TWGC 6 (170lbs, D1): Amsterdam Qualifier - Round 2 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a welterweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Timothy Robinson and Delphino Atlantis. Atlantis is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by cream - those were the days. Timothy Robinson had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the welterweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 1 losses; Timothy Robinson! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 1 losses; Delphino Atlantis!
The judges for this bout are Aafke Stam, Nard Betker and Daniel Blasius.
Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Atlantis closes the distance and pushes Robinson back into the cage.
Atlantis is working on a single leg takedown against the cage. Robinson can't fight it off and eventually Atlantis manages to take the fight to the floor. Robinson looks annoyed but at least he's managed to land in guard. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Robinson (0) vs (2) Atlantis
Atlantis is trying to work a guillotine from the top, or something like that? Don't know how he thinks he's going to get a finish from there.
Atlantis seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Robinson working for a triangle but Atlantis defends it easily.
Atlantis trying to control but Robinson is working from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Atlantis slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Robinson trying to keep a closed guard but Atlantis is proving a slippery customer.
Atlantis trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Robinson is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Atlantis defends well.
Robinson keeping moving, preventing Atlantis from controlling successfully.
Atlantis stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Robinson swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Atlantis keeps trying to improve his position.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Robinson looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Atlantis looking to pass the guard.
Robinson looking to try and escape his hips here, looking for a submission. It looks like he's going for a triangle but Atlantis is defending well. Robinson quickly switches to an armbar and extends the arm! Atlantis has no choice but to tap, to a very quick submission! Wow, that was lightning fast! Robinson celebrates on the cage, with the crowd.
Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:35 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Timothy Robinson!
During a confident post fight interview, Timothy Robinson thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.
The defeated Delphino Atlantis had this to say: 'He slippery dolphinned me me, I need to see a doctor and a therapist in no particular order.'.