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Event: BBFC FIGHT NIGHT 18     
Date:   Jun 11, 2021
#R1#
Waller misses with an uppercut
and Xiaodong counters with a stiff right hand. #CUT2#It looks like Jack Waller has been cut.
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Xiaodong moves away.
Waller punishes Xiaodong's body with a nice straight punch.
Xiaodong misses with the combination.
Jack Waller seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Waller pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Xiaodong misses with a straight left.
Waller swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Waller misses with an uppercut
and Xiaodong counters with a nice uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
We've been told by Waller's head coaches at Gunner's School of Combat that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Waller jabs Xiaodong to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Xiaodong ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Waller moves away.
Waller was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
A left and a right from Waller both land. Nice combination. #T1#
Xiaodong misses with a double jab.
Waller avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Xiaodong takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Waller misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Xiaodong.
Xiaodong takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
Xiaodong swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller lands a jab to the nose.
Xiaodong throws a hook to the side of Waller's head but Waller sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Xiaodong swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Waller scores with a nice right hand.
Xiaodong throws an off balance right hand
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.#T2#
Xiaodong keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Waller.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Xiaodong doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Waller slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
No joy there for Waller, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body.
A countering left hand to the body from Xiaodong misses.
Waller throws a right hand that misses
and Xiaodong counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Xiaodong misses with a lunging right hand
letting Waller counter with a right hand.
A punch combination from Waller misses.
Waller thuds his right hand into Xiaodong's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Nice defenses there by Xiaodong.#T3#
Waller slips a jab from Xiaodong.
Waller went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Waller works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Xiaodong throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Waller lands with a straight right. Xiaodong didn't see that one coming.
Waller's jab looks to have found its range, popping Xiaodong under the eye.
Waller misses with an uppercut. Xiaodong saw that one coming.
It seemed like Xiaodong was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Xiaodong throws a looping overhand right but Waller ducks down to avoid it.
Waller bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Waller with a nice cross.
Waller scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Waller stuns Xiaodong with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.#T4#
Waller lands a jab to the nose.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Waller uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Xiaodong.
Waller swings for the body but Xiaodong moves out of range.
Xiaodong misses with a body punch
and Waller counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Xiaodong keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Waller punishes Xiaodong's body with a nice straight punch.
Waller works the jab nicely.
Waller changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Waller misses with a hook.
Waller comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.#R2#
Waller stuns Xiaodong with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Xiaodong throws a jab but it's blocked by Waller.
Waller ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Waller ducks under a wild hook from Xiaodong.
Waller misses with a lunging right hand
and Xiaodong counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Waller scores with a body shot.
Xiaodong tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Waller was well out of range. Poor timing from Xiaodong.
Xiaodong throws a big shot that misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller misses with a hook. Xiaodong ducked under it nicely.
Waller is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Xiaodong can do to turn this around?
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Xiaodong was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
Xiaodong looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Waller connects with a right hand. Xiaodong shakes it off.#T1#
Waller comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Waller throws an off balance right hand
and Xiaodong connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Xiaodong defending well as Waller loads up on a big left hand.
Waller just misses with a punch to the body.
Waller has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Waller scores with a jab to the body.
Waller lands a jab to the nose.
Xiaodong scores with the left hand. Waller knows he should have avoided that one. #CUT2#Jack Waller's cut is getting worse.
Xiaodong walks into a stiff left hand from Waller.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Waller throws a poor cross that misses
and Xiaodong counters with a stiff right hand. #ROC2#Waller is rocked!
Waller misses with the combination. #T2#
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
It seemed like Xiaodong was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Xiaodong throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Waller.
Donk. Waller catches Xiaodong right on the button with a cross.
Good standup being displayed there by Waller as he connects with a hook.
Xiaodong ducks under a wild hook from Waller.
Xiaodong appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Xiaodong takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Xiaodong slips under a jab.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Xiaodong! But no joy.
Waller throws a body punch but Xiaodong moves out of range.
Waller scores with a jab to the body.#T3#
Nice cross by Waller.
Waller throws a body punch but Xiaodong moves out of range.
Xiaodong on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Waller takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Waller swings for the body but Xiaodong moves out of range.
Xiaodong looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Xiaodong misses with an uppercut.
Waller misses with a body shot
and Xiaodong counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Waller dips to his left and cracks Xiaodong with an uppercut!
Waller misses with a lunging right hand
and Waller takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Oh Waller is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Xiaodong wobbles Waller with a right hand and the left hook that follows puts him on his rear! Xiaodong dives in with a huge flying punch that connects right on the button and puts Waller to sleep! - What a violent and spectacular finish!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:58 of round 2, we have a winner by way of KO (Punches). Li Xiaodong!

 

Event: BBFC FIGHT NIGHT 17     
Date:   Jun 04, 2021
#R1#
Waller dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Waller lands a nice looking body shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Rahl misses the target.
Waller jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Waller throws a body shot but no joy.
Waller pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Waller scores with a nice head shot.
Waller misses with a left hand
and Rahl counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Rahl uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Waller.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Rahl uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Waller.
Rahl was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Waller lands the left hand.
Jack Waller seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Waller misses with a straight left.
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
Rahl is looking for a counter combo.#T1#
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Rahl does a little dance to reset his feet.
Rahl keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Rahl shoots in and drives through. Waller sprawls well.
Waller scores with a punch to the head.
Waller listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Waller has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Waller connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Waller cracks Rahl with a right hand to the side of the head.
Rahl connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Waller momentarily.
Rahl bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Waller jabs Rahl to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Rahl 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#
Rahl keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Waller lands a really nice looking cross but Rahl seems unphased.
Waller throws a predictable looking body shot
and Rahl counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Rahl goes for a double leg but Waller avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Waller continues to drive forward.#BC2#
Waller breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat.
Waller misses the shot to the body.
A cross from Waller lands.
A slow jab from Rahl misses its intended target.
Rahl staying out of range there.
Rahl throwing a counter right hand but Waller manages to avoid it.#TD#
Rahl shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Let's see what he's got on the mat.
Waller looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it. #T3#
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Rahl accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Waller wants to hit a sweep here but Rahl passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Waller there!
Rahl throwing shots from mount but they're not landing.
Rahl scoring with strikes but Waller is staying in there.
Waller really wants to buck Rahl off and get back to his feet.
Waller can't escape the position.
Rahl lands a nice shot to the head. #T4#
Rahl is landing with some decent strikes but Waller is trying to advance his position so the referee is letting the fight continue.
Rahl misses with a head shot.
Rahl trying to control but Waller is having none of it.
Waller trying desperately to get to his feet.
Rahl cracks Waller with a nasty head shot there - the crowd let out an audible gasp there, as the noise reverberated around the arena.
Waller bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.#SUB#
Rahl had isolated an arm as going for a kimura. Waller defends it easily.
Waller postures up.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that round.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare each other down, ready to get back to the action.#R2#
Waller slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Jack Waller seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Waller throws a lazy uppercut
and Rahl counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Waller sizes up Rahl with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Waller changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Waller connects with the punch.
Waller thows a left - swing and a miss!
Waller is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Rahl.
Waller cracks Rahl with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
A big right from Rahl misses.
Waller throws a body shot but no joy.
Rahl throwing a counter right hand but Waller manages to avoid it.
Waller is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Rahl.
Waller throws a right hand that Rahl ducks under and follows up with a left that Rahl also avoids with ease.#T1#
Waller misses with a hook.
Rahl pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
An attempted straight right counter from Rahl misses the target.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rahl scores with a three punch combo!
A punch combination from Rahl misses.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Rahl is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Rahl on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Waller fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Rahl manages to avoid it.
Rahl is looking to counter the offense by Waller and move into the clinch.
Rahl ducks right into an uppercut from Waller.
Rahl fails with the takedown.#T2#
Waller misses the shot to the body.
Waller has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Rahl loads up on a big right hand but Waller slips the punch.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Waller.
This has been an exciting period of action!
No luck for Rahl with that takedown attempt.
Rahl is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Waller.
A big left from Rahl misses.
Waller loads up on a big right hand but Rahl slips the punch.
Waller jabs at Rahl's body.#T3#
Rahl fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Rahl swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Waller counters with a nice body shot.
Rahl takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Rahl scores with a crisp jab that stopped Waller in his tracks.
Waller throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Rahl throwing a counter right hand but Waller manages to avoid it.
Rahl misses with a takedown attempt - Waller sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Darken Rahl. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
Rahl shoots for a double leg takedown but Waller sprawls well. He's pushed Rahl's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Waller tests Rahl's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Waller throws a shot from downtown. Rahl moves away and avoids it.#T4#
Rahl ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Waller on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Waller uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Rahl has time to react.
Rahl takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Rahl takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Waller fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Waller throws a hook but Rahl blocks it.
Rahl throwing a counter right hand but Waller manages to avoid it.
Waller moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Waller ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Rahl avoids the body shot from Waller.
Waller connects with a nice looking jab.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller 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. This is the final round!#R3#
Waller cracks Rahl with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Rahl looks to land a left hand but Waller moved out of range nicely.
Rahl misses with a hook. Waller ducked under it nicely.
Waller blocks a jab.
Rahl catches Waller with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Rahl looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Good exchange - Waller coming out on top.
Waller fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Rahl was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Waller changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Waller takes a swing at Rahl's ribcage but misses. #T1#
Nice jab there from Rahl.
Rahl scores to the head and body with a nice combination!
Rahl doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Rahl displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Waller throws out the jab.
Waller lands a pitter patter jab to the forehead of his opponent.#TD#
Rahl shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Waller keeping his head moving to avoid the ground and pound.
Rahl not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Rahl working Waller over with strikes.
Darken Rahl has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Rahl is keen to just control but Waller is a slippery customer.
Rahl sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Waller is not content to let Rahl control the position.
Rahl prevents Waller from standing back up.
Waller is pressing down on Rahl's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Rahl with a flurry of punches that miss.
Rahl looking to pass the guard. #T3#
Waller bucks up whilst keeping hold of a body lock, managing to reverse the position. Now he's in top in Rahl's guard. #REVB#
Rahl has a closed guard, preventing Waller from standing up. #SUB#
Rahl throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Waller trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet. #SU2#
Waller stands up and waves to Rahl to follow him. #T4#
Rahl throws a hook but Waller blocks it.
Waller misses with a telegraphed body shot
enabling Rahl to counter with a crisp jab.
Rahl keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Jack Waller is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Rahl doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Waller counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Jack Waller is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Waller swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
A jab from Waller finds it's way through Rahl's defenses.
Rahl loads up on a big right hand but Waller slips the punch.
A jab from Waller does it's job there.
Some wild striking there from Waller.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jack Waller comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
I've got Waller 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 Paulo Santos scores the fight 27:30
Judge Matheus Silva scores the fight 27:30
Judge Mauricio Rocha scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jack Waller!

Jack Waller seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.

 

Event: BBFC FIGHT NIGHT 11     
Date:   Apr 16, 2021
#R1#
Waller moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Beach Boy on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Waller misses with a two punch combination.
Beach Boy tries to counter with a clinch but Waller shakes him off and moves away.
Waller lands a slapping body shot.
Beach Boy gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Waller.
Waller throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Waller throws an overhand right that lands on Beach Boy's shoulder, as Beach Boy tries to avoid the shot.
Beach Boy flicks out a counter leg kick but Waller steps away.
Waller misses with a body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Beach Boy slips under a jab.
Beach Boy with the counter takedown but Waller avoids it easily.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Beach Boy flicks out a counter leg kick but Waller steps away.
Waller swings for the body but Beach Boy moves out of range.
Beach Boy feints the counter takedown.#T1#
Waller missing with a left hand there. Beach Boy was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
A jab from Waller misses.
Beach Boy flicks out a counter leg kick but Waller steps away.
Waller misses with a looping left.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Waller takes a swing at Beach Boy's ribcage but misses.
Beach Boy is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Beach Boy takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Waller just misses with a punch to the body.
Beach Boy feints the counter takedown.
Beach Boy slips under a jab.
Beach Boy changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Jack Waller is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
A telegraphed right hand from Waller misses the target.
Beach Boy was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
We can't be sure of the tactics at this early stage but we have heard that Beach Boy 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.#T2#
Waller throws a sloppy body shot
and Beach Boy counters with a slapping leg kick.
The fighters circling - Waller throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Beach Boy ducks under a wild hook from Waller.
And Beach Boy tries to counter it with a takedown but Waller pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Waller lands a jab to Beach Boy's midsection.
Beach Boy is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Waller swings for the body but Beach Boy moves out of range.
A big left from Waller misses.
Beach Boy was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Waller lands a jab to Beach Boy's midsection.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Beach Boy slips under a jab.#T3#
Waller misses the shot to the body.
Waller swings for the body but Beach Boy moves out of range.
Beach Boy tries to counter by closing the distance.
Beach Boy steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Waller.
A swing and a miss from Waller.
Beach Boy appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Waller pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
And Beach Boy tries to counter it with a takedown but Waller pushes his down on his head and steps out.
Jab, jab by Waller - just one landing.
Waller throws a body shot but no joy.
Beach Boy tries to counter with a clinch but Waller shakes him off and moves away.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Beach Boy is just out of range.
Waller misses with a hook. Beach Boy ducked under it nicely.
Beach Boy is trying to avoid his opponent's strikes and get into the clinch.
Jack Waller seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#T4#
Waller lands a right hook to the body.
Beach Boy moves away from the strike by Waller.
Waller misses with a jab to the body #CL2#
and Beach Boy holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Beach Boy misses with a short punch on the inside.
Waller lands with a light punch inside.
Beach Boy misses with a knee strike.
Waller on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Beach Boy drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it.
Beach Boy throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Waller blocks it with crossed arms.
The referee calls for Waller to work.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Waller is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Beach Boy is trying to drag Waller to the mat but Waller just about manages to keep his footing. He used the cage to his advantage there.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller 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#
Waller lands a nice looking body shot.
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
Beach Boy tries to counter with a clinch but Waller shakes him off and moves away.
Waller lands with a right hand.
Beach Boy closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Beach Boy bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Beach Boy tries a quick counter leg kick but Waller is wise to it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller with a nice cross.
Waller scores with the left hand. Beach Boy knows he should have avoided that one.
Beach Boy keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Beach Boy changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.#T1#
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Beach Boy is just out of range.
Waller backing away here, and Beach Boy unleashes a leg kick that just misses.
Nice uppercut there from Waller.
A slow jab from Waller misses its intended target.
Waller lands a lovely overhand right.
Waller misses the shot to the body.
Beach Boy wants to counter with a clinch but Waller pushes him away.
Waller missing with a left hand there. Beach Boy was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Beach Boy takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Waller misses with a body shot.
Beach Boy tries a quick counter leg kick but Waller is wise to it.#T2#
Waller jabs Beach Boy to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Waller wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Waller misses with an uppercut.
A big right from Waller misses.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Beach Boy is just out of range.
We've been told by Waller's head coaches at Gunner's School of Combat that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
Waller swinging wildly here.
Waller scores with a crisp jab that stopped Beach Boy in his tracks. #T3#
Nice defenses there by Beach Boy.
Beach Boy wants to counter with a clinch but Waller pushes him away.
Waller throws a jab when Beach Boy was well out of range.
Beach Boy tries a quick counter leg kick but Waller is wise to it.
Waller misses with a straight left.
Beach Boy uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Waller.
Waller misses with a hook.
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Beach Boy does a little dance to reset his feet.
Beach Boy appeared to try and counter that last move with a leg kick.
Waller fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Beach Boy manages to avoid it.
Waller throws a hook to the side of Beach Boy's head but Beach Boy sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Beach Boy wants to counter the offense by Waller and move into the clinch position.
A shot to the body from Waller misses #TD2#
and Beach Boy counters with a shoot takedown. Waller fights it but they end up in guard. #T4#
Beach Boy wants to control from the top but Waller keeps moving.
Beach Boy throws an elbow that misses. Waller uses the momentum to reverse the position. He's now in Beach Boy's guard. Nice move by Waller!#REVR#
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Beach Boy is on top in guard. #REVB#
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Beach Boy accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Beach Boy tries to free his leg and advance position but Waller is retaining full guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Beach Boy keeps trying to improve his position.
Waller wants to stand and escape but Beach Boy is having none of it.
Beach Boy tries to free his leg and advance position but Waller is retaining full guard.
Waller pulls Beach Boy in close to his closed guard and prevents Beach Boy from doing any damage or advancing position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Beach Boy in full guard, throwing the ground and pound. No damage this time.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that second round.
That's time! Waller's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. The crowd applaud as we get ready to start the final round!#R3#
Beach Boy uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Waller.
Beach Boy takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Waller looks to land a left hand but Beach Boy moved out of range nicely.
Waller misses with a body punch #CL2#
and Beach Boy counters by clinching up.
Waller is pressed up against the cage. Beach Boy has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Waller down to the mat. Waller avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Waller throws out a loose jab but Beach Boy uses good head movement to avoid it.
Waller takes a swing at Beach Boy's ribcage but misses.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller just misses with a punch to the body.
Beach Boy defending well as Waller loads up on a big left hand.
Beach Boy with the counter takedown but Waller avoids it easily.
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Beach Boy was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.#T1#
A punch combination from Waller misses.
Beach Boy with the counter takedown but Waller avoids it easily.
Waller misses with a body shot.
Waller waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Beach Boy.
Waller throws a body shot but no joy.
Beach Boy changes levels for a counter takedown but doesn't follow through with his attempt.
Waller cracks Beach Boy with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Beach Boy slips a jab from Waller.
Waller misses the shot to the body.
Waller misses with a double jab #CL2#
and Beach Boy counters into the clinch. Nicely done. #T2#
Beach Boy misses with a hook to the ribs.
Waller stops a takedown attempt from Beach Boy.
Waller on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Beach Boy looking for a takedown.
Jack Waller has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Anderson Beach Boy.
Beach Boy lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Beach Boy tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Waller is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Beach Boy can do to turn this around?
Waller lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Beach Boy missing with knees to the body.
Beach Boy wants a takedown but no success here.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Waller takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Waller blocks a body shot from Beach Boy.
Beach Boy misses with a knee strike.
Beach Boy tries to score a body lock takedown but Waller shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Beach Boy wants to take the fight to the mat but Waller manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.#T3#
Beach Boy using the Thai plumb to throw knees but Waller has his back arched nicely, preventing the strike.
Beach Boy is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Waller is defending well for now.
Waller managing to block the knees to the body from Beach Boy.
Beach Boy takes a big intake of breath there - he's definitely tired.
Beach Boy missing with knees to the body.
Waller is pressed up against the cage. Beach Boy has hold of a leg and is looking to drag Waller down to the mat. Waller avoids the attempt though and has circled away. We're back to striking at a distance.
Waller is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Beach Boy.
Nice body punch from Waller.
Waller comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Beach Boy takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Waller misses the shot to the body.
Beach Boy was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Waller lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Anderson Beach Boy has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T4#
A jab lands there for Waller.
Beach Boy avoids the body shot from Waller.
Beach Boy was about to counter that last move with a leg kick but changes his mind.
Waller connects with a body shot.
Jack Waller is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Beach Boy takes one to the chin there.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Beach Boy feints a counter leg kick.
Waller throws a hook but Beach Boy blocks it.
Beach Boy tries to counter by closing the distance.
Waller cracks Beach Boy with an open hand slap.
Waller with a nice cross.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jack Waller showed his dominance in that final round.
Well I reckon that's a shut out for Waller, winning every round. Will the judges agree? They are the ones who matter, even if they are often depressingly incompetent. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Tiny Johnson scores the fight 30:27
Judge Stewart Dunkirk scores the fight 30:27
Judge Frank Dennis scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jack Waller!

Jack Waller thanked the fans post fight for their support.
The defeated Anderson Beach Boy had this to say: 'Ha Ha Ha False laughter to hide the pain!'.

 

Event: BBFC 7: Bitch Vs. Krutel     
Date:   Mar 20, 2021
#R1#
Takahashi fails in his attempt to clinch.
Waller cracks Takahashi with a right hand to the side of the head.
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Takahashi does a little dance to reset his feet.
Waller looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.#CL2#
Takahashi fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Waller, pushing him back against the cage.
Takahashi tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Waller just stands there and leans against the cage.
Takahashi tries to throw a body punch but Waller avoids it by throwing Takahashi back against the cage. #BC#
Waller breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Waller slips under a jab.
A counter left hand to the body from Waller misses its target.#CL2#
Takahashi gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Takahashi lands a body punch in the clinch.
Takahashi misses with a hook from the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Takahashi swings wildly with an uppercut but Waller uses good head movement to avoid it.
Takahashi's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Takahashi makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Waller misses with a short punch on the inside. #T1#
A head punch blocked on the inside by Takahashi.
Waller prevents a body shot from Takahashi.
Takahashi lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Takahashi tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Waller smiles and moves away.
Takahashi fails in his attempt to clinch. #CL2#
Takahashi takes the fight into the clinch.
Waller misses with a short punch on the inside.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Waller.
A nice left hand lands by Takahashi.
Takahashi throws a head punch that misses.
Takahashi is trying to work for a single leg takedown but Waller pulls him back up using the underhooks.
Jack Waller has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ryoto Takahashi.
Takahashi tries a body shot but Waller blocks it.
Takahashi misses with a punch to the body.
Waller working aggressively here.
Waller misses with a body punch.
Waller blocks a punch to the side of the head. #T2##TD2#
Takahashi manages to pull guard. #SUB2#
Takahashi looking for a guillotine here but Waller defends easily.
Takahashi wants to sweep here but Waller controlling him for the moment.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.#SU#
Waller gets to his feet - Takahashi follows without any prompting.
Takahashi tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
A telegraphed right hand from Waller misses the target.
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!
Waller moves out of range of the strikes.
Waller misses with an uppercut. Takahashi saw that one coming.
Takahashi wants to counter the offense by Waller and move into the clinch position.
Waller throws a body shot but no joy.
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body. #T3#
Takahashi tries to close the distance and clinch up but Waller swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect. #CL2#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
Waller goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Waller lands a right hand that snaps the head of Takahashi backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Waller.
Waller tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Takahashi scores with a shot to the side of Waller's head.
Takahashi lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Takahashi lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Waller misses with some punches.
Waller blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Takahashi pushes Waller back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
Waller can't find room to land a body shot as Takahashi controls the action.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Waller. #T4#
Takahashi tries to throw a body punch but Waller avoids it by throwing Takahashi back against the cage.
Takahashi misses with a punch to the body.
Takahashi lands a nice uppercut.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Takahashi misses with some punches.
Takahashi throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Takahashi tries a body shot but Waller blocks it.
A right hand to the body from Takahashi. #TD2#
Takahashi lands a nice trip takedown into half guard. #SUB2#
Takahashi 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. #ES#
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Waller manages to escape and get back to his feet!
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Ryoto Takahashi dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!#R2#
A jab from Waller misses.
Waller misses with a body shot.
Takahashi misses with a wild body shot.
A counter left hand to the body from Waller misses its target.
Waller avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Waller moves out of range of the leg kick from Takahashi.
Waller lands with a nice body punch.
Takahashi tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Waller manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Takahashi takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Waller throws an overhand right that lands on Takahashi's shoulder, as Takahashi tries to avoid the shot.
Takahashi connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller needs to keep his hands up - Takahashi had a free shot at his head there.
Waller throws a right hand that misses
and Takahashi counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head. #CL2#
Takahashi closes the distance and clinches.
Waller tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Ryoto Takahashi seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Takahashi misses with the head strike.
Takahashi has been the more effective fighter overall so far.#T1#
Takahashi misses with a shot to the kidneys.
A head punch on the inside from Takahashi fails to land.
Waller lands a hook to the side of the head.
Waller scores with a shoulder strike.
Takahashi tries to work over Waller's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Takahashi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Takahashi scores with a shoulder strike.
Waller blocks a body shot from Takahashi.
Takahashi working aggressively here.
Takahashi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Waller backwards.
Takahashi struggles to land a body shot inside as Waller controls his hands.
Waller blocks a body shot from Takahashi.
Takahashi misses with a hook from the clinch.
Takahashi tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Waller.
Waller prevents a body shot from Takahashi. #T2#
Takahashi tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Waller just stands there and leans against the cage.
Takahashi tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Waller smiles and moves away.
Waller uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Takahashi throws a big shot that misses.
A quick step to the side and Waller tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Takahashi fails in his attempt to clinch. #CL2#
Takahashi has taken the fight to the clinch.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Takahashi swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Waller tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Takahashi tries to pull guard but Waller won't allow it.
Jack Waller has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ryoto Takahashi.
Takahashi misses with a hook to the ribs.
Takahashi scores with a nice hook to the head.
Takahashi misses with some punches.
Waller misses with a body punch.
Takahashi lands with a light punch inside. #T3#
Takahashi tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Waller misses with a punch on the inside.
Takahashi fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Takahashi working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Waller blocks an uppercut.
Takahashi misses with a short punch on the inside.
Takahashi gets through Waller's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Waller blocks a body shot from Takahashi.
Takahashi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Takahashi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Waller's elbow.
Takahashi tries to pull guard but Waller holds him up against the cage and eventually Takahashi drops back down to his feet.
Takahashi lands with a right to the head.
Waller pressing his opponent against the cage.
Takahashi tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it. #T4#
Takahashi misses with a punch to the body.
Takahashi lands with a light punch inside.
Takahashi misses with a punch to the body.
Waller blocks a body shot from Takahashi.
Takahashi tries a body shot but Waller blocks it. #BC#
Waller pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Waller swats away the attempt to clinch by Takahashi.
Takahashi fails in his attempt to clinch.
Waller is looking for a counter combo.
Waller is looking to wear down Takahashi with body shots, infact he's throwing more body shots than head shots at the moment.
Waller misses with an uppercut.
Takahashi let fly with a counter punch to the body but it didn't land.
Takahashi tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Waller manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Takahashi is just out of range.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Takahashi uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Waller.
Waller lands with a good body shot.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Ryoto Takahashi showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
That's time! Waller's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight. This is the final round!#R3#
Takahashi tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Waller paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Takahashi uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Waller.
Waller shuffles to his left behind two crisp jabs. Takahashi eats them both and turns towards Waller to reposition himself and eats a stinging right hand-left hook combo.
Takahashi moves in looking to clinch but Waller pushes him off.
Waller appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Takahashi does a little shimmy and throws a leg kick. The leg kick missed by a considerable margin though, making him look a little bit silly for doing the shimmy.
Waller was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Takahashi is looking to clinch but Waller is avoiding it.
Takahashi misses the jab.
Waller keeps the fight on the outside.
Takahashi lands with a thumping leg kick.
Takahashi scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#CL2#
Takahashi closes the distance and clinches.
Waller gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Takahashi.
Takahashi blocking some punches. #T1#
Takahashi lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Waller misses with a hook to the ribs.
Takahashi prevents a body shot from Waller.
Takahashi lands with a right to the head.
Still in the clinch, Takahashi scores with a nice short uppercut.
Takahashi goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Takahashi lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Takahashi is trying to pull guard but Waller has him pressed against the cage.
A short right from Takahashi on the inside.
Takahashi jumps guard but Waller stands there with Takahashi around his waist. Takahashi gives up and drops back to his feet. We remain in the clinch.
Jack Waller has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Ryoto Takahashi.
Takahashi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Waller fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Waller lands a left hand.
Takahashi blocking some punches. #T2#
Takahashi is trying to pull guard but being pressed up against the cage enables Waller to keep the fight standing.
Takahashi prevents a body shot from Waller.
Waller tries a body shot but Takahashi blocks it.
Takahashi jumps guard but his hands slip and he falls flat on his back. Well, he's made himself look a right mug there, as Waller walks away with a smile on his face. Takahashi gets slowly back to his feet and shakes his head.
Waller throws a body punch but Takahashi moves out of range.
Takahashi follows through with a counter body kick but it doesn't land.
Takahashi walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Waller wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Waller throws a hook but Takahashi blocks it.
Takahashi looks to land a right hand but Waller moved out of range.
Waller throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Takahashi loads up on a big right hand but Waller slips the punch.
Waller misses with a left hand
and Takahashi counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Takahashi scores with a jab to the head.
Waller looks to land a left hand but Takahashi moved out of range nicely.#T3#
Waller misses with a straight left.
Takahashi wants to clinch.
A little feinted left hand from Waller on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Takahashi lands a nice leg kick that just misses Waller's sensitive parts.
Waller misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Takahashi.
Jack Waller has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Takahashi moves away.
Takahashi keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Waller chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Takahashi can pounce on him.
Good standup being displayed there by Waller as he connects with a hook.
Waller pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Takahashi lands a leg kick that knocks Waller off balance momentarily.#T4#
A jab lands there for Takahashi.#CL2#
Takahashi pushes Waller up against the cage in a clinch.
Takahashi doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Takahashi blocks a body shot from Waller.
Waller fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Takahashi lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Waller backwards.
Waller is trying to push Takahashi away but Takahashi has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Waller.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Takahashi has a couple of punches blocked by Waller.
Takahashi tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Waller's elbow.
Takahashi misses with some punches.
Takahashi tries to pull guard but Waller forces him back to his feet, against the cage.
Takahashi can't find room to land a body shot as Waller controls the action.
Takahashi tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Waller blocks a body shot from Takahashi.

And that's the end of the fight!
I would just about give that final round to Ryoto Takahashi.
I've got Takahashi 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 Thiago Cunha scores the fight 27:30
Judge Paulo Santos scores the fight 27:30
Judge Mauricio Rocha scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Ryoto Takahashi!

Ryoto Takahashi thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: BBFC Fight Night 3     
Date:   Feb 19, 2021
#R1#
Waller on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Homo uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Waller.
A countering left hand to the body from Homo misses.
A big right from Waller misses.
Waller avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt
and Waller counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Homo is looking to clinch.
Waller throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Waller has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Gunner's School of Combat in the buildup to the fight.
Waller has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Waller there as he acknowledges the shot.#CUT2#It looks like Jack Waller has been cut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller tries to clinch there but Homo circles away.
Waller looks to land a right hand but Homo moved out of range.
Waller misses with a straight left.
Homo displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Waller throws out the jab.
Homo throws out a counter right but Waller avoids it with no problem.#T1#
Homo avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Waller lands with a good body shot.
Homo avoids the body shot from Waller.
Homo listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Homo moves out of range of the strikes.
Waller works Homo's body with a nice hook.
A big left from Homo misses.
Homo misses with an uppercut
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.#CL#
Waller darts in and clinches Homo up against the cage.
Nice elbow from Homo.
Waller on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Homo lands a knee to the body.
Waller on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Waller blocks an elbow strike from Homo. #T2#
Waller lands a hook that snaps the head of Homo backwards.
Waller throws a head punch that misses.
Homo controlling the action here for a moment.
Waller misses with a punch to the body.
Homo is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Waller is defending well for now.
Waller on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Waller doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
A head punch on the inside from Waller fails to land.
Waller lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Homo putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Waller in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Homo stalling in the clinch but Waller improves position.
Homo trying to land knees to the body.
The referee calls for Waller to work.
Homo pushes Waller back against the cage and unloads with a body punch. #T3#
Homo misses with a punch to the body.
Waller misses with a short punch on the inside.
Homo is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
Homo misses with an elbow over the top.
Homo creates a bit of space for himself and sneaks an elbow through Waller's defenses.
Homo struggles to land a body shot inside as Waller controls his hands.
Waller makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Homo unloads a knee to the mid-section. Waller lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Waller blocks a body shot from Homo.
Homo tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Waller avoids it.
Homo scores with a shot to the side of Waller's head.
Waller managing to block the knees to the body from Homo.
Waller goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Homo lands a left hand that snaps the head of Waller backwards.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Homo obliges.#T4#
Waller tries to circle away but Homo has him pinned against the cage.
Waller fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A head punch on the inside from Waller fails to land.
Homo lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Waller backwards.
The referee calls for Homo to work.
Homo misses with a body punch.
Homo misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Waller.
Homo lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Homo putting his Muay Thai to good use. He has Waller in a tight clinch and is doing some damage with knees to the body.
Waller's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Homo keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Waller's efforts to push away.
Kneeeeees! The crowd are calling for knees to the body. Homo obliges.
Waller misses with a punch to the body.
Homo tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Waller avoids it.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Ecce Homo dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!#R2#
A low kick from Homo misses
and Waller connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jack Waller is winning the standup battle so far.
Homo swats away the attempt to clinch by Waller.
Waller misses with an uppercut.
Homo looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Waller scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Homo doesn't seem bothered though.
Homo slips under a jab from Waller.
Waller misses with a shot to the body
and Homo counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Homo takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jab from Waller.
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Homo does a little dance to reset his feet.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Homo! But no joy.
Waller misses with a body shot
and Homo counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Homo avoids the body shot from Waller. #T1#
Waller throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Homo sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Homo misses with a body kick.
Homo scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Waller blocks a low kick nicely.
Homo misses with a shot to the body
and Waller counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Homo takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Homo darts in and out, connecting with a jab. #CUT2#Jack Waller's cut is getting worse.#CL#
Waller gets a clinch.
Homo tries a knee to the head but he's missed.
Homo unloads a knee to the mid-section. Waller lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Both fighters are absolutely exhausted here.
Homo looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Homo manages to get underhooks and slows down the pace for a moment.
Waller content to slow the pace in the clinch. #T2#
Homo unloads a knee to the mid-section.
Ecce Homo seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Homo content to slow the pace in the clinch.
Waller takes an elbow to the forehead.
Waller effectively controlling the action here.
Homo looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Homo tries to land a knee to the body but he is off balance and Waller avoids it.
Waller is looking to control Homo's arms but Homo gets an underhook and turns him. Now Waller has his back to the cage.
Homo misses with a knee strike.
Homo is trying to wear down his opponent with knees to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Homo.
Good anti-grappling being displayed by Waller as Homo tries to tie him up.
Waller has a couple of punches blocked by Homo. #T3#
Waller misses with a hook to the ribs.
Waller takes an elbow to the forehead.
Waller managing to block the knees to the body from Homo.
Waller scores with a hook to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Homo.
Homo throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
Waller tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Homo gets an overhook and lands an elbow to the side of the head.
Waller on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body.
Homo lands an elbow just above Waller 's eye. #CUT2#Jack Waller's cut is bleeding quite badly. He's got to try and protect it.
Homo has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Waller is trying to break the clinch but Homo is controlling him.
Homo landing knees to the body.
Homo lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Waller backwards.
Homo crunches a lovely knee into Waller's ribcage.
A nice left hand lands by Waller. #T4#
Waller letting Homo take a breather here.
Waller misses with the head strike.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Homo scores a nice knee to the body.
Homo is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Waller is defending well for now.
Waller blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Homo misses the knee to the body. Nice hip positioning from Waller.
Homo lands an elbow inside.
Waller has a couple of punches blocked by Homo.
Waller is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
Waller working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A short right hand to the side of the head by Waller.
Waller takes a knee to the side of the body.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Ecce Homo showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.#R3#
Waller throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Homo counters with an outside leg kick.
Homo attempts a leg kick but it's missed by a good margin.
Homo throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Waller on the side of the head.
Waller throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Homo sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Waller swings for the body but Homo moves out of range.
A lazy left from Homo finds it's target.
Homo keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Waller fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#CL#
Waller pushes Homo up against the cage in a clinch.
Waller avoiding damage as Homo throws knees to the body.
Homo working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Waller scores with an uppercut up the middle.
A battle for position here, against the cage.#T1#
Homo misses with a body punch.
Homo landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Waller blocks a body shot from Homo.
Waller avoiding damage as Homo throws knees to the body.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Homo.
Waller takes an elbow to the temple.
A right hand to the body from Waller.
Homo tries to throw a body punch but Waller avoids it by throwing Homo back against the cage.
Homo working Waller over with knees to the body.
The referee is keeping an eye on Homo - much more stalling and he will separate the fighters.
Homo has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Waller seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Homo can turn it around.
Waller goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Waller wants to stall.
Homo connects with a knee to the head. #CUT2#Jeez, Jack Waller's cut is really nasty now. The referee must be thinking about getting that checked.#T2#
Homo throws an elbow but it misses.
Homo throws a vicious knee straight up the middle but Waller blocks it with crossed arms.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
Homo trying to land knees to the body.
Waller misses with a punch to the body.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Homo is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Waller is defending well for now.
Homo utilising his Muay Thai to score with a knee to the body.
Homo landing knees to the body.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Homo is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Waller is defending well for now.#T3#
Homo lands an elbow inside that Waller shrugs off.
Homo landing knees to the body. They look like they could hurt.
Homo unloads a knee to the mid-section. Waller lets out a prehistoric sounding urrrrgh.
Both fighters are breathing heavily.
Homo tries a knee to the head but Waller blocks it.
Homo landing some nice looking knees to the body.
Homo cracks Waller with a nice body shot.
Homo works for underhooks and lands a body shot in the process.
Homo crunches a lovely knee into Waller's ribcage.
Homo presses Waller against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
Waller takes a knee to the side of the body.
Homo scores with a shoulder strike.
Homo lands an elbow inside that Waller shrugs off.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:57 of round 3, we have a winner by way of TKO (Cut). Ecce Homo!
Ecce Homo is the new bantamweight champion!
Our winner, Ecce Homo, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.

 

Event: BFC 34 : Rodrigues Vs. Bob     
Date:   Jan 23, 2021
#R1#
Waller chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Bataglia can pounce on him.
Bataglia looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A punch combination from Waller misses.
Waller scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
A nice leg kick lands there from Bataglia.
Waller stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Bataglia.
Bataglia lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Bataglia takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Bataglia tries a low kick but Waller avoids it.
Waller lands with a right hand.
Waller uses good footwork to get in and out and land a nice right hand before Bataglia has time to react.
Bataglia misses with a double jab.
Bataglia throws a body kick that sends a sickening thudding noise reverberating around the arena.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bataglia misses with a body punch
and Waller counters with a nice uppercut.
Bataglia is looking to score with low kicks.
Waller jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Waller just misses with a punch to the body.
Bataglia misses with a head kick.
Waller appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Bataglia avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Bataglia is looking to counter with head kicks.#T1#
Waller scores with a hook to the body. Bataglia takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Waller connects with a good right hand that stumbles Bataglia. Bataglia circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Jab from Bataglia.
Lorenzo Bataglia seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Bataglia throws a body shot but no joy.
Bataglia misses with a body shot
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Bataglia is looking to slow Waller down with leg kicks.
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Bataglia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Waller thuds his right hand into Bataglia's forehead from close range. That could be painful for both fighters.
Bataglia throws a leg kick
letting Waller counter with a right hand.
Bataglia blocks a jab.
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bataglia moves away.
Bataglia swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Bataglia cracks Waller with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller looks to throw the jab but Bataglia is out of range.
Waller chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Bataglia can pounce on him. #T2#
Waller keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Bataglia connects with the punch.
Waller has been working his punching technique in the buildup to the fight and it appears to be paying off.
Waller is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Bataglia had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into mush.
Bataglia looks for the body kick but Waller saw that one coming.
Waller misses with a straight left.
Bataglia jabs. That one connects to the head of his opponent.
A telegraphed right hand from Waller misses the target.
Waller lands a jab.
Waller misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bataglia.
Waller takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Waller misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bataglia.
Waller avoids the head kick by Bataglia.
A jab from Bataglia misses.
Bataglia walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Waller takes a swing at Bataglia's ribcage but misses.
Waller throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Bataglia sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Bataglia lands a really nice looking cross but Waller seems unphased. #T3#
A left lands for Waller.
Bataglia fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Waller has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.#CL2#
Waller forces Bataglia back against the cage and clinches.
Waller blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Waller lands with a left to the head. #BC2#
Waller pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Bataglia throws a jab when Waller was well out of range.
Waller jabs at Bataglia's body.
Waller moves out of range as Bataglia throws a body kick.
Waller throws out a counter right but Bataglia avoids it with no problem.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Waller, as that shot connected.
Bataglia thows a leg kick but Waller checks it
and Waller counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Waller misses with a jab to the body
and Bataglia counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
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!
Waller connects with a single shot there.
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bataglia moves away.
Waller throws a hook to the side of Bataglia's head but Bataglia sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.#T4#
Bataglia throws a nice inside leg kick.
Bataglia tries to work over Waller's front leg with a kick but Waller checks it.
Waller scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Bataglia doesn't seem bothered though.
Bataglia looks to score with a jab to the body but Waller is just out of range.
Bataglia connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Waller fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Waller's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Waller takes a swing at Bataglia's ribcage but misses.
Waller lands a slapping body shot.
Waller lands with a straight right. Bataglia didn't see that one coming.
Bataglia throws a sloppy head kick and Waller moves out of range easily.
Waller swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Waller digs a good body shot into Bataglia's ribs.
That kick from Bataglia tenderised Waller's leg. Waller is trying to keep his angry face on.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Bataglia misses with a straight right.
Waller is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Waller misses with a hook
and Bataglia counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Bataglia lands with a shot to the body.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!#R2#
Waller throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Bataglia on the side of the head.
Waller lands an overhand right.
Bataglia bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Bataglia looks to land a body kick but Waller moved away.
Bataglia ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Waller moves away.
Waller is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Bataglia.
Bataglia fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Waller manages to avoid it.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Waller 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.
Bataglia slips under a jab from Waller.
Bataglia swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Bataglia misses with a hook
enabling Waller to counter with a crisp jab.
Bataglia is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Bataglia throws a hook but Waller blocks it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bataglia thows a left - swing and a miss!
Waller doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Waller throws a hook but Bataglia blocks it.
Waller just misses with a punch to the body.
Waller scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
A head kick from Bataglia lands but Waller takes it in his stride. #T1#
Waller throws the left hand but Bataglia avoids the punch easily.
Waller stuns Bataglia with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Waller fakes low and throws an overhand right that catches Bataglia on the side of the head.
Waller lands a right hook to the body.
That kick from Bataglia tenderised Waller's leg. Waller is trying to keep his angry face on.
Waller catches Bataglia with a nice straight right. He seems pissed - ooooh, it's on now! On like donkey kong!
Bataglia scores with a slapping inside leg kick.
Bataglia throws the left hand but Waller avoids the punch easily.
Waller throws a combination that misses
and Bataglia counters with a leg kick that reverborates around the arena.
Waller looks to land a left hand but Bataglia moved out of range nicely.
Waller thows a left - swing and a miss!
Waller rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Bataglia moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Bataglia takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Waller scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Bataglia 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 Waller has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Waller and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.#T2#
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bataglia was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bataglia was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
Bataglia thows a leg kick but Waller checks it
and Waller counters with a stiff right hand.
Waller has his front leg slapped to the side - a nice low kick landing there from Bataglia.
Waller fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Bataglia manages to avoid it.
Bataglia just misses with a punch to the body.
Waller is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Bataglia throws the kick towards the body but Waller avoids it.
Waller digs a good hook to Bataglia's body.
Bataglia slips under a jab from Waller.
Bataglia appears to be looking for a big counter.
Bataglia looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
The fighters circling - Waller throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bataglia throws a head kick that misses and slips in the process. He scrambles back to his feet and the fighters circle.
The fighters circling - Bataglia throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Bataglia connects with a leg kick.
Bataglia misses with a low kick.#T3#
A slow jab from Waller misses its intended target.
Bataglia just misses with a punch to the body.
Waller misses with a looping right.
Waller misses with a hook.
Sloppy strikes from Bataglia. Those never looked like landing.
Waller throws a hook but Bataglia blocks it.
Bataglia scores with a head kick. Waller tried to block it but didn't get his arm up in time.
Waller has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Waller scores with a hook.
A nice inside leg kick there by Bataglia. That's going to slow Waller down.
Bataglia is looking to score with low kicks.
Bataglia throws a low kick but his opponent is out of range.
A countering left hand to the body from Waller misses.
Bataglia lands with a head kick! That's gotta hurt.
Bataglia connects with a body shot.
A looping hook to the body misses from Bataglia. Waller does a little dance to reset his feet.
Waller with a hook.#T4#
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bataglia throws a solid leg kick but Waller takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Bataglia.
Waller connects with a nice looking jab.
Bataglia motions for Waller to come forward. Bataglia throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Waller connects with the punch.
Waller lets the fists fly and connects with a left straight followed by a right hook.
Bataglia slips under a jab from Waller.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Waller moves away from the strike by Bataglia.
Bataglia takes a shot to the nose. Hopefully that hasn't broken it.
Bataglia uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Waller.
Bataglia avoids the body shot from Waller.
Bataglia was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Bataglia throws a leg kick that is checked
and Waller counters with a one-two to the body.
Bataglia lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller takes a head kick and shrugs it off.
Bataglia throws a hook but Waller avoids it easily.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.#R3#
Waller throws a hook but Bataglia avoids it easily.
Bataglia looking to take his opponent's legs away with the low kicks.
Bataglia defending well as Waller loads up on a big left hand.
It looked like Bataglia was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Waller.
Bataglia swings away with a body shot that misses
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Waller misses with a hook. Bataglia ducked under it nicely.
Waller misses the jab.
Bataglia lands a nice hook to Waller's body. Waller takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
A lazy left from Waller finds it's target.
Bataglia fakes a couple of low kicks, before throwing one on the third attempt. It connects and Waller has to reset his feet before getting ready to engage.
Waller misses with an uppercut
and Bataglia makes him pay by landing a thudding low kick.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller takes a jab right on the kisser.
Bataglia cracks a nice hook into Waller's ribs.
Bataglia misses with an attempted mid kick.
Bataglia showing good head movement there, avoiding the strikes from Waller. #T1#
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bataglia was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
Bataglia on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Bataglia is just out of range.
Bataglia delivers a nice body kick.
Waller takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Waller takes a nice looking leg kick right on the meat of his thigh there.
Bataglia moves away from the strike by Waller.
And Bataglia counters with a quick kick to the body but Waller blocks it.
A kick lands to the mid section there for Bataglia.
Bataglia jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Bataglia throws a solid leg kick but Waller takes the impact on his shin and smiles at Bataglia.
Bataglia throws a jab but it's blocked by Waller.
Waller throws a poor cross that misses
and Bataglia counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jack Waller seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Waller staying out of range there.
Bataglia has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Waller finds it's way round the side to connect with Bataglia's head. #T2#
Bataglia takes a swing at Waller's ribcage but misses.
Waller jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Bataglia is looking to counter with head kicks.
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!
Waller throws a shot from downtown. Bataglia moves away and avoids it.
Waller staying out of range there.
Waller throws a jab but it's blocked by Bataglia.
Waller misses with a hook. Bataglia ducked under it nicely.
Bataglia misses with a straight left.
Bataglia moves away from the strike by Waller.
Bataglia scores with a jab.
Nice defenses there by Bataglia.
Waller throws a hook but Bataglia blocks it.
A counter left hand to the body from Bataglia misses its target.
Waller walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Good standup being displayed there by Bataglia as he connects with a hook.
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bataglia moves away.#T3#
Waller throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Waller lands a jab to Bataglia's midsection.
Bataglia keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Waller.
Waller swings for the body but Bataglia moves out of range.
Nice jab there from Bataglia.
Waller throws a body shot but no joy.
Bataglia is looking to chop away at Waller's legs.
Waller keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
A big left from Bataglia misses.
Bataglia moves away from the strike by Waller.
Bataglia throws a head kick that misses.
Waller throws a jab but it's blocked by Bataglia. #CL2#
Waller has Bataglia up against the cage in a clinch. #BC#
Bataglia pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.#T4#
Waller fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Bataglia looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.
Bataglia misses with an uppercut
and Waller counters with a stiff right hand.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Bataglia with a hook.
Waller scores with a sloppy right hand. Bataglia should have avoided that one.
Bataglia looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Bataglia staying out of range there.
Waller waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Bataglia.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Waller swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Bataglia is just out of range.
Bataglia misses with a hook.
Bataglia blocks a jab.
Waller loads up on a big right hand but Bataglia slips the punch.
Bataglia thows a leg kick but Waller checks it
and Waller counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

A close third round but Jack Waller just about did enough to take it.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action!#R4#
Bataglia fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Bataglia misses with a straight left.
A big right from Waller misses.
Waller takes a swing at Bataglia's ribcage but misses.
Bataglia half committed to a counter leg kick.
Bataglia misses with an uppercut. Waller saw that one coming.
Waller misses with a wild combination.
A good leg kick by Bataglia.
Bataglia tries a low kick but Waller avoids it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bataglia blocks a jab.
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
A solid leg kick lands there for Bataglia.
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
Waller misses with an uppercut. Bataglia saw that one coming.
Bataglia tried to counter with a leg kick but Waller avoided it.#T1#
Bataglia throws a leg kick but he was too far away and it doesn't land.
Waller appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
Waller works Bataglia's body with a nice hook.
Nice shot by Waller.
Bataglia misses with a wild body shot.
Waller misses with a body shot
and Bataglia counters with a right hand to the body.
Bataglia falls off balance throwing a combination
and Waller counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Waller throws a lazy uppercut
and Bataglia counters with a nice uppercut.
Bataglia stuns Waller with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
Waller staying out of range there.
Bataglia just misses with a punch to the body.
Waller lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.#T2#
Bataglia misses with a left hand
and Waller cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Bataglia throws a head kick but Waller moves out of range.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bataglia throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Bataglia feints and then cracks Waller's leading leg with a nice low kick. He's obviously looking to slow Waller down.
Waller misses with a looping right.
Waller getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Bataglia throws a leg kick but Waller sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Bataglia closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Waller looks to land a right hand but Bataglia moved out of range.
Bataglia swings for the body but Waller moves out of range.
Bataglia throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Waller connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Waller changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Bataglia connects with a leg kick.
Bataglia throws a leg kick that is checked
and Waller counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head. #T3#
Waller takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Bataglia avoids a punch combination nicely.
Bataglia slips under a jab from Waller.
Waller throws a right hand that misses
and Bataglia counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Waller scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Bataglia lets loose with a powerful body kick. Waller will feel that in the morning.
Waller throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Bataglia uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Waller.
Bataglia throws a body shot but no joy.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Waller! But no joy.
Waller throws a shot from downtown. Bataglia moves away and avoids it.
Waller wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Bataglia displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Waller throws out the jab.
Waller misses with a wild body shot. #T4#
Waller avoids the body shot from Bataglia.
Bataglia throws a nice outside leg kick.
Bataglia tries to land a leg kick but Waller saw it coming and moves away.
Bataglia keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Waller throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Nice body punch from Bataglia.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Bataglia is just out of range.
Bataglia with a jab.
Bataglia tries to move into range but Waller moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Donk. Waller catches Bataglia right on the button with a cross.
Bataglia lands a nice leg kick that just misses Waller's sensitive parts.
A telegraphed right hand from Waller misses the target.
Bataglia moves away from the strike by Waller.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

A close fourth round but Jack Waller will probably get the nod - 10:9.
The fighters get back to their feet, the hooter sounds and we're back to the action! This is the final round!#R5#
Bataglia blocks a jab.
Bataglia with a nice cross.
Waller avoids the body shot from Bataglia.
Waller looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
A punch lands to the side of Bataglia 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Bataglia jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Bataglia misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Waller.
Bataglia throws a leg kick that misses.
Waller ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Bataglia misses with a low kick.
Waller fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
A little feinted left hand from Bataglia on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller jabs Bataglia to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Waller bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Boom, another hit is landed. "You're gunna get knocked out" taunts Waller, as that shot connected.
Waller dips down and scores with a jab to the body.#T1#
A lazy left from Waller finds it's target.
Bataglia lands with a thumping leg kick.
Waller cracks Bataglia with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Bataglia fails to land with a series of punches.
Bataglia just misses with a punch to the body.
A head kick from Bataglia lands but Waller takes it in his stride.
Waller connects with a jab.
Waller pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Bataglia connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Waller momentarily.
Waller scores with a body shot.
Waller throws a body punch but Bataglia moves out of range.
Bataglia bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Waller scores with a jab to the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Bataglia lands a leg kick and bounces back out of range.
Lorenzo Bataglia has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#T2#
Waller cracks Bataglia with an open hand slap.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Bataglia is just out of range.
A nice leg kick from Bataglia, right into the meat of the thigh.
Waller avoids a kick to the body.
Bataglia keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Waller misses with a body shot.
Waller looks to land a left hand but Bataglia moved out of range nicely.
Bataglia slips under a jab.
Bataglia misses with a right hand
and Waller counters with a left to the body.
Bataglia turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Bataglia thows a leg kick but Waller checks it
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Waller throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Waller scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.#T3#
Waller misses the shot to the body.
Waller digs a good body shot into Bataglia's ribs.
Bataglia swings widly with a right hand
and Waller makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Waller misses with an uppercut.
Bataglia dodges the punch combination from Waller.
Waller scores with a shot to the body.
Bataglia pushes Waller away with a front kick.
Waller throws a shot to the body.
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Bataglia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Waller scores with a jab to the body.
Waller throws a shot to the body.
Waller throws the left hand but Bataglia avoids the punch easily.#T4#
Bataglia connects with a leg kick.
Bataglia throws a shot from downtown. Waller moves away and avoids it.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Bataglia works the jab nicely.
Jab from Waller.
Jack Waller is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Waller misses with a body punch
and Bataglia cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.#CUT#It looks like Jack Waller has been cut.
Waller scores with a sloppy right hand. Bataglia should have avoided that one.
Bataglia lands a lovely overhand right.
Bataglia takes one on the button.
Waller looks to land a right hand but Bataglia moved out of range.
Bataglia staying out of range there.
Bataglia tries to score with an inside leg kick but telegraphs it and Waller is able to avoid easily.
Bataglia wants to land a leg kick but Waller is out of range.
Waller lands a beauty of a right hand that gets the crowd cheering.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Luis Engracia scores the fight 45:50
Judge Paulo Santos scores the fight 45:50
Judge Leandro Rodrigues scores the fight 45:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jack Waller!

Jack Waller is the new bantamweight champion!
After the big win, Jack Waller made sure to do all the important stuff like thanking his sponsors Brooklyn Apothecary and telling the interviewer how much he loves him.

 

Event: BFC SYNDICATE 6     
Date:   Dec 19, 2020
#R1#
Case lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Case connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.#CUT#It looks like Jack Waller has been cut.
A jab from Waller does it's job there.
Waller stumbles momentarily as he takes a strong leg kick from Case.
A jab from Waller does it's job there.#CUT2#It looks like Justin Case has been cut.
The fighters circling - Case throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Waller throws a series of punches but Case moves out of range.
Case fakes a jab and scores with a low kick.
Waller lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Waller throws a right and a left that both miss.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Waller lands a slapping body shot.
Waller scores with a body shot.
Case takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Case throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Waller throws out a counter right but Case avoids it with no problem.
Nice body punch from Case.
Waller pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Case looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
Waller lands a jab to the nose.
Case misses with a combination
and Waller counters with a nice uppercut. #T1#
Waller misses the jab.
Waller with a nice cross.
Waller takes a swing at Case's ribcage but misses.
An attempted straight right counter from Case misses the target.
A nice leg kick from Case, right into the meat of the thigh.
Waller works Case's body with a nice hook.
Case throws a big shot that misses.
Waller steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Case.
Waller avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Case ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Waller wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Case connects with a jab.
Case on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.
Waller misses the shot to the body.
Waller fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Case manages to avoid it.
Waller avoids a lazy jab quite easily.#T2#
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Case is looking to land body kicks.
Case takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Waller chopped to the floor by a nice leg kick but he springs right back up before Case can pounce on him.
Case lands a nice hook to Waller's body. Waller takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Case connects with a good right hand that stumbles Waller. Waller circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Case gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.
Case is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Waller lands a lovely overhand right.
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Case does a little dance to reset his feet.
Justin Case seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Case staying out of range there.
Case missing with a left hand there. Waller was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Waller throws a good cross that connects.
Case tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Waller counters with a lovely straight right hand!#T3#
Case takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Case lets loose with a powerful body kick. Waller will feel that in the morning.
Case tried to score with a low kick but Waller checks it.
Case throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Waller looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Case looks to land a left hand but Waller moved out of range nicely.
Case misses with the body kick
letting Waller counter with a right hand.
Case misses with a low kick.
Waller defending well as Case loads up on a big left hand.
A punch lands to the side of Case 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Case is just out of range.
Waller takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Waller throws a body shot but no joy.
Waller misses with a hook. Case ducked under it nicely.
Waller scores with a crisp jab that stopped Case in his tracks. #T4#
Case fails in his attempt to clinch.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Waller lands with a shot to the body.
Waller throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Case slips under a jab.
Waller lands with a cross.
Waller lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Case ducks right into an uppercut from Waller.
Case throws a hook to the side of Waller's head but Waller sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Waller throws out a counter right but Case avoids it with no problem.
Case ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Case is looking to slow Waller down with leg kicks.
Waller lands with a cross.
Waller uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Case.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Case motions for Waller to come forward. Case throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Case connects with a solid leg kick.
Waller swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Case's corner calls for a 1-2. Case obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that round.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.#R2#
A jab from Case misses.
Case thows a left - swing and a miss!
Case takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Case takes a jab right on the kisser.
Case throws a chopping leg kick but Waller manages to avoid taking any serious damage.
Waller slips under a jab from Case.
Case throws a leg kick that is checked
enabling Waller to counter with a crisp jab.
Case on the wrong end of a nice hook.
Case takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Waller walks into a left hand.
Waller swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Case.
Case throws a big shot that misses.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Case takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Case has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Waller finds it's way round the side to connect with Case's head.
Case bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Waller gets his head snapped back by a nice shot there.#T1#
Waller throws a body shot but no joy.
It looked like Case was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Jack Waller seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Waller misses with a body shot.
Waller thows a left - swing and a miss!
A big left from Case misses.
This entire fight has taken place on the feet so far and you wonder whether Case might be better served trying to take this one to the ground because he's losing the standup battle so far.
A jab from Case does it's job there.
Case looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Case misses with a wild body shot.
Case misses with a telegraphed body shot
and Waller counters with a nice body shot.
Case takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Case keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Waller scores with a nice right hand.
Case tests Waller's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Case avoids the body shot from Waller.
Case throws a push kick but Waller slaps the foot to one side.
Case throws a right and a left that both miss.
Waller throws a body punch but Case moves out of range. #T2#
Waller cracks Case with an open hand slap.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Waller misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Case.
Case tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Case takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Decent striking displayed by Case there.
Case scores with a sloppy right hand. Waller should have avoided that one.
A nice leg kick from Case, right into the meat of the thigh.
Case throws a low kick but it's checked well by Waller.
Case walks into a stiff left hand from Waller.
Waller slips under a jab from Case.
Waller pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Case blocks a jab.
Case swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Waller misses with an uppercut. Case saw that one coming.
Case throws a leg kick but Waller moved away.#T3#
Case moving in and out of range nicely, whilst landing the scoring shot.
Case tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Waller paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Case connects with a good right hand that stumbles Waller. Waller circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Case throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Waller ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Case scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Waller thuds a left hand into Case's body.
Waller cracks Case with a good jab.
Waller tries to move into range but Case moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Case misses with an uppercut. Waller saw that one coming.
Case swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Case keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
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!
Danga de danga de dang - Waller scores with a four punch combination!
Waller drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Waller throws a hook to the side of Case's head but Case sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.#T4#
Case walks into a stiff left hand from Waller.
Case looks to land a left hand but Waller moved out of range nicely.
Waller throws a jab but it's blocked by Case.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Waller connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Case's hands.
Jab by Waller.
Waller blocks the body kick.
Nice body punch from Waller.
Waller throws a hook but Case blocks it.
Waller takes one to the side of the head.
Case thuds his shin into the meat of Waller's side.
Case steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Waller.
An attempted straight right counter from Case misses the target.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Case uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Waller.
Case tried to counter with a leg kick but Waller avoided it.
Waller lands with an overhand left.
Case throws a leg kick which misses Waller's front leg but catches the back leg as Waller tries to avoid it.
Case fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
And that is the end of the round. The fighters go back to their corners.

A close second round but Jack Waller will probably get the nod - 10:9.
Both fighters have cut men working on them during the interval.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!#R3#
Case scores with a nice body kick.
Waller connects with a hook to the side of his opponent's head.
Waller will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Waller throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Case on the side of the head.
Case avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Case has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Waller finds it's way round the side to connect with Case's head.
Waller with poor footwork there. He got himself in a bit of a tangle, enabling Case to score with a decent uppercut.
Waller's leg has a nasty welt from taking a succession of leg kicks. That must be slowing him down.
Waller bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Case needs to keep his hands up - Waller had a free shot at his head there.
A chopping leg kick lands by Case.
Waller ducks under a wild hook from Case.
This has been an exciting period of action!
The fighters circling - Case throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Case with a nice looking leg kick. You could hear that one land in a back row. #T1#
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Case does a little dance to reset his feet.
Case connects with a nice looking jab.
Case delivers a nice body kick.
A swing and a miss from Case.
Nice uppercut lands for Case. That snapped Waller's head back.
Waller connects with a right hand. Case shakes it off.
Case throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Case lands with a thumping leg kick.
Waller misses with a straight left.
Case scores with a hook to the body. Waller takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Nice cross by Waller.
Waller misses with a hook
and Waller takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Case bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Case finds nothing but air with that leg kick attempt.
Case slips under a jab.#T2#
Waller displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Case throws out the jab.
Waller swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Case misses with a low kick.
Waller looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Case ducks under a wild hook from Waller.
Nice body punch from Waller.
Case fakes the leg kick and cracks Waller in the body.
Case lands a body shot.
Waller sizes up Case with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle.
Justin Case has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Case just misses with a punch to the body. #CL#
Case moves into range and clinches up with Waller.
Waller wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Waller has had enough of the clinch but Case keeps him there for the moment.
Waller throws a punch but it's blocked by Case.
Waller can't break the clinch.
Case lands a body punch in the clinch. #T3#
Case misses with a short punch on the inside.
Case lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Case lands a right hand.
Waller blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Waller lands a left hand.
Case misses with a punch to the body.
Case fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Waller misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Waller blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Case's head jolts backwards as he takes an uppercut right on the button!
Waller throws a head punch that misses.
Case tries to throw a body punch but Waller avoids it by throwing Case back against the cage.
Case misses with a punch to the body.
Case scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Waller lands on the inside with an uppercut. #T4#
Case throws a head punch that misses.
Case fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
A head punch on the inside from Case fails to land.
Case struggles to land a body shot inside as Waller controls his hands.
Case misses with a short punch on the inside.
Jack Waller is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Waller working hard to break the clinch.
Case throws a punch but it's blocked by Waller.
Case throws a punch but it's blocked by Waller.
Case tries to work over Waller's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Waller lands an uppercut.
Waller misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Case tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Case can't find room to land a body shot as Waller controls the action.
Case swings wildly with an uppercut but Waller uses good head movement to avoid it. #BC2#
Waller manages to break the clinch.

And that's the end of the fight!
Justin Case showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Waller has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Paulo Santos scores the fight 28:29
Judge Seu Braga scores the fight 28:29
Judge Luis Engracia scores the fight 28:29

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jack Waller!

An out of breath and clearly excited Jack Waller thanked Brooklyn Apothecary for their help and support (and free stuff they sent him).

 

Event: BFC SYNDICATE 5     
Date:   Nov 06, 2020
#R1#
The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Waller throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Ballistics counters with a left to the body.
Waller swings widly with a right hand
and Ballistics counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head. #CUT2#It looks like Jack Waller has been cut.
Ballistics throws a shot from downtown. Waller moves away and avoids it.
An attempted straight right counter from Waller misses the target.
Ballistics slips under a jab.
Waller jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ballistics has been working on his striking defense in training and it's paying off as Waller is landing a low percentage of strikes.
Waller throws a nice looking combination but Ballistics bobs and weaves to avoid any damage.
Ballistics throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ballistics misses with a looping left.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller misses with a looping right.
Ballistics lands a really nice looking cross but Waller seems unphased.
Ballistics throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Waller swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Ballistics.#T1#
Waller misses with an uppercut
and Ballistics counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ballistics moves away.
Waller throws a lazy uppercut
and Ballistics connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Ballistics ducks under a wild hook from Waller.
Ballistics looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Ballistics slips under a jab from Waller.
Ballistics scores with a nice right hand.
Waller misses with a body punch
and Ballistics counters with a stiff right hand.
Ballistics turns his hip over beautifully as he lands a nice leg kick.
Nice defenses there by Ballistics.
Waller looks to have improved his striking defense since last time we saw him fight.
A nice combination there by Waller.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Ballistics misses with a half-hearted attempt at a head kick. #T2#
A slow jab from Ballistics misses its intended target.
It looked like Waller wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Waller throws a hook but Ballistics avoids it easily.
As Waller backs off Ballistics throws a huge counter combo but Waller manages to avoid it all.
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Ballistics was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
Ballistics is pinned up against the cage taking some big shots here. The referee is looking closely deciding whether he should stop the fight.
Waller throws out a loose jab but Ballistics uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ballistics shapes to counter with a head kick.
Ballistics ducks under a wild hook from Waller.
Ballistics now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Waller misses with a hook. Ballistics ducked under it nicely.
Jack Waller seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Waller throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Ballistics on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Waller throws a looping overhand right but Ballistics ducks down to avoid it.
Ballistics appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Ballistics walks into a left hand. #T3#
Waller takes a swing at Ballistics's ribcage but misses.
A combination from Waller does no damage.
A nice side step and Ballistics releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Waller fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller cracks Ballistics with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
The fighters circling - Waller throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ballistics throws out a powerful jab.
Waller takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
Waller throws out a loose jab but Ballistics uses good head movement to avoid it.
Ballistics throws an overhand right that lands on Waller's shoulder, as Waller tries to avoid the shot.
Waller throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Ballistics looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.#T4#
Ballistics throws a looping overhand right but Waller ducks down to avoid it.
Waller connects with a right hand. Ballistics shakes it off.
Waller misses with an uppercut.
Ballistics takes a shot right to the bread basket.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Waller throws a combination. Ballistics tries to block but a couple of punches get through.
Waller digs a good hook to Ballistics's body.
Ballistics stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Waller scores with a decent looking hook.
Waller lands a glancing blow to the side of Ballistics's head.
Waller blocks a jab.
Waller is looking to counter punch.
Ballistics lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller's cut.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action!#R2#
Waller with a nice cross.
Waller scores with a nice right hand.
Waller jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Waller scores with a nice head shot.
Waller throws a body punch but Ballistics moves out of range.
Ballistics swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Waller counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Ballistics slips under a jab from Waller.
Ballistics uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Waller.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ballistics throws a jab but it's blocked by Waller.
Waller throwing a counter right hand but Ballistics manages to avoid it.
Ballistics throws a left and a right that both miss
letting Waller counter with a right hand. #ROC#Ballistics is rocked!
Ballistics misses with a lunging right hand
and Waller counters with a stiff right hand.
Ballistics is still on wobbly legs! Can Waller finish him?
Ballistics gets clipped by a big right hand and goes down spinning to the canvas! Waller gets the back mount and begins to drop bombs on his rocked foe! Ballistics is too out of it to defend against the strikes and the referee jumps in to save him from the beatdown!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:55 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jack Waller!
Jumping up and down and very excited, Jack Waller waved his t-shirt featuring Savage Fightwear's logo in front of the cameras.

 

Event: BFC 24: Bitch Vs. Washington     
Date:   Oct 10, 2020
#R1#
The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Waller throws a big shot that misses.
Ness ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Waller lands with a cross.
Ness misses with a looping left.
Waller is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Ness.
Waller loads up on a big right hand but Ness slips the punch.
Nice defenses there by Ness.
Ness misses with a hook.
Ness dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Ness lands a slapping body shot.
Waller displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Ness throws out the jab.
Ness misses with a body shot.
Ness connects nicely with a jab. Noted by the judges no doubt.
Waller works his jab well there, keeping his opponent at a distance.
Waller's corner calls for a 1-2. Waller obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Waller looks to land a right hand but Ness moved out of range.
Waller walks into a straight right hand from Ness.
Ness cracks Waller with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
A big left from Ness misses.
Waller connects with a right hand. Ness shakes it off.#T1#
Ness throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Waller sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Waller takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Ness takes one on the button.
Waller has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Hardcore MMA in the buildup to the fight.
Ness lands with a cross.
Ness on the wrong end of an overhand right that came out of nowhere.#ROC#Ness is rocked!
Waller keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ness is still on wobbly legs! Can Waller finish him?
Ness misses with an uppercut. Waller saw that one coming.
Waller throwing a counter right hand but Ness manages to avoid it.
Ness looks to score with a jab to the body but Waller is just out of range.
Ness seems to have recovered his senses.
Ness lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Jab by Ness.
Ness throws a poor cross that misses
and Waller cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Waller throws out a token jab with nothing on it.
Waller uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Ness.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A big left from Waller misses.
Ness slips a jab from Waller.
Waller slips under a jab from Ness.
Waller lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
A left lands for Ness.
Ness throws a body shot but no joy. #T2#
Ness ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Waller scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Waller looks to land a combination but Ness avoids it well.
Waller is really peppering his opponent's head with punches.
Waller uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Ness.
Waller gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Ness has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Ness bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Waller's head backwards.
Ness scores with a nice right hand.
Ness scores with a body shot.
Ness uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Waller.
Waller throws a hook but Ness blocks it.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Ness is just out of range.
Waller blocks a jab.
Ness fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Waller walks into a straight right hand from Ness.
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Ness moves away.
A looping hook to the body misses from Ness. Waller does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ness feints a straight left to the body, then turns around with a flashy move and hits Wallers jaw with a dramatic spinning back fist!
Ness's corner calls for a 1-2. Ness obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Ness takes a swing at Waller's ribcage but misses. #T3#
Ness throws a looping overhand right but Waller ducks down to avoid it.
Ness has his head slapped from side to side by a 3 punch combination. That must have hurt him.
Waller cracks Ness with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Ness is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
Ness staying out of range there.
Ness slips under a jab.
Ness swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Ness scores with a nice right hand.
Ness misses with a body shot
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Waller throws a jab but it's blocked by Ness.
Ness throws a jab but it's blocked by Waller.
Ness cracks Waller with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Ness shoots in looking for a takedown. Waller tries to sprawl out of it but Ness keeps driving through. The fighters are pinned against the cage. Waller manages to get underhooks and after a bit of a struggle, circles away and we're back to standing.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Jab, cross, leg kick. Nice combination by Ness!
Waller throws a body shot but no joy. #T4#
Waller has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Waller there as he acknowledges the shot.
Willing Ness seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Waller keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ness.
A little feinted left hand from Waller on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Ness lands a body shot.
Ness digs a good hook to Waller's body.
Ness scores with a punch to the head.
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller thows a left - swing and a miss!
Ness scores with a nice right hand.
A big right from Ness misses.
Ness lands with a hook. Waller tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Ness throws a sloppy body shot
and Waller counters with a lovely straight right hand!
A telegraphed right hand from Ness misses the target.
Waller takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
As the round comes to an end the crowd are showing their appreciation for a great round of action.
Ness listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Ness slips a straight right by Waller.
Ness jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Ness fails with a takedown attempt.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Willing Ness dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!#R2#
Ness scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Waller is really head hunting here, hardly looking to strike to the body at all.
Waller slips under a jab from Ness.
A big left from Ness misses.
Waller misses with a looping right.
Ness scores with a hook to the body. Waller takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Waller slips a straight right by Ness.
Ness misses the shot to the body.
An attempted straight right counter from Waller misses the target.
Ness ducks under a wild hook from Waller.
Ness has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Ness misses with a right hand
enabling Waller to counter with a crisp jab.
Waller slips under a jab from Ness.
The fighters circling - Ness throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ness moves away from the strike by Waller.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Waller lands a jab to Ness's midsection.
Ness takes a swing at Waller's ribcage but misses.
Ness swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Ness ducks under a wild hook from Waller.
Waller slips a straight right by Ness.#T1#
Ness slips under a jab.
Waller fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Waller avoids the body shot from Ness.
Ness blocks a jab.
The crowd cheers as Ness lands an impressive looking overhand right. Waller doesn't seem phased though.
Ness ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Waller moves away.
Waller fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Ness manages to avoid it.
Ness scores with a jab.
Ness throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Waller counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Waller slips under a jab from Ness.
Ness misses with a shot to the body
and Waller counters with a nice uppercut.
Ness swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Ness scores with a body shot.
Ness ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Waller moves away.
Ness throws a body punch but Waller moves out of range.
A jab from Waller misses.
Nice defenses there by Waller.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Ness misses with a body punch
and Waller counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.#T2#
Ness lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Waller at a distance.
A punch lands to the side of Ness 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Waller throws a body shot but no joy.
Waller misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Ness.
Ness takes one on the button.
Jab, jab by Ness - just one landing.
Ness scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Ness lands with a shot to the body.
Waller takes a jab on the nose. He smiles like he loves it and keeps coming.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Waller drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
A jab from Waller misses.
Ness fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Waller ducks under a wild hook from Ness.
Ness takes a swing at Waller's ribcage but misses.
Ness misses with a straight left.
Waller avoids the body shot from Ness.
Waller takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing. #T3#
Waller takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Ness misses with a straight left.
Ness connects with a right hand. Waller shakes it off.
Ness lands with a shot to the body.
Ness misses with an uppercut. Waller saw that one coming.
Ness takes a jab right on the nose. That must have hurt but he shrugs his shoulders and looks to return the favor.
Waller scores with a jab. Ness acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Ness loads up on a big right hand but Waller slips the punch.
A big right from Waller misses.
Ness misses with a body shot.
Waller gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Ness fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Waller manages to avoid it.
An attempted straight right counter from Waller misses the target.
Waller throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Ness connects with a slap. Keep your fist closed son.
Ness keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Waller gets cracked with a nice right hand there by Ness.
Waller takes a hook to the side of the head. I wonder if that's got his ears ringing.
Ness fakes and then throws a beautiful body shot. Waller looks a bit winded and takes a step backwards to take a breath.#T4#
A combination from Waller does no damage.
Waller walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Ness scores with a decent looking hook.
Ness takes a swing at Waller's ribcage but misses.
A slow jab from Ness misses its intended target.
Ness lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Waller at a distance.
Ness misses with a takedown attempt - Waller sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
The fighters circling - Ness throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Ness smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Ness tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Waller was well out of range. Poor timing from Ness.
Ness swings for the body but Waller moves out of range.
Ness throws a body shot but no joy.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ness uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Waller.
Ness lands with a nice body punch.
Willing Ness seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Ness keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Ness has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Waller finds it's way round the side to connect with Ness's head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Willing Ness showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! This is the final round!#R3#
Ness punishes Waller's body with a nice straight punch.
Ness throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Waller counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
A shot to the liver by Ness. Beautiful body shot.
Ness dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Waller just misses with a punch to the body.
Ness scores with a jab to the head.
Ness throws a shot from downtown. Waller moves away and avoids it.
Ness throws a sloppy body shot
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Ness throws a poor cross that misses
and Ness takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Ness missing with a left hand there. Waller was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Ness ducks under a wild hook from Waller.
Ness misses with a right hand
and Waller counters with a stiff right hand.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
A big left from Waller misses.
Waller defending well as Ness loads up on a big left hand.
Waller takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Ness jabs Waller to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Waller misses the jab.
Waller throws a hook but Ness blocks it.#T1#
Waller keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Ness.
Ness ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ness swings widly with a right hand
and Waller cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Ness misses with a lunging right hand
and Waller counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Ness scores with a three punch combo!
Ness connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Waller's hands.
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Ness does a little dance to reset his feet.
Ness throws a lazy right hand but Waller sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ness misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Waller.
Waller ducks under a wild hook from Ness.
Waller throwing a counter right hand but Ness manages to avoid it.
Waller swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Ness appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Ness.
Ness jabs at Waller's body.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
Ness throws the left hand but Waller avoids the punch easily.
Ness fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Ness with a poor takedown
and Waller connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Willing Ness is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.#T2#
Ness goes for a double leg but Waller avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Waller continues to drive forward.
Ness looks to score with a jab to the body but Waller is just out of range.
Waller swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Nice straight punches there by Ness. You know Roy Jones Jr respects the hands of Ness.
Decent striking displayed by Waller there.
Waller drops his hands and takes a jab to the jaw for his troubles.
Ness misses with a wild body shot.
A telegraphed right hand from Waller misses the target.
Ness smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Ness takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Ness throws a jab but it's blocked by Waller.
Ness fakes a head shot and lands one to the body.
Waller throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Ness sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Ness misses with a straight left.
Ness lands with a straight right. Waller didn't see that one coming.
Ness stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Waller loads up on a big right hand but Ness slips the punch.#T3#
Ness misses with a straight right.
The fighters circle momentarily. Ness darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
A big left from Waller misses.
Waller ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Ness avoids the body shot from Waller.
Ness tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Waller was well out of range. Poor timing from Ness.
Waller slips a straight right by Ness.
A punch combination from Waller misses.
Ness scores with a jab to the jaw of his opponent.
Ness swings widly with a right hand
and Waller counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Ness throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
A counter left hand to the body from Waller misses its target.
Ness tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Waller was well out of range. Poor timing from Ness.
Jack Waller has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Ness scores with a body shot.
Waller lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Ness cracks Waller with an open hand slap.
Ness jabs Waller right on the nose. Waller blinks but takes it well.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Ness misses the jab.#T4#
Waller connects with a good right hand that stumbles Ness. Ness circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Ness lands a slapping body shot.
Ness throws a jab when Waller was well out of range.
A punch lands to the side of Waller 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Ness connects with a jab.
Ness throws a right hand that misses
and Waller counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Ness slips under a jab from Waller.
Waller throws a lazy right hand but Ness sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Ness cracks Waller with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
Ness throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Waller stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Ness bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Waller's head.
Waller takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Ness throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Ness lands a jab to Waller's midsection.
Ness slips a jab from Waller.
Ness has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Ness there as he acknowledges the shot.

And that's the end of the fight!
Willing Ness comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Ness 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 Emerson Jorge scores the fight 27:30
Judge Luis Engracia scores the fight 27:30
Judge Mauricio Rocha scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Willing Ness!

 

Event: BFC HARDCORE 4     
Date:   Sep 05, 2020
#R1#
The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Tzeng takes one on the chin but seems OK.
A cross from Waller lands.
Waller scores with a sloppy punch to the body. Not much technique there but it did the business.
Waller misses with a hook. Tzeng ducked under it nicely.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Tzeng is just out of range.
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Tzeng was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
Tzeng misses with a takedown
and Waller counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Waller displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from Tzeng.
Waller throws a series of punches but Tzeng moves out of range.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tzeng fails with a rather predictable takedown attempt.
Waller is looking to counter punch.
Jack Waller has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Shu Fang Tzeng.
Tzeng walks into a stiff left hand from Waller.#T1#
Waller misses with a jab to the body #TD2#
and Tzeng counters with a nice double leg into half guard.
Waller on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Waller tries to get out of the position.
Waller is not content to let Tzeng control the position.
Waller wants to get back to full guard but Tzeng has mounted him!
Waller has improved his flexibility recently so we will have to see if he can use that to his advantage.
Waller trying desperately to get to his feet.
Waller has given up his back here. Will Tzeng look for the submission or keep pounding away?
Waller is keeping busy.
Waller is trying to get back to his feet but he's not managed it yet.
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Tzeng's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke. #SUB2#
Tzeng working for the choke. #T2##SUB2#
Waller is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Waller trying to control the hands but Tzeng won't let him.
Waller looking very determined here, making life difficult for Tzeng. #SUB2#
Tzeng has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.
Waller wants to get back to his feet. #T3##SUB2#
Waller defends a rear naked choke attempt by controlling one of Tzeng's arms. #SUB2#
Tzeng looking for the RNC.
Waller knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Tzeng on the ground.#SUB2#
Tzeng is working for a rear naked choke. Waller is not defending it well and Tzeng has tightened it up quickly! This could be all over! Waller refuses to tap and goes to sleep, forcing the referee to intervene. A little trickle of blood came out of Waller's nose as his head slumped to the floor. That is naaaasty!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Shu Fang Tzeng!
Shu Fang Tzeng is the new bantamweight champion!
Shu Fang Tzeng thanked the fans post fight for their support.

 

Event: BFC Syndicate 3     
Date:   Aug 08, 2020
#R1#
The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Stenburg tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
It seemed like Waller was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller is having none of it.
Waller scores with a nice strike.
Waller misses with an uppercut.
Waller throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Stenburg sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Stenburg wants to clinch up but Waller keeps it at a distance.
Stenburg on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Waller lands a head shot.
Stenburg fails in his attempt to clinch.
Stenburg doesn't manage to clinch there - Waller circles away.
Waller throws out a token jab with nothing on it.#CL#
Stenburg moves into the clinch successfully.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#BC2#
Waller breaks the clinch.
Stenburg tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Stenburg definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Stenburg avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Stenburg staying out of range there.
Waller throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Waller misses with a double jab
and Stenburg counters with a lovely shot to the body.#T1#
Waller fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Stenburg manages to avoid it.
It looked like Stenburg wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Waller keeps the fight on the outside.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves out of range.
Waller throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Stenburg sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Waller keeps the fight on the outside.
Stenburg tries to clinch up
and Waller counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Waller is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Stenburg tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Waller counters with a right hand to the body.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves out of range.
Stenburg fails with an attempt to clinch.
Waller connects with a looping right hand.
Waller throws a looping overhand right but Stenburg ducks down to avoid it.
Stenburg went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Jack Waller is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Waller throws a big shot that misses.
Stenburg tries to clinch up but Waller circles away and keeps his distance.#T2#
Stenburg fails in his attempt to clinch.
Donk. Waller catches Stenburg right on the button with a cross.
Waller's coach down at HARDCORE MMA was telling us pre-fight that they have been working on Waller's balance. Obviously they view that as a key factor in the outcome of this fight.
Waller swings for the body but Stenburg moves out of range.
Stenburg moves away from the strike by Waller.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up but Waller swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Stenburg wants to clinch up but Waller keeps it at a distance.
Stenburg tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Waller manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.#CL#
Stenburg darts in and clinches Waller up against the cage.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Waller tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Stenburg's elbow.
Stenburg is trying to break free.
Waller lands an uppercut.
Stenburg wants to break free but Waller has control.
Stenburg swings away with an uppercut that misses. #BC2#
Waller breaks the clinch.
Stenburg defending well as Waller loads up on a big left hand.
A quick step to the side and Stenburg tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Waller listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.#T3#
Stenburg fails with an attempt to clinch.
Waller looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Waller misses with a body shot.
Waller scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Stenburg doesn't manage to clinch there - Waller circles away.
Stenburg misses with a shot to the body
and Waller counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller is having none of it.
Waller swings for the body but Stenburg moves out of range.
Waller is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Stenburg had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Stenburg tries to move into range but Waller moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Waller swinging wildly here.
A swing and a miss from Waller.
Waller lands with a right hand.
Stenburg slips under a jab.
Waller swats away the attempt to clinch by Stenburg.
Waller is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Stenburg with a body shot.
Stenburg wants to clinch up but Waller keeps it at a distance.#T4#
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves out of range.
Waller lands a really nice looking cross but Stenburg seems unphased. #CL#
Stenburg moves into the clinch successfully.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Waller lands a hook that snaps the head of Stenburg backwards.
Come on Waller - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Stenburg taking a break, stalling in the clinch.
Stenburg is trying to force a seperation but Waller has the dominant position.
Stenburg tries a body shot but Waller blocks it.
A right hook to the body lands for Waller.
Waller goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Waller lands with a light punch inside.
Stenburg doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Waller digs a right hand into Stenburg's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Stenburg's gas tank.
Waller scores with a shoulder strike.
Waller blocks a punch to the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that round.
That's time! Stenburg's corner gives him a slap on the ass as he gets ready to fight.#R2#
Waller looks to land a right hand but Stenburg moved out of range.
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt.
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Stenburg moves away.
Stenburg seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Waller lands with a hook. Stenburg tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Stenburg ducks under a wild hook from Waller.
Waller connects with a single shot there.
Stenburg tries to clinch up but Waller circles away and keeps his distance.
It seemed like Waller was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Stenburg is looking to clinch.
Stenburg tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Stenburg moves out of range as Waller strikes.
Waller swings for the body but Stenburg moves out of range.
As Waller looks to move away, Stenburg throws a big counter combo but Waller just gets out of the way.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller keeps the fight on the outside.
Waller now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Stenburg takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Hale Stenburg is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Stenburg throws a right and a left that Waller avoids nicely.
Waller connects with a good right hand that stumbles Stenburg. Stenburg circles away out of range and recomposes himself.
Waller lands the left hand.
We are yet to see a takedown attempt from Waller 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.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Waller misses with an uppercut. Stenburg saw that one coming.#T1#
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Stenburg has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Waller finds it's way round the side to connect with Stenburg's head.
Stenburg doesn't manage to clinch there - Waller circles away.
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt.
Waller looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt.
Waller swings for the body but Stenburg moves out of range.
Waller keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Waller avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Waller throws out a counter right but Stenburg avoids it with no problem.
Waller has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Stenburg throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Waller's waist but Waller gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Stenburg off to one side.
Waller swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Stenburg tries to clinch up but Waller circles away and keeps his distance.
Waller lands a right hook to the body.
Waller lands a nice hook to Stenburg's body. Stenburg takes it in his stride and looks to land his own strikes.
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt.
Waller scores with the left hand. Stenburg knows he should have avoided that one.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up but Waller swats him away and circles back towards the center. #T2#
Stenburg fails in his attempt to clinch.
Waller has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Stenburg ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Stenburg swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Stenburg tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Waller keeps the fight on the outside.
Waller lands an overhand right.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Stenburg tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Waller manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
The fighters circle momentarily. Waller darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Waller throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Stenburg stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Stenburg closes the distance but Waller moves to the side
and Waller counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Waller works the jab nicely.
Waller misses with a straight right.
Waller misses with the combination.
Waller throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Stenburg sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Stenburg seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Stenburg tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Waller manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.#T3#
Stenburg fails to land the takedown.
A shot to the liver by Waller. Beautiful body shot.
Waller throws out a loose jab but Stenburg uses good head movement to avoid it.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up but Waller swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Waller swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Stenburg moves in looking to clinch but Waller pushes him off.
The fight stays on the outside here - Stenburg looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
A big right from Waller misses.
Waller misses with a lunging right hand
and Stenburg counters with a two punch combo.
Stenburg takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Waller paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Stenburg is looking to clinch but Waller is avoiding it. #T4#
Stenburg wants to clinch up but Waller keeps it at a distance.
Waller pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
An attempted straight right counter from Stenburg misses the target.
Stenburg keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Stenburg doesn't manage to clinch there - Waller circles away.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Waller paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Stenburg moves in looking to clinch but Waller pushes him off.
Waller misses with a body shot
and Stenburg counters with a straight right hand.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Waller lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Stenburg circles away quickly and effectively.
Stenburg doesn't manage to clinch there - Waller circles away.
A jab from Waller does it's job there.
Waller lands with a nice combination. Stenburg backs away looking to recover.
The fight stays on the outside here - Stenburg looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Waller looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Stenburg fails with an attempt to clinch.
Stenburg wants to clinch but Waller slips to the side
and Waller counters with a stiff right hand.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller 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!#R3#
Stenburg takes one on the button.
Waller misses with a body shot.
It looked like Stenburg wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt.
Stenburg tries to clinch there but Waller circles away.
Stenburg wants to clinch up but Waller keeps it at a distance.
Stenburg tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Stenburg is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Stenburg moves in looking to clinch but Waller pushes him off.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves away
and Stenburg takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller is having none of it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stenburg is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves out of range.
The fight stays on the outside here - Stenburg looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
A little jabbing left from Waller on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.#T1#
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up but Waller swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Stenburg slips under a jab.
Stenburg is looking to clinch but Waller is avoiding it.
Waller swats away the attempt to clinch by Stenburg.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Waller paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Jack Waller seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Waller connects with a jab.
The fighters circle momentarily. Waller darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Waller swats away the attempt to clinch by Stenburg.
Waller scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Waller's jab looks to have found its range, popping Stenburg under the eye.
Waller misses with a hook.
Stenburg avoids the body shot from Waller. #T2#
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up but Waller swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Waller scores with a three punch combo!
Stenburg avoids the body shot from Waller.
Stenburg swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Stenburg tries to clinch up.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves out of range.
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Stenburg was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
Waller lands a glancing blow to the side of Stenburg's head.
Stenburg throws a right hand that Waller ducks under and follows up with a left that Waller also avoids with ease.
Stenburg is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Waller ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves out of range.
Waller missing with a left hand there. Stenburg was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Waller loads up on a big right hand but Stenburg slips the punch.#T3#
A jab from Waller does it's job there.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves out of range.
Waller swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Stenburg makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.
Stenburg takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Waller misses with a straight right.
Stenburg tries to clinch up but Waller circles away and keeps his distance.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Waller! But no joy.
Stenburg fails with an attempt to clinch.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up but Waller swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Stenburg tries to clinch there but Waller circles away.
Stenburg takes an uppercut right on the jaw but it doesn't phase him.
Stenburg shoots in with a takedown attempt and he has Waller pinned against the cage. Waller gets the underhooks and manages to circle away.
Waller missing with a left hand there. Stenburg was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Stenburg went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Waller cracks Stenburg with a good jab.#T4#
Stenburg avoids the body shot from Waller.
Waller throws a series of punches but Stenburg moves out of range.
Waller with a nice cross.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Stenburg tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Stenburg tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Waller counters with a stiff right hand.
Stenburg wants to clinch up but Waller keeps it at a distance.
Waller throws a lazy right hand but Stenburg sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Waller lands a jab to the head.
Stenburg fails in his attempt to clinch.
Decent striking displayed by Waller there.
Waller scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Stenburg fails with an attempt to clinch.
Waller throws a body punch but Stenburg moves out of range.
Stenburg tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Waller looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Stenburg fails with an attempt to clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller really 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.#R4#
Stenburg moves in looking to clinch but Waller pushes him off.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch but Waller swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Some wild striking there from Waller.
Stenburg wants to clinch up but Waller keeps it at a distance.
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
Stenburg tries to clinch there but Waller circles away.
Stenburg fails in his attempt to clinch.
Stenburg uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Stenburg counters with a nice uppercut.
Stenburg looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch but Waller swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch but Waller swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Waller scores with a jab to the jaw.
Waller missing with a left hand there. Stenburg was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one. #T1#
A big right from Waller misses.
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt.
Stenburg fails with an attempt to clinch.
Waller misses with a body shot.
Stenburg went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Stenburg was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
Waller misses with a straight left.
As Waller looks to move away, Stenburg throws a big counter combo but Waller just gets out of the way.
Stenburg tries to clinch there but Waller circles away.
Stenburg moves away from the strike by Waller. #CL#
Stenburg has closed the distance and engaged Waller in a clinch.
A head punch on the inside from Stenburg fails to land.
Stenburg misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Nice body punch from Waller - that landed with a thud.
Stenburg lands a left hand that snaps the head of Waller backwards.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Waller.
Waller lands a right hand. #T2#
A short right hand to the side of the head by Waller.#BC2#
Waller breaks from the clinch.
Waller lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Waller punishes Stenburg's body with a nice straight punch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt.
Waller bobs and weaves and unloads with a good uppercut.
Waller getting the better of the striking in that exchange.
Stenburg uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Waller.
Stenburg went nuts there looking for a big combo counter but none of the flurry connected.
Waller misses with a jab, cross combination.
Stenburg is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Waller misses with an uppercut.
Waller fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Stenburg manages to avoid it.
Stenburg tries to clinch but fails miserably
and Waller counters with a nice uppercut.
Stenburg tries to move into range but Waller moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Waller misses with an uppercut.
Stenburg moves in looking to clinch but Waller pushes him off.#T3#
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt.
Waller misses with a looping right.
Waller misses with a hook. Stenburg ducked under it nicely.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Waller paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt
and Waller cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up but Waller swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Jab from Waller.
Stenburg misses with a takedown attempt
and Waller counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head. #CL#
The fight moves into the clinch position.#BC2#
Waller escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up but Waller swats him away and circles back towards the center. #T4#
Stenburg ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Waller throws a hook to the side of Stenburg's head but Stenburg sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
As Waller looks to move away, Stenburg throws a big counter combo but Waller just gets out of the way.
Waller misses with a hook. Stenburg ducked under it nicely.
A telegraphed right hand from Waller misses the target.
Stenburg closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Waller darts in and out, connecting with a jab.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Waller paws at his opponent with the jab and then lunges in with a straight, right on the button.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves out of range.
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Stenburg does a little dance to reset his feet.
Stenburg is looking to clinch but Waller is avoiding it.
A little jabbing left from Waller on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Stenburg walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Waller lands a right hook to the body.
Stenburg closes the distance looking to clinch
and Waller counters with a nice uppercut.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that fourth round.
The minute break is over - no more time for sponges and pep talks - back to the action! And we move into the final round!#R5#
Waller ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Stenburg fails in his attempt to clinch.
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Stenburg doesn't seem bothered though.
Stenburg wants to clinch.
Stenburg avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Nice shot lands for Waller.
Stenburg wants to clinch up but Waller keeps it at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#CL#
Stenburg moves into the clinch successfully.
Waller prevents a body shot from Stenburg.
Stenburg tries a body shot but Waller blocks it.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Stenburg.
Waller working some nice short punches in the clinch.#T1#
Waller lands with a light punch inside. #BC2#
Waller escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Waller swats away the attempt to clinch by Stenburg.
A little jabbing left from Waller on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Stenburg wants to clinch up but Waller keeps it at a distance.
Stenburg tries to clinch up
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Waller misses with a right hand
and Stenburg counters with a straight right hand.
Waller throws a shot from downtown. Stenburg moves away and avoids it.
Stenburg uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Waller.
Waller lands with a cross.
Waller throws a body shot but no joy.
Waller misses with a jab and misses with a cross straight after too. #T2#
Stenburg tries to clinch up.
Waller lunges at Stenburg with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Stenburg's hand.
Waller lands with a hook. Stenburg tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
A left lands for Waller.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Stenburg shoots in for a takedown. "Ole!" shouts Waller as he jumps to the side.
Stenburg wants to clinch.
Stenburg moves out of range of the strikes.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller is having none of it.
Stenburg misses with the combination.
Stenburg tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Waller throws a jab but it's blocked by Stenburg. #T3#
Waller misses with a looping left.
Stenburg was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up but Waller swats him away and circles back towards the center.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves out of range.
Stenburg walks into a stiff left hand from Waller.
Nice cross by Waller.
Stenburg is looking to clinch.
Waller fails to land with a series of punches.
Waller connects with a body shot.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Waller paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Stenburg is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Stenburg tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Waller manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Stenburg slips a straight right by Waller.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller is having none of it. #T4#
Waller fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller is having none of it.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Waller paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Stenburg tries to clinch up but Waller circles away and keeps his distance.
Waller swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Jack Waller is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Waller throws a shot to the body.
Stenburg is looking to clinch.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Waller! But no joy.
Hale Stenburg has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Waller lands a nice shot that snaps Stenburg's head back.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Stenburg throws a wild combination but nothing lands.
Stenburg steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Waller.
Stenburg swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Waller counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
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.
Waller connects with a body shot.
Stenburg swings away but doesn't land with a series of punches.
Stenburg connects with a nice looking jab.
Waller fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Mauricio Rocha scores the fight 44:50
Judge Thiago Cunha scores the fight 44:50
Judge Alexandre Firmino scores the fight 44:50

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jack Waller!

Jack Waller is the new bantamweight champion!
Jack Waller managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Savage Fightwear, into his post fight interview.

 

Event: BFC 14: Garbrandt Vs. Waller     
Date:   Jul 11, 2020
#R1#
The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Waller misses the shot to the body.
The fighters circle momentarily. Garbrandt darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Garbrandt scores with a punch to the head.
Waller lands an overhand right.
Waller misses with an uppercut. Garbrandt saw that one coming.
Garbrandt throwing a counter right hand but Waller manages to avoid it.
Waller connects with a lovely right hand, straight down the pipe.
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Garbrandt was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
Garbrandt wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Garbrandt just misses with a punch to the body.
Garbrandt closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Garbrandt looks to land a right hand but Waller moved out of range.
Waller scores with the left hand. Garbrandt knows he should have avoided that one.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Garbrandt throws an ugly left hook that misses
letting Waller counter with a right hand. #T1#
Garbrandt throws a hook but Waller avoids it easily.
Waller's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Garbrandt connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Waller scrambles back to his feet.
Garbrandt misses with a right hand
enabling Waller to counter with a crisp jab.
Waller throws a right and a left that both miss.
Waller throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Garbrandt on the side of the head.
The fighters circle momentarily. Waller darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
A jab lands there for Waller.
Garbrandt takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Garbrandt throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Waller misses with a straight left.
Garbrandt slips under a jab.
Garbrandt was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Garbrandt throws a hook but Waller blocks it.
Jack Waller seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#T2#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Garbrandt throws a hook but Waller blocks it.
Garbrandt swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller lets it all go there with a big combo counter but none of the punches connected.
Waller lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Garbrandt at a distance.
Waller avoids the body shot from Garbrandt.
Jack Waller is looking to keep the fight on the feet at all costs.
Waller lands a nice shot to the body.
Waller keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
Garbrandt is looking to counter the offense by Waller and move into the clinch.
Garbrandt moves out of range of the strikes.
Garbrandt tries to counter with a takedown but Waller is quick to defend against it.
Garbrandt takes a big uppercut there. He seems a bit wobbly but no, he's OK.
Waller throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Waller cracks Garbrandt with a hook to the jaw. Both fighters smile at eachother and high-five before getting back down to business.
Garbrandt goes for a double leg but Waller avoids the attempt and the two fighters end up clinched against the cage as Waller continues to drive forward.#T3#
Waller misses the shot to the body.
A left and a right from Waller both land. Nice combination.
Garbrandt doesn't react quick enough there as he takes a shot to the body.
Garbrandt swings for the body but Waller moves out of range.
Waller swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Garbrandt takes one to the chin there.
Waller throws a hook but Garbrandt blocks it.
Donk. Waller catches Garbrandt right on the button with a cross.
Waller slips under a jab.
Waller cracks Garbrandt with a right hand to the side of the head.
Waller pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Garbrandt ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Garbrandt sizes up Waller with a pawing jab and scores with a straight right down the middle. #CUT#It looks like Jack Waller has been cut.#T4#
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Waller scores with a hook to the body. Garbrandt takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.
Garbrandt tests Waller's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Waller looks to land a right hand but Garbrandt moved out of range.
Waller throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Garbrandt walks straight into a jab right on the nose. That one stung - he's blinking and trying to clear his head.
Waller throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Waller.
Waller is landing a lot of head punches in this opening round! Garbrandt had better start moving his head a bit unless he wants his face to turn into pâté.
Garbrandt fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Garbrandt is just out of range.
Garbrandt misses with a hook.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller'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.#R2#
Waller takes a swing at Garbrandt's ribcage but misses.
Waller lands a jab to the nose.
Garbrandt looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
Garbrandt looks frustrated there after his takedown attempt is stuffed easily.
Garbrandt bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Waller's head.
Waller scores with a jab to the body.
Waller lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Garbrandt at a distance.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Garbrandt thows a left - swing and a miss!
Garbrandt keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Garbrandt throws a looping overhand right but Waller ducks down to avoid it.
Garbrandt throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Waller stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.#T1#
Waller rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Garbrandt moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Waller has been the more effective fighter overall so far.#TD#
Garbrandt changes levels and drives through with a really nice takedown into side control. Waller looks really pissed at himself for not defending that better.
Waller tries to escape but Garbrandt is in control. #SUB#
Garbrandt thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Garbrandt wants to lay and pray for a moment but Waller keeps working.
Garbrandt is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Waller is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Waller wants to get back to his feet but Garbrandt drags him back down.#T2##SUB#
Garbrandt is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Waller is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Garbrandt wants to lay and pray for a moment but Waller keeps working.
Waller is trying to control Garbrandt's posture but Garbrandt avoids it. #SUB#
Garbrandt is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Waller is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Waller sneaks back into half guard.
Waller is trying to stand up here but Garbrandt is controlling him well. #T3##SUB#
Garbrandt is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Garbrandt wants to lay and pray for a moment but Waller keeps working.
Garbrandt wants to pass to mount but Waller is defending the position.
Waller gets full guard.#ES2#
Waller pushes Garbrandt off and gets back to his feet.
Garbrandt moves out of range as Waller strikes.
Garbrandt drops down looking for a counter takedown but Waller sprawls and moves away.
A telegraphed right hand from Waller misses the target. #T4#
Waller avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Garbrandt slips under a jab from Waller.
A big left from Waller misses.
Waller lands a jab to the head.
Jack Waller seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Waller bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Garbrandt's head.
Waller throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped #TD#
and Garbrandt decides to take the opportunity to score a takedown. He's landed in Waller's guard.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Garbrandt slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Waller manages to get back to half guard.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Waller can do anything to dispel that myth.
Waller is pressing down on Garbrandt's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Waller is looking to stand up but Garbrandt isn't so interested in that idea.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final round!#R3#
Garbrandt misses with a looping right.
Garbrandt takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure.
Waller lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Waller takes a body punch but keeps moving.
Garbrandt misses with a wild body shot.
Waller scores with a nice head shot.
Waller moves forwards but Garbrandt connects with a nice, crisp jab.
Garbrandt on the wrong end of a nice hook.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Left hook, right uppercut from Waller.
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!
Waller throws a combination that misses
and Garbrandt counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Waller uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Garbrandt.
Waller throws a body punch but Garbrandt moves out of range. #T1#
Waller leaves Garbrandt with his face pressed against the mat as he sprawls beautifully, defending against a solid takedown attempt.#TD#
Waller gets caught napping as Garbrandt dives in and scores a takedown. Waller manages to retain guard.
Cody Garbrandt overall seems to be getting the better of the ground position in the fight so far.
Waller keeping full guard, as Garbrandt tries to pass.
Waller not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Garbrandt's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Garbrandt pushes down on Waller's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Garbrandt tries to pass to full mount but Waller defends it.
Cody Garbrandt has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#T2#
Garbrandt is working hard here to advance position.
Waller 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.
Garbrandt is trying to control. Waller wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Waller is trying to stand up here but Garbrandt is controlling him well. #SUB#
Garbrandt is looking for an arm triangle, whilst trying to pass to side control. Waller doesn't seem that keen to cooperate though. No luck this time Garbrandt.
Garbrandt wants to free his trapped foot but Waller is holding on for dear life with his legs. #T3##SUB#
Garbrandt is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg. #SUB#
Garbrandt wants to work for an arm triangle but Waller is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt. #SUB#
Garbrandt is working for submissions here but there's nothing on. #SUB#
Garbrandt seems to be looking for submissions.
Garbrandt trying to control from half guard but Waller is working away. #REF3#
The ref stands the fighters back up due to a lack of activity.#T4#
Well. There's a bit of a lull in the action here and the crowd are starting to get restless.
Waller dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Waller cracks Garbrandt with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Jack Waller is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Waller punishes Garbrandt's body with a nice straight punch.
Waller misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Garbrandt.
Waller throws a right and a left that Garbrandt avoids nicely.
An attempted straight right counter from Garbrandt misses the target.
Garbrandt avoids a punch combination nicely.
Garbrandt changes levels looking for a counter takedown but doesn't commit.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Some wild striking there from Waller.

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

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Daniel Cesar scores the fight 27:30
Judge Thiago Cunha scores the fight 27:30
Judge Mauricio Rocha scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jack Waller!

Jack Waller really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Threads of HARDCORE logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.

 

Event: HFC KO 6 - Camoran vs Motts     
Date:   Jun 19, 2020
#R1#
The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Waller stuffs the takedown.
De Oliveira shoots in but no luck this time.
Waller is moving around nicely and scores here with a single head shot.
De Oliveira closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
De Oliveira on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Waller displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from De Oliveira.
It looked like Waller wanted to counter with a hook but didn't fully commit.
Jack Waller has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Florisvaldo De Oliveira.
Waller connects with a body shot.
De Oliveira avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Sloppy strikes from Waller. Those never looked like landing.
Waller dodges the punch combination from De Oliveira.
Florisvaldo De Oliveira seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Waller connects with a right hand. De Oliveira shakes it off.
De Oliveira tries for a takedown but Waller circles away easily
and Waller counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
De Oliveira closes this distance looking for a takedown but Waller circles away.#T1##TD2#
De Oliveira closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - De Oliveira lands in his opponent's guard.
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
De Oliveira wants to pass the guard but Waller is keeping the position.
De Oliveira trying to control but Waller is working from the bottom. #ES#
Waller is edging up against the cage. He's using the cage to get back to his feet. Nice work there - the fighters are clinched.
Waller digs a right hand underneath De Oliveira's ribcage. De Oliveira let out a lung full of air as it connected.
Waller tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
De Oliveira misses with a body punch. #T2#
Waller throws a punch but it's blocked by De Oliveira.
Waller scores with a hook to the body.#BC#
Waller escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
De Oliveira misses with a body shot.
De Oliveira shoots in for a takedown - he's clinched up with Waller but Waller pushes him off and we're back to square one.
We've been told by Waller's head coaches at Hardcore Wrestling & BJJ that he's been working on his takedown defense in preparation for this fight.
De Oliveira shoots in for a takedown but Waller shows good takedown defense.
Waller loads up on a big right hand but De Oliveira slips the punch.
Waller swings for the body but De Oliveira moves out of range.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Waller bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of De Oliveira's head.
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
De Oliveira tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Waller displays good takedown defense there as he swats away a double leg from De Oliveira.
De Oliveira fails with a takedown attempt.
Waller was looking to counter that move with a punch but didn't quite pull the trigger.
Waller digs a good body shot into De Oliveira's ribs.#T3#
De Oliveira's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Waller connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! De Oliveira scrambles back to his feet.
Waller stuns De Oliveira with a nice body shot, before stepping back out of range.
De Oliveira fails to land the takedown.#TD2#
De Oliveira looking to score a takedown here. Waller is defending well but De Oliveira drives through and ends up in Waller's guard.
De Oliveira stops Waller from standing up.
De Oliveira trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Waller manages to land a sweep and now he's on top! #REVR##SUB2#
De Oliveira looking to try and escape his hips here, looking for a submission. It looks like he's going for a triangle but Waller is defending well. De Oliveira quickly switches to an armbar and extends the arm! Waller has no choice but to tap, to a very quick submission! Wow, that was lightning fast! De Oliveira celebrates on the cage, with the crowd.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Florisvaldo De Oliveira!
Florisvaldo De Oliveira was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.

 

Event: HFC 20 - Barbosa vs Diaz     
Date:   May 23, 2020
#R1#
Waller misses with a right hand
and Bataglia counters with a left to the body.
Waller misses the shot to the body.
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Bataglia moves away.
Waller throws a poor cross that misses
and Bataglia counters with a lovely straight right hand!#CUT2#
It looks like Jack Waller has been cut.
Waller looks to throw the jab but Bataglia is out of range.
Waller swings for the body but Bataglia moves out of range.
Waller throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
Bataglia now looks to counter with a shot at the body.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Bataglia is just out of range.
Bataglia misses with a straight right.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bataglia avoids the body shot from Waller.
Waller lands a jab to Bataglia's midsection.
Waller definitely looks more muscular than last time we saw him fight.
Bataglia fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.#T1#
Waller blocks a jab.
Waller jabs Bataglia to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Waller missing with a left hand there. Bataglia was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Waller thows a left - swing and a miss!
Waller throws out a loose jab but Bataglia uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bataglia throws out a counter right but Waller avoids it with no problem.
Bataglia misses with a looping left.
Waller misses with a hook
and Bataglia counters with a nice jab to the body that keeps Waller thinking.
Bataglia cracks Waller with a right hand to the side of the head.
Bataglia ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Waller moves away.
Waller swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
Bataglia throws a body punch but Waller moves out of range.
An attempted straight right counter from Waller misses the target.
Bataglia just misses with a punch to the body.
Waller's corner calls for a 1, 2 combination and Waller duly obliges. #T2#
Bataglia misses with a hook.
Bataglia misses with a straight left.
Waller rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Bataglia counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Waller looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Bataglia looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bataglia was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
Bataglia defending well as Waller loads up on a big left hand.
Waller misses with a straight right.
The fighters circling - Bataglia throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Waller lands an overhand right.
Waller throws a series of punches but Bataglia moves out of range.
Bataglia steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Waller.#T3#
Waller misses with a hook
and Bataglia counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Bataglia avoids the body shot from Waller.
Waller misses with a double jab.
Bataglia is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Waller with a body shot.
Bataglia throws a shot from downtown. Waller moves away and avoids it.
Bataglia uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Waller.
Bataglia is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Waller with a body shot.
Waller is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Bataglia.
Bataglia scores with a shot to the body.
Waller keeps his opponent at a distance with a nice jab.
Waller is the aggressor but that punch slipped nicely by Bataglia.
Bataglia closes the distance and takes a jab right on the nose as he does so.
Waller throws a combination that misses
and Bataglia makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.#T4#
Waller takes a swing at Bataglia's ribcage but misses.
Waller misses with a lunging right hand
and Waller takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Waller throws a jab but it's blocked by Bataglia.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Waller on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Waller throws a monster uppercut resembling something out of street fighter but it doesn't land.
A little jabbing left from Bataglia on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.
Bataglia blocks a jab.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Bataglia! But no joy.
Waller swings and misses with a shot to the body
and Bataglia counters with a straight right hand.
Waller thows a left - swing and a miss!
Bataglia displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Waller throws out the jab.
Bataglia ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
It seemed like Bataglia was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Waller will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
As Waller backs off Bataglia throws a huge counter combo but Waller manages to avoid it all.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Jack Waller will probably get the nod.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller's cut.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Bataglia looks to score with a jab to the body but Waller is just out of range.
Bataglia staying out of range there.
Bataglia defending well as Waller loads up on a big left hand.
It seemed like Bataglia was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Waller misses with a straight right.
Bataglia throws a body shot but no joy.
Waller misses with a right hand
and Bataglia counters with a good right hand that lands right on the jaw.
Waller misses with a looping left.
Bataglia appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Waller lands a nice looking body shot.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Bataglia blocks a jab.
Bataglia fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Waller throws a right hand that misses
and Bataglia counters with a straight right hand.
Waller throws a body shot but no joy. #T1#
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
Jack Waller is winning the standup battle so far.
Bataglia throws a hook to the side of Waller's head but Waller sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
A little feinted left hand from Waller on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
Bataglia takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Waller throws a lazy right hand but Bataglia sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Waller connects with a single shot there.
Bataglia has his hands up protecting his head but a hook from Waller finds it's way round the side to connect with Bataglia's head.
Waller missing with a left hand there. Bataglia was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Bataglia looks like he wants to counter punch here.
Bataglia scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Waller has not gone for a single takedown so far in this fight, which seems like a very strange tactic when you consider that he has the superior wrestling and BJJ.
Waller fakes a head punch and goes low to the body. Nicely done.
Waller walks into a stiff left hand from Bataglia.
Bataglia swings and misses with a hook to the body. #T2#
A swing and a miss from Waller.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Bataglia keeping a good distance there, avoiding the body shot.
Waller lands with an overhand left.
Waller's jab looks to have found its range, popping Bataglia under the eye.
Waller cracks Bataglia with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Bataglia keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Waller.
Waller throws a combination that misses
and Bataglia counters with a left to the body.
Waller misses with a straight right.
Bataglia bobs and weaves well there to avoid the strikes.
Waller slips in close and lands a nice hook before moving back out of range.
Waller scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Bataglia doesn't seem bothered though. #T3#
Waller throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Bataglia counters with a nice uppercut.
A slow jab from Bataglia misses its intended target.
Waller misses with a shot to the body
and Bataglia cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
A swing and a miss from Waller.
Waller misses with a hook
and Bataglia counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Waller swings for the body but Bataglia moves out of range.
Waller looks to throw the jab but Bataglia is out of range.
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller misses with a straight right.
Waller throws out a loose jab but Bataglia uses good head movement to avoid it.
Bataglia is looking for the big counter here.
Waller takes a swing at Bataglia's ribcage but misses.
Bataglia throws out a counter right but Waller avoids it with no problem.#T4#
Bataglia uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Waller.
A jab from Bataglia misses.
Waller fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
Bataglia takes a solid shot to the body. That one hurt him but he's trying not to show it.
A left and a right from Waller both land. Nice combination.
Jack Waller seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Waller tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Bataglia was well out of range. Poor timing from Waller.
Bataglia swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Waller wings a very wild body shot but it does the job and lands to the midsection.
Waller misses with a body shot.
Bataglia throws out a counter right but Waller avoids it with no problem.
Waller lands with an uppercut that bounces Bataglia off the cage and back into range.
A combination from Bataglia does no damage.
Waller takes one to the chin there.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. This is the final round!
#R3#
Bataglia misses the shot to the body.
Waller throws a left and a right that both miss
and Bataglia counters with a straight punch to the midsection.
Bataglia moves his head to the side to avoid a jab but walks straight into a cross.
Waller misses with a looping right.
A countering left hand to the body from Bataglia misses.
Bataglia uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Waller.
Waller rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Bataglia counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Waller scores with a three punch combo!
Waller misses with an uppercut. Bataglia saw that one coming.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Bataglia.
Waller misses with a straight left.
Bataglia throws a poor cross that misses
and Waller connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.#T1#
Bataglia tries to move into range but Waller moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Waller lunges in with an uppercut that skims his opponent's chin.
Waller looks to land a right hand but Bataglia moved out of range.
Waller's corner calls for a 1-2. Waller obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.
Bataglia throws a lazy right hand but Waller sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Waller misses with a shot to the body
and Bataglia counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Waller moves out of range as Bataglia strikes.
It looked like Waller was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Bataglia.
Waller looks to score with a jab to the body but Bataglia is just out of range.
Bataglia throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Waller fakes a jab and then connects with a hook.
A big left from Waller misses. #T2#
Waller misses with a right hand
and Bataglia cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Bataglia has a pretty nasty looking mouse under his right eye.
Waller looks to land a right hand but Bataglia moved out of range.
Waller rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Bataglia counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Bataglia staying out of range there.
The fighters circle momentarily. Bataglia darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Waller scores with a body shot.
Waller cracks Bataglia with a good shot that sees him stumbling back into the cage.
Waller rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Bataglia connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Jab by Waller.
Waller throws a lazy uppercut
and Bataglia counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Bataglia lands a jab to the head. #T3#
Bataglia scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller misses with a body punch
and Bataglia counters with a stiff right hand.
A cross from Waller lands.
Waller misses the body punch
and Bataglia connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Waller takes a swing at Bataglia's ribcage but misses.
Bataglia moves away from the strike by Waller.
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Bataglia does a little dance to reset his feet.
Bataglia misses with a few strikes there.
Waller throws a looping overhand right but Bataglia ducks down to avoid it. #T4#
Bataglia blocks a jab.
Waller jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Waller steps to the side to avoid the strikes from Bataglia.
Bataglia keeping his hands up high there, blocking the jab from Waller.
Bataglia looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
Jack Waller is fighting for a decision here - he's started to take the cautious approach.
Waller staying out of range there.
Waller throws a big shot that misses.
Bataglia throws a poor cross that misses
and Waller cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
This has been an exciting period of action!
A telegraphed right hand from Waller misses the target.
Bataglia is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Waller with a body shot.
A swing and a miss from Waller.
Waller lands an overhand left. A wild punch that just about connected.
Lorenzo Bataglia has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
Bataglia scores with a hook to the body. Waller takes a step back and tries to catch his breath.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Jack Waller.
Well Waller 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 John Kavanagh scores the fight 30:27
Judge Joseph Jones scores the fight 30:27
Judge Alyssa Summers scores the fight 30:27

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jack Waller!

A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Jack Waller made sure he mentioned Threads of HARDCORE, along with how happy he was to win his fight.

 

Event: HFC 16 - Waller vs Repine     
Date:   Apr 26, 2020
#R1#
Repine cracks Waller with a right hand to the side of the head.
Repine ducks low and lands a nice hook to the body of his opponent.
Repine throws a lazy uppercut
and Waller counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Waller misses the body punch
and Repine counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Waller has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Elite Underground Training Facility in the buildup to the fight.
Waller ducks under a wild hook from Repine.
Waller tries to move into range but Repine moves to the side and lands with a nice right hand.
Nice shot lands for Repine.
Repine misses with a jab to the body
and Repine takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Repine throws a shot from downtown. Waller moves away and avoids it.
Waller uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Repine.
A little feinted left hand from Waller on the counter but he doesn't commit to it.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Waller moves out of range as Repine strikes.
Waller ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.
Waller jabs Repine to the body, keeping him at a distance.
The fighters circling - Waller throws out the jab but it was never going to land.
Repine throws a jab but it's blocked by Waller.
Waller on the wrong end of a decent looking cross there.
Repine has been spending a lot of time sparring his boxing in the run up to the fight, trying to sharpen up those hands and look for a knockout.
Waller slips a jab from Repine.
Waller uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Repine.
Nice defenses there by Repine.#T1#
Waller takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Waller connects with a jab.
Repine dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Repine takes one to the chin there.
Repine fakes high and swings low for a body shot but Waller manages to avoid it.
Repine misses with a looping right.
Waller takes a really solid shot there but just smiles back and shrugs his shoulders.
A swing and a miss from Waller.#CL2#
Repine clinches up with Waller and pushes him back against the cage.
Waller takes a shot to the head.
Waller working aggressively here.
Repine tries to work over Waller's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Repine working aggressively here.
Repine lands a left hand.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Waller blocks an uppercut.
Waller blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Repine lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage. #T2#
Waller looking to stall.
Repine pushes Waller back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
A body shot lands from Repine.
Repine lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage. #BC2#
Repine breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Repine drops his hands momentarily and Waller takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Waller lands a glancing blow to the side of Repine's head.
Repine scores with a jab to the head.
Good standup being displayed there by Repine as he connects with a hook.
Repine throws a body shot but no joy.
Repine lands a right hook to the body.
Waller uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Repine.
A swing and a miss from Repine.
Waller throws a sloppy body shot #CL2#
and Repine counters into the clinch. Nicely done.
Repine lands a left hand.
Waller tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Repine's elbow. #T3#
A short right from Waller.
Waller is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Waller just leaning against Repine, taking a breather.
Repine makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Nice body punch from Repine - that landed with a thud.
Repine cracks Waller with a nice body shot.
A short right from Repine on the inside.
Repine scores with a shoulder strike.
Waller tries to work over Repine's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Repine misses with a hook from the clinch.
Repine digs a right hand into Waller's ribs. Those have got to be taking their toll on Waller's gas tank.
Repine tries to throw a body punch but Waller avoids it by throwing Repine back against the cage.
Repine throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Wallers head.
Repine lands a hook to the side of the head.
Repine lands a nice uppercut.
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!
Waller struggles to land a body shot inside as Repine controls his hands.
Repine scores with a shot to the side of Waller's head.
Repine prevents Waller from breaking the clinch.
Repine misses with a shot to the kidneys. #T4#
A nice right hand lands inside from Repine.
Repine lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Waller backwards.
Repine doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Waller misses with a short punch on the inside.
Repine pushes Waller back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Repine.
Nice body punch from Repine.
Waller tries to throw a body punch but Repine avoids it by throwing Waller back against the cage.
Waller misses with a hook from the clinch.
Repine working aggressively here.
A right hand to the body from Repine.
Waller misses with a shot to the kidneys. #BC#
Waller breaks from the clinch.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Waller just misses with a punch to the body.
Waller misses with a straight left.
Repine stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Repine misses with a wild body shot.
Repine throws a couple of head shots and lands with the final one - a decent hook, which struck Waller on the side of the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Chad Repine dominated that round.
That's the end of the interval. I'm sure that seemed a lot quicker than a minute for our two fighters! Back to the action.
#R2#
Waller uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Repine.
Repine ducks down and throws a hook to the body.
Waller moves out of range of the strikes.
Waller listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.
Waller uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Repine.
Good exchange - Waller coming out on top.
Repine lands with a hook. Waller tried to avoid it but it clipped the top of his head.
Waller throws a jab to the body, straight down the pipe. Boom. That sent Repine stumbling backwards but he manages to regain his composure quickly.
Repine misses with an uppercut
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Waller takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Waller throws a body shot but no joy.
Good exchange - Repine coming out on top.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Repine pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Waller lands a body shot.
Repine dips to his left and cracks Waller with an uppercut!
Waller takes a shot to the body in his stride. #T1#
Waller misses with an uppercut.
Repine appears to be waiting to throw a counter punch to the body.
Repine throws a right hand that misses
and Waller counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Chad Repine seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Waller takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Waller uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Repine.
Repine misses with a shot to the body
and Waller counters with a right hand to the body.
Repine misses with a body shot.
A big left from Repine misses.
Waller takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Repine swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Repine looks to throw the jab but Waller is out of range.
The fighters circle momentarily. Repine darts into range and connects with a nice straight punch.
Repine lands with a right hand.
Repine swings for the body but Waller moves out of range.
Waller displays some good footwork, moving neatly out of range as Repine throws out the jab.
Waller uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Repine.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Repine takes one to the side of the head. #T2#
Waller misses with a wild body shot.
Waller swings widly with a right hand
and Waller takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Waller stalks Repine and leaps in with a furious combination of punches. Uppercuts and crosses smash into Repine's face. Repine staggers backwards, shaken.#CL2#
Repine gets a clinch.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Repine.
Repine lands a hook to the side of the head.
Repine has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Repine working aggressively here.
Repine lands a right hand.
Repine lands a left hand that snaps the head of Waller backwards.
Waller is working hard here but doesn't seem to be able to control effectively, up against the cage.
Waller taking a breather.
Repine working some nice short punches in the clinch.
A short body shot lands from Repine as the two fighters clinch.
Waller misses with some punches.
Repine lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.#T3#
Repine throws a hook to the body. More of an arm punch but it's all scoring with the judges.
Repine lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Waller tries to work over Repine's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Repine throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Wallers head.
Repine throws a head punch that misses.
A quick uppercut on the inside from Repine.
Repine throws a blind hook that connects with the side of Wallers head.
Waller is trying to break free.
Waller tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
With the fighters clinched against the cage, Repine creates a bit of distance for himself and scores with a nice uppercut.
Waller blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Repine lands with a left to the head.
Waller working aggressively here.
Repine throws a head punch that misses.
Repine swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Repine lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Chad Repine seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!#BC2#
Repine pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Waller scores with the left hand. Repine knows he should have avoided that one. #T4#
Repine scores with a sloppy right hand. Waller should have avoided that one. #ROC2#
Waller is rocked!
Chad Repine seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Waller throws a lazy right hand but Repine sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Waller throws a hook but Repine blocks it.
Repine takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Waller walks straight into an uppercut. Luckily it didn't land flush.
Oh Waller is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Repine scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Repine moves away.
Repine misses with a straight left.
Repine staying out of range there.
Repine lands a jab.
Waller misses with a body shot.
Repine scores with a decent looking hook.
The crowd applaud the fighters' efforts here as the round comes to an end.
Repine takes a shot to the eye socket. That's gotta hurt.
Repine pounces like a tiger and cracks Waller with a vicious hook! Waller is down but not out! Repine follows up with more strikes forcing the ref to jump in and stop it!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:56 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Chad Repine!
Chad Repine is the new bantamweight champion!
During a confident post fight interview, Chad Repine thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.

 

Event: HFC Tournament Finals     
Date:   Mar 20, 2020
#R1##CL2#
Marley rushes Waller and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Marley misses with some punches.
Waller wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Marley has him pressed against the cage.
Waller blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Marley misses with a punch to the body.
Marley lands with a good tight uppercut to the head.
Waller has a couple of punches blocked by Marley.
Waller lands a hook to the side of the head.
Marley pushes Waller back against the cage and unloads with a body punch.
Waller wants to break free. God knows he wants to breaaaak freeee.
Waller lands with a right to the head.
Marley scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Marley tries a body shot but Waller blocks it.
Marley lands a nice uppercut.
Waller is defending well against a takedown attempt.
Marley can't find room to land a body shot as Waller controls the action.
Good body shot from Marley.
Marley misses with the head strike.
I was talking to Waller's coach per-fight and he was telling me that they'd been working on the clinch in the runup to this fight.#T1#
Marley swings wildly with an uppercut but Waller uses good head movement to avoid it.
Waller blocks a body shot from Marley.
Marley tries to score a body lock takedown but Waller shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Waller.
Marley throws an elbow but it misses.
Marley is working for takedown but Waller is calmly controlling the position for now.
Jack Waller has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Mystic Marley.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Marley.
Waller gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Marley.
Marley wants to take the fight to the mat but Waller manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Marley drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Waller gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Marley misses with a body punch.
Waller is defending well against a takedown attempt.#T2#
Marley can't find room to land a body shot as Waller controls the action.
Marley tries a knee to the head but Waller blocks it.
Marley lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Marley misses with some punches.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Marley.
Marley working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Marley has Waller pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Waller manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
Come on Marley - let's have some action - none of this stalling nonsense.
Marley is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Waller is defending well.
Waller presses Marley against the cage and delivers a mid-strength body shot.
A battle for position here, against the cage.
Marley lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Marley goes for a takedown in the clinch but Waller prevents it.
Waller is looking to break free of the clinch but Marley has double underhooks. #T3#
Waller is looking to break free of the clinch but Marley has double underhooks.
A body shot lands from Marley.
Waller tries to break free but Marley pushes him back against the cage.
Marley has a body lock and is looking for a takedown. Waller is bouncing around trying to prevent the takedown and somehow he has indeed managed to stay on his feet.
A right hand to the body from Marley.
Waller blocks a punch to the side of the head.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Marley.
Marley misses with the head strike.
Marley changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Waller fights it off and pushes away nicely. #CL2#
Marley clinches.
Waller tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Marley tries to throw a body punch but Waller avoids it by throwing Marley back against the cage. #T4#
A head punch blocked on the inside by Marley.
Marley lands a body shot in the clinch.
Marley misses with the head strike.
Waller is trying to force a seperation but Marley has the dominant position.
Marley blocks a body shot from Waller.
Marley tries to work over Waller's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
A short right from Marley on the inside.
Waller prevents a body shot from Marley.
Marley tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Marley keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Waller's efforts to push away.
Marley has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by Waller after a bit of a struggle.
Marley lands with a right to the head.
An uppercut to the body lands inside from Marley.
Marley tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Marley tries for a takedown. No joy.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Mystic Marley dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
Marley tries to clinch but Waller moves away
and Waller counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Marley misses with a double jab. #CL2#
Marley forces Waller back against the cage and clinches.
Waller looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Marley looking for a takedown.
Marley tries for a takedown. No joy.
Marley is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Waller gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
Jack Waller has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Mystic Marley.
Waller takes an elbow to the forehead. #CUT2#
It looks like Jack Waller has been cut.
Marley is working for takedown but Waller is calmly controlling the position for now.
Marley tries to score a body lock takedown but Waller shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Marley tries to throw a body punch but Waller avoids it by throwing Marley back against the cage.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller scores with a shot to the side of Marley's head.
Waller blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Waller.
Marley drops to a knee looking for a takedown but Waller gets the underhooks and prevents it.
Marley has a couple of punches blocked by Waller. #T1#
Waller scores with a shoulder strike.
Marley wants to take the fight to the mat but Waller manages to get underhooks and keep the fight in the clinch.
Marley misses with some punches.
Marley taking a breather.
Waller swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Marley misses with a body punch.
A hook to the body from Waller.
A head punch on the inside from Marley fails to land.
Marley working aggressively here.
Waller goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Marley swings away with an uppercut that misses.
Marley can't get the takedown.
Waller working some nice short punches in the clinch.#T2#
Nice body punch from Waller - that landed with a thud.
Waller stops a takedown attempt from Marley.
Waller tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Waller scores with a nice hook to the head.
Marley throws a punch but it's blocked by Waller.
Marley blocks a body shot from Waller.
Marley misses with a hook from the clinch.
Waller wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Marley struggles to land a body shot inside as Waller controls his hands.
Some stalling of biblical proportions here from Marley.
Waller tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Marley working aggressively here.
Waller blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Marley keeps the fight in the clinch, despite Waller's efforts to push away.#BC#
Waller escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Marley misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Waller.
A quick step to the side and Waller tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.#T3#
Marley misses with an uppercut
and Waller counters with a lovely shot to the body.
Marley throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Waller.
Waller throws an overhand right that lands on Marley's shoulder, as Marley tries to avoid the shot.
Marley has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Marley fails in his attempt to clinch.
Marley attempts a low kick but it misses it's target.
Marley blocks a jab.
Waller throws a looping overhand right but Marley ducks down to avoid it.
Marley feints a counter leg kick.
Marley is looking to clinch but Waller is avoiding it.
Waller throws a looping overhand right but Marley ducks down to avoid it.
Waller defending well as Marley loads up on a big left hand.
Waller lands a nice looking body shot.
Marley tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Waller swung with a counter punch to the body but it didn't connect.
Marley rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Waller counters with a straight punch to the midsection.#T4#
Marley motions for Waller to come forward. Marley throws a leg kick but it misses it's target.
Waller punishes Marley's body with a nice straight punch.
Waller lands a straight punch to the body, keeping Marley at a distance.
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Marley does a little dance to reset his feet.
Marley tries to land with a swinging hook to the body but Waller was well out of range. Poor timing from Marley.
An attempted straight right counter from Waller misses the target.
Marley moves out of range of the strikes.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Marley uses good footwork to avoid the strikes from Waller.
Marley is looking to clinch but Waller is avoiding it.
Marley wants to clinch
and Waller counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
A cross from Marley lands.
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt.
Waller swung with a counter right hand that didn't connect.
A low kick from Marley misses
and Waller counters with a left and a right that stings Marley.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that second round.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller's cut.
The referee calls time. The cornermen exit stage left and we're back to business. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!
#R3##CL2#
Marley fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Waller, pushing him back against the cage.
Marley wants a takedown.
Waller stops a takedown attempt from Marley.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Waller.
Marley tries a body shot but Waller blocks it.
Marley tries for a takedown. No joy.
Jack Waller has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Mystic Marley.
Marley is working on a leg, looking for a takedown but Waller is defending well.
Marley doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Mystic Marley seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Marley is looking to score with knees to the body. Maybe he'll change it up and go body then head. Waller is defending well for now.
Waller gets double underhooks to prevent a takedown attempt from Marley.
Waller wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Marley misses with the head strike.
Waller wants to break the clinch but can't.
Marley pressing his opponent against the cage. #T1#
Marley working aggressively here.
Marley fails to land with a short punch on the inside.
Marley tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Waller blocks an elbow strike.
Marley is looking for a takedown up against the cage. Waller gets underhooks though and prevents the takedown attempt.
An uppercut on the inside fails to land for Marley.
Marley misses with a body punch.
Marley misses with some punches.
Marley lands a right uppercut that snaps the head of Waller backwards.
Marley swings wildly with an uppercut but Waller uses good head movement to avoid it.
Marley has Waller pressed against the cage.
Marley has a couple of punches blocked by Waller. #T2#
Waller blocking some punches.
Marley stalling the fight. #BC#
Waller's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Marley tries to clinch but is not successful on this occasion.
Waller connects with a jab.
Marley slips under a jab.
Marley swings wildly with a right hand that was never going to find it's target.
Mystic Marley seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Marley misses with a hook
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Marley takes one on the button.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Marley throws a body shot but no joy.
Waller is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Waller takes a swing at Marley's ribcage but misses.
Waller moves into range and connects with a jab.
Waller scores with a nice one two combo and darts back out of range to avoid anything coming in the opposite direction.
Waller lands a body shot. #T3#
Waller throws a looping overhand right but Marley ducks down to avoid it.
Marley will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Waller is looking to counter punch.
Marley scores with a jab to the body.
Waller lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Marley circles away quickly and effectively.
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Marley moves away.
Marley throws a body shot but no joy.
Marley takes a jab right on the kisser.
Marley is looking to clinch.
Marley takes one on the button.
Waller slips under a jab from Marley.
Waller is looking to counter punch.#T4#
Marley loads up on a big right hand but Waller slips the punch.
Marley scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.
Marley throws a leg kick but Waller sees it coming and checks it nicely.
Marley tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Waller paws at him with a jab and circles away.
Waller throws a hard body shot but it just misses.
Waller takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
Marley drops his hands momentarily and Waller takes advantage with a crisp shot to the head.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
A cross from Marley lands.
Waller misses with a straight left.
Marley throws a body shot but no joy.
Waller takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Waller scores with a jab.
Waller jabbing away but nothing is landing.

And that's the end of the fight!
That was a close round. You could make an argument for either fighter but I would give it to Jack Waller.
I think Waller has won this one but let's see what the judges have to say. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge Steve Smith scores the fight 29:28
Judge William Peck scores the fight 29:29
Judge Dillan Fox scores the fight 29:28

In favor of your winner, by majority decision... Jack Waller!

Jack Waller really struggled to get his t-shirt on before his hand was raised. Making sure that Threads of HARDCORE logo gets some air time is pretty tricky when you're all sweaty.

 

Event: HFC Tournament Rd 3     
Date:   Mar 05, 2020
#R1##CL2#
Waller closes the distance and clinches.
Bisping wants to break the clinch but can't.
Waller goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Bisping prevents a body shot from Waller.
Waller scores with a shot to the side of Bisping's head.
Bisping is looking to break free of the clinch but Waller has double underhooks.
Bisping wants to get back to striking at distance but Waller won't allow it.
Bisping working hard to break the clinch.
Bisping has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Bisping blocks a punch to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller scores with a shot to the side of Bisping's head.
A nice left hand lands by Waller.
Waller lands a hook that snaps the head of Bisping backwards.
Stalling in the clinch from Waller. #T1##BC2#
Waller breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Bisping throws a series of punches but Waller moves out of range. #CL2#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
Waller lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Bisping backwards.
Waller stalling against the cage.
Waller lands an uppercut.
Bisping can't break the clinch.
Waller prevents Bisping from breaking the clinch.
Waller has been looking to improve his clinch game in recent weeks. Bisping seems to have the measure of him in the clinch so far, so let's see if Waller can turn it around.
Good body shot from Waller. #T2#
A nice left hand lands by Waller.
Waller working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Waller lands a shoulder strike that jolts his opponent's head backwards.
Waller is clearly stalling here... Pick up the pace son.
A right hook to the body lands for Waller.
Waller misses with a punch on the inside.
Bisping is trying to push Waller away but Waller has him pressed against the cage, so he's going nowhere.
Bisping can't break the clinch. #BC2#
Waller breaks the clinch.
The crowd cheering loudly, showing their appreciation for the quality fight we're seeing here.
Waller ducks under an overhand right and circles away with a smile on his face.#T3#
Waller changes levels and scores with a jab to the body.
Bisping takes one on the chin but keeps coming.
Bisping jabs Waller to the body, keeping him at a distance.
Bisping doesn't manage to clinch there - Waller circles away.
Bisping loads up on a big right hand but Waller slips the punch.
Bisping swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller misses with a double jab
and Bisping counters with a three punch combo that has Waller backing up. Waller nods at Bisping to acknowledge the strikes.
Waller scores with the left hand. Bisping knows he should have avoided that one.
Waller moves out of range as Bisping strikes.
Bisping moves out of range as Waller strikes.
Bisping is looking to counter punch.
Waller misses with a right hand
letting Bisping counter with a right hand. #T4#
Waller jabs Bisping right on the nose. Bisping blinks but takes it well.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Waller swings wildly with a hook that is half blocked by Bisping.
Waller misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Bisping.
Waller scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Bisping doesn't seem bothered though.
A head kick by Bisping misses
letting Waller counter with a right hand.
Waller cracks Bisping with a right hand to the side of the head.
Bisping fails to land with a series of punches.
Waller swings away with a counter right hand but no contact made.
Bisping defending well as Waller loads up on a big left hand.
Oooooooooooh, not good. A low kick from Bisping 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 Waller has 5 minutes to recover. He's OK now though... a thumbs up from Waller and we're back underway with a touch of gloves.
Bisping lands a nice looking body shot.
A right-left combo lands from Waller.
Bisping thows a left - swing and a miss!
Waller looked like he wanted to counter with a punch but didn't throw it.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that round.
That's time! Back to the action!
#R2#
Waller throws a right and a left that Bisping avoids nicely.
An attempted straight right counter from Bisping misses the target.
Waller cracks Bisping with a right hand to the side of the head.#CL2#
Waller has closed the distance and engaged Bisping in a clinch.
Waller controlling the action here for a moment.
Waller leaning against his opponent.
Waller scores with a shot to the side of Bisping's head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.
Waller lands a left hand that snaps the head of Bisping backwards.
Waller lands with a light punch inside.
A short body shot lands from Waller as the two fighters clinch. #T1#
Waller tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Bisping's elbow.
Bisping wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Waller has him pressed against the cage.
Waller struggles to land a body shot inside as Bisping controls his hands.
Waller just leaning against Bisping, taking a breather.
Bisping is looking to break free of the clinch but Waller has double underhooks.
Bisping tries to break the clinch but Waller is controlling the position. #BC2#
Waller's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Waller defending well as Bisping loads up on a big left hand.
It seemed like Waller was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Waller misses with an uppercut. Bisping saw that one coming.
Waller falls off balance throwing a combination
and Waller takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Bisping uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Waller. #T2#
Waller pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Waller displaying good standup as he scores with a three punch combination.
Waller thows a left - swing and a miss!
No joy there for Bisping, who threw a few shots but didn't land.
Waller throws a predictable looking body shot
and Bisping counters with a left and a right that stings Waller.
Bisping looks shocked there as he takes a right hand to the temple.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Bisping looks to land a combination but Waller avoids it well.
A jab from Waller finds it's way through Bisping's defenses.
Waller stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Bisping lands a jab followed by a nice looking cross.
Bisping misses the jab.
Bisping misses with a series of wild punches. #T3#
Bisping looks to land a combination but Waller avoids it well.
Bisping takes a swing at Waller's ribcage but misses.
A nice side step and Waller releases a counter shot to the body, but it doesn't find it's home.
Bisping will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Waller dodges the punch combination from Bisping.
Chael Bisping is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Bisping misses with a series of wild punches.
Bisping throws a jab, cross combination which is slipped
and Waller counters with a nice uppercut.
Bisping rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Waller moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
Bisping fakes a jab and throws a low kick but Waller checks it well.
A little jabbing left from Waller on the counter but it doesn't find it's target.#T4#
Waller cracks Bisping with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Waller throws a hook but Bisping avoids it easily.
Bisping is looking for a counter combo.
Waller lands a jab to Bisping's midsection.
Bisping defending well as Waller loads up on a big left hand.
A slow jab from Waller misses its intended target.
It looked like Bisping was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Bisping throws a right and a left that both miss.
Bisping lands with a two punch combination before moving back out of range.
The fans in attendance giving it up for the two fighters, who have really let it all hang out in the last minute or so!
A punch lands to the side of Bisping 's head but he takes it in his stride.#CL2#
Waller has Bisping up against the cage in a clinch.
A short body shot lands from Waller as the two fighters clinch.
Waller lands with a short shot to the head.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller 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. This is the final round!
#R3#
Bisping uses good head movement to avoid the hook from Waller.#CL2#
Waller pushes Bisping up against the cage in a clinch.
Waller scores with a hook to the body.
Waller cracks Bisping with a nice body shot.
Waller lands punches inside but they're not really causing much damage.
Waller lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Bisping backwards.
Waller lands with a right to the head.
Waller has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Waller pushes Bisping back against the cage and lands a hook to the side of the head.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Still in the clinch, Waller scores with a nice short uppercut.
Waller lands a body shot.
Bisping is looking to break free of the clinch but Waller has double underhooks.
Waller lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Bisping backwards. #T1#
Waller goes for a body shot but it's blocked. #BC2#
Waller breaks the clinch.
Waller lands a jab to Bisping's midsection.
Waller misses with an uppercut.
Bisping appears to be looking for a big counter.
Bisping misses with a two punch combination.
Waller scores with a one two! Bisping had his feet all tangled up there and couldn't avoid the strikes.
Bisping misses with a few strikes there.
Waller lands with a good body shot.
The crowd cheers as Bisping lands an impressive looking overhand right. Waller doesn't seem phased though.
Waller lands with a shot to the body. #CL2#
Bisping tries to keep at a distance but Waller has taken the fight into the clinch.#T2#
We've seen a great period of action over the last minute or so - credit to both fighters for going all out!#BC2#
Waller manages to break the clinch. #CL2#
Waller pushes Bisping up against the cage in a clinch.
Jack Waller seems to be working more effectively in the clinch in the fight so far.
Waller working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Nice body punch from Waller - that landed with a thud.
Waller lands with a left to the head.
Waller has a couple of punches blocked by Bisping.
Bisping wants to push off and get back to the center of the mat but Waller has him pressed against the cage.#BC2#
Waller breaks the clinch.
Bisping takes a shot right to the bread basket.
Waller avoids a punch combination nicely. #T3#
Bisping takes a punch right to his stomach. That took the wind out of him momentarily.
Jack Waller seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Waller wants to clinch up but Bisping keeps it at a distance.
Bisping appears to be looking for a big counter.
Bisping tests Waller's chin there with a solid looking shot.
Waller will need to tighten up his combinations if he doesn't want to gas himself out, swinging at thin air.
Bisping seem to be loading up, looking for a big counter.
Waller lands a two punch combo.
The fight stays on the outside here - Bisping looks like he's thinking about clinching though.#CL2#
Waller gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.#T4#
Waller stalling in the clinch.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Waller.
Jack Waller is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Waller holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Bisping letting Waller take a breather here.
Waller continues to stall. The referee tells him to work or he's going to break them up.
Chael Bisping has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Waller takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
The pace really dropping off here, momentarily.
The ref breaks the fighters up, due to lack of action by Jack Waller.
Waller's corner calls for a 1-2. Waller obliges with the 1 part as he scores the single shot and moves back out of range.

And that's the end of the fight!
Jack Waller comfortably won the final round on my scorecard.
Well Waller 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 Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 27:30
Judge John Roberts scores the fight 27:30
Judge Bruno Lombardi scores the fight 27:30

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jack Waller!

Jack Waller took to the microphone after his victory and thanked his sponsors, Notorious for their support in the buildup to the fight.

 

Event: HFC - Knock Out 3     
Date:   Feb 21, 2020
#R1#
Waller throws a series of punches but Flipp avoids them all with ease.
Waller looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Waller lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Flipp circles away quickly and effectively.
Flipp throwing a counter right hand but Waller manages to avoid it.
Flipp throws a poor cross that misses
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Waller lands a head shot.
Waller misses with an uppercut. Flipp saw that one coming.
Flipp missing with a left hand there. Waller was out of range so wasted energy throwing that one.
Waller lands a lovely overhand right.
Flipp ducks right into an uppercut from Waller.
Flipp throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Waller sees it coming and avoids it easily.
It seemed like Waller was going to counter with the hook but didn't fully commit to it.
Flipp misses with an uppercut. Waller saw that one coming.
Flipp looks to land a left hand but Waller moved out of range nicely.
Waller dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Nice defenses there by Waller.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Flipp throws a jab but it's blocked by Waller.
Flipp looks to land a left hand but Waller moved out of range nicely.
Flipp throws a shot from downtown. Waller moves away and avoids it.
Flipp jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Waller slips under a jab.#T1#
Flipp misses the jab.
Waller takes an uppercut right on the button but keeps his composure. #CL2#
Waller has managed to clinch.
Waller lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Waller doesn't land with the attempted body shot.
Flipp is leaning against Waller and scores with a nice uppercut to the body.
Flipp blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
A right hook to the body lands for Flipp. #BC#
Flipp breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Flipp throws an off balance right hand
and Flipp takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Flipp throws a hook to the side of Waller's head but Waller sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Flipp waving his hands out in front of him, looking to distract Waller.
Waller is clearly trying to counter these attacks from Flipp with a body shot.
Sloppy strikes from Waller. Those never looked like landing.
Flipp throws a hook to the side of Waller's head but Waller sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Waller lands with a right hand.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Flipp thows a left - swing and a miss!
Flipp swings and misses with a hook to the body. #T2#
Waller misses with a body shot. Nice footwork from Flipp.
Waller looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.
Flipp throws a lazy right hand but Waller sees it coming a mile off and sidesteps it easily.
Flipp throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Waller cracks him with a counter punch right on the button.
Flipp throws out a loose jab but Waller uses good head movement to avoid it.
Flipp swings widly with a right hand
and Waller counters with a crisp hook to the side of the head.
Waller scores with a body shot.
Flipp has his head snapped back a nice jab. A little nod from Flipp there as he acknowledges the shot.
Flipp comes forward and lands a shot to the body, then darts back out of range.
Flipp slips under a jab from Waller.
Flipp throws an off balance right hand
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Waller pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Waller scores with the left hand. Flipp knows he should have avoided that one.
Flipp throws a right hand that misses
and Waller counters with a lovely straight right hand!
Flipp takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Waller listening to his corner there, landing a nice uppercut.#T3#
A big left from Flipp misses.
Tony Flipp seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
A big right from Flipp misses.
Flipp pushing out the jab but it's not landing.
Flipp rushes in with a sloppy looking punch
and Waller counters with a stiff right hand. #ROC2#
Flipp is rocked!
Waller scores with a jab. Flipp acknowledges it with a nod of the head.
Oh Flipp is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!#CL2#
Waller pushes Flipp up against the cage in a clinch.
Flipp struggles to land a body shot inside as Waller controls his hands.
Flipp tries to break free but Waller pushes him back against the cage.
Flipp is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Good body shot from Waller.
Flipp has a couple of punches blocked by Waller.
Waller scores with an uppercut up the middle.
Waller dips a shoulder and cracks Flipp with a mighty uppercut! Flipp falls back against the cage and Waller unloads with a barrage of strikes! Flipp 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 - Waller screams abuse at the incompetent official before going over to celebrate with his corner. Brutal stuff!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:37 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jack Waller! Jack Waller retains his bantamweight title!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Jack Waller made sure he mentioned Notorious, along with how happy he was to win his fight.

 

Event: HFC - Fight Night 3     
Date:   Feb 04, 2020
#R1#
Waller digs a good hook to Jameson's body.
Waller lands with a shot to the body.
Jameson should think about turning a few of those tyres round his middle into muscle if he wants people to take him seriously as an athlete.
Waller connects with the punch.
Waller scores with a three punch combo!
Nice cross by Waller.
Jameson will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Waller is looking to counter with a shot to the body.
Waller scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Jameson doesn't seem bothered though.
Waller scores with a nice right hand.
Barry Jameson seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Waller slaps away a takedown attempt from Jameson, before circling back to the center of the mat.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Waller uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Jameson.
Waller lands a jab-cross combination.
Waller uses good footwork to get in and out, landing a nice hook.
Waller throws a one two combo.
Jameson fails miserably with a takedown attempt.
A quick step to the side and Waller tries to counter with a shot to the body but it doesn't connect.
Jack Waller has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Barry Jameson.
Jameson tries for a takedown but Waller circles away easily
and Waller counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Jameson misses with a takedown
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.#T1##TD2#
Jameson shoots in and bounces Waller off the cage to secure the takedown into guard.
Jameson is standing up over Waller. Waller looks to escape but Jameson dives into side control. #REVR#
Jameson cracks Waller with a big right hand but Waller just smiles back at him and invites him to have another go.
Waller avoids any damage from the ground and pound of Jameson.
Jameson grinds an elbow into Waller's temple.
Jameson is trying to ground and pound but Waller uses the momentary lack of control by Jameson to regain half guard.
Jameson winds up and cracks Waller with a swinging punch to the side of the head.
Jameson looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.#T2#
Waller taking some punishment here, with Jameson in his half guard.
Jameson takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Jameson throwing shots but they're hitting the canvas more than the man.
Jameson missing with some ground and pound from the half guard.
Nice strikes from Jameson there.
Waller regains full guard, whilst avoiding punches from Jameson.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Jameson postures up in Waller's guard and throws a big left but Waller blocks it.
Jameson is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Waller not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Waller knows he needs to get back to his feet asap. He's simply no match for Jameson on the ground.
Jameson tries to free his leg and advance position but Waller is retaining full guard.
Jameson missing there with some ground and pound from the guard. #T3#
A big thud reverberates around the arena there as Jameson accidentally thumps the mat. Hopefully he's not broken his hand.
Waller keeping moving, preventing Jameson from controlling successfully.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Jameson sitting in guard here, content to control.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Waller on his back here. We all know that wrestlers don't like being on their back so let's see if Waller tries to get out of the position.
Jameson throws a strike but Waller rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top. #REVR#
Waller wants to stand but Jameson is controlling his posture from full guard.
Waller stopping the sweep attempt from Jameson.
Jameson is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move. #REVB#
Waller looks to be in better condition than last time we saw him fight. Obviously he's been working hard on his cardio.
Waller looks like he's trying to stand up. #T4#
Jameson not throwing his punches with enough precision this time.
Waller wants to get back to his feet.
Jameson seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Waller does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Jameson landing with strikes to the body and head, softening up his opponent.
Jameson is looking to take a break and control but Waller is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Waller is trying to defend against the ground and pound but Jameson scores with a couple of nice shots.
Jameson wants to free his trapped foot but Waller is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Jameson stops Waller from getting back to his feet.
Jameson is keen to just control but Waller is a slippery customer.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller 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#
Jameson swinging wildly here.
A punch lands to the side of Jameson 's head but he takes it in his stride.
Waller lands with an uppercut that bounces Jameson off the cage and back into range.
Jameson gets his takedown attempt stuffed easily
and Waller counters with a nice uppercut. #TD2#
Waller gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Jameson to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Waller wants to get back to his feet but Jameson is in a dominant position and won't allow it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Jameson looking to pass the guard.
Jameson with a flurry of punches that miss. #T1#
Jameson landing with the ground and pound.
Waller has momentary wrist control but Jameson slips an elbow through the middle.
Waller is really dominating this fight. Is there anything that Jameson can do to turn this around?
Jameson stands up over Waller, holding his feet. He dives back in and lands a decent shot to the head.
Waller looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Jameson wants to control from the top but Waller keeps moving.
Jameson with a flurry of punches that miss.
Jameson throws a big elbow that misses.
Jameson distracts Waller with his right hand and drops a big elbow with his other arm.
Jameson with a couple of shots to the head there. Not particularly brutal.
Hammerfist, elbow! yells Jameson's corner. There ya go! There ya go!
Barry Jameson has got the better of the ground game so far.#ES#
Waller has his feet on Jameson's hips. He pushes off and gets to his feet. Nice work. #T2#
Jameson misses with a takedown attempt - Waller sprawls well and throws a nice strike on the way out which just misses.
Jameson shoots in but Waller avoids the takedown attempt easily.
Jack Waller has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Barry Jameson.
Some wild striking there from Jameson.
Waller appears to be looking for a counter punch to the body.
Waller cracks Jameson with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.
Jameson misses with a takedown
and Waller connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Danga de danga de dang - Waller scores with a four punch combination!
Jameson has a takedown stuffed.
Jameson takes a shot right to the liver - Bas would have been proud of that punch.
No luck with that takedown attempt from Jameson.
Jameson is breathing heavily.#T3#
Waller lands a vicious shot with the stealth of a sniper and the strength of a viper. Are vipers that strong? I can think of lots of things that are stronger than a viper - not many rhyme with sniper though.
Jab from Waller.
Jameson misses with a takedown attempt
and Waller counters with a stiff right hand.
Waller lands a really nice looking cross but Jameson seems unphased.
Jameson throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Waller's waist but Waller gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Jameson off to one side.
Waller lands a two punch combo.
Good shot there by Waller.#ROC#
Jameson is rocked!
Waller dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Jameson is still on wobbly legs! Can Waller finish him?
Jameson doesn't succeed with the takedown
enabling Waller to counter with a crisp jab.
Jack Waller is winning the standup battle so far.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Jameson with a poor takedown
and Waller counters with a right hand to the body.
Jameson seems to have recovered his senses.
Jameson shoots and misses
and Jameson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Jameson gets cracked there but stands up to it.
Nice body punch from Waller.
Waller bobbing and weaving, closes the distance and lands a hook to the side of Jameson's head.#T4#
Waller jabs at Jameson's body.
Waller connects with a looping right hand.
Waller lands three nice shots there - that looked like it hurt!
Waller lands a nice shot to the body.
Jameson misses with a takedown attempt
and Jameson takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles.
Jameson doesn't succeed with the takedown
and Waller scores with a counter punch that sends Jameson to the canvas! Waller smells blood - he's punishing Jameson with more strikes and the ref has stopped it! Jameson has no idea where he is - he's tackled the ref... oh dear, poor guy, the crowd is in hysterics!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:25 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jack Waller!
Jack Waller retains his bantamweight title!
Jack Waller managed to slip a mention for his sponsors, Notorious, into his post fight interview.

 

Event: Core Combat V     
Date:   Jan 12, 2020
#R1#
Nice defenses there by Stenburg.
Waller throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Stenburg has been working on his boxing with his coaches at Brotherhood MMA (16 ELITE COACHES) in the buildup to the fight.
Stenburg is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Waller now looks to counter with a shot at the body.#CL2#
Waller instigates a clinch.
Stenburg holding his opponent close, against the cage.
Stenburg creates a bit of distance and throws an elbow that only just misses.
Stenburg throws a nice elbow but it doesn't land.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stenburg tries to throw a body punch but Waller avoids it by throwing Stenburg back against the cage.
The pace slowing considerably in the clinch, as Stenburg takes a break from that fighting nonsense to think about the finer things in life.
Stenburg prevents a body shot from Waller.
Waller stalling here - the referee won't stand for too much of that. #BC2#
Waller breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance. #T1#
Waller thuds a left hand into Stenburg's body.
Waller throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Waller throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Stenburg.
Waller throws out a powerful jab.
Waller lands a glancing blow to the side of Stenburg's head.
Stenburg is looking to clinch.
Waller lunges in with swinging rights and lefts but Stenburg circles away quickly and effectively.
Stenburg takes a shot to the body in his stride.
Stenburg tries to clinch there but Waller circles away.
Stenburg uses decent footwork to sidestep a right hand from Waller.#CL#
Stenburg closes the distance and clinches.
A hook to the body from Stenburg. #T2#
Waller blocks a knee to the body. He'll have a nicely bruised forearm in the morning.
Waller lands with a right to the head.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Waller gets through Stenburg's defenses to land a nice punch to the side of the head.
Stenburg tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Waller stalling.
Waller wants to break the clinch but can't.
Stenburg misses with an elbow strike.
Waller prevents a body shot from Stenburg.
A short right from Stenburg on the inside.
Stenburg slowing the pace effectively.
Waller avoiding damage as Stenburg throws knees to the body.
Waller lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Waller misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Stenburg lands a body shot. #BC2#
Waller escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Waller swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Stenburg counters with a three punch combo that has Waller backing up. Waller nods at Stenburg to acknowledge the strikes.
Stenburg is looking to clinch. #T3#
Waller throws a nice hook to the body that draws an oooh from the crowd.
Waller lands a lovely overhand right.
Stenburg throws a hook to the side of Waller's head but Waller sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Waller throws an off balance right hand #CL#
and Stenburg holds on and brings the fighters into a clinch.
Stenburg prevents a body shot from Waller.
Stenburg tries a body shot but Waller blocks it. #BC#
Stenburg breaks from the clinch.
Waller fails to land with the punch combination there - jab, cross, hook, miss, miss, miss.
The fight stays on the outside here - Stenburg looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
A decent looking cross lands there for Waller.#T4#
Waller misses with a jab, cross combination.
Waller lands a powerful looking uppercut that connected with his opponent's jaw.
Waller scores with a punch to the gut of his opponent.
Waller throws an ugly left hook that misses
and Stenburg counters with a left to the body.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Waller throws a right and a left that Stenburg avoids nicely.
Waller scores with a body shot.
Stenburg closes the distance but Waller moves to the side
and Waller counters with a nice uppercut. #CL#
Stenburg instigates a clinch.
Stenburg tries a shoulder strike but it doesn't do any damage.
Stenburg can't find room to land a body shot as Waller controls the action.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that round.
OK. That's time! The bell goes and we're back to the action.
#R2#
Stenburg is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Waller tries to clinch up against the cage, rushing in to close the distance. Stenburg manages to break the clinch and circles back to the middle of the mat.
Waller throws a body punch but Stenburg moves out of range.
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Hale Stenburg is looking to throw some combinations by the looks of things.
Waller swings for the body but Stenburg moves out of range.
Waller is using his reach advantage to land shots from outside his opponent's range.
Stenburg wants to clinch
and Waller counters with a nice uppercut.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Waller keeps the fight on the outside.
Stenburg tries to grapple but his opponent circles
and Stenburg takes a counter punch right on the button for his troubles. #T1##CL2#
Waller moves into the clinch.
Waller blocks a body shot from Stenburg.
Waller misses with a punch to the body.
The fighters are pressed against the cage, as the pace of the fight slows.
We've been informed that Waller has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.#BC#
Stenburg breaks the clinch and we return to the middle of the mat. #CL2#
Stenburg tries to keep at a distance but Waller has taken the fight into the clinch.
A nice left hand lands by Stenburg.
A short right from Waller.
Waller blocks a body shot from Stenburg. #BC2#
Waller escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Waller has been the more effective fighter overall so far.
Stenburg misses with a straight right.
Waller swings wildly with a couple of big hooks
and Stenburg counters nicely by changing levels and landing a hook to the body.#T2#
Donk. Stenburg catches Waller right on the button with a cross.#CUT#
It looks like Jack Waller has been cut.
Waller thows a left - swing and a miss!
Stenburg on the wrong end of a vicious looking body shot.
Fantastic stuff here - a very entertaining period of action, which has drawn cheers from the crowd.
Waller scores with a shot to the body. #CL#
Stenburg drives through and clinches with Waller against the cage.
Waller looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.#BC2#
Waller breaks from the clinch.
Stenburg wants to clinch up but Waller keeps it at a distance.
Waller has used his reach advantage pretty well so far tonight.
Stenburg misses with a body punch
and Waller counters with a nice uppercut.
Waller scores with a straight right hand, right through his opponent's guard.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller is having none of it. #CL2#
Waller moves into the clinch successfully. #T3#
Stenburg tries to work over Waller's body with a swooping hook but it only glances the target.
Hale Stenburg has scored more points in the clinch so far.
Waller blocks a couple of punches on the inside.
Waller misses with some punches.
Stenburg taking a breather.
Waller misses with a body punch.
Stenburg tries to throw a body punch but Waller avoids it by throwing Stenburg back against the cage.
Stenburg working hard to break the clinch.
Nice body punch from Stenburg - that landed with a thud.
Waller struggles to land a body shot inside as Stenburg controls his hands.
Stenburg fails to pull the fight into his guard.
Stenburg swings away with an uppercut that misses.
A shot in the inside from Waller.
Stenburg goes for a body shot but it's blocked.
Stenburg misses with a body punch.
Waller misses with the head strike.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Stenburg blocks an uppercut.
Both guys are working to get underhooks. #T4#
Stenburg pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Stenburg tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
Stenburg pushes off an throws an elbow but Waller leans to the side and avoids it. We're back to clinching against the cage.#BC2#
Waller breaks from the clinch.
Jack Waller seems to be getting the better of the standup.
Waller misses with an uppercut.
Waller throws a combination but it was largely blocked by Stenburg.
Waller misses the body punch
and Stenburg counters with a series of strikes. Waller will be more careful next time no doubt.
Waller scores with a reasonable looking shot to the body. Stenburg doesn't seem bothered though.
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!
Waller cracks Stenburg with a right hand to the side of the head.
Waller throws a series of punches but Stenburg avoids them all with ease.
Stenburg moves in looking to clinch but Waller pushes him off.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Waller! But no joy.
Waller throws a poor cross that misses
and Stenburg counters with a right hand to the body.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller showed his class in that round. I'd imagine he'll take it on all the scorecards.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller's cut.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!
#R3#
This fight brought to you by 5M nutrition - it's mmmmm tasty. Nice jab by Waller.
Waller lands with a shot to the body.
Waller connects with a lovely jab that went straight through the gap between Stenburg's hands.#CL#
Stenburg clinches.
Stenburg lands a nice shot to the body. #BC2#
Waller manages to break the clinch.
Waller dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Stenburg doesn't manage to clinch there - Waller circles away. #CL#
Stenburg has closed the distance and engaged Waller in a clinch.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#BC#
Stenburg escapes the clinch and we're back to striking.
Stenburg tries to clinch up but Waller circles away and keeps his distance.
Waller bobs and weaves and throws out a fast jab that snaps Stenburg's head backwards.
Stenburg tries to grapple but his opponent circles
letting Waller counter with a right hand. #T1#
A left lands for Waller.
Waller smiles there as he lands a nice right hand right on the button.
Stenburg moves forwards but Waller connects with a nice, crisp jab.#CL#
Stenburg darts in and clinches Waller up against the cage.
Stenburg looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Waller has had enough of the clinch but Stenburg keeps him there for the moment.
A head punch blocked on the inside by Waller. #TD#
Stenburg ties up his opponent against the cage and manages to drag the fight down to the ground. Stenburg no doubt will be looking to work submissions from his guard. #SU2#
Waller decides to stand up and beckons his opponent to follow.
Waller scores with a big left there. The judges will like that one.#T2#
Waller circles away from the clinch attempt.
Stenburg swings for the body but Waller moves out of range.
Waller doesn't fully commit to the body shot counter.
Waller misses with a hook
and Stenburg counters with a nice uppercut.
Stenburg takes a jab on the nose there. A little bit of blood seems to be coming out. Hopefully that won't affect his breathing.
Wooooo! Give it up for these two warriors! They are putting on a show!
Nice shot lands for Waller.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves out of range.
Stenburg misses with a looping left.
Stenburg misses with a lunging right hand
and Waller counters with a quick right hand to the jaw.
Waller looks to score with a combo but nothing lands.#T3#
Stenburg avoids a lazy jab quite easily.
Waller takes a swing at Stenburg's ribcage but misses.
Waller misses with a hook. Stenburg ducked under it nicely.
Waller connects with a looping left hand that seems like it dazed Stenburg momentarily.
Stenburg looks like he's developed a pretty tasty lump over his left eye. He'll need to avoid taking much more damage to that.
Waller moves into range and connects with a jab.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller is having none of it.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch up against the cage but Waller paws at him with a jab and circles away.
A slow jab from Waller misses its intended target.
Stenburg slips a jab and a cross from Waller.
Waller swats away the attempt to clinch by Stenburg.#T4#
Waller lunges at Stenburg with a hook that half lands and is half blocked by Stenburg's hand.
Waller throws a jab but it's blocked by Stenburg.
Stenburg moves in looking to clinch but Waller pushes him off.
A looping hook to the body misses from Stenburg. Waller does a little dance to reset his feet.#CL2#
Waller pushes Stenburg up against the cage in a clinch.#BC2#
Waller's corner calls for him to break the clinch, which he does.
Stenburg dips down and scores with a jab to the body.
Waller looks to land a left hand but Stenburg moved out of range nicely.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Waller misses with a wild combination.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller really dominated that round.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller's cut.
That's the end of the round. The referee orders the cornermen out of the cage so we can get back down to business.
#R4#
Stenburg fails with an attempt to clinch.
Stenburg ducks under a wild hook from Waller.
Stenburg uses some good footwork to avoid the body shot by Waller.
Stenburg fails in his attempt to clinch.
Waller looks to land a left hand but Stenburg moved out of range nicely.
Stenburg is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Stenburg closes the distance looking to clinch
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stenburg tries to close the distance and clinch but Waller swats him to one side with an open hand palm strike and circles away.
Waller rushes forward with a series of wild hooks but Stenburg moves out of range and avoids them all easily.
It looked like Stenburg was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.#T1#
Stenburg doesn't manage to clinch there - Waller circles away.
Stenburg doesn't manage to clinch there - Waller circles away.
Waller is loading up here, looking for a big counter of his own.
Jack Waller seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Stenburg tries to clinch but Waller moves out of range.
Waller feints a jab promting Stenburg to slip. Waller then demonstrates his capabilities by jabbing again. Stenburg slips again and ducks right into an uppercut.
Stenburg on the wrong end of a nice jab.
Stenburg moves in looking to clinch but Waller pushes him off.#CL#
Stenburg fakes with an overhand right and moves in to clinch with Waller, pushing him back against the cage.#BC2#
Waller breaks the clinch.
Waller looks to throw the jab but Stenburg is out of range.
Waller tries to clinch but Stenburg is having none of it. #T2#
Stenburg defending well as Waller loads up on a big left hand. #CL#
Stenburg has closed the distance and engaged Waller in a clinch.
Waller lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Stenburg lands a nice looking hook to the body, against the cage.
Stenburg looks to throw an elbow but misses.
Waller avoids the elbow strike from Stenburg, against the cage.
Stenburg lands a hook to the side of the head.
This is a great period of action - very entertaining stuff!
Stenburg lands with a short head shot on the inside.
Waller misses with a shot to the kidneys.
Stenburg throws an elbow that misses.
Stenburg lands a right hand that snaps the head of Waller backwards.
Waller on the defensive, avoiding the knees to the body. #BC#
Stenburg pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.
Stenburg doesn't manage to clinch there - Waller circles away. #T3#
Waller stooping low to avoid any incoming strikes and then lunges in with an uppercut come cross that lands flush.
Stenburg fails in his attempt to clinch.
Waller connects with a jab.
Waller misses with a left hand
and Stenburg counters with a nice body shot.
Waller jabs Stenburg right on the nose. Stenburg blinks but takes it well.
A looping hook to the body misses from Waller. Stenburg does a little dance to reset his feet.
Stenburg looks to land a combination but Waller avoids it well.
Waller swats away the attempt to clinch by Stenburg.
Waller cracks Stenburg with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.#T4#
Waller ducks down and throws a hook to the body but Stenburg moves away.
Stenburg tries to clinch there but Waller circles away.
Stenburg's hands are dropping dangerously low here and Waller connects clean with a right hook that sends him down to one knee! Stenburg scrambles back to his feet.
Stenburg tries to clinch up.
Waller looks like he wants to counter punch here.#CL#
The fight moves into the clinch position.
Waller tries to land a shot to the body but it's blocked.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Stenburg lands a shot to the body.#BC2#
Waller breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Nice uppercut lands for Waller. That snapped Stenburg's head back.
Stenburg scores with a sloppy right hand. Waller should have avoided that one.
Stenburg is looking to clinch.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

Jack Waller dominated that fourth round.
The cut man is working on Jack Waller's cut.
The corners get their ten second warning. Both fighters stand from their stools and stare eachother down, ready to get back to the action. Let's hear some noise people - this is the final round!
#R5#
Waller throws a sloppy body shot
and Stenburg connects with a straight left hand counter down the middle.
Waller swats away the attempt to clinch by Stenburg.
As Stenburg backs off Waller throws a huge counter combo but Stenburg manages to avoid it all.
Waller jabbing away but nothing is landing.
Stenburg wants to clinch.
Stenburg slips a straight right by Waller.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Stenburg wants to clinch up but Waller keeps it at a distance.
Stenburg moves away from the strike by Waller.
It looked like Stenburg was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Waller throws a hook to the side of Stenburg's head but Stenburg sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.#T1#
A combination from Waller does no damage.
Stenburg tries to clinch there but Waller circles away.
Waller throws a series of strikes that have Stenburg backpedaling.
Waller throws a hook but Stenburg avoids it easily.
It looked like Stenburg was trying to counter with a body shot coming off that last attack from Waller.
Stenburg fails with an attempt to clinch.
Nice defenses there by Stenburg.#CL#
Stenburg moves into range and clinches up with Waller.
Stenburg prevents a body shot from Waller.
Stenburg works on Waller's body with a couple of short punches.
Stenburg lands with a quick shot inside that doesn't really do much damage.
Stenburg can't find room to land a body shot as Waller controls the action.
Waller wants to strike at distance but he can't break free of the clinch.
Stenburg misses with a punch to the body. #T2#
Waller wants to get back to striking at distance but Stenburg won't allow it.
Waller tried to land a shot to the body but connects with Stenburg's elbow.
Stenburg lands a nice shot to the body.
Waller is wobbling all over the place through exhaustion. Will he make it to the final bell?
Stenburg pushes off and fires off an elbow that misses, before clinching up again, against the cage.
Waller has had enough of the clinch but Stenburg keeps him there for the moment.
Stenburg makes some space for himself and lands an uppercut.
Stenburg lands a hook to the side of the head.
The crowd are loving this. Great action here.
Stenburg working some nice short punches in the clinch.
Nice body punch from Stenburg.
Waller wants to get back to striking at distance but Stenburg won't allow it.
Waller is looking to break free of the clinch but Stenburg has double underhooks.
Stenburg is trying to work out of this bad position, with his back against the cage.
Stenburg blocks a punch to the side of the head.
Waller takes a shot to the head.
A hook to the body from Stenburg.
Stenburg working on landing some head shots here - that one got through nicely.#T3#
Stenburg throws an elbow that misses.
Waller looking to stall.
Waller letting Stenburg take a breather here.
Both fighters working to control the clinch. #BC#
Stenburg breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Stenburg looks to clinch
and Waller counters with a shot to the ribs. That looked like it hurt.
Stenburg wants to clinch.
Waller swings and misses with a hook to the body.
Waller cracks Stenburg with a nice right hand that draws applause from the crowd.#T4#
The fight stays on the outside here - Stenburg looks like he's thinking about clinching though.#CL#
Stenburg closes the distance and clinches.
Jack Waller is fighting for a decision - hopefully he's judged it right and he's actually winning the fight.
Waller has Stenburg pressed against the cage, preventing Stenburg from circling away and getting back to striking at range.
Hale Stenburg has stepped it up - he knows he needs a finish here!#BC2#
Waller breaks the clinch and we're back to striking at distance.
Waller misses with an uppercut
and Stenburg makes him pay by landing a nice hook to the body before moving out of range.#CL#
Stenburg has closed the distance and engaged Waller in a clinch.
Waller is trying to stall.
Stenburg lands with a short punch from the clinch.
Stenburg is pushing Waller up against the cage, for a bit of lean and pray action. Action being used the in the loosest possible sense of the word.

And that's the end of the fight!
Hale Stenburg showed his dominance in that final round.
I think Waller has won this one but let's see whether the judges agree with me. Over to the ring announcer for the scorecards.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 5 rounds of action, we go to the scorecards for a decision.
Judge David Schapiro scores the fight 46:49
Judge Franklyn Lucas scores the fight 46:49
Judge John Kavanagh scores the fight 46:49

In favor of your winner, by unanimous decision... Jack Waller!

Jack Waller is the new bantamweight champion!

 

Event: Core Combat III     
Date:   Dec 24, 2019
#R1##CL2#
Waller gets tackled into the cage by Elmose. Elmose maintains the clinch. #TD2#
Elmose pulls Waller into guard.
Waller wanted to stand there but Elmose had control of the position.
Waller 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.
Elmose trying to keep a closed guard but Waller is proving a slippery customer.
Elmose wants to control but instead he gets his guard passed and Waller is now in half guard.
Elmose is trying to control but can't.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Elmose can do anything to dispel that myth.
Elmose might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Waller haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.#SU#
Waller decides to stand up. #T1##KD#
Waller drops Elmose with a beautiful combination! Elmose stares up at his opponent, who ushers him back to his feet - Waller is looking for the KO!#ROC#
Elmose is rocked!#CUT#
It looks like Mark Elmose has been cut.
Waller looks to land a combination but Elmose avoids it well.
Elmose fails with the takedown.
Elmose scores with a push kick.#CL2#
Elmose gets in close and instigates a clinch.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Elmose keeps control of Waller as he tries to wriggle out of the double underhooks.
Waller scores with a shot to the side of Elmose's head.
Waller is looking to break free of the clinch but Elmose has double underhooks.
Waller lands a left hand that snaps the head of Elmose backwards. #TD2#
Elmose gets the body lock takedown. After a quick scramble, Waller regains guard. #ES#
Waller has butterfly guard. He's looking to stand up here. He pushes Elmose off him and springs to his feet nicely. The crowd applauds. #T2#
Elmose takes a body punch that cleary hurt but he's trying not to show any weakness.
Elmose lands with a slapping head kick. #CUT2#
It looks like Jack Waller has been cut.
Elmose misses with a takedown
and Waller counters with a straight right hand.
Waller connects with a looping right hand.
Elmose is still on wobbly legs! Can Waller finish him?
Elmose gets caught by a big overhand right and goes down! Waller gets on top of him and starts throwing some serious punches until the ref intervenes and stops the fight!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:33 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Jack Waller!

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Nov 15, 2019
#R1#
Gallagher doesn't manage to clinch there - Waller circles away.
And an attempted straight right on the counter from Waller! But no joy.#CL2#
Waller gets to the clinch - let's see what his plan is here.
Waller has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Gallagher goes for a takedown in the clinch but Waller prevents it.
Gallagher changes levels and goes for a takedown here. Waller fights it off and pushes away nicely. #CL2#
Gallagher gets tackled into the cage by Waller. Waller maintains the clinch.
Waller gets underhooks to prevent Gallagher's takedown attempt.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Edgardo Gallagher. That's going to take a lot out of him.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Gallagher tries to pull guard but Waller won't allow it.
Waller looks like he'd prefer to be striking at range right now.
Waller lands on the inside with an uppercut.
Waller wants to break the clinch but can't.
Waller tries to circle away but Gallagher has him pinned against the cage.
Gallagher drops down for a takedown but doesn't get it. #T1#
Waller has had enough of the clinch and is looking to separate.
Waller is looking to break free of the clinch but Gallagher has double underhooks.
Waller wants to break the clinch but can't.
Waller is trying to break the clinch but Gallagher is controlling him.#BC#
Gallagher breaks the clinch. #CL2#
Waller rushes Gallagher and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Waller working hard to break the clinch.
Gallagher tries to break the clinch but Waller is controlling the position.
Waller tries to circle away but Gallagher has him pinned against the cage.
Waller is trying to break the clinch but Gallagher has him pressed against the cage.
Waller lands a short shot on the inside that snaps the head of Gallagher backwards.
Waller tries to circle away but Gallagher has him pinned against the cage.#BC2#
Waller pushes off and circles away, back to the middle of the mat.#T2#
Waller lands with an overhand left.#ROC2#
Gallagher is rocked!
Waller connects with a left and a right that sees a clearly hurt Gallagher covering up! Waller comes in with a big uppercut and Gallagher goes doooown! He's slumped up against the cage, eyes staring blankly into space.

Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:13 of round 1, we have a winner by way of KO (Strikes). Jack Waller!

 

 
 
 
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