TWGC 16 (185lbs, D1): Montreal Qualifier - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Aran Schmeck and Percy Schmeiser. Schmeiser has chosen David vs Monsanto as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 9 losses; Aran Schmeck! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 2 losses; Percy Schmeiser!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, Robert Douchet and Trevor Gratis.
The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Schmeck will have to do better than that with his takedown attempts.
Schmeiser tries a counter takedown but it's more of a dummy move, and he uses it to push himself away.
Schmeiser has Schmeck up against the cage in a clinch.
Schmeiser has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Schmeck clear over his head and slammed him to the mat! Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Schmeck (0) vs (4) Schmeiser
Our spies down at at Brazilian Elite Team inform us that Schmeiser has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Schmeiser tightening his grip on Schmeck, looking for the choke.
Schmeck can't escape the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Schmeiser biding his time, controlling Schmeck.
Schmeck trying to control but not successfully.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Schmeiser is hanging on to Schmeck's back as he tries to escape.
Schmeck has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Schmeiser controlling the position well here. Schmeck rolled but Schmeiser kept the hooks locked in and stayed in the dominant position.
Schmeiser controlling well, preventing Schmeck from escaping the position.
Schmeck is keeping busy.
Schmeiser has the hooks sunk in and you can see the will to fight slowly draining out of Schmeck's body.
Schmeck tries to escape the position.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Schmeiser trying to control.
Schmeiser controlling from the back.
Schmeiser working from the back looking to end the fight with a rear naked choke. Schmeck is doing well to defend. Schmeiser seems to have got his hand under the chin though and he's sunk the choke in! Schmeck is forced to tap and this one is over!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Percy Schmeiser!