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Event: STRIKE! - MMA     
Date:   Feb 11, 2024
#R1#
Radovic lands a head kick!
Radovic lands with an uppercut that bounces Kuzmitch off the cage and back into range.
Radovic buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Radovic misses with a left hand
and Kuzmitch counters with a straight right hand.
Radovic wants to slow Kuzmitch down by chopping away at his legs.
Niko Radovic seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kuzmitch lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Radovic at a distance.
Kuzmitch with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Radovic to score with a decent uppercut.
Kuzmitch has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Hammer House of Horror in the buildup to the fight.#T1#
Kuzmitch lands a jab to the nose.
Kuzmitch connects with a body shot that sends Radovic's belly button to the back.
Nice shot by Radovic.
Kuzmitch on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
A bone on bone clash there as Kuzmitch blocks the leg kick.
Kuzmitch 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.
Kuzmitch throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Radovic sees it coming and avoids it easily.#T2#
A big left from Radovic misses.
A little feinted left hand from Kuzmitch on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kuzmitch throws a shot from downtown. Radovic moves away and avoids it.
Good standup being displayed there by Radovic as he connects with a hook.
Radovic tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kuzmitch was well out of range. Poor timing from Radovic.
Radovic cracks Kuzmitch with an open hand slap.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Radovic closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Radovic 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. #ROC2#Kuzmitch is rocked!#T3#
Radovic lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Radovic cracks Kuzmitch with a big right hand that sees him stumbling back against the cage! Kuzmitch falls to his knees and Radovic 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 3:21 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Niko Radovic!
After winning the bout, Niko Radovic thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.

 

Event: CFC 635     
Date:   Jan 27, 2024
#R1#
Otgonbayar tries to clinch but Kuzmitch is having none of it. #CL#
Otgonbayar has closed the distance and engaged Kuzmitch in a clinch.
Kuzmitch misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kuzmitch stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Otgonbayar throws a head punch that misses.
Otgonbayar misses with a short punch on the inside.
Kuzmitch pushes Otgonbayar back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Otgonbayar throws a head punch that misses.
Kuzmitch lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Otgonbayar backwards.
Kuzmitch gets through Otgonbayar's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.#BC2#
Kuzmitch breaks the clinch. #CL#
Otgonbayar rushes Kuzmitch and presses him up against the cage.
Otgonbayar has a couple of punches blocked by Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Otgonbayar backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kuzmitch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Otgonbayar.
Kuzmitch lands with a light punch inside.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kuzmitch lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Kuzmitch lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Otgonbayar backwards.
Kuzmitch throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Otgonbayars head.
Otgonbayar working aggressively here.
Otgonbayar throws a head punch that misses. #T1#
Kuzmitch scores with a shoulder strike.
Otgonbayar throws a head punch that misses.
Kuzmitch swings wildly with an uppercut but Otgonbayar uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kuzmitch has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Otgonbayar seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Kuzmitch can turn it around.
Kuzmitch blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Kuzmitch working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Kuzmitch blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Otgonbayar misses with the head strike.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kuzmitch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch lands a body punch.
Otgonbayar blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Otgonbayar fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Otgonbayar throws a punch but it's blocked by Kuzmitch.
Otgonbayar misses with a short punch on the inside.
Otgonbayar lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Kuzmitch lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Otgonbayar backwards.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Otgonbayar's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A short left from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Kuzmitch scores with a shoulder strike.
A short body shot lands from Kuzmitch as the two fighters clinch.
Kuzmitch blocks a punch to the side of the head. #T2#
Otgonbayar swings wildly with an uppercut but Kuzmitch uses good head movement to avoid it.
Otgonbayar swings wildly with an uppercut but Kuzmitch uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kuzmitch throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Kuzmitch lands an uppercut.
Otgonbayar misses with the head strike.
A shot in the inside from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch lands with a right to the head.
Kuzmitch working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Otgonbayar misses with a hook from the clinch.
Kuzmitch fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Otgonbayar tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Otgonbayar lands an uppercut.
Kuzmitch doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Otgonbayar.
Kuzmitch blocks an uppercut.
Otgonbayar swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Otgonbayar fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Kuzmitch is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Otgonbayar to keep the fight standing.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kuzmitch.
Otgonbayar throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Kuzmitchs head.
Otgonbayar misses with a punch on the inside. #T3#
Kuzmitch lands with a light punch inside.
Kuzmitch digs a right hand underneath Otgonbayar's ribcage. Otgonbayar let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Otgonbayar misses with a hook from the clinch.
Otgonbayar misses with a short punch on the inside.
A body shot lands from Kuzmitch.
Otgonbayar misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kuzmitch.
Otgonbayar takes a shot to the head.
Kuzmitch scores with a nice hook to the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Otgonbayar.
Kuzmitch tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Otgonbayar just stands there and leans against the cage.
Kuzmitch lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Otgonbayar backwards.
Otgonbayar misses with the head strike.
Otgonbayar has a couple of punches blocked by Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Otgonbayar takes a shot to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Kuzmitch lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Kuzmitch lands a body shot.
Otgonbayar definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Kuzmitch lands a nice uppercut.
Otgonbayar swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kuzmitch softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Kuzmitch misses with a hook to the ribs. #T4#
Kuzmitch blocks an uppercut.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Otgonbayar.
Kuzmitch lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Otgonbayar throws a head punch that misses. #BC2#
Kuzmitch manages to break the clinch.
Otgonbayar wants to clinch up but Kuzmitch keeps it at a distance.
Otgonbayar closes the distance but Kuzmitch moves to the side
and Kuzmitch counters with a stiff right hand. #CUT2#It looks like Batu Otgonbayar has been cut.
Otgonbayar tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Kuzmitch paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A swing and a miss from Kuzmitch.
Otgonbayar tries to clinch up#KD2#
and Kuzmitch lands a stunning uppercut that sends Otgonbayar to the mat! #ROC2#Otgonbayar is rocked!
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Otgonbayar tries to kick Kuzmitch off in order to stand up. Kuzmitch Avoids the leg push though and dives into side control.
Kuzmitch tries to move into full mount but can't pass Otgonbayar's legs.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Petr Kuzmitch dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Batu Otgonbayar's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.#R2#
Otgonbayar looks to clinch
and Kuzmitch counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Kuzmitch circles away from the clinch attempt
and Kuzmitch counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Otgonbayar tries to clinch up
and Kuzmitch counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Otgonbayar wants to clinch but Kuzmitch slips to the side
and Kuzmitch counters with a big left hand that crumples Otgonbayar! He was out before he hit the floor! Brutal knockout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:35 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Petr Kuzmitch!
A very excited looking Petr Kuzmitch made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.

 

Event: HFC 77:Von Wild vs Yamasaki     
Date:   Dec 09, 2023
#R1#
Rapheal doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Rapheal throws a body kick that misses
enabling Kuzmitch to counter with a crisp jab.
Nice body punch from Kuzmitch.
Nice shot by Kuzmitch.
Rapheal misses with a shot to the body
and Kuzmitch counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Rapheal connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
A jab from Rapheal does it's job there.
Rapheal digs a good hook to Kuzmitch's body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Rapheal swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.#T1#
Kuzmitch throws a head kick that misses.
Rapheal lands a jab to Kuzmitch's midsection.
Rapheal connects with the punch.#KD#
Rapheal feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Kuzmitch sprawling to the canvas! Kuzmitch rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Rapheal finish him?! #ROC#Kuzmitch is rocked!
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Rapheal moves into range and lands a nice body kick.
We've been told by Rapheal's head coaches at FIGHT FOUNDERS (CA) that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Kuzmitch throws a hook to the side of Rapheal's head but Rapheal sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.#KD#
Rapheal cracks Kuzmitch with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Kuzmitch looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can Rapheal finish him?
Kuzmitch is still on wobbly legs! Can Rapheal finish him?#T2#
Crack! Rapheal connects with the perfect overhand right and Kuzmitch falls face first to the canvas. Timbeeeeeeeer! Beautiful knockout for Rapheal!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:08 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Mark Rapheal!
Mark Rapheal retains his welterweight title!
Mark Rapheal decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.

 

Event: HFC Fight Night 14     
Date:   Nov 21, 2023
#R1#
Kuzmitch displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Macaco throws out the jab.
Kuzmitch takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Kuzmitch slips a straight right by Macaco.
Kuzmitch looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kuzmitch takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Macaco lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Jab by Macaco.
Macaco lands with a thumping leg kick.
Macaco looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Macaco throws a lazy right hand but Kuzmitch sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Macaco misses.
A countering left hand to the body from Kuzmitch misses.
Jab from Macaco.
Kuzmitch uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Macaco.
Macaco throws a sloppy head kick
and Kuzmitch counters with a stiff right hand.
Kuzmitch 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.#T1#
Kuzmitch moves into range and connects with a jab.
Macaco pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Kuzmitch swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kuzmitch staying out of range there.
A little jabbing left from Kuzmitch on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kuzmitch tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Kuzmitch takes a thudding leg kick, right into the meat of the thigh.
Macaco slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Macaco misses with a leg kick
and Kuzmitch counters with a stiff right hand.
Kuzmitch slips a straight right by Macaco.
Kuzmitch uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Macaco.
Macaco scores with a jab to the head.
Macaco lands a lovely overhand right.#T2#
Macaco misses with a left hand
and Kuzmitch counters with a straight right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Macaco with a jab.
Kuzmitch slips a straight right by Macaco.
Kuzmitch moves forwards but Macaco connects with a nice, crisp jab.
A solid leg kick lands there for Macaco.
Kuzmitch takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Macaco 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.
Macaco misses with a left hand
and Kuzmitch counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Macaco throws a jab but it's blocked by Kuzmitch.
Macaco with the inside leg kick.
Kuzmitch lands with a hook. Macaco tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head. #T3#
Kuzmitch takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Kuzmitch checks a leg kick.
Kuzmitch shapes to counter with a head kick.
Macaco is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Kuzmitch on the wrong end of a nice low kick. He's acting like it's no big deal but he doesn't want to take many more of those.
A jab from Macaco misses.
Macaco connects with a solid leg kick.
Kuzmitch takes a swing at Macaco's ribcage but misses.
A lazy left from Kuzmitch finds it's target.
Macaco motions for Kuzmitch to come forward. Macaco throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kuzmitch! But no joy.
Kuzmitch on the receiving end of a decent leg kick there by Macaco. Macaco obviously looking to wear him down.
Macaco misses the shot to the body.
Kuzmitch's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.#T4#
Macaco uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kuzmitch.
Macaco is looking to slow Kuzmitch down with leg kicks.
A nice inside leg kick there by Macaco. That's going to slow Kuzmitch down.
Macaco dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Kuzmitch. That did some damage!
Macaco connects with a nice looking jab.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Macaco bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kuzmitch's head.
Macaco bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Macaco misses with a hook.
Kuzmitch closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Kuzmitch throws out a loose jab but Macaco uses good head movement to avoid it.
Macaco throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kuzmitch counters with a lovely shot to the body.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Diego Macaco dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.#R2#
A combination from Macaco does no damage.
Macaco connects with a leg kick.
Macaco throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kuzmitch.
A chopping leg kick lands by Macaco.
Macaco is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Kuzmitch can do to turn this around?
Kuzmitch cracks Macaco with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Macaco turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Kuzmitch avoids the head kick by Macaco.
Macaco misses with a right hand
and Kuzmitch counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A nice leg kick from Macaco, right into the meat of the thigh.
Macaco throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kuzmitch is clearly looking to counter with head kicks.
Macaco keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot. #T1#
Macaco misses the jab.
Kuzmitch blocks a head kick by Macaco.
Kuzmitch throws out a counter right but Macaco avoids it with no problem.
Kuzmitch avoids the body shot from Macaco.
Macaco tries to clinch
and Kuzmitch connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
A nice leg kick from Macaco, right into the meat of the thigh.
Macaco throws an overhand right that lands on Kuzmitch's shoulder, as Kuzmitch tries to avoid the shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Kuzmitch misses the target.
Macaco with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row.
Kuzmitch throws a lazy uppercut
and Macaco counters with an outside leg kick.
Diego Macaco seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Macaco tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Kuzmitch manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
A right-left combo lands from Macaco. #T2#
Macaco buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Macaco throws a leg kick
letting Kuzmitch counter with a right hand.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Macaco bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Kuzmitch's head.
Macaco jabbing away but nothing is landing.
A little jabbing left from Kuzmitch on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Macaco pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Good standup being displayed there by Macaco as he connects with a hook.
Kuzmitch 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.#CL#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Macaco.
Kuzmitch tries to throw a body punch but Macaco avoids it by throwing Kuzmitch back against the cage.
Kuzmitch avoids a wild elbow strike from Macaco.#T3#
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Kuzmitch creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Macaco throws an elbow that misses.
Kuzmitch tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Macaco's elbow.
Kuzmitch scores with a shoulder strike.
Macaco blocks a body shot from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch misses with a punch to the body.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Kuzmitch. #BC2#
Kuzmitch breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance. #CL#
Macaco clinches with his opponent.
Kuzmitch struggles to land a body shot inside as Macaco controls his hands.
Kuzmitch lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Kuzmitch throws a head punch that misses.
Kuzmitch lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Macaco backwards.
Kuzmitch tries a body shot but Macaco blocks it.
Macaco works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kuzmitch.
A short left from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Macaco doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kuzmitch can't find room to land a body shot as Macaco controls the action. #T4#
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kuzmitch.
A short body shot lands from Macaco as the two fighters clinch.
Kuzmitch misses with a short punch on the inside.
Macaco throws an elbow that misses.
Kuzmitch throws a punch but it's blocked by Macaco.
Macaco misses with an elbow strike.
Macaco gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Kuzmitch scores with a shot to the side of Macaco's head.
Kuzmitch tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Macaco lands with a light punch inside.
Kuzmitch tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Macaco just stands there and leans against the cage.
Kuzmitch lands a left hand.
Macaco lands with a right to the head.
Kuzmitch is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Macaco lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Kuzmitch.
Macaco pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Macaco blocks an uppercut.
Macaco doesn't land with the attempted body shot. #BC2#
Kuzmitch manages to break the clinch.
Kuzmitch gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Diego Macaco dominated that second round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. This is the final round!#R3#
Macaco chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Petr Kuzmitch has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Macaco throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
Macaco misses with a jab to the body
and Kuzmitch counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kuzmitch takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Macaco scores with a jab.
Macaco throws a leg kick but Kuzmitch moved away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A punch lands to the side of Kuzmitch 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Kuzmitch checks the leg kick.
Kuzmitch has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Macaco throws a right hand that misses
and Kuzmitch counters with a stiff right hand.
Macaco throws a leg kick but Kuzmitch checks it.
Kuzmitch now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Diego Macaco is winning the standup battle so far.#T1#
Jab from Macaco.
Macaco thows a leg kick but Kuzmitch checks it
and Kuzmitch counters with a nice uppercut.
Kuzmitch drops his hands momentarily and Macaco takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Kuzmitch staying out of range there.
Kuzmitch swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Macaco misses with an uppercut
and Kuzmitch counters with a lovely straight right hand!#ROC2#Macaco is rocked!
An inside leg kick lands from Macaco.
Macaco fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Kuzmitch checks it well.
A big right from Macaco misses.
Kuzmitch throws a big counter head kick but Macaco avoids it with no problem.
Macaco fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Kuzmitch on the side of the head.
Macaco throws a leg kick
and Kuzmitch counters with a flying knee that drops Macaco! Kuzmitch dives in and finishes the fight with a flurry of strikes from the mount!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:05 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Petr Kuzmitch!
A victorious Petr Kuzmitch thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.

 

Event: HFC 69     
Date:   Oct 14, 2023
#R1#
Akutagawa missing with a left hand there. Kuzmitch was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kuzmitch swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Ryu Akutagawa seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Akutagawa connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
A slapping leg kick lands for Akutagawa.
Akutagawa misses with a looping left.
Kuzmitch is looking to counter punch.
Kuzmitch catches Akutagawa with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Akutagawa throws a hook to the side of Kuzmitch's head but Kuzmitch sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kuzmitch has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Berloga in the buildup to the fight.
Akutagawa slips under a jab.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A jab from Akutagawa misses.
It looked like Kuzmitch was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Akutagawa.
Akutagawa paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Akutagawa ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.#T1#
Kuzmitch uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Akutagawa.
Akutagawa looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Akutagawa looks to land a left hand but Kuzmitch moved out of range nicely.
Akutagawa has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Akutagawa there as he acknowledges the shot.
Akutagawa throws a jab but it's blocked by Kuzmitch.
The fighters circling - Akutagawa throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Akutagawa throws a hook but Kuzmitch blocks it.
A jab from Kuzmitch finds it's way through Akutagawa's defenses.
The fighters circling - Kuzmitch throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Kuzmitch moves out of range of the strikes.#T2#
Kuzmitch checks a leg kick.
Akutagawa throws a sloppy body shot
and Akutagawa takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles. #CUT#It looks like Ryu Akutagawa has been cut.
Kuzmitch throws a hook but Akutagawa avoids it easily.
Akutagawa misses with a right hand
and Kuzmitch counters with a right hand to the body.
Akutagawa throws the left hand but Kuzmitch avoids the punch easily.
Akutagawa slips under a jab from Kuzmitch.
Akutagawa throws a nice inside leg kick.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kuzmitch walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Akutagawa checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
Akutagawa misses with an uppercut. Kuzmitch saw that one coming.#T3#
Kuzmitch gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Kuzmitch misses the jab.
Some bone on bone action there as Kuzmitch checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Kuzmitch swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Kuzmitch connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Akutagawa's hands.
Kuzmitch takes a swing at Akutagawa's ribcage but misses.
Kuzmitch stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Akutagawa.
Kuzmitch throws a lazy right hand but Akutagawa sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kuzmitch. Akutagawa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Kuzmitch jabs Akutagawa to the body, keeping him at a distance.#T4#
Kuzmitch throws a poor cross that misses
and Akutagawa counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Kuzmitch lands a jab to Akutagawa's midsection.
Kuzmitch misses with a body shot.
And Akutagawa responds with a good body kick, but Kuzmitch manages to step out the way in time.
Akutagawa misses with a low kick.
Kuzmitch defending well as Akutagawa loads up on a big left hand.
A leg kick checked by Kuzmitch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Nice jab there from Kuzmitch.
Akutagawa changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Ryu Akutagawa will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Ryu Akutagawa's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare each other down, ready to get back to the action.#R2#
Kuzmitch swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Akutagawa thows a left - swing and a miss!
A looping hook to the body misses from Kuzmitch. Akutagawa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akutagawa looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Akutagawa tries to work over Kuzmitch's front leg with a kick but Kuzmitch checks it.
Akutagawa misses with a straight left.
Kuzmitch just misses with a punch to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akutagawa will need to close the distance a bit before he attacks - that leg kick was thrown from too far away.
Akutagawa works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Akutagawa misses with a shot to the body
and Kuzmitch counters with a left to the body. #T1#
Akutagawa ducks right into an uppercut from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch throws a hook to the side of Akutagawa's head but Akutagawa sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Akutagawa feints a counter leg kick.
Akutagawa lands a lovely overhand right.
Akutagawa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kuzmitch.
Akutagawa slips under a jab.
Akutagawa throws a hook but Kuzmitch avoids it easily.
It looked like Kuzmitch wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Kuzmitch misses with a body punch
and Akutagawa counters with a slapping leg kick.
A nice leg kick from Akutagawa, right into the meat of the thigh.
Akutagawa tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kuzmitch was well out of range. Poor timing from Akutagawa.#T2#
Akutagawa staying out of range there.
Akutagawa motions for Kuzmitch to come forward. Akutagawa throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
It looked like Kuzmitch wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Kuzmitch bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Akutagawa throws a leg kick which misses Kuzmitch's front leg but catches the back leg as Kuzmitch tries to avoid it.
Akutagawa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Akutagawa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kuzmitch.
A telegraphed right hand from Akutagawa misses the target.
An attempted straight right counter from Kuzmitch misses the target.
Akutagawa misses with a looping right.
Kuzmitch swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.#T3#
Kuzmitch bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Akutagawa's head backwards.
Kuzmitch missing with a left hand there. Akutagawa was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kuzmitch checks a low kick from Akutagawa.
Kuzmitch takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Kuzmitch uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Akutagawa.
Kuzmitch gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
letting Akutagawa counter with a right hand.
Kuzmitch throws a jab when Akutagawa was well out of range.
Akutagawa throws a right hand that misses
and Kuzmitch counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.#T4#
Kuzmitch looks to throw the jab but Akutagawa is out of range.
Akutagawa throws a leg kick that misses.
Kuzmitch misses the jab.
Akutagawa swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A counter left hand to the body from Kuzmitch misses its target.
Good exchange - Kuzmitch coming out on top.
Akutagawa throws a hook but Kuzmitch avoids it easily.
Kuzmitch throws a big counter combination but Akutagawa scrambles out of danger and avoids any damage.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Akutagawa throws a hook to the side of Kuzmitch's head but Kuzmitch sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kuzmitch swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Akutagawa uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kuzmitch.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Ryu Akutagawa showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Ryu Akutagawa's cut.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.#R3#
Kuzmitch takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Akutagawa moves out of range of the strikes.
It seemed like Akutagawa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Akutagawa swings widly with a right hand
and Kuzmitch counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Akutagawa loads up on a big right hand but Kuzmitch slips the punch.
Akutagawa looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Akutagawa sizes up Kuzmitch with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Ryu Akutagawa seems to be getting the better of the standup.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akutagawa throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Kuzmitch's head.
Akutagawa thows a leg kick but Kuzmitch checks it
and Kuzmitch cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kuzmitch misses the body punch
and Akutagawa counters with a good, hard body kick but Kuzmitch shrugs it off. #T1#
Kuzmitch throws out a loose jab but Akutagawa uses good head movement to avoid it.
Akutagawa misses with a lunging right hand
and Kuzmitch cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Akutagawa smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Akutagawa swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A counter left hand to the body from Kuzmitch misses its target.
Kuzmitch throws an off balance right hand
and Akutagawa counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kuzmitch 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.
Akutagawa lands a nice leg kick that just misses Kuzmitch's sensitive parts.
Akutagawa paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.#T2#
Akutagawa attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Akutagawa has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Akutagawa misses with a hook
and Kuzmitch counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A looping hook to the body misses from Kuzmitch. Akutagawa does a little dance to reset his feet.
Akutagawa keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Akutagawa sees it coming and avoids it easily.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Akutagawa misses the jab.
Kuzmitch tries to counter with a takedown but Akutagawa is quick to defend against it.
Akutagawa is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kuzmitch.
A quick step to the side and Kuzmitch tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Akutagawa fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kuzmitch.#T3#
Akutagawa displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kuzmitch throws out the jab.
Akutagawa throws a nice inside leg kick.
Kuzmitch wants to land a leg kick but Akutagawa is out of range.
Kuzmitch moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Kuzmitch wants to slow Akutagawa down by chopping away at his legs.
A good leg kick by Akutagawa.
Akutagawa uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kuzmitch.
Akutagawa with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Kuzmitch to score with a decent uppercut.
Kuzmitch slips a jab from Akutagawa.
A counter left hand to the body from Kuzmitch misses its target.#T4#
Kuzmitch scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Akutagawa doesn't seem bothered though.
Kuzmitch misses with an uppercut.
Akutagawa steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch throws the left hand but Akutagawa avoids the punch easily.
Kuzmitch keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akutagawa works Kuzmitch's body with a nice hook.
Akutagawa throws a lazy uppercut
and Kuzmitch counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kuzmitch is hobbling a little on that front leg after taking quite a few leg kicks so far in this fight.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Akutagawa throws the left hand but Kuzmitch avoids the punch easily.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Ryu Akutagawa really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Ryu Akutagawa's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!#R4#
Akutagawa misses the jab.
Kuzmitch connects with a right hand. Akutagawa shakes it off.
Kuzmitch moves out of range of the body kick.
Akutagawa staying out of range there.
Akutagawa is trying to counter with his kicks.
Kuzmitch moves out of range as Akutagawa strikes.
Akutagawa ducks under a wild hook from Kuzmitch.
Akutagawa looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Akutagawa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kuzmitch manages to avoid it.
Akutagawa throws a lazy right hand but Kuzmitch sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Kuzmitch looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Akutagawa scores with a shot to the body. #T1#
Akutagawa throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kuzmitch is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Akutagawa swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Akutagawa scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Akutagawa keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Akutagawa slips under a jab.
Akutagawa looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Kuzmitch swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Kuzmitch takes a body kick right on the floating rib. Ouchie.
Akutagawa misses with a straight right. #T2#
Kuzmitch avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
A nice inside leg kick there by Akutagawa. That's going to slow Kuzmitch down.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Kuzmitch might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Akutagawa fakes with a right hand and throws a good leg kick, right into the thigh. That had to hurt Kuzmitch.
Akutagawa slips under a jab from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch takes a swing at Akutagawa's ribcage but misses.
Kuzmitch takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
A big right from Akutagawa misses.
Kuzmitch checks a leg kick nicely.#T3#
Kuzmitch checks a leg kick.
Kuzmitch was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Akutagawa scores with a crisp jab that stopped Kuzmitch in his tracks.
Akutagawa connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Kuzmitch's hands.
Akutagawa misses with an uppercut
and Akutagawa takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Akutagawa throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kuzmitch sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Akutagawa throws a lazy uppercut
and Kuzmitch counters with a nice uppercut.
Kuzmitch throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Akutagawa throws an off balance right hand
and Kuzmitch counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.#T4#
Akutagawa fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kuzmitch manages to avoid it.
Akutagawa misses with a leg kick.
Akutagawa is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch staying out of range there.
Kuzmitch appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Akutagawa stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Akutagawa tries a low kick but Kuzmitch avoids it.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Akutagawa misses with an uppercut. Kuzmitch saw that one coming.
A big left from Kuzmitch misses.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Ryu Akutagawa dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Ryu Akutagawa's cut.
That's time! Kuzmitch's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!#R5#
Akutagawa pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Petr Kuzmitch has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Akutagawa throws a hook but Kuzmitch blocks it.
Akutagawa throws a right hand that misses
and Kuzmitch counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kuzmitch swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Akutagawa lands with an uppercut that bounces Kuzmitch off the cage and back into range.
Akutagawa scores with a shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A solid leg kick lands there for Akutagawa.
A nice inside leg kick there by Akutagawa. That's going to slow Kuzmitch down.
Kuzmitch needs to keep his hands up - Akutagawa had a free shot at his head there.#T1#
A solid leg kick lands there for Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Kuzmitch there as he acknowledges the shot.#ROC2#Kuzmitch is rocked!
Kuzmitch looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Oh Kuzmitch is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Akutagawa throws a sloppy body shot
and Kuzmitch counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kuzmitch seems to have got his legs back now.
Kuzmitch throws a leg kick but Akutagawa sees it coming and checks it nicely.
It seemed like Akutagawa was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Akutagawa throws a hook but Kuzmitch blocks it.
A slow jab from Kuzmitch misses its intended target. #T2#
Akutagawa throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Nice body punch from Kuzmitch.
A bone on bone clash there as Kuzmitch blocks the leg kick.
A little feinted left hand from Kuzmitch on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kuzmitch throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kuzmitch misses with a shot to the body
and Akutagawa counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Akutagawa scores with a jab to the body.
Akutagawa buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Akutagawa missing with a left hand there. Kuzmitch was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one. #T3#
Kuzmitch ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kuzmitch half committed to a counter leg kick.
Kuzmitch takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Akutagawa looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Kuzmitch throws a one two combo.
Akutagawa has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Akutagawa misses with a straight right.
Akutagawa takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Akutagawa looks to throw the jab but Kuzmitch is out of range.
Nice shot lands for Kuzmitch.#T4#
Kuzmitch connects with a body shot that sends Akutagawa's belly button to the back.
Kuzmitch swings for the body but Akutagawa moves out of range.
Akutagawa throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kuzmitch was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.
Kuzmitch staying out of range there.
Kuzmitch fails with a takedown attempt.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Akutagawa cracks a nice hook into Kuzmitch's ribs.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Valeri Chadov scores the fight 46:50
Judge Vladimir Khabensky scores the fight 45:50
Judge Aleksandr Martynov scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ryu Akutagawa!

Ryu Akutagawa is the new welterweight champion!
A very excited looking Ryu Akutagawa made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.

 

Event: HFC 64:Hassan vs Mogh     
Date:   Sep 09, 2023
#R1#
Kuzmitch throws a body punch but Rapheal moves out of range.
Kuzmitch thumps Rapheal with a low kick.
Kuzmitch uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rapheal.
Kuzmitch throws a body shot but no joy.
Rapheal rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kuzmitch counters with a nice uppercut.
Rapheal drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kuzmitch takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Rapheal scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Kuzmitch doesn't seem bothered though.
Rapheal ducks under a wild hook from Kuzmitch.#T1#
Kuzmitch wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Rapheal misses with a hook.
Kuzmitch is looking for the big counter here.
Rapheal takes a swing at Kuzmitch's ribcage but misses.
Rapheal shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Kuzmitch comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Rapheal throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kuzmitch! But no joy.
Kuzmitch misses with a body shot.
Kuzmitch ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Rapheal moves away.#T2#
Kuzmitch connects with an inside leg kick.
Kuzmitch misses with a wild body shot.
Kuzmitch blocks a jab.
Kuzmitch was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Rapheal misses with a hook to the body
and Kuzmitch counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Kuzmitch misses with a looping left.
Rapheal takes a swing at Kuzmitch's ribcage but misses.
Rapheal digs a good hook to Kuzmitch's body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kuzmitch jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Rapheal was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.#T3#
Rapheal throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rapheal ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Kuzmitch moves away.
Kuzmitch fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Kuzmitch misses with a body shot.
Rapheal throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kuzmitch sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kuzmitch fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Kuzmitch slips under a jab from Rapheal.
Rapheal misses with a right hand
enabling Kuzmitch to counter with a crisp jab. #T4#
Rapheal misses with a hook to the body
and Kuzmitch connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kuzmitch misses with a low kick.
Kuzmitch slips a jab from Rapheal.
Kuzmitch smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Kuzmitch connects with a nice looking jab.
Kuzmitch throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It looked like Rapheal was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Kuzmitch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rapheal throws a poor cross that misses
and Kuzmitch connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Both fighters are looking to counter, which isn't making for the most exciting fight in the world.
Kuzmitch throws a jab when Rapheal was well out of range.
Rapheal appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Petr Kuzmitch dominated that round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!#R2#
Kuzmitch ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Kuzmitch gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Petr Kuzmitch seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Kuzmitch scores with a jab to the head.
Kuzmitch throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kuzmitch throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kuzmitch throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Some bone on bone action there as Rapheal checks a low kick. Luckily it wasn't a particularly hard one.
Rapheal swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Kuzmitch scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.#T1#
Kuzmitch misses with a shot to the body
and Rapheal counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Kuzmitch thinking.
Kuzmitch rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Rapheal counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kuzmitch loads up on a big right hand but Rapheal slips the punch.
As Kuzmitch tries to get set, Rapheal tries to push him back and clinch up but Kuzmitch manages to avoid the attempt.
Kuzmitch throws out a loose jab but Rapheal uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kuzmitch lands a jab to the head.
Kuzmitch throws out a loose jab but Rapheal uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rapheal is looking to counter the offense by Kuzmitch and move into the clinch.
Rapheal throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nice defenses there by Kuzmitch.#T2#
Rapheal throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kuzmitch counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Kuzmitch scores with a jab to the head.
Kuzmitch uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rapheal.
Kuzmitch looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Rapheal misses with a body shot.
Kuzmitch has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Kuzmitch on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kuzmitch tries to land a leg kick but Rapheal saw it coming and moves away.
Rapheal misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kuzmitch. #T3#
Rapheal lands a jab to the nose.
Kuzmitch tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rapheal was well out of range. Poor timing from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Rapheal misses with a looping left.
Kuzmitch throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A big left from Rapheal misses.
Rapheal throws out a loose jab but Kuzmitch uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kuzmitch with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Rapheal to score with a decent uppercut.
Nice straight punches there by Rapheal. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Rapheal.#T4#
Kuzmitch ducks under a wild hook from Rapheal.
Rapheal misses the jab.
Kuzmitch lands a nice shot to the body.
Kuzmitch misses with a series of wild punches.
We've been told by Rapheal's head coaches at FIGHT FOUNDERS (CA) that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Kuzmitch misses with a low kick.
Rapheal appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Rapheal punishes Kuzmitch's body with a nice straight punch.
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!
Kuzmitch throws a poor cross that misses
letting Rapheal counter with a right hand.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Mark Rapheal will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.#R3#
Kuzmitch lands a jab to Rapheal's midsection.
Kuzmitch throws out a loose jab but Rapheal uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rapheal walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Kuzmitch cracks Rapheal with a right hand to the side of the head.
Rapheal ducks under a wild hook from Kuzmitch.
Rapheal tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Kuzmitch manages to circle out of the way.
Kuzmitch misses with a hook
letting Rapheal counter with a right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rapheal keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rapheal is looking to counter punch.
Rapheal connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.#T1#
Kuzmitch digs a good body shot into Rapheal's ribs.
Kuzmitch throws a big shot that misses.
Rapheal on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Rapheal keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab. #ROC#Kuzmitch is rocked!
Kuzmitch fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rapheal manages to avoid it.
Kuzmitch scores with a jab to the body.
Kuzmitch throws out a loose jab but Rapheal uses good head movement to avoid it.
Rapheal rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kuzmitch cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.#T2#
Kuzmitch avoids the body shot from Rapheal.
Kuzmitch buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Kuzmitch throws a hook to the side of Rapheal's head but Rapheal sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kuzmitch blocks a jab.
Nice body punch from Kuzmitch.
A big left from Rapheal misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kuzmitch throws a body punch but Rapheal moves out of range.
Rapheal tries to counter by moving into the clinch but Kuzmitch manages to circle out of the way.
Rapheal misses with a body shot. #T3#
Rapheal throws a right hand that misses
enabling Kuzmitch to counter with a crisp jab.
Rapheal misses with a left hand
and Rapheal takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Rapheal throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rapheal misses with a straight left.
Kuzmitch throws a lazy uppercut #CL#
and Rapheal counters by moving into the clinch.
Kuzmitch tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Rapheal lands a hook to the side of the head.
Rapheal pushes Kuzmitch back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Kuzmitch dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
Rapheal lands with a left to the head. #T4#
Kuzmitch lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kuzmitch.
Rapheal blocks an uppercut.
Rapheal makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Rapheal lands an uppercut.
Rapheal scores with a hook to the body.
A shot in the inside from Rapheal.
Rapheal throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Rapheal struggles to land a body shot inside as Kuzmitch controls his hands. #BC#
Rapheal breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Kuzmitch ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kuzmitch misses with a leg kick
and Rapheal counters with a stiff right hand.
Rapheal swings for the body but Kuzmitch moves out of range.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but Mark Rapheal did the better work so I'd imagine he'll take it.
That's time! Rapheal's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.#R4#
Rapheal throws a body shot but no joy.
Rapheal misses with a hook to the body
letting Kuzmitch counter with a right hand.
Kuzmitch throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rapheal connects with a body shot.
Kuzmitch scores with a jab to the jaw.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rapheal misses with a body shot.
Rapheal lands the left hand.
Rapheal throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kuzmitch counters with a stiff right hand. #T1#
Kuzmitch closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Rapheal takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Rapheal avoids the body shot from Kuzmitch.
An attempted straight right counter from Rapheal misses the target.
Rapheal dodges the punch combination from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Rapheal.
Kuzmitch throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Rapheal stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.#T2#
A big left from Rapheal misses.
Kuzmitch flicks out a counter leg kick but Rapheal steps away.
Kuzmitch attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Kuzmitch misses with a wild body shot.
Rapheal throwing a counter right hand but Kuzmitch manages to avoid it.
Rapheal looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Kuzmitch throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Rapheal counters with a straight right hand.
Kuzmitch wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Kuzmitch throws a body shot but no joy.
Rapheal swings widly with a right hand
and Kuzmitch counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Rapheal throws a good cross that connects. #T3#
Rapheal takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Kuzmitch takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Kuzmitch lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Rapheal avoids the body shot from Kuzmitch.
Rapheal misses with a lunging right hand
and Kuzmitch counters with a stiff right hand.
Rapheal fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Rapheal throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Kuzmitch cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.#T4#
Rapheal lands a jab to Kuzmitch's midsection.
Rapheal fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kuzmitch manages to avoid it.
Kuzmitch just misses with a punch to the body.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kuzmitch.
A slow jab from Rapheal misses its intended target.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
A big right from Kuzmitch misses.
Rapheal is looking to counter the offense by Kuzmitch and move into the clinch.
Rapheal moves out of range of the body kick.
Rapheal's corner calls for a 1-2. Rapheal obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Petr Kuzmitch will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!#R5#
Kuzmitch lands a jab to the head.
Rapheal keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch shakes his hands off, looking to compose himself, but takes a jab to the jaw whilst he does it.
Rapheal misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Kuzmitch counters with a nice leg kick.
Rapheal slips a jab and a cross from Kuzmitch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice defenses there by Rapheal.
Rapheal's corner calls for a 1-2. Rapheal obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Kuzmitch is still on wobbly legs! Can Rapheal finish him?
Kuzmitch moves away from the strike by Rapheal.
Kuzmitch tries a quick counter leg kick but Rapheal is wise to it.#T1#
Kuzmitch throws out a leg kick but Rapheal moves out of range and Kuzmitch only half commits.
Kuzmitch seems to have recovered his senses.
Kuzmitch fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Rapheal checks it well.
Rapheal wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Kuzmitch stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Kuzmitch uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Rapheal.
Kuzmitch throws a big shot that misses.
Kuzmitch misses the body punch #CL#
and Rapheal counters by moving into the clinch. #BC2#
Kuzmitch breaks from the clinch.
Kuzmitch swings for the body but Rapheal moves out of range.
Rapheal is looking to counter the offense by Kuzmitch and move into the clinch.#T2#
Rapheal misses the shot to the body.
Kuzmitch jabs at Rapheal's body.
Kuzmitch uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Rapheal.
Kuzmitch misses with a looping left.
Nice uppercut lands for Kuzmitch. That snapped Rapheal's head back.
Kuzmitch tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rapheal was well out of range. Poor timing from Kuzmitch.
An attempted straight right counter from Rapheal misses the target.
Rapheal throws a lazy uppercut
and Kuzmitch connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.#T3#
Kuzmitch takes one to the chin there.
Rapheal misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Kuzmitch connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kuzmitch misses with a low kick.
Rapheal fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Kuzmitch manages to avoid it.
Kuzmitch misses with an uppercut. Rapheal saw that one coming.
Rapheal with a jab.
Kuzmitch dips down and scores with a jab to the body.#T4#
Rapheal misses with a hook
and Kuzmitch makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Kuzmitch avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Nice shot by Rapheal.
Kuzmitch staying out of range there.
Rapheal keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Kuzmitch.
Rapheal tries to counter by clinching up but Kuzmitch breaks away and moves out of range.
Kuzmitch ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Rapheal connects with a single shot there.

And that's the end of the fight!
Petr Kuzmitch comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I think Kuzmitch has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Viktor Lagutenko scores the fight 47:48
Judge Konstantin Menshow scores the fight 47:48
Judge Aleksandr Martynov scores the fight 47:48

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Petr Kuzmitch!

Petr Kuzmitch is the new welterweight champion!
Petr Kuzmitch thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: HFC 61:Yamasaki vs Standifer     
Date:   Aug 19, 2023
#R1#
A swing and a miss from Spong.
Kuzmitch misses with an uppercut.
Spong will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Jab by Spong.
Kuzmitch uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Spong.
The fighters circling - Spong throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Spong lands with a nice body punch.
Kuzmitch connects with a leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Spong throws a nice looking combination but Kuzmitch bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Kuzmitch moves out of range as Spong strikes.
Kuzmitch feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Spong bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Spong lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Kuzmitch scores with a nice head shot.
Kuzmitch keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Spong.#T1#
Spong scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Kuzmitch showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Spong.
Kuzmitch swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Spong takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
The fighters circling - Spong throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Spong misses with an attempted mid kick.
Spong misses the shot to the body.
Spong misses with a hook. Kuzmitch ducked under it nicely.
A head kick by Spong misses
and Kuzmitch counters with a straight right hand.
Spong lands with an overhand left.
Spong works the jab nicely.
Jerome Spong seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A big right from Spong misses. #T2#
Kuzmitch moves out of range of the body kick from Spong.
Kuzmitch throws a right hand that misses
and Spong counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Kuzmitch displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Spong throws out the jab.
A quick step to the side and Kuzmitch tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Kuzmitch looks to land a right hand but Spong moved out of range.
Kuzmitch moves out of range as Spong strikes.
A swing and a miss from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch thows a left - swing and a miss!
Kuzmitch misses with a straight right.
Kuzmitch scores with a jab to the head.
Spong with the inside leg kick.
Spong swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kuzmitch swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A little jabbing left from Spong on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Kuzmitch throws a good cross that connects.
Kuzmitch blocks a head kick by Spong. #T3#
Kuzmitch moves out of range of the strikes.
Kuzmitch gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Spong slips under a jab.
Kuzmitch digs a good hook to Spong's body.
Spong lands a head kick!
A solid leg kick lands there for Spong.
A swing and a miss from Kuzmitch.
Spong loads up on a big right hand but Kuzmitch slips the punch.
Kuzmitch slips under a jab from Spong.
Spong rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Kuzmitch moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Spong rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kuzmitch connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Kuzmitch misses with a looping left.#T4#
Kuzmitch takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Spong swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Spong connects with a jab.
Kuzmitch avoids the head kick by Spong.
A head kick by Spong misses
and Kuzmitch counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kuzmitch throws a shot from downtown. Spong moves away and avoids it.
Kuzmitch misses with a body shot.
Kuzmitch avoids a kick to the body.
Kuzmitch misses with an uppercut. Spong saw that one coming.
Spong throws a looping overhand right but Kuzmitch ducks down to avoid it.
Spong jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kuzmitch looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Spong throws a poor cross that misses
and Kuzmitch counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Spong takes a swing at Kuzmitch's ribcage but misses.
Kuzmitch is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Jerome Spong dominated that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare each other down, ready to get back to the action.#R2#
Spong falls off balance throwing a combination
and Kuzmitch counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Spong throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Kuzmitch was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Spong steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Kuzmitch.
Spong throws the left hand but Kuzmitch avoids the punch easily.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Kuzmitch might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
Spong throws a head kick that misses.
Spong misses with a lunging right hand
and Kuzmitch counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A big left from Kuzmitch misses.
Spong throws out a loose jab but Kuzmitch uses good head movement to avoid it.
It looked like Kuzmitch wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Nice defenses there by Kuzmitch.
Spong moves out of range of the strikes.
Spong misses with a straight right.
A little feinted left hand from Kuzmitch on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kuzmitch moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Spong tries to bum rush Kuzmitch with a series of wild strikes but Kuzmitch uses good footwork to avoid the assault.#T1##KD#
Oooooh!!! Kuzmitch has knocked Spong down with a huge combo! Kuzmitch steps away and waves a wobbly Spong back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!#ROC#Spong is rocked!#CUT#It looks like Jerome Spong has been cut.
Kuzmitch scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Spong is still on wobbly legs! Can Kuzmitch finish him?
Spong scores with a nice looking left hook and follows it up with an uppercut!
Kuzmitch circles and sees the opportunity to plant his feet and throw a really nice straight left hand that drops Spong to the canvas! Spong doesn't know where he is but he's trying to survive - Kuzmitch keeps piling on the pressure and forces the referee to step in! This one is aaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:16 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Petr Kuzmitch!
An out of breath Petr Kuzmitch thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

Event: HFC 57: Caceres vs Standifer     
Date:   Jul 22, 2023
#R1#
Bean tries to clinch up
letting Kuzmitch counter with a right hand.
Bean uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kuzmitch.
Bean wants to clinch but Kuzmitch slips to the side
and Kuzmitch counters with a lovely straight right hand!#CUT2#It looks like Mr Bean has been cut.
Kuzmitch throws a jab but it's blocked by Bean.
Bean gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.#ROC2#Bean is rocked!
Bean ducks into an uppercut from Kuzmitch and that's knocked him out cold! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:38 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Petr Kuzmitch!
Petr Kuzmitch decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.

 

Event: HFC 53: Caceres vs Akutagawa     
Date:   Jun 24, 2023
#R1#
Kuzmitch takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Kruglov uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kuzmitch.
Kruglov throws out a counter right but Kuzmitch avoids it with no problem.
Kuzmitch swats away the attempt to clinch by Kruglov.
Kruglov ducks under a wild hook from Kuzmitch.
Kruglov slips under a jab.
Kuzmitch throws a lazy uppercut
letting Kruglov counter with a right hand.
Kuzmitch chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kruglov can pounce on him.
Kuzmitch jabs at Kruglov's body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kruglov thumps Kuzmitch with a low kick.
Kuzmitch smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Kuzmitch has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Berloga in the buildup to the fight.
Kruglov misses with a lunging right hand
and Kuzmitch counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Kruglov thinking.
Kruglov throws the left hand but Kuzmitch avoids the punch easily.
Viktor Kruglov seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#T1#
Kruglov moves out of range of the body kick from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch sets himself, and Kruglov steps forward looking for the clinch! Kuzmitch avoids it this time.
Kuzmitch throws a hook but Kruglov avoids it easily.
Kruglov takes a body punch but keeps moving.
The fight stays on the outside here - Kruglov looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Kruglov works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Kuzmitch scores with a nice head shot.
Kuzmitch throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kruglov sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kruglov sizes up Kuzmitch with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Kuzmitch uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kruglov.#T2#
Kruglov connects with a right hand. Kuzmitch shakes it off.
Kuzmitch lands with a nice combination. Kruglov backs away looking to recover.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Kruglov is looking to clinch.
Kuzmitch looks to land a right hand but Kruglov moved out of range.
Kruglov goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Kuzmitch circles away from the clinch attempt.
Kuzmitch was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kuzmitch lands with a cross.
Kruglov looks to score with a jab to the body but Kuzmitch is just out of range.
Kruglov keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kruglov tries to clinch but Kuzmitch moves out of range.
Kruglov throws a head kick that misses. #T3#
Kuzmitch throws a jab but it's blocked by Kruglov.
Kruglov looks to land a right hand but Kuzmitch moved out of range.
The fight stays on the outside here - Kruglov looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Kruglov scores with the left hand. Kuzmitch knows he should have avoided that one.
Kruglov throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Kruglov swings for the body but Kuzmitch moves out of range.
Kuzmitch throwing a counter right hand but Kruglov manages to avoid it.#CL2#
Kruglov clinches with his opponent.
Kruglov scores with a hook to the body.
Kuzmitch softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
A short right from Kuzmitch on the inside. #T4#
A head punch blocked on the inside by Kruglov.
Kruglov is looking to control Kuzmitch's arms but Kuzmitch gets an underhook and turns him. Now Kruglov has his back to the cage. #BC#
Kuzmitch escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Kruglov connects with a right hand. Kuzmitch shakes it off.
Kuzmitch throws a jab when Kruglov was well out of range.
Kuzmitch cracks Kruglov with a right hand to the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!#CL2#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
Kuzmitch tries to work over Kruglov's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Kruglov is leaning against Kuzmitch and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Kuzmitch dictating the pace here, as the fighters clinch against the cage.
A frustrated look appears on Kuzmitch's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Kuzmitch misses with the head strike.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Petr Kuzmitch will probably get the nod.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.#R2#
Kuzmitch ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
An attempted straight right counter from Kuzmitch misses the target.
Kruglov scores with a push kick.
Kuzmitch ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Petr Kuzmitch is winning the standup battle so far.
Kruglov swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kruglov throws a jab but it's blocked by Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch keeps the fight on the outside.
It looked like Kuzmitch wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Kuzmitch digs a good body shot into Kruglov's ribs.
Kruglov buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kruglov misses the shot to the body.
Kruglov moves out of range of the strikes.
The fight stays on the outside here - Kruglov looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Viktor Kruglov is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.#T1#
Kruglov waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kruglov. That's going to slow Kuzmitch down.
Kuzmitch looks to land a right hand but Kruglov moved out of range.
Kuzmitch bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Kuzmitch connects with the punch.
Kuzmitch throws an overhand right that lands on Kruglov's shoulder, as Kruglov tries to avoid the shot.
Kuzmitch throws out a loose jab but Kruglov uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kruglov tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Kuzmitch looked to counter that last move with a leg kick but didn't pull the trigger.
Kruglov moves out of range as Kuzmitch strikes.
Kruglov lands a nice shot to the body. #T2##CL2#
Kruglov has taken the fight to the clinch.
Kuzmitch's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
A bit of stalling here from Kuzmitch.
Kruglov swings wildly with an uppercut but Kuzmitch uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kuzmitch is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Kruglov tries to throw a body punch but Kuzmitch avoids it by throwing Kruglov back against the cage.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kruglov pushes Kuzmitch back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Kuzmitch wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Kruglov misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Kruglov working aggressively here.
Kuzmitch blocking some punches. #BC#
Kuzmitch manages to break the clinch.
Kruglov wants to clinch up but Kuzmitch keeps it at a distance.#T3#
A big right from Kuzmitch misses.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Kruglov! But no joy.
Kruglov uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Kuzmitch.
Kruglov loads up on a big right hand but Kuzmitch slips the punch.
Kuzmitch misses with a wild body shot.
Kruglov tries to counter by closing the distance.
Kruglov throws a jab but it's blocked by Kuzmitch.
Kruglov sizes up Kuzmitch with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Kruglov throws a body kick that misses
and Kuzmitch counters with a nice uppercut.
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Kuzmitch!
Kuzmitch throws a body shot but no joy.
Kruglov flicks out a counter leg kick but Kuzmitch steps away.
Kuzmitch throws a low kick but it's checked well by Kruglov.
Kruglov staying out of range there.#T4#
Kruglov throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Kuzmitch sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Kruglov moves in looking to clinch but Kuzmitch pushes him off.
Kuzmitch throws a big shot that misses.
Kuzmitch uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Kruglov.
An attempted straight right counter from Kuzmitch misses the target.
Kruglov takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Kruglov just misses with a punch to the body.
Kruglov throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Kuzmitch misses with a body shot.
Kruglov wants to clinch.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Petr Kuzmitch will probably get the nod.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! This is the final round!#R3#
Kuzmitch looks to land a left hand but Kruglov moved out of range nicely.
Kruglov attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Kruglov misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Kuzmitch was looking to counter that last move with a shot to the body but he didn't commit.#CL2#
Kruglov clinches up with Kuzmitch and pushes him back against the cage.#BC#
Kuzmitch's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Kruglov needs to keep his hands up - Kuzmitch had a free shot at his head there.
Kuzmitch uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Kruglov.
Nice defenses there by Kuzmitch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A head kick misses from Kruglov.
A little feinted left hand from Kuzmitch on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Kuzmitch chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Kruglov can pounce on him.
Kruglov misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kuzmitch.
Kruglov misses with a right hand
and Kuzmitch cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.#T1#
Kuzmitch takes one on the button.
Kruglov misses with a leg kick.
Kruglov ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Kuzmitch backing away here, and Kruglov unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Kuzmitch takes a swing at Kruglov's ribcage but misses.
Kruglov tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Kuzmitch cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Kruglov is looking to clinch but Kuzmitch is avoiding it.
Kuzmitch half committed to a counter leg kick.
Kruglov takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Kuzmitch misses with an attempted mid kick.
Petr Kuzmitch is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.#T2#
Kuzmitch throws a hook to the side of Kruglov's head but Kruglov sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Kruglov throws a sloppy head kick and Kuzmitch moves out of range easily.
Kruglov throws an off balance right hand
and Kuzmitch counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kruglov takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Kuzmitch misses the jab.
Kruglov tries to counter by closing the distance.
Kruglov swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Kuzmitch.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kuzmitch is looking to chop away at Kruglov's legs.
A lazy left from Kuzmitch finds it's target.
Kruglov darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Kruglov misses with a straight right.
Kuzmitch misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Kruglov. #T3##CL2#
Kruglov closes the distance and pushes Kuzmitch back into the cage.
Kruglov blocks a body shot from Kuzmitch.
A short right from Kruglov.
Kruglov prevents Kuzmitch from breaking the clinch.
Kruglov is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Kuzmitch tries to pull guard but Kruglov forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Viktor Kruglov seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Kuzmitch.
A nice left hand lands by Kuzmitch.
Viktor Kruglov has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Kruglov tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Kruglov stalling in the clinch but Kuzmitch improves position.
Kuzmitch is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Kruglov to keep the fight standing.#T4#
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Kruglov takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Kruglov swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Kuzmitch doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Kuzmitch misses with a body punch.
Kruglov lands a right hand.
Kruglov lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Kuzmitch goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Kruglov misses with a punch on the inside.
The referee is keeping an eye on Kuzmitch - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Kuzmitch stalls.
A short right from Kuzmitch on the inside.

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 Petr Kuzmitch.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Kuzmitch, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Sergei Dronov scores the fight 30:28
Judge Viktor Lagutenko scores the fight 28:29
Judge Aleksandr Martynov scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by split decision... Viktor Kruglov!

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

 

Event: HFC 51:Taranin vs Caceres 2     
Date:   Jun 03, 2023
#R1#
Kuzmitch throws the left hand but Gable avoids the punch easily.
Kuzmitch scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Gable slips a straight right by Kuzmitch.
Gable jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Gable missing with a left hand there. Kuzmitch was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Kuzmitch throws out a powerful jab.
Kuzmitch lands with an overhand left.#CUT2#It looks like Daniel Gable has been cut.
Kuzmitch misses with a hook.
Gable swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Kuzmitch fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Gable has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Gable misses with an uppercut
and Kuzmitch counters with a nice body shot.
Gable throws a body shot but no joy.
Kuzmitch avoids a punch combination nicely.
Kuzmitch misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Gable.
Kuzmitch gets cracked there but stands up to it. #T1#
Gable misses with a hook.
Kuzmitch let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Gable uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Kuzmitch.
Gable missing with a left hand there. Kuzmitch was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Nice shot by Kuzmitch.
Gable swings widly with a right hand
and Kuzmitch counters with a nice uppercut.
Gable moves into range and throws a combination. A nice jab followed by a hook to the body.
Gable misses with a hook. Kuzmitch ducked under it nicely.
Kuzmitch ducks under a wild hook from Gable.
A jab from Kuzmitch misses.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Gable.
Gable slips a jab from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch cracks Gable with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Kuzmitch throws a quick inside leg kick.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Gable swings for the body but Kuzmitch moves out of range. #KD#
Oooooh!!! Gable has knocked Kuzmitch down with a huge combo! Gable steps away and waves a wobbly Kuzmitch back to his feet! This one might not go much longer!#ROC#Kuzmitch is rocked!#T2#
Kuzmitch displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Gable throws out the jab.
Kuzmitch is still on wobbly legs! Can Gable finish him?
Some wild striking there from Kuzmitch.
Gable looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Kuzmitch seems to have recovered his senses.
Kuzmitch misses with a looping right.
Gable rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Kuzmitch connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Gable lands a jab-cross combination.
Kuzmitch connects with a single shot there.#ROC2#Gable is rocked!
Kuzmitch batters Gable with a massive right followed by a huge left! Gable is out on his feet looking like a zombie as Kuzmitch lands a final crushing right hand to drop Gable to the mat with a gruesome thud! Kuzmitch is running around like a mad man after that fight and for good reason!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:39 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Petr Kuzmitch!
A very excited looking Petr Kuzmitch made sure he remembered to thank all the fans both in the arena and on the internet. He said all the coolest people spend all day on MMA websites, which got a big reaction.

 

Event: HFC 48: Chenevert vs Kangee     
Date:   May 13, 2023
#R1#
Kuzmitch throws a jab when Hammer was well out of range.
Hammer was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Kuzmitch misses with a looping left.
Hammer looks to land a left hand but Kuzmitch moved out of range nicely.
Nice shot lands for Kuzmitch.
Hammer looks to score with a jab to the body but Kuzmitch is just out of range.
Kuzmitch misses with a lunging right hand
and Hammer counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A shot to the body from Kuzmitch misses
enabling Hammer to counter with a crisp jab.
Hammer throws a predictable looking body shot
and Kuzmitch counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#KD#
Hammer cracks Kuzmitch with a big right hand that sends him to the floor! Kuzmitch looks wobbly but he's sprung back up to his feet straight away… can Hammer finish him? #ROC#Kuzmitch is rocked!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kuzmitch scores with a nice right hand.
Kuzmitch is still on wobbly legs! Can Hammer finish him?
Hammer misses with a hook.
Kuzmitch seems to have recovered his senses.#T1#
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Hammer. That did some damage!
Hammer misses with a hook to the body
and Kuzmitch counters with a nice body shot.
Hammer jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Kuzmitch rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Hammer counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Kuzmitch throws a combination that misses #KD#
and Hammer counters with a nice right hand that sends Kuzmitch toppling to the canvas! Kuzmitch scrambles and gets back to his feet - can Hammer finish him?!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Kuzmitch jabs at Hammer's body.
Nice straight punches there by Kuzmitch. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Kuzmitch.
Hammer takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Kuzmitch slips a straight right by Hammer.#T2#
Kuzmitch misses with an uppercut. Hammer saw that one coming.
Hammer is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Hammer throws a hook but Kuzmitch blocks it.
Kuzmitch looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Kuzmitch with a jab.
Kuzmitch cracks Hammer with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Kuzmitch doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Kuzmitch throws out a leg kick but Hammer moves out of range and Kuzmitch only half commits.
Hammer seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Hammer has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch catches Hammer with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Kuzmitch lands a really nice looking cross but Hammer seems unphased.
Hammer misses with a two punch combination.
Kuzmitch looks like he wants to counter punch here.#T3#
Hammer throws out a loose jab but Kuzmitch uses good head movement to avoid it.
Kuzmitch moves into range and lands a nice leg kick.
Hammer swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Kuzmitch walks into a left hand.
A left lands for Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch lands a slapping body shot.
Kuzmitch misses with a right hand
and Hammer counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Kuzmitch lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kuzmitch has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Kuzmitch is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Hammer had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into mush.
Kuzmitch cracks Hammer with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Kuzmitch lands a nice looking body shot. #T4#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Kuzmitch keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hammer.
Kuzmitch dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Hammer throws a hook but Kuzmitch avoids it easily.
Kuzmitch throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Hammer swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Kuzmitch rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Hammer counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Hammer takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Hammer displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Kuzmitch throws out the jab.
A nice inside leg kick there by Kuzmitch. That's going to slow Hammer down.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Hammer throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Hammer on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Kuzmitch cracks Hammer with an open hand slap.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Petr Kuzmitch will probably get the nod.
That's time! Hammer's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.#R2#
A telegraphed right hand from Hammer misses the target.
It seemed like Kuzmitch was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Kuzmitch throws an ugly left hook that misses
enabling Hammer to counter with a crisp jab.
Petr Kuzmitch seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Hammer misses with a hook
and Kuzmitch counters with a thumping low kick.
Kuzmitch keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Hammer.
Kuzmitch swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Kuzmitch scores with a body shot.
Kuzmitch paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Kuzmitch throws a leg kick
letting Hammer counter with a right hand.
Kuzmitch connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hammer takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
A leg kick checked by Hammer.
Hammer has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Kuzmitch scores with a crisp jab that stopped Hammer in his tracks. #T1#
Hammer gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Hammer misses with an uppercut
and Kuzmitch counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.#ROC2#Hammer is rocked!
Kuzmitch steps in with a hook that catches Hammer right on the chin and knocks him to the floor! Kuzmitch follows him down with more strikes and that's all she wrote! Hammer looks absolutely devastated.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:20 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Petr Kuzmitch!
Our winner, Petr Kuzmitch, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Apr 16, 2023
#R1#
Kuzmitch lands with a right hand.
Mikhailov takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Kuzmitch throws a quick inside leg kick.
Kuzmitch keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Kuzmitch appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Mikhailov throws a combination that misses
and Mikhailov takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Mikhailov tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Kuzmitch was well out of range. Poor timing from Mikhailov.
Kuzmitch jabs Mikhailov to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kuzmitch staying out of range there.
Kuzmitch lands a front kick.
Mikhailov doesn't manage to clinch there - Kuzmitch circles away.
Kuzmitch scores with a nice strike.
Kuzmitch lunges at Mikhailov with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Mikhailov's hand.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Mikhailov fails with the takedown
and Kuzmitch counters with a nice uppercut. #T1#
Good exchange - Kuzmitch coming out on top.
Kuzmitch lands a jab to the head.
Petr Kuzmitch is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Kuzmitch lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Kuzmitch fakes the leg kick and cracks Mikhailov in the body.
Mikhailov gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Kuzmitch counters with a straight right hand.
Mikhailov looks winded!
Nice body kick there by Kuzmitch.
Mikhailov on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
Kuzmitch digs a good hook to Mikhailov's body. #T2#
Kuzmitch throws a mid kick that lands with a slap.
Kuzmitch has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Berloga in the buildup to the fight.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Kuzmitch lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
A chopping leg kick lands by Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Mikhailov. That did some damage!
Kuzmitch connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
The crowd cheers as Kuzmitch lands an impressive looking overhand right. Mikhailov doesn't seem phased though.
Mikhailov takes one to the side of the head. #KD#
Kuzmitch lands a left and a right that send Mikhailov crashing to the mat, dazed. Kuzmitch thinks about following him to the mat but decides to wave him back up to his feet!#ROC#Mikhailov is rocked!
Kuzmitch lands with a massive overhand right! Stick a fork in Mikhailov - he's out cold! Ermm... I think I just mixed my metaphors but yeah... That was a nice KO! Big win for Kuzmitch!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Petr Kuzmitch!

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Apr 01, 2023
#R1#
Nice jab there from Kuzmitch. #KD2#
Hawkes drops Kuzmitch with a beautiful combination! Kuzmitch stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Hawkes is looking for the KO!
Hawkes looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Hawkes looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Sloppy strikes from Hawkes. Those never looked like landing.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Hawkes misses the body punch
and Hawkes takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles. #CUT#It looks like Hal Hawkes has been cut.
Kuzmitch scores with a jab to the head.
Hawkes darts in trying to clinch
and Kuzmitch counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Kuzmitch swats away the attempt to clinch by Hawkes.
Hawkes throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Kuzmitch counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Hawkes thinking.
Good shot there by Kuzmitch.
Nice uppercut lands for Kuzmitch. That snapped Hawkes's head back. #ROC#Hawkes is rocked!
Kuzmitch cracks Hawkes with a brutal left hook that knocks him out cold! This one is over in a flash! Game over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Petr Kuzmitch!

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Mar 26, 2023
#R1#
Kuzmitch lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Kuzmitch jabs Chudwell to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Kuzmitch on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Kuzmitch bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
A counter left hand to the body from Kuzmitch misses its target.
A nice leg kick lands there from Kuzmitch.
Chudwell throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Kuzmitch feinted there with a counter leg kick.
Kuzmitch lands a jab to the nose.
Chudwell throws a jab but it's blocked by Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Chudwell momentarily.
That's a knee to de groin and it's over and out! Chudwell crumples to the ground after an illegal strike from Kuzmitch - the referee stops the clock and Chudwell gets 5 minutes to recover from that one. "I'm sorry" says Kuzmitch. Chudwell manages to get back to his feet and the fight resumes.
A nice leg kick from Kuzmitch, right into the meat of the thigh.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Chudwell on the wrong end of a nice hook.#ROC#Chudwell is rocked!
Chudwell tries to get into range but Kuzmitch steps to the side and lands a beautiful hook that drops Chudwell! He's faceplanted into the mat, ass in the air... he's out cold! That's an image he won't want to show his grandkids when he gets older! Kuzmitch scores the big KO victory!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Petr Kuzmitch!

 

Event: TWG 38 (205lbs, D4): Finals - Round 1     
Date:   Nov 13, 2022





189 cm
18 yrs
220 lbs



180 cm
20 yrs
177 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 1 losses; Tanner Kyng! And in the blue corner, fighting out of St Petersburg, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Petr Kuzmitch!
The judges for this bout are Dean Styles, John Kavanagh and David Schapiro.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Kuzmitch tries to score a power double leg takedown but Kyng sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Kuzmitch somewhat.#TD2#
Kuzmitch drives through with a takedown into guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Kyng (0) vs (2) Kuzmitch
Kyng has control of Kuzmitch's left arm, preventing Kuzmitch from doing any damage.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kyng keeping full guard, as Kuzmitch tries to pass. #T1#
Kuzmitch preventing the sweep.
Kyng is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Kyng (2) vs (2) Kuzmitch
Kuzmitch wants to control but Kyng is keeping busy.
Kuzmitch is looking to improve his position.
Kuzmitch keeping control of the position.
Kyng sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Kuzmitch wants to improve his position but Kyng is controlling well. #T2#
Still in half guard, Kyng seems content to control.
Kyng is looking to advance position but Kuzmitch won't allow it.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Kyng in particular looking to stall.
Kyng continues to stall.
More hug and hope from Kyng.#T3#
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Kyng wants to pass the guard but Kuzmitch is defending well.
Kyng perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there.
Kuzmitch is trying to control but can't.
Kuzmitch wants to improve his position but Kyng is controlling well.
Kyng sitting and controlling from the half guard. #T4#
Kyng has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Kuzmitch trying to control from the bottom.
Kyng is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Kyng (5) vs (2) Kuzmitch
Kyng tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Kyng fails to move to back control.
Kyng tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position. #T5#
Kuzmitch wants to control but Kyng is having none of it.
Kuzmitch tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Kyng controlling from mount. #T6#
Kuzmitch really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Kyng takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Kuzmitch tries to lock up and control but Kyng gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Kyng controlling the pace for now.
Kuzmitch controls the position.
Kyng looking to control and managing it successfully. #T7#
Kyng'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.
Kuzmitch has given up his back here. Will Kyng look for the submission or keep pounding away?
Score +3 for taking back: Kyng (8) vs (2) Kuzmitch
Kyng just keeping the dominant position. He can't wait too long though, otherwise the referee will stand them back up.
Kuzmitch trying to control the action but Kyng just sinks the hooks in. #T8#
Kyng controls the action.
Kyng controlling well, preventing Kuzmitch from escaping the position.
Kyng is not going to allow Kuzmitch to sit and survive in this position.
Kyng keeps control of the position easily here as Kuzmitch tries to buck him off. #T9#
Kyng not allowing Kuzmitch to control his hands.
Kyng biding his time, looking for the opening.
Kuzmitch is really stuck here. #T10#
Kuzmitch is still trying to improve position.
Kuzmitch looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.
Kyng has the hooks in. Kuzmitch is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Kyng really has the hooks in deep now - there seems like no escape for Kuzmitch.#T11#
Kyng is hanging on to Kuzmitch's back as he tries to escape.
You know, I was talking to some of our celebrities at ringside tonight and they were split right down the middle on who was going to win this fight. #T12#
Kyng gets his hands free as Kuzmitch looks to control.
Kyng is riding his opponent, not letting Kuzmitch buck him off.
Kuzmitch trying to control the hands but Kyng won't let him.
Kyng slows the pace down here. Having a little breather whilst he's in a dominant position, looking to rest and regain some energy, ready to go for the finish.
Kuzmitch trying to control but not successfully. #T13#
Kyng just keeping the dominant position. He can't wait too long though, otherwise the referee will stand them back up.
Kuzmitch wants to control his opponent's hands but Kyng gets his hands free.
I would not like to be Kuzmitch right now.
Kuzmitch is trying to break free.
Kyng keeps control of the position easily here as Kuzmitch tries to buck him off. #T14#
Kyng is not going to allow Kuzmitch to sit and survive in this position.
Kuzmitch is trying to break free.
Kyng has good solid back control here.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Kuzmitch can't escape the position.
Kyng has the hooks sunk in and you can see the will to fight slowly draining out of Kuzmitch's body.
Kuzmitch is trying to break free.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kyng takes the fight on points by 8 to 2.
During a confident post fight interview, Tanner Kyng thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: TWG 38 (205lbs, D4): London Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Nov 05, 2022





180 cm
20 yrs
177 lbs



190 cm
32 yrs
201 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of St Petersburg, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 0 losses; Petr Kuzmitch! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 2 losses; Bobby Dent!
The judges for this bout are Steven Brown, Chris Edwards and Paul Tew.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Dent. #CL#
Kuzmitch rushes Dent and presses him up against the cage.
Dent is working for takedown but Kuzmitch is calmly controlling the position for now.#TD#
Kuzmitch decides to pull guard.
Kuzmitch controlling the position.
Kuzmitch knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Dent on the ground.
Dent trying to control the position from guard on top but Kuzmitch is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #SUB2#
Dent drops back, looking for a kneebar! Kuzmitch looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Kuzmitch looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Kuzmitch!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Kuzmitch (4) vs (0) Dent
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dent can't do much from the bottom here.
Dent is trying to get back to half guard. He's pushing on Kuzmitch's leg. He's managed it. Nice work.#T1#
Kuzmitch performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Dent tries to roll over but Kuzmitch keeps him under control.
Kuzmitch looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding. #T2#
Kuzmitch'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.
Kuzmitch passes to side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Kuzmitch (7) vs (0) Dent
Dent is looking for a sweep.
Kuzmitch just content to control the position.
Further stalling from Kuzmitch.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#T3#
Kuzmitch tries to advance to mount but can't.
Dent is trying to escape the position but Kuzmitch is controlling the position.
Dent is looking for a sweep.#T4#
Kuzmitch controls the position.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Kuzmitch moves into full mount!
Score +2 for reaching mount: Kuzmitch (9) vs (0) Dent
Kuzmitch moves to take his opponent's back.
Score +3 for taking back: Kuzmitch (12) vs (0) Dent
Dent trying to control the hands but Kuzmitch breaks the grip.
Dent is very frustrated here, being controlled quite effectively by Kuzmitch. #T5#
Dent trying to control but not successfully.
Kuzmitch biding his time, controlling Dent. #T6#
Kuzmitch has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.#T7#
If it seems like I'm not saying a lot, it's just because Kuzmitch is stinking the place up with his stalling.#T8#
This is a sustained period of stalling by Kuzmitch.
Kuzmitch seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Dent for as long as he can get away with.#T9#
Kuzmitch is hanging on to Dent's back as he tries to escape.
Kuzmitch has the hooks sunk in and you can see the will to fight slowly draining out of Dent's body. #T10#
Dent tries to break free.
Kuzmitch controls the position.
Dent is really stuck here.
Dent is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.#T11#
You know, I was talking to some of our celebrities at ringside tonight and they were split right down the middle on who was going to win this fight.
Kuzmitch is hanging on to Dent's back as he tries to escape.
Good control from Kuzmitch.#T12#
Dent looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment.
Kuzmitch is trying to stick to Dent's back but Dent is turning into Kuzmitch. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Kuzmitch's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Dent.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Kuzmitch (12) vs (2) Dent
Dent wants to control from the top but Kuzmitch keeps moving. #SUB2#
Dent drops back looking for a leg! Kuzmitch is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Kuzmitch manages to kick Dent off! Dent jumps back into Kuzmitch's guard.
Dent is the more experienced fighter here and he's going to need to draw on some of that experience if he's going to pull this one out the bag.
Kuzmitch pulls Dent in to control the position. #T13#
Dent trying to control but Kuzmitch is working from the bottom.
Kuzmitch is pulling down on Dent's head. It's preventing any offense from Dent, at least for the moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#T14##SUB2#
Dent thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Kuzmitch bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Dent's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Kuzmitch (14) vs (2) Dent
Kuzmitch showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Kuzmitch looking to pass the guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Kuzmitch takes the fight on points by 14 to 2.
Bobby Dent spoke after the fight, saying 'Gonna reflect on this loss after the boozer '.

 

Event: TWG 38 (205lbs, D4): London Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Nov 04, 2022





193 cm
39 yrs
185 lbs



180 cm
20 yrs
177 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Crazy Boco! And in the blue corner, fighting out of St Petersburg, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Petr Kuzmitch!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, James Atkins and Phil Schofield.


The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.#TD2#
Boco gets caught napping as Kuzmitch dives in and scores a takedown. Boco manages to retain guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Boco (0) vs (2) Kuzmitch
Boco is breathing heavily.
Kuzmitch slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Score +3 for passing guard: Boco (0) vs (5) Kuzmitch
Kuzmitch staying calm.
Boco gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there!
Score +2 for reaching mount: Boco (0) vs (7) Kuzmitch
Kuzmitch takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
It looks like Kuzmitch might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.
Kuzmitch is continuing to stall.#T1#
Kuzmitch moves to take his opponent's back.
Score +3 for taking back: Boco (0) vs (10) Kuzmitch
Boco is in bad spot here.
Kuzmitch trying to secure his dominant position for a moment - making sure Boco doesn't escape. #T2#
The adventures of Kuzmitch the control monster continue. Boring.
Kuzmitch's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Let's hope that Kuzmitch 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.#T3#
Boco is in bad spot here.
Kuzmitch has the hooks sunk in and you can see the will to fight slowly draining out of Boco's body.
More stalling from Kuzmitch.#T4#
Kuzmitch with more of the same as he continues to hold on.#T5#
Boco is trying to break free.
What can Boco do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!
Boco can't escape the position.
Kuzmitch just keeping the dominant position. He can't wait too long though, otherwise the referee will stand them back up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#T6##T7#
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#T8##T9##T10##T11##T12##T13##T14#
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Kuzmitch wins on points by 10 to 0.

 

 
 
 
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