TWGC 7 (155lbs, D1): Tokyo Qualifier - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a lightweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Abraham Donowitz and Javier Hernandez. Donowitz comes to the cage accompanied by JEW FLOW. Hernandez is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Danza kuduro. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the lightweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Abraham Donowitz! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Javier Hernandez!
The judges for this bout are Sosuke Kotani, Hirohito Nitta and Yukihiro Shimada.
The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Donowitz looking for a takedown here - he's got it. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Donowitz (2) vs (0) Hernandez
Hernandez is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Hernandez controlling Donowitz's posture.
Hernandez wants to control but Donowitz passes easily into half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Hernandez is trying to get back to full guard.
Donowitz looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Donowitz is thwarting Hernandez's attempts to control the position.
Hernandez tries to get to full guard but Donowitz has control of the leg.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Hernandez is pressing down on Donowitz's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Hernandez being controlled here, momentarily.
Hernandez working a defensive guard but Donowitz passes into half guard.
Hernandez gets full guard.
Hernandez wants to sweep here but Donowitz controlling him for the moment.
Hernandez working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Donowitz doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Oh but Hernandez is tightening it up a little... Donowitz has to be careful here... He's got his foot tucked under now, this looks tight! Donowitz reacted too slowly and this one could be over in a matter of seconds! YES! Donowitz taps out! Nice BJJ there by Hernandez!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Javier Hernandez!
Javier Hernandez thanked the fans post fight for their support.