Glory - Last Man Standing: Artem Levin vs. Joe Schilling

  • Season 2014
  • Aired 06/21/2014
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Tournament Final - The #1 ranked Artem Levin and #2 ranked Joe Schilling both fought their way to the tournament final. The winner will be crowned Middleweight Champion.

$200,000 AND THE MIDDLEWEIGHTCHAMPIONSHIP ON THE LINE.

LET'S GO TO TIM HUGHES.

- THIS CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHUPSCHEDULED

FOR THREE 3-MINUTE ROUNDS.

INTRODUCING FIRST FIGHTING OUTOF THE BLACK CORNER,

HIS PROFESSIONAL RECORD NOW RUNSTO 18 WINS WITH 5 LOSSES,

11 OF THOSE WINS BY KNOCKOUT.

AT 6'3" TALL,1.91 METERS,

HE WEIGHED IN AT 186 1/2 POUNDS,84.5 KILOS.

FIGHTING OUT OF LOS ANGELES,CALIFORNIA,

PLEASE WELCOME BACKJOE "STITCH 'EM UP" SCHILLING.

[bell dings]

[cheers and applause]

- HIS OPPONENT STAND ON MY LEFT

AND FIGHTING OUT OFTHE WHITE CORNER

NOW HAS A PROFESSIONAL RECORDOF 49 WINS, 4 LOSS, 1 DRAW.

STANDING 6'3" TALL,1.90 METERS,

HE WEIGHED IN ATAN EVEN 187 POUNDS,

84.8 KILOS.

FIGHTING TONIGHT OUT OF RUSSIA,LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,

INTRODUCINGARTEM "THE LION" LEVIN.

[bell dings]

- JOE SCHILLING AND ARTEM LEVININ A REMATCH

FROM THE GLORY 10 TOURNAMENT,WHICH, OF COURSE,

JOE SCHILLING SHOCKED THE WORLDAND TOOK OUT ARTEM LEVIN.

- WHO WILL BETHE LAST MAN STANDING?

WE ARE SET TO GO,THREE 3-MINUTE ROUNDS,

AND ARTEM LEVINCOMES OUT FIRING.

- COME ON, NO HOLDING.COME ON, NO HOLDING, YOU GUYS.

LET'S GO.LET'S NOT START THIS OFF.

- I THINK THAT'S WHAT LEVINNEEDS TO DO.

IF HE WANTS TO WINTHIS TOURNAMENT,

HE'S GOT TO JUMP ON SCHILLING.

AGAIN, HE'S BUSTED UP.

HE'S GONE A LOT OF ROUNDS.

AND HE NEEDS TO TAKE ADVANTAGEOF THAT.

- HE MAY BE BUSTED UP,BUT THAT IS JOE SCHILLING.

- YEAH.- THIS IS TH ROCK STORY.

AND THAT'S WHATTHEIR FIRST FIGHT WAS,

THE RUSSIAN,ARTEM LEVIN,

AND THE YOUNG AMERICAN,JOE SCHILLING.

IT WAS A CRAZY STORY.

SCHILLING WAS ABLETO PULL IT OFF

WITH A SUDDEN VICTORY ROUNDKNOCKING ARTEM LEVIN DOWN,

ALTHOUGH LEVIN CLAIMSIT WAS A SLIP.

IT WAS VERY CLOSE.

ONLY FITTING THAT THESE TWO

WILL SETTLE IT HERE TONIGHT.

LOW KICKS EXCHANGEDFROM THE FIGHTERS.

LEFT HOOK FROM ARTEM LEVIN.

AND IT SEEMS IN ALL THREEOF THESE FIGHTS TONIGHT, DUKE,

THAT JOE SCHILLING HAS KIND OFTAKEN HIS TIME

TO GET INTO A GROOVE,

AND THEN HE PICKS IT UPIN THAT SECOND AND THIRD.

- I'M SEEING BETTER DEFENSEFROM HIM.

I CAN TELL HE'S BEENBOXING EVERYONE.

both: OH.

- OH, A BODY SHOT, AND THENJOE SCHILLING GOES DOWN.

REFEREE WICHGERS IS COUNTING ITAS A KNOCKDOWN.

- SEVEN, EIGHT.YOU ALL RIGHT, JOE?

- YES, SIR.

- I BELIEVE HE CAME OVERSO QUICK,

I SAW THE SPIN BACK FIST AROUND.

- ARTEM LEVIN GETSTHE FIRST KNOCKDOWN,

AND NOW HE'S GOING TO WORKLOOKING TO FINISH JOE SCHILLING.

FIGHTERS EXCHANGING.

FANS BEHIND JOE SCHILLING.

- STEP BACK...

FIGHT!

- CAN THE RUSSIAN ARTEM LEVIN GO IN FOR THE KILL.

1 MINUTE TO GOIN ROUND NUMBER ONE.

- STOP! HOLD ON. LET'S BREAK.

COME ON, JOE.JOE, JOE, STEP BACK.

- SCHILLING CLINCHES UPAND TAKES A LITTLE REST.

- HE'S STAYING STRONG.

GOING BACK TO A GOOD,STRONG GUARD THERE.

- SPINNING BACK KICKFROM LEVIN.

LEFT HOOK DELIVEREDFROM LEVIN.

IT DOES SEEM IN THIS FIRST ROUND

THAT ARTEM LEVIN ISTHE FRESHER FIGHTER.

- DEFINITELY.

AND YOU CAN TELL HE'S GOTA LITTLE EXTRA EDGE THERE.

YOU CAN TELL HE WANTSTO GET THIS.

- PUSH KICK FROM LEVIN

SENDS SCHILLING BACK.

LEVIN BEEN APPLYING THE SPINNINGBACK FIST TONIGHT A LOT.

HASN'T HAD A LOT OF SUCCESS,

BUT NOW THE FIGHTERS ENDROUND NUMBER ONE WITH A FLURRY.

[bell dings]

- THAT WASA BEAUTIFUL TECHNIQUE.

HE MISSED WITH THE RIGHT HAND,SPUN COUNTERCLOCKWISE,

AND CAME WITHA DOWNWARD SPIN BACK FIST.

BOOM.

THAT IS MONEY.

- AND SCHILLING DIDEVERYTHING HE COULD TO STAY UP.

BUT LIKE I JUST MENTIONED,

LEVIN'S BEEN DOING THATSPINNING BACK FIST ALL NIGHT.

AND SCHILLING JUST FALLS DOWN,

GIVING A HUGE ADVANTAGETO ARTEM LEVIN

IN THIS FIGHT THAT'S SCHEDULEDFOR THREE ROUNDS.

[bell dings]

ROUND NUMBER TWO.

SCHILLING IN THE BLACK TRUNKS,LEVIN IN THE RED.

AND HE RETURNSTO THE SPINNING BACK FIST.

RIGHT OVER THE TOPFROM LEVIN.

SEE IF SCHILLING COMES OUTWITH A SENSE OF URGENCY.

LEVIN TOSSES HIM DOWN.

- FIGHT!

- HEAR THOSE BODY SHOTSROCKING THROUGH THE FORUM.

ARTEM LEVIN,A PICTURE OF SPEED AND POWER,

AND AGAIN HE TOSSES SCHILLINGTO THE GROUND.

THOSE DON'T COUNTAS KNOCKDOWNS, OF COURSE.

REFEREE AL WICHGERSCALLING TIME.

- WHO'S GOT CUT?- HE SAID PULL IT UP.

- COME IN.

FIGHT!

- UNDER 2 MINUTES TO GOIN ROUND NUMBER TWO.

L.A.'S OWN JOE SCHILLING.

CAN HE PULL OFF ANOTHER UPSET?

- STOP!

- HE WAS A MAJOR UNDERDOGIN THAT GLORY 10

FOUR-MAN MIDDLEWEIGHTTOURNAMENT FINAL.

- HE NEEDS TO LET HIS HANDS GO.

HE'S LETTING ARTEM SET THE PACERIGHT NOW AND HITTING HIM HARD.

AND LEVIN IS A SMART FIGHTER,

AND HE'S COMFORTABLE JUST TOTAKE THIS THING ON POINTS.

- FIGHT!

- WELL, LEVIN IS A SMART,INTELLIGENT FIGHTER AS WELL.

YOU WONDER HOW MUCHTHOSE TWO FIGHTS

HAVE TAKEN THEIR TOLLON JOE SCHILLING TONIGHT.

YOU CAN ONLY ASK SO MUCHAS THESE FIGHTERS BATTLE

IN THEIR THIRD FIGHTOF THE NIGHT.

- THERE HE'S GOING NOW.

HE JUST STARTED THROWINGTHE PUNCHES.

I DON'T THINK THE CLINCH ISWHERE HE WANTS TO BE WITH ARTEM.

HE NEEDS TO LET THE HANDS GO,LIKE HE DID IN THE LAST FIGHT.

- BODY SHOT ROCKS SCHILLING.

- FIGHT!

- PUSH KICK FROM SCHILLING.

- JOE IS INITIATING THE CLINCH,

AND THAT'S NOT HELPING HIMWIN THIS FIGHT RIGHT NOW.

HE'S NEEDS TO GET IT INTHE OUTSIDE A LITTLE BIT MORE

OR MIDRANGE WITH THOSE FISTS,MAYBE SOME STACK KNEES

OR KICKS TOO,BUT AGAIN,

HE'S TAXED OUTFROM ALL THOSE ROUNDS.

- YEAH, YOU CAN'T BLAME HIMFOR SLOWING DOWN.

THERE HE GOES, THOUGH.HE'S STILL THROWING.

I LOVE THAT KID.

- KICK WITH A KNEE, AND NOWHE'S THROWING AROUND LEVIN.

AL WICHGERS IS BATTLINGHIS WAY IN.

SO FATIGUE IS TAKING IT'S TOLLFOR BOTH FIGHTERS CLINCHING UP.

- NICE SLIP AND RIP THEREFROM ARTEM LEVIN.

[bell dings]

- ART,DON'T GO HOLDING.

- WELL, AS WE ENTER INTOTHE THIRD AND FINAL ROUND, DUKE,

YOU'VE GOT LEVIN WINNING BOTHTHOSE FIRST ROUNDS?

- YEAH, 2-0, 2-NIL.

HE'S CONTROLLING THE FIGHT,LANDING THE BETTER SHOTS.

AGAIN,HE'S THE FRESHER FIGHTER,

AND HE'S TAKING ADVANTAGEOF THAT.

THIS WHERE JOE GOT TO MAKEHIS LAST STAND

AND COME OUT TWO GUNS A-BLAZIN'.

HE'S GOT TO COME OUT THERELIKE BILLY THE KID I YOUNG GUNS

AND JUST GO FOR IT.

- DOES HE HAVEANOTHE ROCK STORY LEFT IN HIM?

WE ALL KNOW WHAT HAPPENEDIN GLORY 10

IN THE FOUR-MANMIDDLEWEIGHT TOURNAMENT,

CAME OUT OF NOWHERE,WAS ABLE TO DROP LEVIN,

WAS THE FIRST FIGHTER TODROP LEVIN IN OVER FIVE YEARS.

AND HE WON IN THAT EXTRA ROUNDBY VIRTUE OF A KNOCKDOWN.

- ANYTHING'S POSSIBLEIN THESE TOURNAMENTS, MY FRIEND.

I MEAN, HE TOOK OUTSIMON MARCUS TONIGHT

IN THUNDEROUS FASHION.

- FIGHT!

- FIGHTERS TOUCH GLOVES.

WE WILL FIND OUT WHO ISTHE LAST MAN STANDING.

3 MINUTES TO GO BETWEENJOE SCHILLING AND ARTEM LEVIN.

LEVIN IS THE ONEDELIVERING THE BLOWS EARLY ON.

SCHILLING HAS TOREACH DOWN DEEP.

BODY SHOT DELIVEREDFROM ARTEM LEVIN.

- AH! STOP! STOP!

- FIGHTERS CLINCHAND RESET.

- NICE SLIP AND RIP.

NICE BODY SHOT,BEAUTIFUL COUNTER.

SLIPPED,CAME RIGHT BACK TO THE BODY.

NICE HEAD MOVEMENTRIGHT THERE AGAIN,

DOING THE SAME THING.

- SUPERMAN PUNCH FROM SCHILLING.

- THERE IT WAS, AND THAT'SWHAT DID IT LAST TIME.

- AND A SPINNING KICKJUST MISSES TO THE RIBS.

UNDER 2 TO GOIN THIS THIRD AND FINAL ROUND.

- GO! FIGHT!

- IT'S JUST INCREDIBLEWHAT BOTH THESE FIGHTERS

HAVE ENDURED TONIGHT.

- COME ON, GUYS.

LET'S GO. LET'S GO.COME ON.

FIGHT!

- A LITTLE BACK FISTAGAIN THERE.

- IT LOOKED LIKE THE ELBOWLANDED FROM ARTEM LEVIN.

OF COURSE,THAT'S ILLEGAL IN GLORY,

AND AL WICHGERS WAS ON TOP OF ITAND WARNED HIM.

LEFT FROM ARTEM LEVIN.

I HEAR JOE SCHILLING'S CORNERYELLING,

"YOU'VE GOT TO WANT IT,JOE."

- JOE,LET YOUR HANDS GO!

- FIGHT!

- YEAH, I JUST HEARD,"LET THE HANDS GO."

- 1 MINUTE.

- WHAT'S HAPPENING,THOUGH,

HE'S PUNCHING AND CROWDINGHIS OWN DISTANCE.

JOE ACTUALLY INITIATEDTHE CLINCH THERE.

- NOW,WHAT IS GOING ON HERE?

OH, MY.

AL WICHGERS HAS DEDUCTEDA POINT...

YOU CAN'T HOLD.

FIGHT!

- FROM ARTEM LEVIN.

UNDER A MINUTE TO GO.

THAT'S A HUGE DEAL.

- SEE, BUT JOE INITIATED THATCLINCH AS WELL, THOUGH, TOO.

THEY'RE BOTH WANTING TO CLINCH.

JOE DOESN'T NEED TO CLINCH.HE NEEDS TO PUNCH.

THAT'S THE EASIEST WAYTO FINISH THIS FIGHT,

OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT.

- LEVIN SCOREDTHE KNOCKDOWN EARLY,

BUT NOW SCHILLING HAS GAINEDA POINT BACK.

UNDER 30 TO GOIN ROUND NUMBER THREE.

TWO WARRIORSCONTINUING TO BRAWL.

CAN YOU SAY"SUDDEN VICTORY ROUND," DUKE?

UNDER 10.

JUST MISSING, ARTEM LEVIN,WITH A HOOK.

- A LITTLE AXE KICK FROM JOE,

PULLING OUTALL THE STOPS TONIGHT.

- AND IT WILL GO INTOTHE JUDGES' SCORECARDS.

WHAT A FIGHT,JOE SCHILLING AND ARTEM LEVIN,

ONCE AGAIN.

INCREDIBLE DISPLAYBY BOTH THESE FIGHTERS

SHOWING HEARTS OF CHAMPIONS.

BUT THE KEY MOMENTIN THAT THIRD AND FINAL ROUND

WAS REFEREE AL WICHGERSDEDUCTING A POINT

FROM ARTEM LEVIN.

IT WAS EITHER FOR HOLDING...

HE HAD THAT CLINCHFOR MUCH LONGER

THAN YOU'RE ALLOWED TO IN GLORY.

AND RIGHT AWAY,AL WICHGERS MOVED IN.

SO LET'S FIND OUTWHAT OUR JUDGES HAVE DECIDED

AND GO TO TIM HUGHES.

- LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,AFTER THREE ROUNDS,

WE SEND IT TOTHE JUDGES' SCORECARD

IN THIS TOURNAMENT FINAL.

AND THEY ALL SCORE THE BOUT29-26.

IT IS A UNANIMOUS DECISIONFOR THE LAST MAN STANDING

AND NOW GLORY MIDDLEWEIGHTCHAMPION OF THE WORLD,

ARTEM LEVIN.

[bell dings]

- THE JUDGES SAW ITALL ARTEM LEVIN IN THIS ONE.

WINNER BY UNANIMOUS DECISION,

THE NUMBER ONE RANKEDMIDDLEWEIGHT

PROVES HE EARNSTHAT TOP BILLING.

ARTEM LEVIN IS YOURLAST MAN STANDING.

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