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TWGC 17 (205lbs, D1): Finals - Round 1 PBP Commentary


Coming up we have a light heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Bob Backlund and Ulf Ek. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!




189 cm
36 yrs
189 lbs



190 cm
27 yrs
209 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Hilo, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 5 losses; Bob Backlund! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 1 losses; Ulf Ek!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Richard Clark and James Ackerman.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Backlund fails with a takedown attempt.

Backlund looking to score a takedown here. Ek is defending well but Backlund drives through and ends up in Ek's guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Backlund (2) vs (0) Ek
Backlund is fighting to break Ek's control of his arms but Ek is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Ek is trying to keep Backlund in close.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Backlund tries to free his leg and advance position but Ek is retaining full guard.
Backlund wants to control from the top but Ek keeps moving.
Ek wants to sweep here but Backlund controlling him for the moment.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Backlund slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Ek wants to hit a switch here but Backlund passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Ek there!
Score +3 for passing guard: Backlund (5) vs (0) Ek
Ek is in all sorts of trouble here.
Ek has given up his back here. Will Backlund look for the submission or keep pounding away?
Score +3 for taking back: Backlund (8) vs (0) Ek
Backlund struggling to keep hold of the position.
You can see the frustration on Ek's face… He knows he is in trouble unless he improves his position sooner rather than later.
Ek is in a world of trouble here. He's outmatched on the ground here and he'd better get Backlund off his back sharpish unless he wants to be submitted.
Backlund is riding his opponent, not letting Ek buck him off.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
We've been hearing good reports from Backlund's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Ek trying to control the hands but Backlund won't let him.

Backlund is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Ek is defending well though. Backlund let's go of the attempt for now.
Ek trying to control the hands but Backlund breaks the grip.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Backlund biding his time, looking for the opening.
Ek looking very determined here, making life difficult for Backlund.
Backlund is hanging on to Ek's back as he tries to escape.
We've been informed that Ek has been working hard on his conditioning in the buildup to the fight.
Ek rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Backlund looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Ek is holding on to half guard well.
Backlund wants to control but Ek is keeping him busy.
Ek wants to control but Backlund is keeping busy.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Backlund not doing much here.

That's five minutes gone in the round.

Backlund wants to work for an arm triangle but Ek is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Ek wants to control but Backlund is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Ek is looking to improve his position.

Backlund looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Backlund tries to pass to full mount but Ek defends it.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Ek wants to control but Backlund is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Ek is staying active underneath Backlund, who seems content to just control the action from this position.

Ek is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Backlund pulls his head out easily.
Backlund is controlling the pace.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Ek is trying to control but Backlund manages to pass to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Backlund (11) vs (0) Ek
Backlund takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Ek is in all sorts of trouble here.
Backlund takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Ek is desperately trying to improve his position but Backlund has a good base and remains in mount.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Ek wants to hold on but Backlund pushes him away.
Ek really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Ek is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Backlund sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.

Backlund moves into side control, trying to work for a kimura. That looks painful! Will he finish!!?? No, Ek has worked his arm free - good work by Ek!
Backlund is looking to take a break and control but Ek is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Ek can't do much from the bottom here.
Ek tries to bench press Backlund off him but Backlund keeps the position.

Backlund is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Ek knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Backlund controls the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Ek is trying to control Backlund's posture but Backlund avoids it.
Backlund controls the position.
Ek is not content to let Backlund control the position.
Backlund controls the position.
A control attempt from Ek but he's now mounted!
Score +2 for reaching mount: Backlund (13) vs (0) Ek
Ek is in all sorts of trouble here.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Backlund can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Ek is looking to escape.
Ek is looking to improve his position but Backlund isn't that keen on the idea.
Ek is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Backlund controlling from mount.
Backlund trying to control but he's not successful this time.

Backlund looks like he's working for a submission but he's not found anything just yet.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Ek is in all sorts of trouble here.
Backlund can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Ek is looking to escape.
Backlund is trying to take his opponent's back.
Backlund avoids the attempt from Ek to control.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Backlund tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Ek is looking to get to half guard.
Backlund is dominating on the ground here - he's now on his opponent's back, looking to sink in the hooks. Ek is in real trouble.
Score +3 for taking back: Backlund (16) vs (0) Ek

Backlund has his hand under the chin of his opponent looking for the choke. He's nearly got it! This one could be all over! But no, Ek has freed his hand and lives to survive another… well, another couple of seconds at least!

Backlund is staying calm and holding on to the back position, whilst working on a rear naked choke. Ek is defending well though. Backlund let's go of the attempt for now.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.

Backlund is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Ek knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Ek for a finish.

Backlund looking to break Ek's wrist control so he can sink in the choke. Ek remaining controlled and patient though - he really has to keep calm otherwise Backlund will wrap this one up with the rear naked choke!
Backlund is trying to stick to Ek's back but Ek is turning into Backlund. He's managed to reverse the position - now he's in Backlund's guard. Polite applause from the crowd in appreciation of some nice Jiu Jitsu by Ek.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Backlund (16) vs (2) Ek
Ek engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Ek stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Backlund swivels though and keeps the full guard.

And that's the end of the fight!
Backlund takes the fight on points by 16 to 2.
In his post fight interview, Bob Backlund started talking himself up. Luckily his charisma kept the crowd on side and gave him a good reception.
 
 
 
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