TWGC 6 (265lbs, D1): Rio de Janeiro Qualifier - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Benny Brett and Dr John Zoidberg. Zoidberg has a niggling injury. He would have liked to come in 100% fit but that's not always possible. The atmosphere really building for this one as we go over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Benny Brett! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Dr John Zoidberg!
The judges for this bout are Edson Gomes, Seu Braga and Thiago Cunha.
Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Zoidberg shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Brett defends it nicely.
Brett appears to be looking for a counter takedown.
Zoidberg looks winded!
Brett has managed to clinch.
Brett prevents the takedown attempt.
Zoidberg drops down looking for an ankle pick but Brett pulls his leg out and moves away.
Benny Brett has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Dr John Zoidberg.
Brett gets a takedown into half guard. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Brett (2) vs (0) Zoidberg
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Brett content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Brett 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.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Zoidberg wants to get back to full guard.
Brett trying to mount his opponent but Zoidberg defends it.
Brett passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Zoidberg! Score +3 for passing guard: Brett (5) vs (0) Zoidberg
Brett tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Brett's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Zoidberg tries to reverse the position but Brett maintains control.
Brett controlling from the full mount.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Brett seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Zoidberg for as long as he can get away with.
Brett is working close to his opponent, looking to work a submission by the looks of things. Oh, he's managed to get a guillotine from mount as his opponent reached up! That looks tiiiiight! Will he tap? YES, he's tapped! Impressive submission by Brett!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:46 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Benny Brett!
Benny Brett spent the whole post fight interview bigging himself up. It didn't go down that well with the fans after a while as they thought it was a bit arrogant.