TWGC 13 (135lbs, D1): New York Qualifier - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a bantamweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Masa Wasa and David October. Wasa comes to the cage accompanied by Welcome To The Jungle. On his way into the cage it seems that Masa Wasa has been attacked by a crazed fan! It looks like it might have been the just bleed guy! Luckily Masa Wasa seems to be OK! I thought that lunatic was in prison!?
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the bantamweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of New York, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 5 losses; Masa Wasa! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 2 losses; David October!
The judges for this bout are Reed Andrews, Dean Styles and Lou da Vinci.
The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Wasa bobs and weaves into range and then changes levels and scores with a nice takedown into side control. Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Wasa (4) vs (0) October
October is trying to control Wasa's posture but Wasa avoids it.
October prevents Wasa from improving position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
October manages to get back to half guard.
Wasa works his way into side control. Score +3 for passing guard: Wasa (7) vs (0) October
October is trying to work for a sweep but Wasa has mounted him! Score +2 for reaching mount: Wasa (9) vs (0) October
Wasa tries to control but October wriggling away.
October tries to hold on but Wasa postures up.
Wasa controlling from the full mount.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Wasa prevents October from getting the reversal.
October stops Wasa from taking his back. Still, being mounted isn't any better.
October tries to get back to half guard but can't.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Wasa forces the positional change into back control. Score +3 for taking back: Wasa (12) vs (0) October
Wasa looking for the choke from the back.
October trying to control the action but Wasa just sinks the hooks in.
October defending nicely against the rear naked choke attempt.
October tries to roll but Wasa sticks to his back.
Wasa has his arm under October's chin here. Game over son! Wasa squeezes tightly and October is forced to tap out!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Masa Wasa!
A victorious Masa Wasa thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.