TWGC 19 (155lbs, D4): Rio de Janeiro Qu - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a lightweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Marcinho Sitsongrit (ranked 8028 p4p, 0 weight class) and Mohammed Khabibov (ranked 6314 p4p, 0 weight class). Buckle up people - heeeeeeeeeere we go!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the lightweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Marcinho Sitsongrit! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Mohammed Khabibov!
The judges for this bout are Leandro Rodrigues, Seu Braga and Luis Engracia.
The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Khabibov shoots in with a lovely double leg takedown. Sitsongrit manages to land in full guard to minimise the damage. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Sitsongrit (0) vs (2) Khabibov
Sitsongrit keeping moving, preventing Khabibov from controlling successfully.
Khabibov is in a good position here but he's just trying to control... And he's not even managing to do that successfully.
Khabibov tries to free his leg and advance position but Sitsongrit is retaining full guard.
Sitsongrit is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Khabibov defends well.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Khabibov looking to pass the guard.
Sitsongrit working for a triangle but Khabibov defends it easily.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Sitsongrit throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Sitsongrit working a defensive guard here.
Sitsongrit keeping full guard, as Khabibov tries to pass.
Sitsongrit looking for a sweep. Not yet Sitsongrit, not yet.
Sitsongrit working a defensive guard here.
Khabibov got a little sloppy there for a moment and Sitsongrit has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Khabibov has managed to get both his arms back between Sitsongrit's legs - danger averted.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Khabibov pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Sitsongrit is keeping the position for now.
Khabibov controls from within his opponent's guard.
Sitsongrit lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard. Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Sitsongrit (2) vs (2) Khabibov
Sitsongrit won't allow Khabibov to sweep him here.
Sitsongrit tries to free his leg and advance position but Khabibov is retaining full guard.
That's three minutes gone in the round.
Sitsongrit thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Khabibov really doesn't want to stay on the ground with Sitsongrit. If he can't get it back to his feet, it's only a matter of time before he'll be tapping out.
Khabibov keeping moving, preventing Sitsongrit from controlling successfully.
Sitsongrit forces his way into half guard.
Sitsongrit frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount. Score +3 for passing guard: Sitsongrit (5) vs (2) Khabibov
Sitsongrit jumps to the side looking to secure the arm triangle…. Ooooh, that looks tight… Khabibov is gargling but he's managed to escape! Nice work there by Khabibov and Sitsongrit has given up the dominant position trying to land that submission.
Sitsongrit wants to lay and pray for a moment but Khabibov keeps working.
Sitsongrit is trying to get an arm triangle but Khabibov is defending well.
That's four minutes gone in the round.
Khabibov is trying to control Sitsongrit's posture but Sitsongrit avoids it.
Khabibov looks to move to half guard but instead Sitsongrit has passed into mount! Damn! Score +2 for reaching mount: Sitsongrit (7) vs (2) Khabibov
Sitsongrit takes his opponent's back. Perhaps a chance to lock up a rear naked choke here.
Score +3 for taking back: Sitsongrit (10) vs (2) Khabibov
Sitsongrit looking for the choke but no joy.
Khabibov tries to escape but he's let his defenses down in doing so and Sitsongrit has slipped in the rear naked choke! Oh, that's tiiiiiiiiight! Khabibov is tapping! This one is aaaaaaaaaaaall over!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 5:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Marcinho Sitsongrit!