TWGC 10 (170lbs, D2): St Petersburg Qualifier - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a welterweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Vyrkyx Dall and Jimmy McLarnin. Dall comes to the cage accompanied by The Worm. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the welterweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of New York, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 2 losses; Vyrkyx Dall! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Jimmy McLarnin!
The judges for this bout are Aleksandr Martynov, Ivan Kurochkin and Dmitry Maklakov.
Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Dall tries for a takedown but McLarnin sees it coming a mile off and avoids it easily.
McLarnin drops down looking to force a counter takedown but Dall defends it well.
Dall closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Dall lands in his opponent's guard. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Dall (2) vs (0) McLarnin
McLarnin looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Dall passes into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Dall (5) vs (0) McLarnin
Dall trying to control the action but McLarnin is working from the bottom.
Dall is really struggling to control McLarnin but he's trying to hold on to the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dall working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
That's one minute gone in the round.
McLarnin tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Dall tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Dall controlling from side mount.
Dall swings around for an armbar but McLarnin sees it coming a mile off and turns beautifully into Dall's guard. Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Dall (5) vs (2) McLarnin
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
McLarnin trying to control but Dall is working from the bottom.
McLarnin drops back, looking for a kneebar! Dall looks panicked! The fighters roll across the mat, one looking to finish, one looking to escape. Dall looks to have wriggled free... Yes, he's got his leg free and he's dived into side control! Good work there from Dall! Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Dall (9) vs (2) McLarnin
McLarnin manages to get one leg in to regain half guard.
McLarnin told us pre-fight that he has been working on his escapes in training. Let's see if he can call on some of his new skills to get back to his feet.
McLarnin moves into full guard.
McLarnin looking for a triangle here. Dall is fighting it but it looks tight! McLarnin pulls the arm across and this one won't last much longer! Nope, Dall is tapping out - this one is all over!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Jimmy McLarnin!