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Event: EFA 30 Coldbane vs Roscow Jr     
Date:   Feb 25, 2018
#R1##CL#
Octavian closes the distance and clinches.
Octavian lands a nice shot to the body.
Octavian scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Octavian lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Adams.
Adams has had enough of the clinch but Octavian keeps him there for the moment.
A short right from Octavian on the inside.
Octavian cracks Adams with a nice body shot.
Octavian cracks Adams with a nice body shot.
A nice left hand lands by Octavian.
Octavian lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Adams is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Octavian to keep the fight standing.
Adams drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Adams tries to break free but Octavian pushes him back against the cage.
Octavian lands with a short punch from the clinch. #T1#
Octavian lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Adams or not.
Adams's coach down at Big Price MMA was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Adams's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Adams looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Adams looking for a takedown.
Quintus Octavian has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Rielly Adams.
Nice body punch from Octavian - that landed with a thud.
Adams looks winded!
Nice body punch from Octavian.
Stalling in the clinch from Octavian.
Octavian softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Octavian throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Adamss head.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Octavian.#ROC#
Adams is rocked!
Octavian scores with a hook to the body.
Octavian has Adams pressed against the cage.
Octavian lands a left hand.
Octavian lands a body punch in the clinch.
Octavian lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Adams backwards.
Adams is still on wobbly legs! Can Octavian finish him?#T2#
Octavian lands with a light punch inside.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Octavian scores with a shoulder strike.
Octavian creates some distance for himself and unleashes a massive uppercut that sends Adams's eyes rolling into the back of his head! Adams drops to his knees and Octavian pours it on with more strikes until the referee steps in to end the bout!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:17 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Quintus Octavian!
An out of breath Quintus Octavian thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

Event: EFA 20 Bates vs Octavian     
Date:   Feb 03, 2018
#R1#
Bates moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Bates lands a jab to the head.
Octavian lands with a nice combination. Bates backs away looking to recover.
Bates just misses with a punch to the body.
Bates misses the jab.
Bates lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Octavian lands a nice leg kick that just misses Bates's sensitive parts.
Octavian thuds his shin into the meat of Bates's side.
Octavian looks to land a combination but Bates avoids it well.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Octavian misses with a jab, cross combination.
Octavian lands a really nice looking cross but Bates seems unphased.
Octavian darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Joel Bates seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bates lands with a straight right. Octavian didn't see that one coming.
The fighters circling - Bates throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bates throws a leg kick but Octavian checks it.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Octavian has been working on his takedowns a lot in the buildup to the fight and we can only assume he's going to look to take this to the mat.
Octavian slips under a jab.
Octavian tries to score with a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Bates scores with a crisp jab that stopped Octavian in his tracks. #T1#
Octavian slips a straight right by Bates.
Joel Bates is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Bates tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Octavian lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Bates scores with a one two! Octavian had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Bates throws an off balance right hand
and Octavian counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Bates misses with a double jab.
Bates lands with a shot to the body.
Bates misses with a looping right.
Bates is on the wrong end of a nice combination from Octavian.
A solid leg kick lands there for Octavian.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Octavian comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Bates tries a head kick but it misses.
Bates connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Octavian's hands.
Octavian connects with a body shot.
Octavian closes the distance and lands a one-two.
Bates is breathing heavily.
Bates looks for the body kick but Octavian saw that one coming.
Bates throws a poor cross that misses
and Octavian counters with a left and a right that stings Bates. #T2#
Bates scores with a head kick. Octavian tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Octavian fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Bates has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Bates swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Octavian keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Octavian throws a nice outside leg kick.
Octavian swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
A little feinted left hand from Bates on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Octavian ducks under a wild hook from Bates.
Bates connects with a body shot.
Bates throws a looping overhand right but Octavian ducks down to avoid it.
Bates lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Octavian circles away quickly and effectively.
Octavian moves away from the strike by Bates.
Bates takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Bates throws a head kick that half lands.
A head kick misses from Bates.
A big left from Bates misses.
Octavian feints the counter takedown.#T3#
Octavian steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bates.
Octavian throws a right and a left that both miss.
Octavian just manages to avoid a counter high kick fromBates.
Bates misses with an uppercut
and Octavian counters with a three punch combo that has Bates backing up. Bates nods at Octavian to acknowledge the strikes.
Octavian avoids the body shot from Bates.
Octavian moves forwards but Bates connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Bates swings for the body but Octavian moves out of range.
Octavian is working the combinations to good effect here.
Octavian throws a right and a left that Bates avoids nicely.
Octavian swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Bates.#TD2#
Octavian gets the takedown into side control.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
The referee tells the fighters to keep busy.
Bates is looking for a sweep.
Octavian controlling the position from side mount. #T4#
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Let's hope that Octavian 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.
The referee wants the fighters to be more active or he's going to reset them on the feet.#SUB2#
Octavian tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Octavian has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Bates on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Bates tries to get out of the position.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Octavian advances nicely into full mount.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Quintus Octavian dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R2#
Bates misses with a right hand
and Octavian counters with a straight right hand.
Octavian throws a nice outside leg kick.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bates. Octavian does a little dance to reset his feet.
Quintus Octavian is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Bates lands with a right hand.
Octavian misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Bates tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Bates throws a jab when Octavian was well out of range.
Octavian feints the counter takedown.
Octavian scores with a leg kick.
Bates throws a big shot that misses.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bates. Octavian does a little dance to reset his feet.
Despite the aggression on Octavian's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Octavian throws a right and a left that both miss.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bates throws a sloppy head kick and Octavian moves out of range easily.
Bates scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Octavian connects with a looping right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bates takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Octavian throws a right hand that Bates ducks under and follows up with a left that Bates also avoids with ease.#T1#
Bates takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Octavian lands with a kick to the temple. Bates shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?"
Octavian lands a nice looking body kick.
Octavian lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Bates tries to close the distance and clinch but Octavian swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Bates scores with a jab.
Bates takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Octavian lands a jab to Bates's midsection.
Bates misses with an uppercut
and Octavian counters with a series of strikes. Bates will be more careful next time no doubt.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Octavian lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Bates backs up against the cage. #ROC2#
Bates is rocked!
Octavian will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Oh Bates is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Octavian fakes the leg kick and cracks Bates in the body.
Bates misses with a wild combination.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Octavian! But no joy.
Bates seems to have got his legs back now.#T2#
Octavian avoids a kick to the body.
Octavian throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
Quintus Octavian seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Bates scores with a nice strike.
Bates throws a sloppy head kick #TD2#
and Octavian counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Octavian is pushing down on Bates's leg trying to pass to half guard. Bates is fighting to maintain full guard but Octavian has managed to sneak the leg through.#SUB2#
Octavian is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
Bates knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Octavian on the ground.
Octavian wants to lay and pray for a moment but Bates keeps working. #T3##SUB2#
Octavian is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Octavian controlling the action here.
Bates tries to get to full guard but Octavian has control of the leg.
Bates is refusing to be controlled, as Octavian sits in half guard. #T4#
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Octavian with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Bates is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Octavian scores with a couple of nice shots.#SUB2#
Octavian is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Bates defends it well.
Bates is trying to control but Octavian manages to pass to mount!
Octavian trying to control but he's not successful this time.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Quintus Octavian showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!
#R3#
Octavian tries a head kick but it misses.
Bates swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Octavian only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Bates throws an off balance right hand
and Octavian counters with a big head kick but Bates shrugs it off.
Octavian throws a series of punches but Bates moves out of range.
Octavian thumps Bates with a low kick.
A telegraphed right hand from Bates misses the target.
A good leg kick by Octavian.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Bates, as that shot connected.
Octavian dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Bates throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Octavian counters with a three punch combo that has Bates backing up. Bates nods at Octavian to acknowledge the strikes.
A slapping leg kick lands for Octavian.
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!
Bates rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Octavian moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Octavian lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Sloppy strikes from Octavian. Those never looked like landing.
Bates misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Good standup being displayed there by Bates as he connects with a hook.#T1#
Bates throws an overhand right that lands on Octavian's shoulder, as Octavian tries to avoid the shot.
Bates misses with a wild body shot.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Octavian throws a head kick but Bates moves out of range.
Sloppy strikes from Octavian. Those never looked like landing.
Octavian avoids the body shot from Bates.
Octavian uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Bates has time to react.
Bates has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Bates there as he acknowledges the shot.
Octavian looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
A little feinted left hand from Bates on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Bates misses with a head kick.
Octavian will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Bates throws a shot from downtown. Octavian moves away and avoids it.
Bates tries a head kick but it misses.
Octavian cracks Bates with a right hand to the side of the head.
Bates takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing. #T2#
Octavian jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
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!
Octavian takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Bates paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Octavian lands with a nice body kick.
Octavian fails to land with a series of punches.
Bates swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Octavian buckles his opponent's knee momentarily with a nice leg kick.
Bates throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Octavian counters with a two punch combo.
Bates throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Bates takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure. #TD2#
Octavian looks for a takedown. He's got it. We're now in half guard.
Octavian not doing much here. #T3#
Bates tries to roll over but Octavian keeps him under control.#SUB2#
Octavian is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Bates has managed to free his arm - good work.
Octavian has been the more effective fighter overall so far.#SUB2#
Octavian is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Bates doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Octavian. #T4#
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.#SUB2#
Octavian looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Octavian trying to mount his opponent but Bates defends it.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Wesley Smith scores the fight 27:30
Judge Cecil Peabody scores the fight 27:30
Judge Gwen Towbar scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Quintus Octavian!

A relieved looking Quintus Octavian thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Nov 22, 2017
#R1#
Cano throws a series of punches but Octavian avoids them all with ease.
Cano throws a series of punches but Octavian avoids them all with ease.
Octavian avoids a punch combination nicely.
Cano throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Octavian.
A combination from Cano does no damage.
Octavian scores with a push kick.
Cano takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Cano falls off balance throwing a combination #TD#
and Octavian counters with a shoot takedown into half guard.
Cano tries to push off, looking to stand up, but Octavian manages to move to mount!
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.#SUB#
Octavian wants to finish this one by submission but Cano is holding onto his waist, trying to prevent any attacks from Octavian.
Octavian is still in mount, landing shots to his trapped opponent. Cano can't stay in a position like this for much longer. #T1#
Octavian wants to take his opponent's back but he's not managed it.
Octavian working away from the top, dropping strikes.
Cano working to try and regain half guard.
Octavian controlling the position easily from mount. #SUB#
Octavian swings around for an armbar but it's a sloppy attempt and Cano is now in Octavian's guard. A big mistake from Octavian there, giving up the dominant position! #T2##SUB#
Octavian working for a triangle but Cano defends it easily.
Cano is a painfully thin specimen of a man. You do wonder whether a good body kick would snap him clean in two.
Octavian looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Cano with a flurry of punches that miss.
Octavian is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move. #REVR#
Octavian is looking to advance position but Cano won't allow it. #T3#
Octavian thows a wild elbow that connects with the canvas.
Octavian throwing shots but Cano is blocking nicely.
Octavian content to sit in half guard and control for a moment. #T4#
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.
Octavian continues to stall.
Octavian tries to pass to full mount but Cano defends it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Quintus Octavian dominated that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action!
#R2#
Octavian connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
No joy there for Cano, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Octavian throws a quick head kick that skims the top of Cano's head.#CUT#
It looks like Randy Cano has been cut.
Octavian lands a jab, followed by a cross and another cross, as Cano backs up against the cage.
Randy Cano seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Cano throws a left and a right that both miss #CL#
and Octavian holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Cano tries to land a knee to the head but Octavian blocks with his arms.
Octavian lands with a right to the head. #ROC#
Cano is rocked!
Octavian is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Cano can do to turn this around?
Octavian throws a big uppercut that drops Cano! More strikes from Octavian and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Cano lies dazed against the cage as Octavian celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:37 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Quintus Octavian!
Quintus Octavian took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'Ryan retires after crushing defeat ! He can be my butler and his manager my chauffeur.'.

 

Event: Steel Penn - ICON VI     
Date:   Oct 14, 2017
#R1#
Knox connects with a body shot that sends Octavian's belly button to the back.
Knox lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.#CL#
Knox has Octavian up against the cage in a clinch.
Octavian takes a shot to the head.
Knox has a couple of punches blocked by Octavian.
Knox has a couple of punches blocked by Octavian.
Knox working aggressively here.
Knox tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked. #BC2#
Octavian breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
A lazy body kick from Knox
enabling Octavian to counter with a crisp jab.
Knox thows a body kick. Octavian tries to catch it but that hurt him.
Knox throws a hook but Octavian avoids it easily.
A nice combination there by Octavian.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Knox lands a nice shot to the body.
Knox throws a nice looking combination but Octavian bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Octavian just misses with a punch to the body.
Octavian throws a series of punches but Knox moves out of range.
Octavian avoids a punch combination nicely. #T1#
Octavian thows a leg kick but Knox checks it
and Knox counters with a stiff right hand.
Knox throws a hook but Octavian blocks it.
Octavian uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Knox.
Knox throws a body kick that misses.
Knox throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Octavian counters with a right hand to the body.
Donk. Knox catches Octavian right on the button with a cross.
Knox takes a swing at Octavian's ribcage but misses.
Knox connects with a leg kick. Octavian looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Octavian scoring well with a low kick there.
Knox looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Nice uppercut there from Knox.
Octavian lands a head kick. Knox smiles back at him and beckons him forward.
Good exchange - Knox coming out on top.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Octavian staying out of range there.
Octavian tries to counter with a clinch but Knox shakes him off and moves away.
Octavian takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Archibald Knox seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A swing and a miss from Knox.#T2#
Octavian throws a body kick that misses.
Octavian throws a leg kick that misses.
A punch combination from Octavian misses.
Knox throws a shot from downtown. Octavian moves away and avoids it.
Despite the aggression on Octavian's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Octavian takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Octavian uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Knox.
Knox throws a body shot but no joy.
Knox rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Octavian moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Octavian let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Knox slips under a jab from Octavian.
Knox works the jab nicely.
Knox lands with an uppercut that bounces Octavian off the cage and back into range.
Knox throws a head kick that half lands.
Like a baseball bat into the meat of his leg there - nice leg kick by Octavian.
Octavian lands with a hook. Knox tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Octavian misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too.
Octavian lands with a kick to the temple. Knox shrugs as if to say "is that all you've got?" #T3#
Octavian walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.#ROC#
Octavian is rocked!
Knox has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Octavian.
Knox fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Octavian manages to avoid it.
A combination from Octavian does no damage.
Octavian lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Knox circles away quickly and effectively.
Octavian connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Octavian blocks the body kick.
Octavian walks into a stiff left hand from Knox.
Octavian throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
As Octavian looks to move away, Knox throws a big counter combo but Octavian just gets out of the way.
Knox misses with a body shot.
Ooooh, nice body kick lands from Knox. Octavian shrugs it off though.
Good leg kick by Knox there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
No joy there for Octavian, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Nice straight punches there by Knox. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Knox.
We've been informed that Octavian has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
Knox is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Knox thows a left - swing and a miss!
Knox misses with a wild combination. #T4#
Octavian looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Knox takes a punch to the jaw and another one to the bread basket.
Knox tries to clinch up.
Octavian uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Knox.
Octavian avoids a kick to the body.
Knox throws out a loose jab but Octavian uses good head movement to avoid it.
Knox throws a body shot but no joy.
Octavian throws out a counter right but Knox avoids it with no problem.
Knox avoids a punch combination nicely.
Octavian walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Octavian throws a wild combination but nothing lands. #CL#
Knox pushes Octavian up against the cage in a clinch.
Knox lands a right hand.
A short left from Knox.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Archibald Knox dominated that round.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R2#
Knox feints with a shoulder and throws a nice leg kick to Octavian's calf.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Knox.
Knox showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Octavian.
Octavian throws a body kick but he wasn't in range.
Knox pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Knox fakes with the hands and throws a leg kick but Octavian is out of range.
The fighters circling - Knox throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
As Knox backs off Octavian throws a huge counter combo but Knox manages to avoid it all.
Left hook, right uppercut from Octavian.
Knox is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Octavian can do to turn this around?
Octavian ducks under a wild hook from Knox.#CL#
Knox closes the distance and clinches.
A short body shot lands from Knox as the two fighters clinch.
Knox throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Octavians head.
Knox throws a punch but it's blocked by Octavian.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Knox lands a right hand that snaps the head of Octavian backwards.
Octavian scores with a shot to the side of Knox's head.
Knox has a couple of punches blocked by Octavian. #T1#
Knox has a couple of punches blocked by Octavian.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Knox.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Knox lands a hook that snaps the head of Octavian backwards.
Knox doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Knox lands a nice uppercut.
Knox misses with a hook to the ribs.
Knox can't find room to land a body shot as Octavian controls the action.
Knox throws a head punch that misses.
Knox working aggressively here.
Octavian lands a body punch in the clinch.
Knox lands an uppercut.
Octavian tries to work over Knox's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Knox taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Knox has a couple of punches blocked by Octavian. #T2#
Knox misses with a punch to the body. #BC2#
Octavian's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Octavian lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Knox at a distance.
Octavian throws a sloppy head kick and Knox moves out of range easily.
Knox throws a decent looking leg kick but it doesn't land clean.
Archibald Knox is winning the standup battle so far.
Knox throws a leg kick that is checked
and Octavian counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Knox lands a jab to Octavian's midsection.
Knox tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Knox dodges the punch combination from Octavian.
Knox looks to score with a jab to the body but Octavian is just out of range.
Knox misses with a straight left.
Quintus Octavian is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Knox throws a right and a left that Octavian avoids nicely.
Octavian pushes forward with a 1-2 combination that forces Knox back to the cage. Octavian follows up with a solid lead hook to the liver.
Knox checks a leg kick.
Knox lands an overhand right.#T3#
Octavian throws a sloppy head kick and Knox moves out of range easily.
A left and a right from Knox both land. Nice combination.
Knox blocks a head kick by Octavian.
Knox looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Nice body kick there by Knox.
Octavian moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.
Knox connects with a leg kick. Octavian looked like he was expecting something else and didn't defend it.
Octavian misses with a body kick.
Octavian throws a right and a left that Knox avoids nicely.
Knox just misses with a punch to the body.
Knox takes a shot right to the bread basket.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Octavian pivots, looking for a leg kick but Knox is out of range and Octavian settles back down.
Knox moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Octavian uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Knox.#T4#
Knox scores with a hook.
Octavian throws a body kick but he was well out of range there.
Knox lands with a nice body punch.
Octavian is breathing heavily.
Knox fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Octavian avoids the body shot from Knox. #CL#
Knox moves into the clinch.
Knox lands with a short shot to the head.
Octavian blocks an uppercut.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Octavian.
Knox tries a body shot but Octavian blocks it.
Octavian's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
A nice right hand lands inside from Knox.
Octavian takes a shot to the head.
Knox effectively controlling the action here.#BC2#
Octavian breaks from the clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Archibald Knox dominated that second round.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!
#R3#
Octavian bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Knox throws a poor cross that misses
and Octavian makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
A slow jab from Knox misses its intended target.
Octavian steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Knox.
Knox walks into a left hand.
Octavian shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Knox eats them both and turns towards Octavian to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Octavian misses with the combination.
Knox throws a jab when Octavian was well out of range.
Octavian throws a counter combo.
Octavian throws a combination. Knox tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Knox throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Octavian throws a sloppy head kick
and Octavian takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Octavian moves away from the strike by Knox.
Despite the aggression on Octavian's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Knox throws a push kick but Octavian slaps the foot to one side.
Octavian has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Knox.
Octavian misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick. #T1#
Octavian tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Knox misses with a looping right.
Octavian is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Knox looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Octavian with a nice cross.
Knox steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Octavian.
Octavian's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Octavian throws a series of punches but Knox moves out of range.
Knox throws a body punch but Octavian moves out of range.
Octavian throws a half hearted mid kick.
Knox connects with a leg kick. He turned his hip over nicely there.
Knox connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Sloppy strikes from Knox. Those never looked like landing.
Octavian tries to counter by closing the distance.
Knox throws a low kick, looking for Octavian's leg but Octavian calmly moves out of range.
Octavian throws a half hearted mid kick.
Octavian throws a head kick that misses.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Octavian lands where it shouldn't have, right in the... well, you know what he did? He kicked him in the penis. He's injured, injured bad. The referee sends both fighters to their corners and Knox has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Knox and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Archibald Knox is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.#T2#
Knox lands with an uppercut that bounces Octavian off the cage and back into range.
Nice body kick there by Octavian.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Octavian throws a right and a left that Knox avoids nicely.
Octavian takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Knox tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Octavian paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Knox takes a swing at Octavian's ribcage but misses.
Octavian lands with a hook. Knox tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Octavian goes for a spinning back kick but it misses.
Octavian ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Knox misses the shot to the body.
Octavian misses with a hook
and Knox counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Knox throws a leg kick that misses.
Knox digs a good hook to Octavian's body.
Knox throws a nice inside leg kick.
Octavian throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Knox.
Knox wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Knox misses with an uppercut. Octavian saw that one coming.#T3#
Knox misses with a wild body shot.
Knox missing with a left hand there. Octavian was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Knox throws a jab but it's blocked by Octavian.
A nice side step and Octavian releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.#CL#
The fight moves into the clinch position.#BC2#
Octavian pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Octavian tries a head kick but it misses.
Knox seemed to be looking to counter by closing the distance.
Knox is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Octavian.
Octavian wants to counter with a clinch but Knox pushes him away.
Knox fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Octavian pulls out of a head kick attempt.
Octavian moves out of range as Knox throws a body kick.
Knox lands with a straight right. Octavian didn't see that one coming.
Octavian throws a wild body kick that Knox sees coming a mile off.
Octavian takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure. #T4#
Knox showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Octavian.
Knox tries to close the distance and clinch but Octavian swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Knox lands a leg kick that knocks Octavian off balance momentarily.
Knox scores with a jab to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Knox lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Octavian displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Knox throws out the jab.
Knox scores with a kick to the midsection.
Octavian throws a body punch but Knox moves out of range.
Octavian lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Knox fakes the leg kick and cracks Octavian in the body.
Knox throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Octavian.
Knox digs a good hook to Octavian's body.
Quintus Octavian has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Knox scores with a nice body kick.
Octavian has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Knox works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paul Gruel scores the fight 30:27
Judge Chris Saunders scores the fight 30:27
Judge Roger Salmon scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Archibald Knox!

Quintus Octavian spoke after the fight, saying 'Fuck you all'.

 

Event: Steel Penn - ICON IV     
Date:   Oct 01, 2017
#R1#
Sloppy strikes from Octavian. Those never looked like landing.
Quintus Octavian seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Octavian moves into range and throws a lovely three punch combination.#CL2#
Stedman forces Octavian back against the cage and clinches.
Octavian struggles to land a body shot inside as Stedman controls his hands.
Octavian digs a right hand into Stedman's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Stedman's gas tank.
Octavian lands a right hand that snaps the head of Stedman backwards.
Octavian is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Octavian managing to block the knees to the body from Stedman.
Octavian stalling against the cage.
Octavian lands on the inside with an uppercut. #T1#
Octavian keeps control of Stedman as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Octavian is working Stedman over against the cage.
Octavian working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Octavian works on Stedman's body with a couple of short punches.
Stedman being controlled against the cage.
Stedman wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Octavian lands a body punch in the clinch.
Octavian working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Stedman working hard to break the clinch.#T2#
Nice body punch from Octavian.
Octavian content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Stedman tries to pull guard but Octavian forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Octavian lands a shot to the body.
Octavian lands a body punch.
Stedman is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Octavian gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Stedman is trying to maintain a safe position but Octavian gets an underhook and turns Stedman into the cage.
Octavian lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Stedman looks winded!
Octavian lands a left hand.
Octavian looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
A body shot lands from Octavian.
Octavian lands a body shot in the clinch. #T3#
A right hand to the body from Octavian.
Still in the clinch, Octavian scores with a nice short uppercut.
Octavian digs a right hand into Stedman's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Stedman's gas tank.
Octavian pushes Stedman back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Nice body punch from Octavian - that landed with a thud.
Octavian lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Stedman or not.
Stalling in the clinch from Octavian.
Octavian pushes Stedman back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Octavian lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Octavian presses Stedman against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
A right hand to the body from Octavian. #T4#
A short right hand to the side of the head by Octavian.
Octavian pushes Stedman back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.#ROC#
Stedman is rocked!
A short right hand to the side of the head by Octavian.
Stedman is still on wobbly legs! Can Octavian finish him?
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Octavian dips a shoulder and cracks Stedman with a mighty uppercut! Stedman falls back against the cage and Octavian unloads with a barrage of strikes! Stedman is completely out with his eyes open, only supported by the cage! Save him ref! Eventually the ref decides to do his job and jumps in - Octavian screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:23 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Quintus Octavian!
An intense looking Quintus Octavian took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'Ryan retires after crushing defeat ! He can be my butler and his manager my chauffeur.'.

 

Event: Stell Penn ICON - New Life     
Date:   Sep 02, 2017
#R1#
Magufuli I V needs to keep his hands up - Octavian had a free shot at his head there.
Octavian lands a nice shot that snaps Magufuli I V's head back.
Octavian throws a body kick that misses.
Magufuli I V takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Octavian just misses with a punch to the body.
Magufuli I V swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Octavian misses with a body shot.
Octavian lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
A punch lands to the side of Octavian 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Magufuli I V has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Octavian throws a body kick that misses.
Magufuli I V misses with an uppercut.
Octavian wants to clinch up but Magufuli I V keeps it at a distance.
Octavian throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Ouch! a nice leg kick from Octavian, right into the meat.
Magufuli I V misses with a two punch combination.
Octavian let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Quintus Octavian seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Octavian throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Octavian dips to his left and cracks Magufuli I V with an uppercut!#T1#
Magufuli I V getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Octavian throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Magufuli I V steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Octavian.
Octavian doesn't manage to clinch there - Magufuli I V circles away. #CL2#
Octavian has taken the fight to the clinch.
Octavian doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Magufuli I V lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Octavian blocking some punches.
Octavian digs a right hand underneath Magufuli I V's ribcage. Magufuli I V let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Magufuli I V is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Magufuli I V throws a head punch that misses.
Magufuli I V tries to throw a body punch but Octavian avoids it by throwing Magufuli I V back against the cage.
A body shot lands from Octavian.
Octavian misses with a punch on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Octavian.
Magufuli I V misses with some punches.
Octavian lands with a short shot to the head.
Octavian blocks a punch to the side of the head. #T2#
Magufuli I V tries to throw a body punch but Octavian avoids it by throwing Magufuli I V back against the cage.
Magufuli I V tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Octavian misses with a punch to the body.
Magufuli I V swings away with an uppercut that misses.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Octavian stays in close to his opponent and throws a right hand to the body.
Magufuli I V doesn't land with the attempted body shot. #TD2#
Octavian drags the fight down to the ground.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.#SUB2#
Octavian looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Octavian has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Magufuli I V has passed into side control.
Magufuli I V in side control, just content to control the action for now. #T3#
Magufuli I V working away.
Magufuli I V in the domination position with Octavian hanging on.
Octavian has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Magufuli I V moving around in side mount but really he's just happy to control for now.
Octavian holding on.
Octavian wants to control but Magufuli I V postures up.#T4#
The crowd are getting on the fighters' backs, as the pace has dropped off in the last minute or so.
Octavian tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Magufuli I V wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Octavian struggling a bit here.
Octavian tries to bench press Magufuli I V off him but Magufuli I V keeps the position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Quintus Octavian dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Magufuli I V swats away the attempt to clinch by Octavian.
Octavian chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Magufuli I V can pounce on him.
Octavian is looking to clinch.
Octavian misses with a leg kick.
Octavian throws a big shot that misses.
A jab from Octavian finds it's way through Magufuli I V's defenses.
Magufuli I V waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Octavian.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Octavian! But no joy.
Octavian takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Magufuli I V connects with an inside leg kick.
Octavian misses with a leg kick.
A little feinted left hand from Magufuli I V on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Octavian throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.
A cross from Octavian lands.
Octavian throws a jab when Magufuli I V was well out of range.#T1#
Magufuli I V avoids the body shot from Octavian.
Magufuli I V takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Magufuli I V connects with a looping right hand.
Octavian throws a shot from downtown. Magufuli I V moves away and avoids it.
Magufuli I V lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.
Octavian scores with a leg kick.
Octavian throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Magufuli I V sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Magufuli I V checks a leg kick.
Octavian looks to land a body kick but Magufuli I V moved away.#CL2#
Octavian clinches.
Magufuli I V is using his height advantage well here, landing a good percentage of his punches.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Magufuli I V blocks a couple of punches on the inside. #T2#
Octavian lands a shot to the body.
Magufuli I V swings wildly with an uppercut but Octavian uses good head movement to avoid it.
Octavian tries to pull guard but Magufuli I V forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Magufuli I V lands a nice uppercut.
Octavian lands a right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Magufuli I V.
Magufuli I V working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Magufuli I V scores with a shoulder strike.
Magufuli I V goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Magufuli I V misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Magufuli I V throws a punch but it's blocked by Octavian.
Octavian scores with a shoulder strike. #BC#
Magufuli I V breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Magufuli I V moves out of range as Octavian throws a body kick.
Good work by Magufuli I V as he checks the leg kick.
Magufuli I V punishes Octavian's body with a nice straight punch.
Octavian throws a feint and then finishes with a kick to the body.#T3#
Magufuli I V throws a jab but it's blocked by Octavian.
Octavian slips a jab from Magufuli I V.
Despite the aggression on Octavian's face he doesn't fully commit to the counter.
Octavian misses with a hook
and Magufuli I V counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Magufuli I V loads up on a big right hand but Octavian slips the punch.
Octavian swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Octavian misses with a wild body shot.
Octavian throws a hook but Magufuli I V avoids it easily.
It looked like Magufuli I V was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Octavian.
Octavian misses with a kick to the body.
Magufuli I V ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Octavian swings away with a body shot that misses
and Magufuli I V counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Octavian is breathing heavily.
Magufuli I V pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Magufuli I V listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Magufuli I V pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Magufuli I V misses with a straight left.
The fighters circling - Magufuli I V throws out the jab but it was never going to land. #T4#
Magufuli I V has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Octavian.
Quintus Octavian seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Octavian throws a half hearted mid kick.
Octavian connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Magufuli I V momentarily.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Magufuli I V slips a jab from Octavian.
Magufuli I V swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Octavian is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Magufuli I V.
Magufuli I V blocks a jab.
Octavian is looking to clinch but Magufuli I V is avoiding it.
Octavian throws a predictable looking body shot
and Octavian takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Octavian tries to close the distance and clinch but Magufuli I V swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Magufuli I V connects with a single shot there.
Magufuli I V throws a lazy right hand but Octavian sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Octavian steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Magufuli I V.
Octavian swings away with a leg kick that misses.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close second round but I would say that Kassim Magufuli I V will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! So, we enter the final round. Let's see if either fighter can bring us a finish, or whether we're going to the judges scorecards.
#R3#
Magufuli I V throws the left hand but Octavian avoids the punch easily.
Octavian lands a nice hook to Magufuli I V's body. Magufuli I V takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Magufuli I V fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Octavian manages to avoid it.
Octavian wants to counter the offense by Magufuli I V and move into the clinch position.
Octavian swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Octavian throws a lazy uppercut
and Magufuli I V counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Magufuli I V looks to land a body kick but Octavian moved away.
Magufuli I V moves out of range of the strikes.
It looked like Magufuli I V wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Magufuli I V just misses with a punch to the body.
Magufuli I V walks forward and throws out a flicking leg kick. Octavian checks it nicely though, as he moves to the side.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Octavian motions for Magufuli I V to come forward. Octavian throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Octavian takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Magufuli I V misses with an uppercut.
Octavian takes one to the chin there.
Octavian throws a jab but it's blocked by Magufuli I V. #T1#
Magufuli I V tests Octavian's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Magufuli I V missing with a left hand there. Octavian was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
As Magufuli I V backs off Octavian throws a huge counter combo but Magufuli I V manages to avoid it all.
Octavian throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Octavian fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Magufuli I V looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Octavian throws a head kick but Magufuli I V moves out of range.
Magufuli I V misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Octavian.
Magufuli I V pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Octavian defending well as Magufuli I V loads up on a big left hand.
Octavian pivots as if he's going to throw a leg kick but stops half way.
Magufuli I V throws a leg kick but Octavian moved away.
Octavian misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Magufuli I V.
Magufuli I V ducks under a wild hook from Octavian.
Magufuli I V appeared to be looking to counter that last move with a leg kick.
Octavian throws a jab but it's blocked by Magufuli I V. #T2#
Magufuli I V looking to throw a kick but he's pulled out of it.
Donk. Octavian catches Magufuli I V right on the button with a cross.
Magufuli I V throws a combination but comes up with nothing but fresh air.
Magufuli I V circles away from the clinch attempt.
Octavian walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Magufuli I V connects with a jab.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Magufuli I V uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Octavian.
Magufuli I V throwing a counter right hand but Octavian manages to avoid it.
Octavian loads up on a big right hand but Magufuli I V slips the punch.
Magufuli I V missing with a left hand there. Octavian was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Octavian ducks under a wild hook from Magufuli I V.
Magufuli I V ducks under a wild hook from Octavian.
Magufuli I V appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Magufuli I V looks to land a body kick but Octavian moved away.
Octavian throws out a counter right but Magufuli I V avoids it with no problem.
Nice straight punches there by Octavian. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Octavian.#T3#
Octavian blocks a jab.
Octavian scores with a jab.
Magufuli I V pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Octavian misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick.
Octavian tries to clinch but Magufuli I V is having none of it.
Magufuli I V dances in quickly and lands a nice inside leg kick on Octavian. That did some damage!
Magufuli I V looks to score with a jab to the body but Octavian is just out of range.
Octavian tries to clinch up but Magufuli I V circles away and keeps his distance.
Octavian lands with a nice combination. Magufuli I V backs away looking to recover.
Octavian throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Octavian looks to land a left hand but Magufuli I V moved out of range nicely.
Magufuli I V shapes like he's going to throw a leg kick but settles back down.
Octavian misses with a low kick.
Magufuli I V is looking to counter punch.#T4#
Magufuli I V scores with a nice strike.
Magufuli I V looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Magufuli I V moves out of range of the strikes.
Magufuli I V misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Octavian.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Octavian closes the distance looking to clinch
and Magufuli I V counters with a left to the body.
Octavian lands a nice looking body shot.
Magufuli I V swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Octavian throws out a counter right but Magufuli I V avoids it with no problem.
Magufuli I V fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Octavian throws a lazy uppercut
and Magufuli I V counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Octavian lands a leg kick. The shin dug right into the meat of the thigh.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Josh West scores the fight 29:28
Judge Ryoma Takatsuka scores the fight 29:28
Judge Jeff Smith scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Kassim Magufuli I V!

A victorious Kassim Magufuli I V thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
Quintus Octavian was interviewed post fight and said 'Fuck you all'.

 

Event: SP ICON: Break Stuff     
Date:   Jul 22, 2017
#R1##CL2#
Octavian forces Dikunov back against the cage and clinches.
Dikunov drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Octavian stops a takedown attempt from Dikunov.
Octavian lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Dikunov has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Octavian is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Ury Dikunov. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Octavian lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Octavian lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Octavian works on Dikunov's body with a couple of short punches.
Octavian avoiding damage.
Octavian makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dikunov is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Octavian pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Octavian scores with a nice hook to the head.
Octavian gets underhooks to prevent Dikunov's takedown attempt.
Dikunov is breathing heavily.
Octavian scores with a shot to the side of Dikunov's head.
Octavian is working Dikunov over against the cage.
Dikunov takes a shot to the head. #CUT2#
It looks like Ury Dikunov has been cut.#T1#
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Octavian takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Octavian lands with a short shot to the head.
Octavian is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
Octavian lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Octavian is leaning against Dikunov and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Octavian stalling the fight.
Octavian is pushing Dikunov up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.
A nice left hand lands by Octavian.
Octavian working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
A left hand lands to the body for Octavian.
Octavian scores with a nice hook to the head.
Octavian scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Octavian avoiding damage. #T2#
A bit of stalling here from Octavian.
A hook to the body from Octavian.
Octavian lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Dikunov.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Octavian.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Octavian scores with a hook to the body.
Octavian lands a shoulder strike.
Octavian lands a right hand.
Octavian slowing the pace effectively.
A shot in the inside from Octavian.
Octavian stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that.
Octavian is leaning against Dikunov and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Octavian works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
The two fighters are working to gain dominance in the clinch.
Octavian avoiding damage.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Quintus Octavian.
Octavian with a jab.#T3#
Octavian connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
An inside leg kick lands from Octavian. #CL2#
Octavian forces Dikunov back against the cage and clinches.
Octavian lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Octavian leaning against his opponent.
Octavian's corner are urging him to control the action in the clinch for a moment, rather than mount any serious offense. I'm sure the crowd appreciate those instructions... not.
A nice right hand lands inside from Octavian.
A right hand to the body from Octavian.
Come on Octavian - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Dikunov tries to score a body lock takedown but Octavian shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Octavian is working Dikunov over against the cage.
A short uppercut from Octavian.
Octavian lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Dikunov backwards. #T4#
Octavian lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Dikunov backwards.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Octavian pushes Dikunov back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Octavian makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.#CUT2#
Ury Dikunov's cut is getting worse.
Octavian taking a breather.
Octavian scores with a shoulder strike. #ROC2#
Dikunov is rocked!
A shot in the inside from Octavian.
Oh Dikunov is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Octavian lands a body punch - he's looking to wear down Dikunov.
Octavian scores with a hook to the body.
Octavian will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Dikunov up against the cage.
Dikunov seems to have got his legs back now.
Nice body punch from Octavian - that landed with a thud.
Octavian slows down the pace here.
A right hand to the body from Octavian.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Quintus Octavian dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Ury Dikunov's cut.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!
#R2##KD2#
Octavian feints and then winds up with a huge right hand that connects perfectly and sends Dikunov sprawling to the canvas! Dikunov rolls over backwards and springs off the cage and manages to regain his footing - how acrobatic! Oh, he's still wobbly - can Octavian finish him?!
Dikunov shoots and misses
and Octavian counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Octavian lands a nice looking kick to the body. Dikunov takes a step back to recover.
BOOM! Octavian lands a beautiful left hook that drops Dikunov. Dikunov tries to recover but Octavian is having none of it, landing more punishing shots from mount. One final crushing shot and Dikunov lies motionless on the canvas. The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:15 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Quintus Octavian!
Post fight, Quintus Octavian took to the microphone: 'Ryan retires after crushing defeat ! He can be my butler and his manager my chauffeur.'.

 

Event: SP ICON: Pandemonium     
Date:   Jul 01, 2017
#R1#
Owens throws a hook but Octavian avoids it easily.
Octavian keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Octavian cracks Owens with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.#CL2#
Octavian has managed to clinch.
Octavian lands a body shot.
Octavian stalling.
Octavian lands a body punch.
Owens tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Octavian smiles and moves away.
Owens takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Octavian lands a jab to the head.
Octavian lands a nice shot to the body.
Octavian scores with a spinning back kick!
Owens has a nice red mark on his side after a thudding body kick by Octavian.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Owens takes a body punch but keeps moving. #T1##CL2#
Octavian darts in and clinches Owens up against the cage.
Octavian scores with a nice hook to the head.
Octavian presses Owens against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Owens is breathing heavily.
Come on Octavian - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Octavian lands a shot to the body.
A right hand to the body from Octavian.
A short body shot lands from Octavian as the two fighters clinch.
Nice body punch from Octavian - that landed with a thud.
A short left from Octavian.
Octavian pushes Owens back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Octavian cracks Owens with a nice body shot.
Octavian cracks Owens with a nice body shot.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Octavian creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Octavian digs a right hand into Owens's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Owens's gas tank.
Octavian lands a shot to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Octavian digs a right hand into Owens's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Owens's gas tank. #T2#
Octavian lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Octavian scores with a nice hook to the head.
Octavian stalling in the clinch.
Octavian scores with a nice hook to the head.
Octavian cracks Owens with a nice body shot.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Octavian.
Octavian lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Octavian scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Octavian lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage. #ROC2#
Owens is rocked!#KD2#
Octavian drops Owens onto one knee with a big uppercut from the clinch! Owens is propped up by the cage and works his way back to his feet!
Oh Owens is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Octavian is stalling here.
Octavian lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Octavian is leaning against Owens and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Octavian takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
A hook to the body from Octavian.
Octavian lands a body shot in the clinch.
A shot in the inside from Octavian.
Octavian displaying some good clinch control by pressing Owens up against the cage.
Octavian lands a nice shot to the body. #T3#
Octavian throws a big uppercut that drops Owens! More strikes from Octavian and the referee jumps in to stop the fight! Owens lies dazed against the cage as Octavian celebrates with his cornermen!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:10 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Quintus Octavian!
Quintus Octavian took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'Ryan retires after crushing defeat ! He can be my butler and his manager my chauffeur.'.

 

Event: SP ICON: GRUDGE Match     
Date:   May 31, 2017
#R1#
Octavian swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Ryan counters with a three punch combo that has Octavian backing up. Octavian nods at Ryan to acknowledge the strikes.
Octavian fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Ryan has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.#CL#
Octavian moves into range and clinches up with Ryan.#TD#
Octavian ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Octavian no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard.
Octavian not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Ryan is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Octavian not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Octavian bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Ryan's guard. #REVR#
Octavian trying to control the position from guard on top but Ryan is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #SUB#
Octavian drops back looking for a leg! Ryan is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Ryan manages to kick Octavian off! Octavian jumps back into Ryan's guard. #SUB#
Octavian postures up as if he's going to throw some strikes but drops back for an ankle! Ryan is in big trouble! He looks ready to tap! But no, he's escaped and dives on top of Octavian, into his guard. #REVB##T1#
Ryan controlling from the top position.
Ryan's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Let's hope that Ryan 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.#SUB#
Octavian working for a triangle but Ryan defends it easily. #SUB#
Octavian throws his legs up looking to secure a triangle. Oh, that looks pretty tight, I gotta say! Ryan escapes and throws Octavian's legs to the side, diving into side control!
Ryan has knee on belly and now moves to full mount! Trouble for Octavian!#T2#
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
Ryan controlling from the full mount.
Octavian is trying desperately to improve position.
Ryan controlling his opponent.
Octavian tries to hold on but Ryan postures up.
Ryan controlling from the full mount.
Octavian tries to hold on but Ryan pushes him away.
Octavian is in all sorts of trouble here.
Ryan looking to control and managing it successfully. #T3#
Octavian is looking to improve his position but Ryan isn't that keen on the idea.
Ryan controlling from the full mount.
Octavian wants to control but Ryan is having none of it.
Ryan sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment. #T4#
The crowd are hurling abuse towards the fighters... You can hardly blame them though because there isn't a lot going on in the fight.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Ryan prevents Octavian from getting the reversal.
Ryan content just to control the position here.
Octavian is looking to get to half guard.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Octavian is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Octavian is trying desperately to improve position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jimmy Ryan dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
Octavian throws a lazy body kick
and Ryan counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ryan has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Ryan misses with a straight right.
Octavian looks to throw the jab but Ryan is out of range.
Ryan is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Octavian.
A slapping body kick lands there for Ryan.
A combination from Ryan does no damage.
Octavian throws a leg kick that is checked
and Ryan counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Jab by Octavian.
Donk. Ryan catches Octavian right on the button with a cross.
Ryan has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Octavian misses with a hook
enabling Ryan to counter with a crisp jab.
Jimmy Ryan seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ryan chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Octavian.
Quintus Octavian seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Octavian misses with a left hand
and Ryan counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.#T1#
Octavian tries to clinch up#KD2#
and Ryan counters with a crisp right hand that drops Octavian! Ryan lets Octavian back up to his feet, looking for a finish!#ROC2#
Octavian is rocked!
Octavian seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
Octavian tries a head kick but it misses.
Good work by Octavian as he checks the leg kick.
Octavian tries to counter by clinching up but Ryan breaks away and moves out of range.
Ryan tries a low kick but Octavian avoids it.
Ryan tests Octavian's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Ryan misses with a few strikes there.
Ryan takes one on the button.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Ryan tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Octavian was well out of range. Poor timing from Ryan.
Octavian throws out a loose jab but Ryan uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ryan only half commits to the counter leg kick.
Ryan lands a really nice looking cross but Octavian seems unphased. #T2#
Octavian tries to check a leg kick but that clearly hurt him.
Good leg kick by Ryan there. It's the ones that make that thud noise that hurt and that was an almighty thud.
Octavian lands a glancing blow to the side of Ryan's head.
Ryan connects with a body shot that sends Octavian's belly button to the back.
Octavian lands an overhand right.
Ryan tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Octavian is able to avoid easily.
Ryan scores with a push kick.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Ryan in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Ryan throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Octavian sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ryan throws a big shot that misses.
Ryan moves out of range of the body kick.
Ryan cracks Octavian with a good jab.
Nice uppercut lands for Ryan. That snapped Octavian's head back. #T3#
Octavian misses with a body punch
and Ryan counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Octavian throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Octavian throws a big shot that misses.
Ryan throws a nice looking combination but Octavian bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Octavian keeps Ryan at a distance using the push kick.
Ryan on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.#CL#
Octavian has taken the fight to the clinch.
A short right from Ryan on the inside.
Ryan misses with the head strike.
Octavian lands an uppercut.
Ryan fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Ryan lands a left hand that snaps the head of Octavian backwards. #BC2#
Ryan manages to break the clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ryan has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Octavian finds it's way round the side to connect with Ryan's head. #T4##KD2#
Ryan drops Octavian with a beautiful combination! Octavian stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Ryan is looking for the KO!
Oh Octavian is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Octavian tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Ryan is able to avoid easily.
Ryan ducks down and throws a big overhand right - it lands flush on the jaw, knocking Octavian out cold! The fight is over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:17 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punch). Jimmy Ryan!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Jimmy Ryan made sure he mentioned King of Clothes, along with how happy he was to win his fight.
In defeat, Quintus Octavian stepped up to the mic, saying 'Fuck you all'.

 

Event: SP ICON: Lofmark vs Ryan II     
Date:   Apr 29, 2017
#R1#
Johnson shoots in and drives through. Octavian sprawls well.#TD#
Octavian gets caught napping as Johnson dives in and scores a takedown. Octavian manages to retain guard.
Octavian controlling Johnson's posture.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Octavian is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Johnson has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
Octavian is adopting a defensive guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Octavian looking to control. #T1#
Octavian seems keen to control Johnson's posture.
Johnson pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Octavian is keeping the position for now.
We've had a lack of effective grappling in the last minute or so, which could well see a referee standup.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Octavian is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #REF3#
The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.
Octavian lands a jab to Johnson's midsection.
Octavian lands with a nice low kick. That'll leave a bruise.
Octavian scores with a shot to the body.
Johnson shoots and misses
and Octavian counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Anthony Johnson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Octavian displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Johnson.
Octavian is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Johnson with a body shot.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Anthony Johnson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Octavian as he avoids it easily.
Octavian feints a counter leg kick.
Johnson changes levels and looks for a double leg takedown. Octavian tries to avoid it but Johnson manages to keep hold of a leg and drag Octavian to the ground. Octavian escapes though and pops straight back up to his feet.
Octavian is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Johnson with a body shot.#T2#
A jab from Octavian does it's job there.
Octavian thuds a left hand into Johnson's body.
Quintus Octavian is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Octavian bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Johnson's head backwards.
Johnson with a poor takedown
and Octavian counters with a right hand to the body.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Johnson shoots in but no luck this time.
Octavian moves into range and connects with a jab. #CL2#
Octavian has closed the distance and engaged Johnson in a clinch. #TD#
Johnson pulls guard.
Octavian sitting in guard here, content to control.
Let's hope that Octavian 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.
Octavian preventing the sweep. #T3##SUB2#
Octavian drops back looking for a heel hook - he quickly realises he's not going to get it but Johnson manages to dive on top of him before he can escape and now Octavian has Johnson in his guard.#REVR#
Johnson advances to half guard.
Johnson looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson is trying to control the action in half guard but Octavian is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard. #SUB2#
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Octavian looking to force a kimura from the bottom here. He's concentrating on that move too much though and Johnson pushes past his half guard into mount! #T4#
Octavian is wriggling around trying to escape.
Johnson tries to push Octavian's head away but Octavian is holding on tight.
Octavian wants to hold on but Johnson pushes him away.
Johnson tries to control but Octavian wriggling away.
Octavian tries to hold on but Johnson pushes him away.
Octavian is squirming around, avoiding Johnson's attempts to control the action.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Octavian really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Johnson. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.#SUB#
Johnson with some aggressive grappling here. He's looking for submissions here, rather than waiting for the opportunity to counter.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Quintus Octavian will probably get the nod.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!
#R2#
Octavian fails to land with a series of punches.
Johnson shoots and misses
and Octavian counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Octavian is looking to clinch.
Octavian leaves Johnson with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.
Johnson scores with a three punch combo!
Octavian displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Johnson.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Anthony Johnson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Johnson on the wrong end of a kick to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown but Octavian shows good takedown defense there and keeps this one on the feet.
Johnson on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Crunch! Octavian slams his shin into Johnson's torso.#T1#
Octavian lands a nice looking body shot.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Octavian moves into range and connects with a jab.
Octavian scores to the head and body with a nice combination!#CL2#
Octavian has closed the distance and engaged Johnson in a clinch.
Octavian lands a left hand.
A nice left hand lands by Octavian.
Octavian stalling the fight. #BC2#
Octavian manages to break the clinch.
Johnson tries to shoot in for a takedown. He's got hold of a leg but Octavian swivels and escapes.
Octavian scores with a body shot.
Octavian scores with a sloppy right hand. Johnson should have avoided that one.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Johnson shoots in but no luck this time.
Johnson tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Octavian defends well and Johnson ends up having to push Octavian into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Octavian punishes Johnson's body with a nice straight punch.#T2#
Octavian lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.
Octavian fails with an attempt to clinch.
Octavian scores with a jab to the body.
Johnson throws a combination that misses
and Octavian counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Johnson dives in for a single leg takedown but Octavian sprawls and the fighters end up clinched against the cage.
Octavian has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Nice straight punches there by Octavian. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Octavian.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Octavian as he jumps to the side.
Jab by Octavian.
Octavian thuds his right hand into Johnson's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Octavian lands a right hook to the body.
Johnson swinging wildly here. #T3#
Johnson shoots in but doesn't get the takedown
letting Octavian counter with a right hand.
Octavian ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Quintus Octavian seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Nice uppercut lands for Octavian. That snapped Johnson's head back.
Octavian lands with a hook. Johnson tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Octavian scores with a jab. Johnson acknowledges it with a nod of the head. #CL2#
Octavian clinches up against the cage.
A right hand to the body from Octavian.
A short body shot lands from Octavian as the two fighters clinch. #BC2#
Octavian manages to break the clinch.
Octavian scores with a jab to the jaw.
Johnson looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Johnson's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Octavian connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Johnson scrambles back to his feet.#T4#
Octavian swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Johnson.
Octavian comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Johnson moves forwards but Octavian connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Good shot there by Octavian.
Octavian lands a nice shot to the body.
Octavian lands with a good body shot.
Octavian lands a jab to Johnson's midsection.
Octavian jabs at Johnson's body.
Johnson shoots and misses #CL2#
and Octavian holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Johnson is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Octavian to keep the fight standing.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Octavian scores with a hook to the body.
A shot in the inside from Octavian.
Octavian softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Quintus Octavian showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin! This is the final round!
#R3#
A jab from Octavian finds it's way through Johnson's defenses.
Johnson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
A nice leg kick lands there from Octavian.
Octavian chopping away at his opponent's legs.
Johnson misses with a takedown attempt
and Octavian counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Johnson fails with the takedown#CL2#
and Octavian counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Octavian lands a shot to the body.
Octavian lands a nice shot to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A hook to the body from Octavian.
Octavian lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Octavian pushes Johnson back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Octavian avoiding damage.
A short right from Octavian on the inside.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.#T1#
Octavian pushes Johnson back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Octavian digs a right hand underneath Johnson's ribcage. Johnson let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Johnson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Johnson jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Octavian walks away with a smile on his face. Johnson gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Anthony Johnson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Octavian lands a lovely overhand right.
Octavian with a body punch. A glancing blow. #CL2#
Octavian closes the distance and clinches.
Octavian is stalling here.
Octavian is leaning against Johnson and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Octavian is struggling to control the position.
Octavian stalling in the clinch.
Octavian lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Octavian presses Johnson against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Anthony Johnson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
Octavian gets through Johnson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Good body shot from Octavian.
Octavian works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A shot in the inside from Octavian.
Come on Octavian - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Johnson tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Octavian.
Octavian lands a left hand that snaps the head of Johnson backwards.
Octavian lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Octavian throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Johnsons head.
Johnson tries to pull guard but Octavian forces him back to his feet, against the cage.#BC2#
Octavian escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Octavian throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Johnson. #T3#
Octavian thumps Johnson with a low kick.
Octavian scores with a spinning back kick!
Johnson misses with a double jab.
Octavian displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Johnson.
Johnson sets himself, and Octavian steps forward looking for the clinch! Johnson avoids it this time.
Octavian lands a nice hook to Johnson's body. Johnson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Johnson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Octavian fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Johnson with a poor takedown
and Octavian counters with a straight right hand.#CL2#
Octavian instigates a clinch.
Octavian lands with a right to the head.
Octavian slows down the pace here. #T4#
Octavian lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Johnson fails to pull guard.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Octavian lands a nice shot to the body.
Johnson tries to pull guard but Octavian holds him up against the cage and eventually Johnson drops back down to his feet.
Octavian digs a right hand underneath Johnson's ribcage. Johnson let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Octavian gets through Johnson's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Johnson is trying to pull guard but Octavian turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Octavian softening up his opponent with strikes, against the cage.
Octavian lands a body shot.
Octavian lands a right hand.
Octavian scores with a hook to the body.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Octavian.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ryoma Takatsuka scores the fight 25:30
Judge Jeff Smith scores the fight 25:30
Judge Micheangelo Fripello scores the fight 25:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Quintus Octavian!

In his post fight interview, Quintus Octavian gave a big smile as he said 'Came with a plan, executed it. Tropical fight I had the JDS plan so I sucked, this time my camp took this fight serious, like they didn't fucking forget!'.

 

Event: SP ICON: The Aftermath     
Date:   Apr 01, 2017
#R1#
Octavian darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
Octavian lands a glancing blow to the side of Stanns's head.
We've been told by Stanns's head coaches at LOD Gym of the Gods that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Nice body punch from Stanns.
Stanns punishes Octavian's body with a nice straight punch.
Octavian keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Octavian bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Octavian changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Octavian bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Octavian lands with a shot to the body. #CL#
Stanns has taken the fight to the clinch.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
Stanns lands with a right to the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stanns lands a right hand. #BC2#
Octavian manages to break the clinch.
Stanns stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Well, he's not going to score with shots like that. A lazy body kick attempt from Octavian. #T1##CL#
Stanns moves into the clinch.
Stanns swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Octavian will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Stanns up against the cage.
The referee is keeping an eye on Octavian - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Stanns misses with a short punch on the inside.
Octavian lands a left hand that snaps the head of Stanns backwards.
Stanns misses with a hook from the clinch. #BC#
Stanns escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Murphy Stanns seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Stanns looks to score with a jab to the body but Octavian is just out of range.#CL#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
Octavian can't find room to land a body shot as Stanns controls the action.
Octavian misses with a punch to the body. #T2#
A short right from Octavian.
Stanns misses with a punch on the inside.
Stanns scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Octavian stalling in the clinch.
Octavian tries to break the clinch but Stanns is controlling the position.
Octavian content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Stanns lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Octavian lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards. #TD2#
Octavian jumps guard and drags Stanns to the mat. He's obviously going to be looking for submissions off his back. #SUB2#
Octavian is active off his back here, looking for submissions. #SUB2#
Octavian has his foot on Stanns's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Stanns works his way back into a safe position though.#SUB2#
Octavian looking to try and escape his hips here, looking for a submission. It looks like he's going for a triangle but Stanns is defending well. Octavian quickly switches to an armbar and extends the arm! Stanns has no choice but to tap, to a very quick submission! Wow, that was lightning fast! Octavian celebrates on the cage, with the crowd.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Quintus Octavian!
An intense looking Quintus Octavian took to the microphone post fight and gave a little speech: 'Came with a plan, executed it. Tropical fight I had the JDS plan so I sucked, this time my camp took this fight serious, like they didn't fucking forget!'.

 

Event: SP ICON: New faces     
Date:   Mar 04, 2017
#R1#
Octavian ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tropical moves away.
Octavian swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Octavian swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Tropical throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Octavian connects with a body shot that sends Tropical's belly button to the back.
Octavian ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Tropical moves away.
Tropical is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Octavian.
Tropical gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Pollo Tropical seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Octavian lands a nice looking body shot.
Tropical gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Tropical has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Octavian finds it's way round the side to connect with Tropical's head.
Octavian blocks a jab.
Octavian throwing a counter right hand but Tropical manages to avoid it.
Octavian throws a hook but Tropical avoids it easily.
Tropical unleashes a big counter combination but Octavian bobs and weaves and avoids any damage.#CL2#
Tropical moves into range and clinches up with Octavian.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Octavian stalling.
Tropical tries to work over Octavian's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Octavian takes a shot to the head.
Tropical lands an elbow just above Octavian 's eye. #T1#
Octavian misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tropical misses with the head strike.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Octavian.
Tropical makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
A frustrated look appears on Octavian's face as he tries to break the clinch.
Octavian misses with some punches.
Tropical creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Octavian is trying to push Tropical away but Tropical has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Tropical blocks an uppercut.
Tropical lands a right hand that snaps the head of Octavian backwards.
Tropical comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Octavian blocks the elbow strike.
Tropical is working Octavian over against the cage.
Tropical prevents a body shot from Octavian.
Tropical tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tropical misses with an elbow strike.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Octavian.
Octavian scores with a shoulder strike.
A right handed body shot lands from Tropical.
Octavian stalling against the cage. #T2#
With the two fighters working up against the cage, Tropical just misses with a elbow thrown towards Octavian's brow.
A shot in the inside from Tropical.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Tropical wants to stall.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tropical goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tropical goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Tropical lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tropical.
Tropical lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Octavian prevents a body shot from Tropical.
Tropical blocks an uppercut.
Tropical prevents a body shot from Octavian.
Tropical comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Octavian takes a shot to the head.
Octavian pushes Tropical back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Tropical prevents a body shot from Octavian.
Octavian misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tropical scores with a shoulder strike. #T3#
Tropical lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Octavian misses with a hook to the ribs.
Tropical looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Octavian tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Tropical creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Tropical creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Octavian's defenses.
Octavian blocks a body shot from Tropical.
Both fighters working to control the clinch.
Octavian struggles to land a body shot inside as Tropical controls his hands.
Tropical lands an elbow inside that Octavian shrugs off.
A shot in the inside from Tropical.
Tropical misses with an elbow strike.
Tropical misses with a hook from the clinch.
Octavian throws a head punch that misses.
Octavian prevents a body shot from Tropical.
Tropical lands a damaging elbow.
Tropical scores with a shot to the side of Octavian's head.
Tropical lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Octavian misses with a short punch on the inside.
Tropical lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Tropical swings wildly with an uppercut but Octavian uses good head movement to avoid it. #T4#
Good body shot from Tropical.
Tropical lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Tropical works on Octavian's body with a couple of short punches.
Tropical lands a body shot.
Octavian is breathing heavily.
Tropical lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Tropical blocks a body shot from Octavian.
Tropical misses with a body punch.
Octavian misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Octavian scores with a shot to the side of Tropical's head.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Octavian tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Tropical.
Tropical goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Octavian blocks a body shot from Tropical.
Tropical lands an uppercut.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tropical tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Octavian's elbow.
Tropical presses Octavian against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pollo Tropical dominated that round.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R2#
Tropical takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
A combination from Octavian does no damage.
It seemed like Tropical was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Tropical in the fight. On paper you would think he is the more dominant ground fighter so let's see if these unusual tactics pay off.
Octavian throws a lazy head kick #CL2#
and Tropical counters by clinching up.
A right hand to the body from Tropical.
Tropical lands with a short shot to the head.
Tropical lands a glancing elbow in the clinch.
Tropical struggles to land a body shot inside as Octavian controls his hands.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Tropical.
Tropical goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Octavian is stalling here. The referee will be looking to step in if he doesn't pick up the pace.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Tropical. #CUT2#
It looks like Quintus Octavian has been cut.
Tropical lands an elbow inside.
Tropical lands a nice elbow.
A shot in the inside from Tropical.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Tropical swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Octavian tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Tropical has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Tropical. #T1#
Octavian misses with a punch on the inside.
Tropical lands a shot to the body.
Octavian has a couple of punches blocked by Tropical.
Tropical lands with a light punch inside.
A real battle for position is taking place between these two warriors.
Tropical gets through Octavian's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Octavian is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Octavian takes an elbow to the temple.
Octavian can't find room to land a body shot as Tropical controls the action. #BC2#
Tropical breaks from the clinch.
Octavian scores with a body shot.
Octavian throws a body punch but Tropical moves out of range.
Octavian slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Tropical misses with an uppercut.
Octavian is looking for a counter combo.
A shot to the liver by Tropical. Beautiful body shot.
A swing and a miss from Octavian.
Tropical throws a big shot that misses.#T2#
Octavian uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tropical.
Tropical lands with a right hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Octavian throws a body shot but no joy.
Octavian throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Tropical sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Tropical lands a nice hook to Octavian's body. Octavian takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Octavian uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Tropical.
Tropical takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Nice uppercut lands for Tropical. That snapped Octavian's head back.
Octavian throws a right hand that misses
and Tropical connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Tropical lunges at Octavian with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Octavian's hand.
A looping hook to the body misses from Octavian. Tropical does a little dance to reset his feet.
Octavian uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Tropical.
Octavian throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Octavian needs to keep his hands up - Tropical had a free shot at his head there.
A jab from Octavian finds it's way through Tropical's defenses.
Octavian fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss. #T3#
Tropical is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Tropical throws a lazy right hand but Octavian sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tropical misses with an uppercut
and Octavian counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Tropical slips a jab from Octavian.
Tropical lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Octavian at a distance.
Octavian paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Octavian swings away with a body shot that misses
and Tropical counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Octavian thinking.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Tropical, as that shot connected.
Tropical throws a hook but Octavian avoids it easily.
Nice jab there from Octavian.
Tropical lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Octavian misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Tropical.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Tropical throws a big shot that misses.
Tropical throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Tropical walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Tropical looks to land a left hand but Octavian moved out of range nicely.
Octavian swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Octavian definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.#T4#
A jab from Octavian misses.
Octavian misses with a wild body shot.
Octavian slips under a jab from Tropical.
Octavian looks to land a right hand but Tropical moved out of range.
Tropical throws out a counter right but Octavian avoids it with no problem.
Octavian walks into a straight right hand from Tropical.
Tropical scoring well with a low kick there.
Octavian throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Tropical misses the shot to the body.
Tropical fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Tropical scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Octavian doesn't seem bothered though.
A looping hook to the body misses from Tropical. Octavian does a little dance to reset his feet.
Tropical tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Octavian was well out of range. Poor timing from Tropical.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Tropical misses with a body shot.
Octavian uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Tropical.
Octavian throws a looping overhand right but Tropical ducks down to avoid it.
Tropical scores with a crisp jab that stopped Octavian in his tracks.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Pollo Tropical showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Quintus Octavian'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. This is the final round!
#R3#
Tropical keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Octavian gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Octavian misses with a wild body shot.
A jab from Tropical misses.
Tropical slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Tropical misses the shot to the body.
Tropical lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Octavian thows a left - swing and a miss!
Tropical swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Octavian ducks right into an uppercut from Tropical.
Octavian works Tropical's body with a nice hook.
Octavian moves out of range as Tropical strikes.
A counter left hand to the body from Octavian misses its target.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Octavian throws a jab when Tropical was well out of range.
Tropical ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Tropical connects with a body shot that sends Octavian's belly button to the back.
Octavian takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A slow jab from Tropical misses its intended target. #T1#
Octavian throws a lazy right hand but Tropical sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Tropical checks a low kick from Octavian.
Octavian doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.#CL2#
Tropical gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Tropical works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
A short left from Tropical.
Tropical gets through Octavian's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Octavian takes a shot to the head.
Tropical comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Pollo Tropical seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Octavian wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Tropical has him pressed against the cage.
Octavian tries to break the clinch but Tropical is controlling the position.
Tropical lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Tropical holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Tropical lands an uppercut.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Octavian blocks a body shot from Tropical.
Pollo Tropical is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.#T2#
Octavian misses with some punches.
Octavian lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Good body shot from Octavian.
Octavian trying to stall but Tropical improves his position.
Octavian tries to stall but Tropical uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Octavian misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Tropical prevents a body shot from Octavian.
A short body shot lands from Tropical as the two fighters clinch.
Tropical comes over the top with an elbow. That landed flush.
Octavian lands a hook to the body. It's hard to tell if that hurt Tropical or not. #T3#
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Octavian.
Octavian doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A right hand to the body from Octavian.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Tropical.
Tropical blocks an uppercut.
Octavian struggles to land a body shot inside as Tropical controls his hands.
Octavian effectively controlling the action here.
Octavian swings wildly with an uppercut but Tropical uses good head movement to avoid it.
Octavian misses with a body punch. #T4#
Tropical prevents Octavian from breaking the clinch.
A short right from Tropical on the inside.
Tropical letting Octavian take a breather here.
Octavian misses with some punches.
Tropical lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Octavian lands a hook that snaps the head of Tropical backwards.
Tropical blocks an uppercut.
Tropical lands an uppercut.
Quintus Octavian has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Octavian tries to work over Tropical's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Micheangelo Fripello scores the fight 27:30
Judge Jeff Smith scores the fight 27:30
Judge Chris Saunders scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Pollo Tropical!

A pretty intense looking Pollo Tropical took the opportunity post-fight to ask for a shot at the title.
Quintus Octavian was interviewed post fight and said 'Fuck you all'.

 

Event: ROTR FINALS     
Date:   Feb 11, 2017
#R1#
Octavian lands a jab to DeSilva's midsection.
Octavian throws a combination but it was largely blocked by DeSilva.
DeSilva shoots for a takedown but Octavian saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
DeSilva scores with a jab to the head.
DeSilva shoots and misses
and Octavian counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
DeSilva misses with an uppercut
and Octavian counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.
Octavian bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Octavian ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Octavian jabs DeSilva right on the nose. DeSilva blinks but takes it well.
DeSilva doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
DeSilva looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Octavian misses with a hook. DeSilva ducked under it nicely.
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!
Octavian throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
DeSilva shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Octavian defends it nicely.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva. That's going to take a lot out of him.#T1#
Octavian will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Octavian's jab looks to have found its range, popping DeSilva under the eye.
Octavian has done a lot of speed work in the buildup to this fight.
Octavian misses with a telegraphed body shot #TD#
and DeSilva counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground. #SUB2#
Octavian working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. DeSilva doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. DeSilva manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem. #SUB2#
DeSilva avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
DeSilva is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long. #T2##SUB2#
Octavian is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. DeSilva is aware though and is defending well.
DeSilva content to stall in guard here.
Octavian is trying to keep DeSilva in close.
DeSilva slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up. #SUB#
DeSilva has gone for a leg lock! Octavian slips out almost immediately though and dives into DeSilva's guard.#REVB##SUB2#
Octavian drops back, looking for a kneebar! DeSilva looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. DeSilva looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from DeSilva! #REVR#
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#T3#
A lull in the action here as DeSilva stalls from top position.
DeSilva works to advance to full mount. Octavian defends for a few seconds but eventually he succumbs.
DeSilva tries to control but Octavian wriggling away.
Octavian really doesn't want to stay on the ground with DeSilva. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Octavian tries to reverse the position but DeSilva maintains control.
DeSilva can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Octavian is looking to escape.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Octavian wants to control but DeSilva is having none of it.#T4#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.
DeSilva content just to control the position here.
DeSilva avoids the attempt from Octavian to control.#SUB#
DeSilva is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Octavian has managed to escape the submission attempt.
DeSilva trying to control but Octavian is having none of it.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
DeSilva moves to the back.
Octavian tries to escape but DeSilva has the hooks in and won't let him break free.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

A close round but Quintus Octavian will probably get the nod.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business.
#R2#
Octavian swings for the body but DeSilva moves out of range.
DeSilva half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.
Octavian throws the left hand but DeSilva avoids the punch easily.
Octavian lands with a good body shot.
DeSilva tries to score a power double leg takedown but Octavian sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten DeSilva somewhat.
DeSilva misses with a few strikes there.
DeSilva misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Octavian misses with a body shot.
Octavian throws a shot from downtown. DeSilva moves away and avoids it.
A head kick misses from Octavian. #T1#
Octavian misses with a body punch #TD#
and DeSilva decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Octavian's guard.
DeSilva stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Octavian swivels though and keeps the full guard.
DeSilva passes Octavian's left leg - he's now in half guard.
DeSilva is pressing down on Octavian's thigh, looking to free his foot. Octavian is holding on for now.
Octavian trying to get back to full guard but DeSilva takes advantage of the position and moves to full mount!
DeSilva trying to control but he's not successful this time. #SUB#
DeSilva with some aggressive grappling here. He's looking for submissions here, rather than waiting for the opportunity to counter. #T2#
DeSilva controlling the position easily from mount.
Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Octavian is in all sorts of trouble here.
Octavian tries to lock up and control but DeSilva gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
DeSilva fails to move to back control.
DeSilva content just to control the position here.
Octavian wants to hold on but DeSilva pushes him away.#T3#
DeSilva controlling from the full mount.
Octavian has given up his back. Will we see DeSilva going for some submissions?
DeSilva is hanging on to Octavian's back as he tries to escape.
Octavian trying to control the hands but DeSilva won't let him.
DeSilva keeps control of the position as Octavian tries to break free. #SUB#
DeSilva is working for the rear naked choke. He has one arm under the chin but Octavian has hold of the other arm. A bit of a stalemate here.
DeSilva just keeping the dominant position. He can't wait too long though, otherwise the referee will stand them back up. #T4#
Octavian is in bad spot here.
A bit of a pause in the action here. DeSilva controlling the positon.
DeSilva trying to control momentarily. #SUB#
DeSilva has his hand under the chin of his opponent looking for the choke. He's nearly got it! This one could be all over! But no, Octavian has freed his hand and lives to survive another… well, another couple of seconds at least!
Octavian wants to escape the position.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
DeSilva controlling the position well here. Octavian rolled but DeSilva kept the hooks locked in and stayed in the dominant position. #SUB#
DeSilva looking for the choke from the back.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva 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.
#R3#
Octavian bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of DeSilva's head.
DeSilva gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Octavian counters with a nice body shot.
Octavian lands a slapping body shot.
Octavian throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
A nice inside leg kick there by Octavian. That's going to slow DeSilva down.
Octavian stuns DeSilva with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Octavian scores with a decent looking hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Octavian keeps the fight standing with a nice sprawl.
Octavian fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.#T1#
Octavian ducks down and throws a hook to the body but DeSilva moves away.
Octavian just misses with a punch to the body.
Octavian thows a left - swing and a miss!
Octavian connects with a body shot that sends DeSilva's belly button to the back.
DeSilva uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Octavian.
DeSilva changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
Octavian cracks DeSilva with a good jab.
Octavian throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect. #TD#
DeSilva throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Octavian tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. DeSilva is in Octavian's guard.
Octavian wants to sweep here but DeSilva controlling him for the moment.
DeSilva trying to control the position from guard on top but Octavian is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #T2#
DeSilva controls the pace of the fight for a moment.#SUB2#
Octavian is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and DeSilva defends well.#SUB2#
Octavian has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but DeSilva can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
DeSilva advances position into side control!
Octavian regains half guard there - taking advantage of DeSilva's attempt to lay and pray for a moment.
Octavian is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though. #T3#
DeSilva wants to take a breather but Octavian is having none of it.
DeSilva works his way into side control.
Octavian sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.#SUB2#
Octavian is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but DeSilva pulls his head out easily.
Octavian is positioning himself well to prevent DeSilva advancing to mount.
DeSilva is controlling the pace. #T4#
Neither fighter has done anything of merit for a good minute or two here and the crowd are not happy about it.#SUB2#
Octavian looking for submissions off his back.#SUB#
DeSilva is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.
DeSilva is controlling the pace.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Quintus Octavian really dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R4#
Octavian swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Octavian scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
DeSilva avoids a punch combination nicely.
Octavian takes a swing at DeSilva's ribcage but misses.
A decent looking cross lands there for Octavian.
Octavian misses with the combination.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#TD#
DeSilva feints and as Octavian raises his hands in defense, DeSilva changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
DeSilva controls the pace of the fight for a moment.#T1#
DeSilva wants to control from the top but Octavian keeps moving.
Octavian is trying to hold DeSilva in close to prevent damage but DeSilva has managed to pass into half guard.
DeSilva is trying to control the action in half guard but Octavian is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard. #SUB#
Octavian is defending against the submission attempts here by DeSilva.
Octavian makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Octavian.
Octavian trying to keep a closed guard but DeSilva is proving a slippery customer. #SUB2#
Octavian has his foot on DeSilva's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. DeSilva works his way back into a safe position though.#T2#
A lull in the action here being met with boos from the crowd.#SUB2#
Octavian looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! DeSilva has picked Octavian up and slammed him! Octavian can't keep hold of the triangle and DeSilva manages to pass to side control!
DeSilva advances nicely into full mount.
DeSilva controlling from mount.
DeSilva looking to control but Octavian is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Octavian wants to control but DeSilva is having none of it.#SUB#
DeSilva is working on an americana here. Ooh, that looks pretty nasty! Nope, Octavian has managed to escape the submission attempt.
DeSilva avoids the attempt from Octavian to control.#T3#
Octavian is wriggling around here but as he tries to escape, DeSilva has taken his back.
DeSilva keeps control of the position easily here as Octavian tries to buck him off.
Octavian tries to break free.
Octavian looks to control his opponent's hands but he's not mananging it at the moment. #SUB#
DeSilva patiently working for the choke. Which fighter will keep their nerve here?#T4#
A bit of a pause in the action here. DeSilva controlling the positon.
Octavian tries to break free. #SUB#
DeSilva is persistently looking for the submission but Octavian is defending it well.
Octavian trying to control the hands but DeSilva breaks the grip.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Octavian is being controlled on the ground here - he must escape this position otherwise surely the end is near.
DeSilva tries to get the hooks in deep but Octavian pushed the leg off.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva had his way with Quintus Octavian in that round.
The fighters' corners scream their final instructions, as the referee calls time. Here we go, back to the action! The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!
#R5#
DeSilva moves away from the strike by Octavian. #TD#
DeSilva feints and as Octavian raises his hands in defense, DeSilva changes levels and drives through with a takedown into guard.
DeSilva stands and throws Octavian's legs to the side, diving into side control. #SUB#
DeSilva goes for an armbar! This could be all over! Wait, no, Octavian rolls with the submission and now he's on top in DeSilva's guard! Nice work there by Octavian!
DeSilva manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Octavian manages to get himself to full guard. #REVR#
Octavian managing to control the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
DeSilva sitting in guard here, content to control. #T1#
Octavian trying to keep a closed guard but DeSilva is proving a slippery customer.
DeSilva slips nicely into half guard.
DeSilva with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
DeSilva wants to advance to full mount but Octavian doesn't think that's going to happen and regains full guard instead.
Octavian looking to control.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Octavian is on top in guard. #REVB##SUB#
Octavian got a little sloppy there for a moment and DeSilva has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Octavian has managed to get both his arms back between DeSilva's legs - danger averted.#T2##SUB#
DeSilva looking for subs off his back but Octavian has passed one foot through into half guard.
Both of our modern day gladiators look out of it here - a gruelling 5 rounds of action taking it's toll on them, no doubt.
Octavian wants to take a breather but DeSilva is having none of it. #SUB2#
Octavian is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, DeSilva has managed to free his arm - good work. #SUB2#
Octavian is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game. #T3#
DeSilva keeps control of the position for the meantime. #SUB2#
Octavian is trying to work for a kimura but DeSilva is defending well. #SUB2#
Octavian is working for a submission of some sort. #T4#
A few boos can be heard. I'm sure they will multiply if the fighters don't pick up the pace.
DeSilva gets full guard.
DeSilva is trying to keep Octavian in close. #SUB2#
Octavian has gone for a leg lock! DeSilva slips out almost immediately though and dives into Octavian's guard.#REVR##SUB2#
Octavian looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
DeSilva passes Octavian's left leg - he's now in half guard.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Ryoma Takatsuka scores the fight 48:47
Judge Josh West scores the fight 48:47
Judge Roger Salmon scores the fight 48:47

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Joao Pedro Mauricio DeSilva!

Quintus Octavian spoke after the fight, saying 'Fuck you all'.

 

Event: ROTR Semi Finals - 205lbs     
Date:   Jan 14, 2017
#R1#
Karate takes a shot to the body in his stride.
We've been told by Karate's head coaches at mickeyharts the greatest that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Karate lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Octavian circles away quickly and effectively.
Karate throws a head kick that looked like it stung. #CL#
Karate gets in close and instigates a clinch.
Karate misses with a punch on the inside. #TD2#
Octavian jumps into guard, dragging Karate to the mat. #SUB2#
Karate has a momentary lapse of concentration, allowing Octavian to throw up a leg and lock on what appears to be a pretty tight triangle! Karate is fighting it off but it's all too little too late - Octavian pulls down on the head and he's put Karate to sleep! This one is all over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:34 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). Quintus Octavian!
Post fight, Quintus Octavian stared into the camera and said 'Lofmark is a bum, Johnson is a lucky prick.'.

 

Event: SP ICON 2.0: ROTR - 205 rd 1     
Date:   Dec 18, 2016
#R1#
Octavian swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Terrible is looking to clinch but Octavian is avoiding it.
Octavian tries a switch kick but it misses it's target.
Terrible fails in his attempt to clinch.
Terrible tries to clinch up but Octavian circles away and keeps his distance.
Terrible tries to clinch up.
Terrible tries to clinch up.
Octavian swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Octavian clobbers Terrible with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Octavian misses with an attempted mid kick.
Terrible wants to clinch
and Octavian counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Terrible thinking.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Terrible fails with an attempt to clinch.
Octavian looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Octavian looks to throw a body kick#CL#
and Terrible counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Terrible throws an elbow but it's blocked. #T1#
With the fighters up against the cage, Terrible throws an elbow but misses.
Terrible lands an elbow inside.
Octavian lands a nice uppercut.
Octavian avoids a wild elbow strike from Terrible.
Octavian is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Terrible lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Octavian.
Terrible throws an elbow but it's blocked. #TD2#
Octavian pulls guard effortlessly. #SU#
Terrible gets to his feet. Octavian looking to butt scoot but the ref puts an end to that. On your feet son!
Terrible moves out of range of the body kick.
Terrible wants to take advantage of his opponent's missed offense by moving into the clinch.
Terrible tries to clinch but Octavian is having none of it.
Terrible tries to clinch but Octavian is having none of it.
Terrible moves in looking to clinch but Octavian pushes him off.
Terrible tries to clinch but Octavian is having none of it.
Octavian lands a body shot. #T2#
Octavian works over Terrible's head and body with a nice combination.#CUT2#
It looks like I Am Terrible has been cut.
Octavian looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.#CL#
Terrible darts in and clinches Octavian up against the cage.
Octavian will no doubt start fighting again in a minute but for now he's just having a little rest, leaning Terrible up against the cage.
Terrible misses with an elbow strike.
Octavian takes an elbow to the forehead.
Terrible misses with an elbow over the top.
Octavian tries to pull guard but Terrible won't allow it.
Octavian misses with a hook to the ribs.
Terrible throws an elbow but it's blocked.
Terrible misses with an elbow over the top.
Terrible lands a nice elbow from the clinch.
Octavian blocks an elbow strike.
Octavian misses with a body punch.
Terrible blocks an uppercut.
Terrible lands an elbow that stopped Octavian in his tracks for a moment.
A nice glancing elbow lands by Terrible.
Terrible throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land. #T3#
Octavian lands with a light punch inside.
Terrible lands a damaging elbow.
Octavian tries to stall but Terrible uses the opportunity to gain a better position.
Octavian is trying to pull guard but Terrible turns him against the cage and we stay in the clinch.
Octavian doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Octavian can't find room to land a body shot as Terrible controls the action.
Octavian takes an elbow to the temple.
Octavian takes an elbow to the forehead.
Octavian avoids a wild elbow strike from Terrible.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Octavian.#TD2#
Octavian decides to pull guard. #SUB2#
Octavian is actively looking for submissions from his back. He's worked himself a little space on the bottom and seems to be going for a triangle. No, he's switched into an armbar! That was slick! Terrible rolls with it to try and escape but Octavian cranks on the arm and Terrible is forced to tap out! This one is aaaaaaaaall over!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:51 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Quintus Octavian!
Post fight, an emotional Quintus Octavian said 'Lofmark is a bum, Johnson is a lucky prick.'.

 

Event: SP ICON 2.0: Strike Three     
Date:   Nov 30, 2016
#R1#
Johnson shoots for a double leg takedown but Octavian sprawls well. He's pushed Johnson's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Anthony Johnson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Good exchange - Octavian coming out on top.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Octavian as he avoids it easily.
Octavian stuns Johnson with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Johnson misses with a takedown attempt
and Octavian counters with a stiff right hand.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Anthony Johnson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Johnson shoots in but Octavian avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Octavian lands a really nice looking cross but Johnson seems unphased.
Octavian lands with a nice body kick.
Octavian lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Crunch! Octavian slams his shin into Johnson's torso.
Johnson shoots in but no luck this time.
And Octavian responds with a good body kick, but Johnson manages to step out the way in time.
Johnson walks forward, straight into a front kick from Octavian.
Johnson has been working on his balance at ICON TOP TEAM, so perhaps that has help him stuff some of the takedown attempts by Octavian.
Johnson showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Octavian.
Good shot there by Octavian.#T1#
Octavian lands the left hand.
Johnson darts in looking for a takedown but Octavian gets double underhooks and turns Johnson into the cage.
And Octavian responds with a good body kick, but Johnson manages to step out the way in time.#TD#
Johnson decides to change it up a bit and drives through with a nice takedown into half guard.#SUB#
Johnson is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Johnson wants to pass to mount but Octavian is defending the position.
Johnson stalling.
Johnson looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Johnson not doing much here. #T2#
Octavian is refusing to be controlled, as Johnson sits in half guard.
Johnson perhaps working for something from half guard, or maybe not. It looks like he's just sitting there. #SUB#
Johnson is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Octavian has managed to free his arm - good work.
Johnson seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Octavian does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Octavian trying to control from the bottom.
Octavian is not content to let Johnson control the position.
Johnson is looking for the mount but instead finds himself back in full guard.
Johnson trying to control but Octavian is working from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#T3##SUB#
Johnson thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Johnson stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Octavian swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Octavian wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Octavian is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can. #REF3#
The referee decides to stand the fighters back up.#TD#
Johnson scores with a takedown into Octavian's guard.
Johnson tries to free his leg and advance position but Octavian is retaining full guard. #T4#
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Johnson seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Johnson looking to pass the guard.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Johnson trying to control but Octavian is working from the bottom.
Johnson controlling from the top position.
Johnson slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Octavian trying to remain calm as Johnson controls from the top position.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Quintus Octavian dominated that round.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R2#
Octavian lands a right hook to the body.
Octavian connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Johnson's hands.
Octavian clobbers Johnson with an overhand right that has the crowd gasping. That made a horrendous noise.
Octavian loads up on a big right hand but Johnson slips the punch.
Octavian ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Octavian defends well against a solid takedown attempt from Johnson.
Johnson with a lazy takedown attempt
and Octavian counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Johnson with a lazy takedown attempt
and Octavian counters with a straight right hand.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Anthony Johnson. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Octavian dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Johnson tries to drive through with a takedown attempt but Octavian defends well and Johnson ends up having to push Octavian into the cage where they will battle it out in the clinch.
Johnson shoots in looking for a takedown but Octavian manages to keep the fight standing, pushing Johnson's face into the canvas for good measure before circling away.
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!
Octavian dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Octavian lands with a hook. Johnson tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Johnson walks into a left hand.
Johnson shoots for a takedown but Octavian saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Octavian works Johnson's body with a nice hook.#T1#
Johnson takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Octavian fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Octavian lands with a straight right. Johnson didn't see that one coming.
Octavian jabs at Johnson's body.
Octavian lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Johnson walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Octavian dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Octavian swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Johnson.
Octavian scoring well with a low kick there.
Octavian thows a body kick. Johnson tries to catch it but that hurt him.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Octavian thuds a left hand into Johnson's body.
Johnson takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Johnson takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Octavian changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.#T2#
Johnson misses with a takedown attempt - Octavian sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
A little jabbing left from Octavian on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Octavian scores with a kick to the body.
Octavian has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Octavian throws a shot to the body.
Octavian lands a nice hook to Johnson's body. Johnson takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Johnson blocks a head kick by Octavian.
Nice body kick there by Octavian.
Octavian lands with a cross to side of his opponent's head.
Octavian pushes Johnson away with a front kick.
Octavian cracks a nice hook into Johnson's ribs.
Johnson will be looking to protect his midsection after taking some solid kicks to the body.
The crowd cheers as Octavian lands an impressive looking overhand right. Johnson doesn't seem phased though.
Octavian scores with a body shot.
Octavian throws a quick inside leg kick.
Both fighters circling a little - Octavian finishes the exchange with a kick to the body. #T3#
Octavian thuds his shin into the meat of Johnson's side.
Octavian scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Johnson doesn't seem bothered though.
Octavian scores with a spinning back kick!
Johnson walks forward, straight into a front kick from Octavian.
Johnson walks into a left hand.
Johnson tries to move into range but Octavian moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Johnson shoots in for a takedown. "I don't think so" says Octavian as he avoids it easily.
Johnson takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Octavian lands a jab-cross combination.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Octavian throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
Octavian scores with a nice body kick.
Johnson takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Quintus Octavian seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Octavian connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Octavian wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.#T4#
Johnson takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Johnson takes a kick to the body and keeps moving.
Octavian connects with a body shot.
Jab by Octavian.
Johnson looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Octavian scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Octavian lands a kick to the ribs of his opponent. Nice work there - in and out in a flash.
Octavian thumps Johnson with a low kick.
Quintus Octavian is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Octavian thuds a left hand into Johnson's body.
Octavian lands with a nice body kick.
Octavian is throwing a lot of body shots here, looking to wear down Johnson rather than just go for the knockout.
Johnson takes a head kick and keeps coming.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Octavian scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Octavian misses with a jab, cross combination.
A telegraphed right hand from Octavian misses the target.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Quintus Octavian showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
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#
Octavian with a body punch. A glancing blow.
Johnson takes a step back and watches a body kick go sailing past his mid section.
Johnson appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Johnson tries to score a power double leg takedown but Octavian sees that one coming and sprawls well. That will dishearten Johnson somewhat.
A telegraphed takedown attempt from Johnson is defended easily by Octavian.
Octavian counters with a body kick.
Octavian lands a right hook to the body.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Octavian thuds a left hand into Johnson's body.#TD#
Johnson shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Octavian is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Johnson wants to pass the guard but Octavian is keeping the position.#T1#
Octavian keeping moving, preventing Johnson from controlling successfully.
Johnson stopping the sweep attempt from Octavian.
Johnson trying to control the position from guard on top but Octavian is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Octavian really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Johnson. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Johnson is looking to pass into half guard but Octavian pushes him away with his feet and jumps on top - now Octavian is in guard.#REVB#
Octavian looking to pass the guard. #SUB#
Johnson is looking for a triangle but Octavian pushes his legs off easily.
Anthony Johnson has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
Octavian's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Octavian must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Octavian being controlled here momentarily. #SUB#
Johnson isolates an arm and boxes in a triangle. Octavian stacks Johnson on his neck as he steps over and passes to the side. He's now in a much more dominant position where he can look to do some serious damage. Nice move by Octavian!
Johnson tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Octavian wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control. #T3#
Johnson gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Johnson is trying to get back to full guard.
The fighters are battling for position here. Johnson manages to regain full guard. Nice work. #SUB#
Johnson had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Octavian defends it easily.
Johnson has control of Octavian's left arm, preventing Octavian from doing any damage. #T4#
Octavian wants to pass the guard but Johnson is keeping the position.#SUB#
Octavian is posturing up here but Johnson has hold of an arm and he's gone for an armbar! Octavian tries to roll out but it's too tight and Octavian has to tap! Slick submission there by Johnson!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:42 of round 3, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Anthony Johnson!
An out of breath Anthony Johnson thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.

 

 
 
 
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