowaru was just alert enough to avoid it.
Manowaru gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Bandichoo moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
Manowaru fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Bandichoo is out of range.
Manowaru lands with a good body shot.
Bandichoo misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Manowaru is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Bandichoo rather than just go for the knockout.
Manowaru ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bandichoo scores with a shot to the body.
An inside leg kick lands from Manowaru.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Bandichoo uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Manowaru.
Bandichoo throws a hook but Manowaru blocks it.
Bandichoo throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Manowaru tries a quick counter leg kick but Bandichoo is wise to it.
Bandichoo thuds a mid kick into his opponent's body. That will wear on Manowaru if he has to take too many more of those.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
A combination from Bandichoo does no damage.
Manowaru ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bandichoo moves away.
Bandichoo thinks about countering with a body kick.
Bandichoo misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
A head kick by Bandichoo misses
and Manowaru counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Bandichoo swings away with a leg kick that misses.
Manowaru takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Bandichoo throws a series of punches but Manowaru avoids them all with ease.
Manowaru throws out a loose jab but Bandichoo uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bandichoo throws a sloppy head kick and Manowaru moves out of range easily.
Bandichoo throws out a loose jab but Manowaru uses good head movement to avoid it.
Manowaru looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Bandichoo throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Manowaru sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Bandichoo looks to land a left hand but Manowaru moved out of range nicely.
Bandichoo misses with a hook. Manowaru ducked under it nicely.
A big right from Manowaru misses.
Manowaru swings for the body but Bandichoo moves out of range.
Manowaru staying out of range there.
Manowaru raises up his leg as if looking to counter with a high kick.
Manowaru with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Manowaru throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Manowaru just misses with a punch to the body.
Bandichoo lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Manowaru at a distance.
Manowaru blocks the body kick.
Manowaru misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bandichoo.
Manowaru feints and then cracks Bandichoo's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Bandichoo down.
Bandichoo misses with a head kick.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru cracks Bandichoo with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Manowaru throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bandichoo throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Bandichoo tries a head kick but it misses.
Bandichoo throws an off balance right hand
enabling Manowaru to counter with a crisp jab.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bandichoo takes a swing at Manowaru's ribcage but misses.
Bandichoo lands a head kick. Manowaru smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Bandichoo tries a head kick but it misses.
Manowaru lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Bandichoo at a distance.
Bandichoo misses with a hook
and Manowaru makes the exchange count by landing a cracking kick to the body. Bandichoo really felt that one!
Manowaru throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Bandichoo stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Bandichoo keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Manowaru.
Bandichoo is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Manowaru moves out of range of the leg kick from Bandichoo.
Manowaru throws a body punch but Bandichoo moves out of range.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Hiro Manowaru.
I think Manowaru 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 Vladimir Khabensky scores the fight 28:29
Judge Igor Prikhodko scores the fight 28:29
Judge Viktor Lagutenko scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Hiro Manowaru!

Hiro Manowaru decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
74%

 

Event: EMP SF 2: Gray vs Cooke     
Date:   Dec 15, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Neville Southall (ranked 3389 p4p, 327 weight class) and Hiro Manowaru (ranked 1384 p4p, 162 weight class). Hiro Manowaru has the better chin. Will he look to stand and bang today?

185 cm
23
286 lbs
7 - 6 - 0
193 cm
22
280 lbs
4 - 2 - 0
Good wrestling
World class MT
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

-

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 7 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of New York, Neville Southall!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
The judges for this bout are Vladimir Khabensky, Illya Tyunina and Aleksei Zolotukhin.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Manowaru moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Manowaru ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Southall moves away.
Southall changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.

Southall shoots in and bounces Manowaru off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.

Manowaru is working an open guard so Southall takes the opportunity to get back to his feet.

Southall shoots in from a long way out. He's driving through with the takedown attempt and he eventually gets it, landing in Manowaru's guard.
Manowaru looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Manowaru preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.
Southall throwing strikes but missing.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Manowaru is pulling down on Southall's head to control his posture.
Let's hope that Manowaru has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
Manowaru preventing the ground and pound from doing any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Southall sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Southall makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Southall missing there with some ground and pound from the guard.
Manowaru has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Southall postures up in Manowaru's guard and throws a big left but Manowaru blocks it.
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Southall accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Southall throws a strike but Manowaru rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Southall being controlled here, momentarily.
Southall striking off his back, scoring a few points.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru controls from within his opponent's guard.
Southall throws some sloppy strikes off his back.
Manowaru stays in close to Southall's body and controls the position.
Manowaru wants to control from the top but Southall keeps moving.
Manowaru controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Manowaru is continuing to stall.

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

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Southall moves out of range of the body kick.
Southall bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Manowaru misses with a leg kick
and Southall counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Southall connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Manowaru's hands.
Good shot there by Manowaru.

It looks like Neville Southall has been cut.
Manowaru connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
An inside leg kick lands from Manowaru.
Southall misses with a hook to the body
and Manowaru counters with a right hand to the body.
A head kick misses from Southall.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Southall misses with a straight left.
No joy there for Southall, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Manowaru! But no joy.
Manowaru lands a right hook to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Southall shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Manowaru but Manowaru pushes him off and we're back to square one.
Manowaru throws a predictable looking body shot
and Southall counters with a thumping low kick.
Manowaru misses with an uppercut. Southall saw that one coming.
Southall tries to bum rush Manowaru with a series of wild strikes but Manowaru uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
Manowaru throws out a counter right but Southall avoids it with no problem.
Southall walks into a straight right hand from Manowaru.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Neville Southall dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Neville Southall's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!


Southall takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Southall on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Neville Southall is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Southall misses with a low kick.
Southall fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Manowaru cracks a nice hook into Southall's ribs.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Manowaru jabs at Southall's body.
Manowaru misses with a looping right.
Southall tries to bum rush Manowaru with a series of wild strikes but Manowaru uses good footwork to avoid the assault.

That's one minute gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Manowaru. Southall does a little dance to reset his feet.
Manowaru is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Southall.
Southall half committed to a counter leg kick.

Manowaru tries to keep at a distance but Southall has taken the fight into the clinch.
The fighters are starting to get sweaty, which will make takedowns a bit more tricky.
Manowaru blocks a body shot from Southall.
Southall struggles to land a body shot inside as Manowaru controls his hands.
Manowaru cracks Southall with a nice body shot.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Southall doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Manowaru lands with a short shot to the head.
Southall is trying to maintain a safe position but Manowaru gets an underhook and turns Southall into the cage.

Manowaru breaks from the clinch.
A chopping leg kick lands by Manowaru.

Southall scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Manowaru manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Manowaru blocks the strikes from Southall.
Manowaru controlling the action here.
Southall has been looking to land a fair amount of strikes on the ground. He might be looking to soften his opponent up in order to work for a submission.
Neville Southall overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Southall throws a strike from the bottom that misses.
Manowaru looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Southall wants to get back to full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru is pressing down on Southall's thigh, looking to free his foot. Southall is holding on for now.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Southall has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Manowaru is working away from the top position though.

Southall actively working from the bottom here.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Manowaru in particular looking to stall.
Southall missing with punches from the bottom.
Manowaru wants to pass the guard but Southall is defending well.
Manowaru is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Southall looks like he's trying to stand up.

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

The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.
Southall has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Southall there as he acknowledges the shot.

Southall dives in and scores a takedown into Manowaru's guard.
Manowaru trying to keep a closed guard but Southall is proving a slippery customer.
Southall postures up and scores with a shot to the body and a follow up elbow to the head.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Manowaru is adopting a defensive guard.
We're seeing a lot of stalling here from Manowaru.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hiro Manowaru showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Neville Southall's cut.
That's time! Southall's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!


Manowaru connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Manowaru looks to land a body kick but Southall moved away.
Southall throws a counter high kick but Manowaru was just alert enough to avoid it.
A jab from Manowaru does it's job there.

Neville Southall's cut is getting worse.
Southall throws a looping overhand right but Manowaru ducks down to avoid it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Manowaru displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Southall.
Manowaru steps in looking to counter with the mid kick but it doesn't connect.
Southall tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Manowaru defends well and Southall ends up having to push Manowaru into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Manowaru has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manowaru fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Hiro Manowaru is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Manowaru lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Southall at a distance.
Southall misses with a left hand

and Manowaru counters with a crisp right hand that drops Southall! Manowaru lets Southall back up to his feet, looking for a finish!
A low kick from Southall misses
and Manowaru counters with an inside leg kick.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Manowaru misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Southall.
It looked like Southall was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Southall doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot 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!
Manowaru scores with a nice body kick.
Manowaru lands a jab to Southall's midsection.
Manowaru lands with a nice body kick.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru cracks Southall on the jaw with a powerful right hand and Southall falls backwards against the cage. Manowaru follows up with more strikes that drop Southall to his knees. Manowaru keeps the pressure on and the referee jumps in to save Southall! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:10 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Hiro Manowaru!
Hiro Manowaru tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
50%

 

Event: TGC 81     
Date:   Nov 17, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Paea Talanoa (ranked 1351 p4p, 152 weight class) and Hiro Manowaru (ranked 22807 p4p, 591 weight class). Talanoa's entrance music is Tonga. A fine choice. Fingers crossed for an exciting fight - I'm sure both fighters are looking for a nice under the table bonus!

187 cm
25
280 lbs
9 - 5 - 0
193 cm
22
280 lbs
3 - 2 - 0
Abu Dhabi Champ
Counter fighter
Insanely flexible
Good wrestler
Excellent MT
Good gas tank

-

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 9 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Paea Talanoa!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
The judges for this bout are Ivan Kurochkin, Dmitry Maklakov and Fedor Mirinova.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Talanoa pushes Manowaru up against the cage in a clinch.
Manowaru lands with a right to the head.
Manowaru misses with a hook to the ribs.
Talanoa wants to take the fight to the mat but Manowaru manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Manowaru misses with a punch to the body.
A left hand lands to the body for Manowaru.
Manowaru working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A left hand lands to the body for Manowaru.
Talanoa is breathing heavily.
Talanoa looking for a takedown.
Manowaru lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Manowaru presses Talanoa against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Manowaru lands a nice shot to the body.
Manowaru lands a body punch in the clinch.
Manowaru is working Talanoa over against the cage.
Manowaru lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A shot in the inside from Manowaru.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Manowaru lands a nice shot to the body.
Good body shot from Manowaru.
Manowaru lands with a short head shot on the inside.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Manowaru pushes Talanoa back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Still in the clinch, Manowaru scores with a nice short uppercut.
Manowaru lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Manowaru lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Talanoa or not.
Manowaru digs a right hand into Talanoa's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Talanoa's gas tank.
Manowaru lands with a right to the head.
Manowaru is leaning against Talanoa and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Manowaru cracks Talanoa with a nice body shot.
Manowaru lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Manowaru lands a left hand.
A right hand to the body from Manowaru.
Manowaru lands a nice uppercut.
A short body shot lands from Manowaru as the two fighters clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A right hand to the body from Manowaru.
Manowaru is working Talanoa over against the cage.
A short right from Manowaru.
Manowaru lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Talanoa.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A short uppercut from Manowaru.
Manowaru lands with a light punch inside.
Manowaru makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A short right from Manowaru on the inside.
Manowaru stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Manowaru pushes Talanoa back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Manowaru lands a shot to the body.
Manowaru lands a body shot.
Manowaru scores with a shoulder strike.
Manowaru lands a nice shot to the body.
Good body shot from Manowaru.
Manowaru's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
Still in the clinch, Manowaru scores with a nice short uppercut.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Talanoa's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short body shot lands from Manowaru as the two fighters clinch.
Manowaru works on Talanoa's body with a couple of short punches.
Manowaru cracks Talanoa with a nice body shot.
Manowaru lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Manowaru stalling.
Manowaru lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
A hook to the body from Manowaru.
A body shot lands from Manowaru.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Manowaru.
Talanoa takes a shot to the head.
Manowaru is leaning against Talanoa and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.

Manowaru drops Talanoa onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Talanoa is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!

Talanoa is rocked!
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!
Manowaru lands a body punch in the clinch.
Oh Talanoa is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Manowaru makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Manowaru creates a little bit of space and unloads with a massive uppercut! Talanoa drops to the mat, out cold! Wow, that was brutal! What a knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Hiro Manowaru!
After the fight, Hiro Manowaru 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.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
68%

 

Event: CCF 38     
Date:   Sep 29, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hiro Manowaru (ranked 7591 p4p, 471 weight class) and Jan Schrijber (ranked 1014 p4p, 107 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

193 cm
21
280 lbs
3 - 1 - 0
183 cm
24
237 lbs
8 - 7 - 0
Good wrestling
Excellent boxer
Cardio machine
Good wrestler
World class MT
Good gas tank

-

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 8 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Jan Schrijber!
The judges for this bout are Reed Andrews, Bruno Lombardi and Jonathan Paton.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Manowaru blocks a low kick nicely.
It looked like Manowaru wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
Manowaru blocks an uppercut.
Manowaru working aggressively here.
Manowaru can't find room to land a body shot as Schrijber controls the action.
Manowaru prevents a body shot from Schrijber.
Schrijber fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Schrijber looking to throw knees to the head but Manowaru is blocking nicely.
Schrijber blocks a body shot from Manowaru.
Manowaru definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Schrijber doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Schrijber is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Manowaru is defending well for now.
Manowaru blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Manowaru lands a nice uppercut.
Manowaru working aggressively here.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Manowaru scores with a shoulder strike.
Schrijber misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Manowaru.
Schrijber misses with a body punch.
Manowaru swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Schrijber tries a body shot but Manowaru blocks it.
Schrijber pushes Manowaru back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Schrijber prevents a body shot from Manowaru.
Manowaru throws a head punch that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schrijber misses with a punch to the body.
Schrijber tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Manowaru tries to throw a body punch but Schrijber avoids it by throwing Manowaru back against the cage.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Schrijber.
Schrijber tries to work over Manowaru's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Schrijber missing with knees to the body.
Manowaru misses with a short punch on the inside.
Manowaru pushes Schrijber back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Schrijber fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Manowaru misses with a hook to the ribs.
Manowaru misses with the head strike.
Schrijber has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Manowaru seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Schrijber can turn it around.
Schrijber lands a hook to the side of the head.
Manowaru fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Manowaru tries to throw a body punch but Schrijber avoids it by throwing Manowaru back against the cage.
Manowaru doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A short left from Schrijber.
Schrijber with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Manowaru is trying to slow down the pace of the fight but Schrijber is keeping busy.
Schrijber is leaning against Manowaru and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Schrijber tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Manowaru tries a body shot but Schrijber blocks it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru can't find room to land a body shot as Schrijber controls the action.
Manowaru tries a body shot but Schrijber blocks it.
Schrijber landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Manowaru misses with a punch to the body.
Manowaru wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Manowaru's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Schrijber.
Schrijber with the Thai clinch. He's looking to land a big knee but he's not managed it this time.
Schrijber struggles to land a body shot inside as Manowaru controls his hands.
Schrijber lands a knee to the body.
Schrijber tries to land a knee to the head but misses.
Manowaru slowing the pace effectively.
Manowaru lands a left hand.
Manowaru cracks Schrijber with a nice body shot.
Manowaru lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Manowaru lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.

Manowaru breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Manowaru throws a shot from downtown. Schrijber moves away and avoids it.
Schrijber finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Schrijber scores with a three punch combo!
Schrijber lands a nice leg kick that just misses Manowaru's sensitive parts.
Schrijber tries to close the distance and clinch but Manowaru swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Manowaru misses with a looping right.
Manowaru misses with a body shot.
Schrijber is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Schrijber tries to score with a low kick but Manowaru moves his leg out of the way.
Manowaru is looking to counter punch.
Schrijber delivers a nice body kick.
Schrijber fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Schrijber fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Manowaru is out of range.
A quick step to the side and Manowaru tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Manowaru throws a right hand that misses
and Manowaru takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Schrijber throws a leg kick but Manowaru sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Schrijber scores with a hook to the body. Manowaru takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Schrijber turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Schrijber.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Schrijber tries to close the distance and clinch but Manowaru swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Manowaru swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Schrijber connects with a leg kick. Manowaru looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Manowaru uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Schrijber.
Schrijber tried to score with a low kick but Manowaru checks it.
Schrijber takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Schrijber feints and then cracks Manowaru's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Manowaru down.
Schrijber takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.

It looks like Jan Schrijber has been cut.
A chopping leg kick lands by Schrijber.
Schrijber misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Manowaru.
Schrijber scores with a punch to the head.
Manowaru pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


A nice leg kick lands there from Schrijber.
Manowaru checks a low kick. Bone on bone - not my idea of a good time.
Schrijber misses with a low kick as Manowaru jumps back.
Manowaru throws a jab when Schrijber was well out of range.
Schrijber closes the distance looking to clinch
and Manowaru cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Schrijber feints and then cracks Manowaru's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Manowaru down.
Manowaru on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Schrijber throws a quick inside leg kick.
Schrijber tries to clinch but Manowaru moves away
and Manowaru counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Schrijber tests Manowaru's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Schrijber fails in his attempt to clinch.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schrijber tries to score with a low kick but Manowaru moves his leg out of the way.
Manowaru is looking to counter punch.
Manowaru tries to work over Schrijber's front leg with a kick but Schrijber checks it.
Schrijber tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Manowaru throwing a counter right hand but Schrijber manages to avoid it.
Schrijber thows a body kick. Manowaru tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Schrijber scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Manowaru takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
The step up in weight doesn't seem to be a problem for Schrijber. He's performing admirably here against the bigger man.
Schrijber connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Schrijber throws a low kick but it's checked well by Manowaru.
Manowaru throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Schrijber sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Schrijber throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Schrijber throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Manowaru 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.
Schrijber has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Manowaru throws a jab but it's blocked by Schrijber.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Manowaru throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Schrijber looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Nice uppercut lands for Schrijber. That snapped Manowaru's head back.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Manowaru throws a shot from downtown. Schrijber moves away and avoids it.
Schrijber throws a body shot but no joy.
Manowaru throws a jab but it's blocked by Schrijber.
Manowaru keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Manowaru walks into a jab.
Schrijber throws a nice outside leg kick.
Schrijber tries to clinch but Manowaru is having none of it.
Schrijber fails in his attempt to clinch.
Schrijber connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Nice straight punches there by Manowaru. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Manowaru.
A nice inside leg kick there by Schrijber. That's going to slow Manowaru down.
Manowaru throws a big shot that misses.
Schrijber connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Some bone on bone action there as Manowaru checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Manowaru takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Manowaru misses with a double jab.
Manowaru throws a right hand that misses
and Schrijber counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Schrijber doesn't manage to clinch there - Manowaru circles away.
Manowaru throwing a counter right hand but Schrijber manages to avoid it.
A telegraphed right hand from Schrijber misses the target.
Schrijber throws a shot from downtown. Manowaru moves away and avoids it.
A solid leg kick lands there for Schrijber.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru throws a body punch but Schrijber moves out of range.

Manowaru closes the distance and clinches.
Schrijber crunches a lovely knee into Manowaru's ribcage.
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!
Schrijber goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Nice body punch from Manowaru - that landed with a thud.
Manowaru lands a left hand that snaps the head of Schrijber backwards.
Manowaru lands a body punch in the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Manowaru.
Schrijber tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Manowaru misses with a body punch.
Schrijber trying to land knees to the body.
Manowaru struggles to land a body shot inside as Schrijber controls his hands.
Manowaru lands an uppercut.
Jan Schrijber seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Schrijber misses with a punch to the body.
Manowaru avoiding damage as Schrijber throws knees to the body.
Nice body punch from Manowaru.
Schrijber is breathing heavily.

Manowaru escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Schrijber tries to bum rush Manowaru with a series of wild strikes but Manowaru uses good footwork to avoid the assault.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

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


Manowaru digs a good hook to Schrijber's body.
Manowaru bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Manowaru misses with a straight left.
Schrijber displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Manowaru throws out the jab.
Manowaru throws the left hand but Schrijber avoids the punch easily.
Manowaru lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Schrijber buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Schrijber takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Schrijber tries to close the distance and clinch up but Manowaru swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Manowaru is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice shot lands for Schrijber.
Schrijber misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Schrijber lands with a straight right. Manowaru didn't see that one coming.
Manowaru keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Manowaru swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Schrijber changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Schrijber scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Schrijber wants to clinch up but Manowaru keeps it at a distance.
Manowaru is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
Schrijber tries to clinch up

and Manowaru counters with a crisp one two that drops Schrijber! Manowaru thinks about following him to the mat for a moment but instead steps back and waves Schrijber to his feet! Schrijber is in big trouble!

Schrijber is rocked!
Schrijber takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Manowaru staying out of range there.
Schrijber throws a solid leg kick but Manowaru takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Schrijber.
Schrijber lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Manowaru at a distance.
Manowaru misses the shot to the body.
Schrijber slips under a jab from Manowaru.
Manowaru throws a shot from downtown. Schrijber moves away and avoids it.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Schrijber displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Hiro Manowaru has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Manowaru scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Schrijber doesn't seem bothered though.
Manowaru avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
An inside leg kick from Schrijber misses.
Manowaru takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Schrijber fails with an attempt to clinch.
Manowaru's jab looks to have found its range, popping Schrijber under the eye.
Manowaru throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Manowaru misses the body punch
and Schrijber counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
A jab from Schrijber does it's job there.
Manowaru lands a body shot.
Manowaru misses with a wild body shot.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
A looping hook to the body misses from Manowaru. Schrijber does a little dance to reset his feet.
Jan Schrijber seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Manowaru has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Schrijber.
Schrijber chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Manowaru throws a jab when Schrijber was well out of range.
Schrijber on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Manowaru takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Manowaru is looking to counter with a body kick.
Manowaru 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.
Schrijber is still on wobbly legs! Can Manowaru finish him?
Manowaru misses with an uppercut.
A chopping leg kick lands by Schrijber.
Schrijber seems to have recovered his senses.
Schrijber throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Manowaru was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Schrijber on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
A slapping leg kick lands for Schrijber.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Manowaru takes one to the chin there.
Manowaru blocks a low kick nicely.
Some bone on bone action there as Manowaru checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Manowaru swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Manowaru fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Schrijber finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Jan Schrijber is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Schrijber uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Manowaru.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Schrijber.
Schrijber connects with a leg kick. Manowaru looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.

Manowaru lands a big right hand that sends Schrijber crashing to the mat! Manowaru stays standing though and waves Schrijber back to his feet!
Manowaru throws a right hand that misses
and Schrijber makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
Schrijber is looking to clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Hiro Manowaru.
I think Schrijber 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 Reed Andrews scores the fight 28:29
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 28:29
Judge Jonathan Paton scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jan Schrijber!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
66%

 

Event: Test 1     
Date:   May 26, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hiro Manowaru (ranked 7368 p4p, 598 weight class) and Bruce Schlimen (ranked 4524 p4p, 458 weight class). Schlimen comes into a darkened arena with his song building. Wavey kicks in, the lights come on and the crowd goes wild! What a showman! Hiro Manowaru has a significant reach advantage - let's see if he can make it count.

193 cm
20
280 lbs
3 - 0 - 0
174 cm
18
155 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
Decent wrestler
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
BJJ Brown Belt
Basic striking
Powerful

-

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Bruce Schlimen!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Daniel Bishop and James Atkins.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

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

Schlimen thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Manowaru has Schlimen pulled in close to control his posture.
Schlimen trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Manowaru knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Schlimen on the ground.
Manowaru seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Manowaru's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.

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

Schlimen tries to keep at a distance but Manowaru has taken the fight into the clinch.

Manowaru has picked Schlimen up - he's going for a ride! Manowaru dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Manowaru in particular looking to stall.
Schlimen felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Manowaru throwing punches and elbows but they're not doing any damage.
Manowaru will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Well, if Manowaru is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
The fighters are battling for position here. Schlimen manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Manowaru has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Manowaru content to stall in guard here.
Manowaru has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Schlimen looking to hit a scissor sweep but Manowaru is one step ahead there.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Schlimen had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Manowaru defends it easily.
Manowaru controls from within his opponent's guard.
Manowaru pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Schlimen is keeping the position for now.
Schlimen controls Manowaru momentarily but Manowaru frees himself.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Manowaru controls the pace of the fight for a moment.

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

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Manowaru avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Manowaru slips a straight right by Schlimen.
Manowaru attempts a counter takedown but Schlimen avoids it well and moves away.

Manowaru moves into the clinch.

Manowaru jumps into guard, dragging Schlimen to the mat.
Manowaru is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Further stalling from Manowaru.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Schlimen wants to control from the top but Manowaru keeps moving.
Manowaru has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Hiro Manowaru dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!


Schlimen misses with an attempted mid kick.
Manowaru tries to counter by clinching up but Schlimen breaks away and moves out of range.
Schlimen throws a poor cross that misses
and Manowaru counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.

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

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

Manowaru got a little sloppy there for a moment and Schlimen has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Manowaru has managed to get both his arms back between Schlimen's legs - danger averted.
Manowaru is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Schlimen can do to turn this around?

Schlimen is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Manowaru is aware though and is defending well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Manowaru is stalling in the full guard.
Schlimen is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Schlimen pushes a forearm under Manowaru's chin to create some space. He's escaped his hips and pivoted quickly for an armbar! Can he extend the arm? Yes, Manowaru is tapping out! Damn, that was fast!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:27 of round 2, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Bruce Schlimen!
Bruce Schlimen seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.
The defeated Hiro Manowaru had this to say: 'Thank you for the lesson young master.'.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
27%

 

Event: CEFC Fight Night 119     
Date:   Mar 08, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight MMA rules bout between Hiro Manowaru (ranked 7440 p4p, 228 weight class) and Angel Escribano (ranked 7494 p4p, 97 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.

193 cm
19
280 lbs
2 - 0 - 0
182 cm
18
167 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Cardio machine
BJJ Brown Belt
Basic striking
Inexperienced

-

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 1 rounds, in the super heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Hiro Manowaru!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Las Vegas, Angel Escribano!
The judges for this bout are Gregory Folan, Yves DeLean and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Manowaru feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Escribano sprawling to the canvas! Escribano rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Manowaru finish him?!
Manowaru lands a nice looking body shot.
Escribano on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Manowaru. Manowaru obviously looking to wear him down.
Nice body punch from Manowaru.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Manowaru darts in and lands a big hook, right on the button! Escribano's legs crumble underneath him as he falls to the canvas! The ref tackles Manowaru before he gets to land any more shots to his stricken foe.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:17 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Hiro Manowaru!
A victorious Hiro Manowaru thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Dec 04, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Yu Zemin (ranked 5970 p4p, 0 weight class) and Tourney Guy (ranked 25118 p4p, 0 weight class). The crowd giving both fighters a great reception on their way into the arena. That's good to see.

193 cm
18
280 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
180 cm
20
270 lbs
3 - 3 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Good chin
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Powerful

-

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Yu Zemin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 3 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Tourney Guy!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, Trevor Gratis and Robert Douchet.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Zemin misses with a looping right.
Guy was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Nice uppercut there from Zemin.

It looks like Tourney Guy has been cut.
A head kick by Zemin misses
and Guy counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Zemin connects with a looping right hand.
Zemin misses with a looping right.
A nice side step and Guy releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Zemin could do with losing a few pounds - he looks very soft around the mid section, to put it politely.
Nice body punch from Zemin.
Guy takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
We've been told by Zemin's head coaches at Fight Factory that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Zemin getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Zemin with a hook.
Zemin lands with an overhand left.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Zemin misses with a lunging right hand
and Guy counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Guy takes one to the chin there.
Zemin scores with the left hand. Guy knows he should have avoided that one.
Zemin misses with a low kick.
Yu Zemin seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Guy avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Zemin cracks Guy with a good jab.
Zemin misses with a straight left.
Zemin is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Zemin throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Zemin throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Guy now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Donk. Zemin catches Guy right on the button with a cross.

Guy is rocked!
Zemin throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Guy to counter with a crisp jab.
Zemin pounces like a tiger and cracks Guy with a vicious hook! Guy is down but not out! Zemin follows up with more strikes forcing the ref to jump in and stop it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Yu Zemin!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
63%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Nov 27, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight MMA rules bout between Yu Zemin (ranked 6302 p4p, 0 weight class) and Tim Turner (ranked 25069 p4p, 0 weight class). The key to victory for Yu Zemin has got to be keeping the fight on the feet.

193 cm
18
280 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
224 cm
20
260 lbs
0 - 4 - 0
BJJ White Belt
Excellent MT
Good chin
Good takedowns
Dangerous knees
Solid chin

-

-



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Yu Zemin!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Montreal, Tim Turner!
The judges for this bout are Elvis Blanc, Gregory Folan and Trevor Gratis.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Zemin misses with a hook.
As Zemin backs off Turner throws a huge counter combo but Zemin manages to avoid it all.
Zemin ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Zemin throws a good cross that connects.

It looks like Tim Turner has been cut.
Zemin lands a jab to Turner's midsection.
Turner looks winded!
Turner walks into a picture perfect straight right hand from Zemin! He's gone down face first to the canvas, unconscious before he even hit the floor! Ohhhh. My. Goodness! That boys and girls was a beautiful knockout! Give that man a biscuit!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:23 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Yu Zemin!
S C
A
G S C
B
G S C G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
mgr
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
100%

 

 
 
 
Home
What is MMA Tycoon?
Register
Forgot Details
Contact Us
MMA Affiliate Program
MMA Forum
UFC Chat
MMA Newspaper
Buzz - Social Media
MMA Rankings
MMA T-Shirts
 
Managers online: 520
Total users: 28991
 

 

   
©MMA Tycoon  |  Fighting Games 
Bet MMA  |  Contact  |  Links  |  MMA Chat  
MMA Forum  |  Online (520)
Steam Gaming Group Google+ MMA Tycoon Twitter Facebook MMA Game MMA RSS feed - MMA Tycoon Game's Radio Podcast