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TWGC 19 (155lbs, D2): Finals - Round 1 PBP Commentary


Coming up we have a lightweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Zander Harland (ranked 7343 p4p, 0 weight class) and Rubens Charles (ranked 8772 p4p, 320 weight class). Harland comes to the cage accompanied by We Don't Know. Rubens Charles 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!




165 cm
31 yrs
157 lbs



170 cm
21 yrs
149 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 0 losses; Zander Harland! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 8 wins and 3 losses; Rubens Charles!
The judges for this bout are Patrick Alders, Nard Betker and Saam Ante.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?

Charles looking to score a takedown here. Harland is defending well but Charles drives through and ends up in Harland's guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Harland (0) vs (2) Charles
Harland tries to land a sweep but no joy.

Harland has his foot on Charles's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Charles works his way back into a safe position though.
Harland seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.

Harland looking for a guillotine here but Charles defends easily.
Harland pulls Charles in close to prevent any damage.

That's one minute gone in the round.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Charles preventing the sweep.
Charles wants to control from the top but Harland keeps moving.
Charles trying to pass the guard. He's being very persistent here but Harland manages to land a sweep and now he's on top!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Harland (2) vs (2) Charles
Harland controls from within his opponent's guard.
Harland trying to control but Charles is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Harland passes Charles's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Harland with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Harland frees up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Harland (5) vs (2) Charles

Harland jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but Charles manages to avoid the submission attempt.
Charles is trying to control Harland's posture but Harland avoids it.

Harland tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Charles is positioning himself to get back to half guard.

Harland tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Harland has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!

Harland working hard here to secure a kimura but he's not really in the right position for it.
Charles is trying to get back to half guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Harland wants to control but Charles is keeping him busy.
Harland moving around in side mount but really he's just happy to control for now.
Harland has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Charles is not content to let Harland control the position.
Charles regains half guard there - taking advantage of Harland's attempt to lay and pray for a moment.
Harland is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

That's five minutes gone in the round.

Harland is trying to work for a kimura. This could be trouble! No, Charles has managed to free his arm - good work.
We've been hearing good reports from Harland'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.
Harland trying to control from Charles's half guard. Charles has other ideas though and has regained full guard.
Harland trying to control the position from guard on top but Charles is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Harland has to be careful here, sitting in the guard of a superior BJJ player.
Harland passes into half guard.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Harland seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Charles does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Charles won't allow Harland to pass to mount.

Harland is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Charles sees it coming and defends easily.
Harland with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.

Harland is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.
Harland trying to advance position but Charles counters by regaining guard.
Harland won't allow Charles to sweep him here.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Harland looking to pass the guard.
Charles looking to control.
Harland trying to control but Charles is working from the bottom.
Harland tries to free his leg and advance position but Charles is retaining full guard.
Charles looking for a sweep. Not yet Charles, not yet.
Harland trying to control the position from guard on top but Charles is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Charles is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.
Harland stays in close to Charles's body and controls the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Harland wants to control from the top but Charles keeps moving.
Charles lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Harland (5) vs (4) Charles
Harland looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Harland is working an open guard here, looking to improve his position. No doubt that will leave him open to counters but at least he's being more offensive.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Charles wants to pass the guard but Harland is keeping the position.
Harland has Charles pulled in close to control his posture.
Charles content to stall in guard here.
Harland wants to sweep here but Charles controlling him for the moment.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Harland has a closed guard, preventing anything of note from happening. Perhaps he's looking to stall.
Harland looking for a sweep. Not yet Harland, not yet.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Harland pulls Charles in close to prevent any damage.
Harland wants to sweep here but Charles controlling him for the moment.
Harland pulls Charles in close to his closed guard and prevents Charles from doing any damage or advancing position.
Harland wants to sweep but no luck.
Charles pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Harland is keeping the position for now.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Harland has Charles pulled in close to control his posture.

Charles avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Harland is controlling Charles's posture.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Charles looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
It looks like Charles might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Harland pulls Charles in close to prevent any damage.
Harland tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Harland takes the fight on points by 5 to 4.
A relieved looking Zander Harland thanked the fans for their support and gave the usual line about them being amazing. They seemed to believe that he actually meant it.
 
 
 
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