TWGC 15 (155lbs, D3): Finals - Round 2 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a lightweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Dan McAdams and Frank Elliason. Elliason has chosen Dr. Dog - "Warrior Man" as his entrance music. This should be a great matchup!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the lightweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 1 losses; Dan McAdams! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 1 losses; Frank Elliason!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Nard Betker and Daniel Blasius.
The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Elliason gets a clinch.
Elliason wants a takedown but no success here.
Elliason tries to take the fight to the ground by pulling guard but can't manage it.
Elliason has dropped down and is looking to force the takedown but it's defended by McAdams after a bit of a struggle.
Dan McAdams has stuffed three takedown attempts in the round now. That's going to take a lot out of Frank Elliason.
McAdams successfully pulls guard.
McAdams might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
McAdams looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Elliason passes into half guard.
Elliason seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but McAdams does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
McAdams holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Elliason is figuring out what he wants to do next.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Elliason is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
McAdams has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Elliason is working away from the top position though.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Elliason is pressing down on McAdams's thigh, looking to free his foot. McAdams is holding on for now.
McAdams controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
McAdams is refusing to be controlled, as Elliason sits in half guard.
McAdams looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Elliason content to control rather than advance.
McAdams wants to control but Elliason is keeping busy.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
McAdams gets back to full guard.
Elliason looking to pass the guard.
McAdams is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
McAdams looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
McAdams trying to keep a closed guard but Elliason is proving a slippery customer.
Elliason wants to control from the top but McAdams keeps moving.
That's three minutes gone in the round.
Elliason looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
McAdams looking to control.
McAdams is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Elliason defends well.
McAdams looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Elliason passes into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: McAdams (0) vs (3) Elliason
Elliason thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
That's four minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here.
Elliason is looking to take a break and control but McAdams is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
McAdams is moving his hips around well on the bottom and has managed to get back to half guard.
McAdams is working on a guillotine. He's managed to get to full guard and he's really squeezing tight! Elliason is tapping! Great win for McAdams!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 5:58 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Dan McAdams!
After winning the bout, Dan McAdams thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.