TWGC 8 (145lbs, D1): Finals - Round 2 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a featherweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Mega Funkyama and Antonio Camatta. Funkyama comes to the cage accompanied by Bon Jovi: Bad Medicine. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the featherweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 13 wins and 3 losses; Mega Funkyama! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Montreal, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 4 losses; Antonio Camatta!
The judges for this bout are Columbo Gatti, Dean Styles and Anthony Taglia.
The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Funkyama slaps away a takedown attempt from Camatta, before circling back to the center of the mat.
Camatta drives through with a takedown into Funkyama's guard. Let's see what he can do from the top position. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Funkyama (0) vs (2) Camatta
Funkyama has an active guard here but Camatta has managed to pass into half guard.
Camatta is looking for a kimura here.
Funkyama with the active half guard here but Camatta passes nicely into side control. Score +3 for passing guard: Funkyama (0) vs (5) Camatta
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Funkyama tries to buck Camatta off but Camatta is having none of it.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Camatta is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Funkyama is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Funkyama is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
Funkyama regains half guard.
Camatta prevents Funkyama from improving his position.
Camatta performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Camatta looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Camatta trying to control from half guard but Funkyama is working away.
Funkyama is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Camatta pulls his head out easily.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Funkyama is looking to improve his position.
Funkyama makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Funkyama.
Funkyama looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
The fighters are going at a pretty good pace and they're both starting to sweat now.
Funkyama looking for a guillotine here but Camatta defends easily.
Funkyama throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Camatta's corner is telling him to maintain position.
That's three minutes gone in the round.
Funkyama keeping moving, preventing Camatta from controlling successfully.
Funkyama pushes a forearm under Camatta's chin to create some space. He's escaped his hips and pivoted quickly for an armbar! Can he extend the arm? Yes, Camatta is tapping out! Damn, that was fast!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:23 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Mega Funkyama!
An out of breath Mega Funkyama thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.