TWGC 19 (155lbs, D3): Las Vegas Qualifier - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a lightweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Peter Everett (ranked 9206 p4p, 0 weight class) and Paulski McBeth (ranked 3228 p4p, 322 weight class). Paulski McBeth told me before the fight that he's been watching a lot of DVDs so let's see if that helps him in this one! I can't wait to find out!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the lightweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Sydney, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Peter Everett! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 2 losses; Paulski McBeth!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Franklin, George Francis and Alan Glass.
The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
McBeth gets a clinch.
Everett stops a takedown attempt from McBeth.
McBeth gets a nice trip takedown into half guard. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Everett (0) vs (2) McBeth
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McBeth is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Everett defends it well.
That's one minute gone in the round.
McBeth content to control rather than advance.
McBeth has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at Outer Heaven Dojo. Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.
Everett actively working from the bottom here.
McBeth moves into full mount! Everett won't be happy about that! Score +3 for passing guard: Everett (0) vs (5) McBeth
That's two minutes gone in the round.
McBeth controlling the pace for now.
McBeth is continuing to stall.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
The adventures of McBeth the control monster continue. Boring.
That's three minutes gone in the round.
McBeth wants to take his opponent's back but he's not managed it.
McBeth controlling from mount.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
That's four minutes gone in the round.
McBeth's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Everett working to try and regain half guard.
That's five minutes gone in the round.
McBeth controlling from the full mount.
Everett tries to get back to half guard but can't.
McBeth controlling from the full mount.
Everett has given up his back. Will we see McBeth going for some submissions?
Score +3 for taking back: Everett (0) vs (8) McBeth
That's six minutes gone in the round.
McBeth trying to secure his dominant position for a moment - making sure Everett doesn't escape.
That's seven minutes gone in the round.
That's eight minutes gone in the round.
More stalling from McBeth.
McBeth with more of the same as he continues to hold on.
That's nine minutes gone in the round.
McBeth 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, Everett has freed his hand and lives to survive another… well, another couple of seconds at least!
McBeth controlling the position well here. Everett rolled but McBeth kept the hooks locked in and stayed in the dominant position.
That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Let's hope that McBeth has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
We're seeing a lot of stalling here from McBeth.
Yet more stalling tactics from McBeth.
That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
McBeth has his opponent's back and is working for the choke.
That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
McBeth controls the position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
And that's the end of the fight!
McBeth wins on points by 8 to 0.