TWGC 19 (155lbs, D4): Finals - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a lightweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Takumar Pentax (ranked 21551 p4p, 718 weight class) and Dvrtvr Vtvrtgrvtg (ranked 0 p4p, 0 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!
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 4 wins and 3 losses; Takumar Pentax! And in the blue corner, fighting out of St Petersburg, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Dvrtvr Vtvrtgrvtg!
The judges for this bout are Daniel Blasius, Radbod Blank and Paulsen Ambrosius.
The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Vtvrtgrvtg tries to clinch but Pentax moves away
and Pentax counters with a shoot takedown into half guard. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Pentax (2) vs (0) Vtvrtgrvtg
Pentax takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Pentax trying to pass the guard but Vtvrtgrvtg defending well.
Vtvrtgrvtg tries to roll over but Pentax keeps him under control.
Vtvrtgrvtg controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Pentax trying to control the pace.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Vtvrtgrvtg has a hand on Pentax's thigh, trying to get back to full guard. Pentax takes advantage of the position though and mounts him! Score +3 for passing guard: Pentax (5) vs (0) Vtvrtgrvtg
That's one minute gone in the round.
Pentax sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Vtvrtgrvtg is desperately trying to improve his position but Pentax has a good base and remains in mount.
Pentax controlling the position easily from mount.
Vtvrtgrvtg has given up his back.
Score +3 for taking back: Pentax (8) vs (0) Vtvrtgrvtg
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pentax looking to break Vtvrtgrvtg's wrist control so he can sink in the choke. Vtvrtgrvtg remaining controlled and patient though - he really has to keep calm otherwise Pentax will wrap this one up with the rear naked choke!
Pentax working for a RNC but it's not happening just yet.
Pentax seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Vtvrtgrvtg defends a rear naked choke attempt by controlling one of Pentax's arms.
Pentax is working for the choke. I would put my money on him to finish from this position. He's rolled onto his back and has dragged Vtvrtgrvtg with him. Vtvrtgrvtg is trying to defend but Pentax has an arm under the chin now! Vtvrtgrvtg grimaces and is forced to tap out!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Takumar Pentax!