TWGC 7 (265+lbs, D3): Finals - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Bob Brophy and Guillaume Veilleux. Brophy comes to the cage accompanied by The Grumpy Song. Veilleux has chosen Pou Lari A. as his entrance music. On his way into the cage it seems that Bob Brophy has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Bob Brophy seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Bob Brophy! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Guillaume Veilleux!
The judges for this bout are Aleksei Zolotukhin, Ivan Kurochkin and Konstantin Menshow.
The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Veilleux slaps away a takedown attempt from Brophy, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Nice sprawl there from Brophy as Veilleux shoots in.
Brophy doesn't manage to clinch there - Veilleux circles away.
The fight stays on the outside here - Brophy looks like he's thinking about clinching though.
Bob Brophy seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
Brophy gets a clinch.
Brophy is looking to take this one to the mat.
Brophy has Veilleux pressed up against the cage and is working for takedown. Veilleux manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.
That's three failed takedown attempts in the round for Bob Brophy. That's going to take a lot out of him.
Veilleux tries to score a body lock takedown but Brophy shows good agility there to stay on his feet.
Brophy goes for a takedown attempt but Veilleux pushes him away and we're back to fighting at a distance.
Veilleux circles away from the clinch attempt.
Veilleux shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Brophy defends it nicely.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Veilleux avoids the clinch attempt nicely.
Veilleux feints and then dives in with a takedown. That was a long way out but the feint bought him enough time to close the distance and complete the takedown. Now we'll play guard for a bit and see who can get the better of that position. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Brophy (0) vs (2) Veilleux
Brophy can't keep his opponent in guard - Veilleux advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Brophy is trying to get back to full guard.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Veilleux trying to control from half guard but Brophy is working away.
Brophy is looking for a sweep. Veilleux is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Brophy is not content to let Veilleux control the position.
Brophy is trying to control but can't.
Brophy might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Brophy slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Brophy keeping full guard, as Veilleux tries to pass.
Veilleux is still trying to improve position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Brophy seems keen to control Veilleux's posture.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Veilleux slips nicely into half guard.
Veilleux passes the guard and advances to mount! Score +3 for passing guard: Brophy (0) vs (5) Veilleux
Veilleux trying to control but Brophy is having none of it.
Brophy defends a decent attempt at a guillotine from Veilleux.
Brophy sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Brophy is trying to get back to full guard.
Brophy desperately trying to maintain half guard.
Veilleux looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
That's three minutes gone in the round.
Veilleux wants to work for an arm triangle but Brophy is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Veilleux works his way into side control. Score +3 for passing guard: Brophy (0) vs (8) Veilleux
Brophy is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Veilleux off and has taken his back! Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Brophy (4) vs (8) Veilleux
Brophy is looking for the choke from the back position but Veilleux is controlling his hands well.
Veilleux is really stuck here.
Brophy slows the pace down here. Having a little breather whilst he's in a dominant position, looking to rest and regain some energy, ready to go for the finish.
Brophy looking for the choke from the back.
Veilleux breaks Brophy's hooks off and manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Brophy (4) vs (10) Veilleux
Brophy working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Veilleux doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Veilleux manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.
Veilleux sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Brophy's guard.
That's four minutes gone in the round.
Veilleux tries to pass the half guard into mount. Brophy knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Veilleux is working for a submission here. He's got hold of the far side arm and he's looking for a kimura. He's cranking on the arm and he's got it! Brophy is tapping out! Ouch, that looked like it hurt!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 4:30 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Guillaume Veilleux!
Guillaume Veilleux tried to hype himself up post fight but didn't word it too well and it ended up with him sounding like a bit of a tool.