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TWGC 19 (155lbs, D2): Helsinki Qualifier - Round 2 PBP Commentary


Coming up we have a lightweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Nero Burningrom (ranked 18759 p4p, 0 weight class) and Zander Harland (ranked 6996 p4p, 0 weight class). Harland is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: We Don't Know. I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!




199 cm
34 yrs
144 lbs



165 cm
31 yrs
160 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the lightweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 4 losses; Nero Burningrom! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 0 losses; Zander Harland!
The judges for this bout are Ben Zyskovitsi, Roosa Järviläinen and Anni Minnemäki.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Burningrom tries to clinch but Harland is having none of it.
Burningrom sets himself, and Harland steps forward looking for the clinch! Burningrom avoids it this time.
Burningrom darts in trying to clinch

so Harland counters with a double leg into guard. Good agility.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Burningrom (0) vs (2) Harland
Burningrom controls Harland momentarily but Harland frees himself.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Harland trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Harland 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.
My spies in 3Band MMA ($500/week) inform me that Harland has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Harland pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Burningrom is keeping the position for now.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Harland is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Harland wants to control from the top but Burningrom keeps moving.

Burningrom is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Harland is aware though and is defending well.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Burningrom looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Harland's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Burningrom will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Harland wants to control from the top but Burningrom keeps moving.

Burningrom is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Harland defends well.
Burningrom is trying to keep Harland in close.
Harland wants to control from the top but Burningrom keeps moving.
Harland's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Burningrom is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Burningrom keeping moving, preventing Harland from controlling successfully.
Harland is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Let's hope that Harland 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.
Burningrom not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Harland tries to free his leg and advance position but Burningrom is retaining full guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Burningrom'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.
Burningrom trying to keep a closed guard but Harland is proving a slippery customer.
Harland is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Burningrom is trying to keep Harland in close.
Harland must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Harland pushes down on Burningrom's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Burningrom controlling the position well.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Harland 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.
Burningrom is looking for a sweep. Harland is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Burningrom wants to control the action here but instead Harland manages to pass to full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Burningrom (0) vs (5) Harland
Harland wants to take his opponent's back but Burningrom doesn't allow it.
Harland content just to control the position here.
Harland wants to take Burningrom's back here but Burningrom is holding on to an arm, himself looking to escape.
Burningrom tries to lock up and control but Harland gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Harland wants to take Burningrom's back here but Burningrom is holding on to an arm, himself looking to escape.
Harland avoids the attempt from Burningrom to control.
Harland sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Burningrom looks out of his depth in this position - he's holding on tight.

Harland has control of Burningrom's right arm, working for a kimura. It's a bit of a token attempt though and Burningrom regains control of the situation pretty easily.
Harland controlling the position easily from mount.

Harland working for a submission but Burningrom is keeping him at bay.
Harland trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Burningrom is trying desperately to improve position.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Burningrom regains half guard.
Burningrom is trying to get back to full guard.

Harland is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Burningrom holds on for dear life, maintaining half guard for now.
Burningrom trying to hold on to Harland's head to control him but Harland postures up.

Harland is looking for a kimura here.
Harland slows the pace down in half guard.

Harland is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Burningrom is looking to improve his position.
Harland tries to pass the half guard into mount. Burningrom knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Harland sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Burningrom trying to control but Harland postures up.
Burningrom wants to get back to full guard.
Burningrom is working hard here to advance position.
Harland seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Burningrom trying to control but Harland postures up.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Burningrom is not content to let Harland control the position.
Burningrom is looking to control Harland's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Burningrom avoid being mounted?

Harland is looking for a kimura but Burningrom is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Harland to get the leverage.

Harland is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Burningrom is just riding it out for now. Harland eventually gives up the hold.
Burningrom wants to control but Harland is keeping busy and won't allow it.

Harland is looking for a kimura but Burningrom is holding onto that half guard position, so it's hard for Harland to get the leverage.
Burningrom works his way to full guard. Good work.

Burningrom working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Harland doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Harland manages to throw the legs off his shoulder and he's back into guard - no problem.

Burningrom is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Harland is aware though and is defending well.
Harland's corner is telling him to maintain position.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Burningrom wants to control the position but Harland says "no thanks buddy" and passes to half guard.
Harland takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Burningrom is looking to control Harland's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Burningrom avoid being mounted?
Harland performing his best blanket impression for a moment.

Harland seems to be looking for submissions.
Burningrom is looking to improve his position.

Harland wants to work for an arm triangle but Burningrom is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.

Harland is looking for a kimura. It's going to be difficult to finish that from half guard though and Burningrom defends it well.
Burningrom moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Burningrom looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Burningrom is trying to control the position from the bottom.
Harland trying to control but Burningrom is working from the bottom.
Burningrom is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Harland trying to control the position from guard on top but Burningrom is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Burningrom keeping full guard, as Harland tries to pass.
Harland works a leg free and moves into half guard.
Burningrom trying to control but Harland postures up.
Burningrom wants to get back to full guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

Harland is trying a forearm choke… I don't think that's going to do much at this level of the game.

Harland is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Burningrom is just riding it out for now. Harland eventually gives up the hold.

Harland seems to be looking for submissions.
Harland content to control rather than advance.

Harland is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Burningrom sees it coming and defends easily.
Burningrom wants to control but Harland is keeping busy.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Harland sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Burningrom is controlling Harland's position as best he can from this difficult position.
The fighters are battling for position here. Burningrom manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Harland wants to control from the top but Burningrom keeps moving.
Harland is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Burningrom keeping moving, preventing Harland from controlling successfully.
Harland slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Score +3 for passing guard: Burningrom (0) vs (8) Harland
Burningrom gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Burningrom wants to improve his position but Harland is controlling well.

Harland is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Burningrom has managed to free his arm - good work.
Burningrom really does look like a pencil wearing a pair of gloves. Let's hope he has a gameplan to suit that ridiculous body shape.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Burningrom wants to control but Harland is keeping busy and won't allow it.

Burningrom is defending against the submission attempts here by Harland.
Burningrom has a hand on Harland's thigh, trying to get back to full guard. Harland takes advantage of the position though and mounts him!
Score +3 for passing guard: Burningrom (0) vs (11) Harland
Burningrom tries to hold on but Harland postures up.
Harland controlling the position easily from mount.
Harland can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Burningrom is looking to escape.
Burningrom is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Harland content just to control the position here.
Harland wants to take Burningrom's back here but Burningrom is holding on to an arm, himself looking to escape.

Harland is working for a guillotine from mount but Burningrom frees his head quite easily.
Burningrom holds on to Harland around his waist, trying desperately to prevent any attacks.
Harland trying to control but Burningrom is having none of it.

Harland jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but Burningrom manages to avoid the submission attempt.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Burningrom struggling a bit here.

Harland is trying to get an arm triangle but Burningrom is defending well.
Harland wants to lay and pray for a moment but Burningrom keeps working.
Burningrom is looking for a sweep.

Harland wants to work for a kimura but he's foiled early by Burningrom, who protects the arm well.
Burningrom tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

Harland is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Burningrom is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.

Harland looking for an arm triangle but it's way too loose to do anything.

And that's the end of the fight!
Harland wins on points by 11 to 0.
A victorious Zander Harland thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
 
 
 
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