TWGC 20 (185lbs, D1): Las Vegas Qualifier - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Freddy Penn (ranked 5767 p4p, 0 weight class) and George Arias (ranked 3961 p4p, 471 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Hilo, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 2 losses; Freddy Penn! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 10 wins and 2 losses; George Arias!
The judges for this bout are George Francis, Tiny Johnson and Stewart Dunkirk.
Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Arias closes the distance and presses his opponent up against the cage.
Arias has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Penn clear over his head and slammed him to the mat! Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Penn (0) vs (4) Arias
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Arias controls the action.
Penn can't escape the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Arias looking for the RNC.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Penn tries to escape the position.
Arias really has the hooks in deep now - there seems like no escape for Penn.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Arias controlling well, preventing Penn from escaping the position.
I would not like to be Penn right now.
Arias has the hooks in. Penn is trying to push off one leg but he has to do so cautiously to avoid being submitted.
Penn is staying cool under pressure, defending well against the rear naked choke attempt from his opponent.
Arias working for a choke but Penn is defending well.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
A lull in the action here.
Arias is looking to finish the fight by rear naked choke. Penn knows exactly what he's got planned though, so he's defending well. Maybe a few strikes would soften Penn for a finish.
Penn trying to control the hands but Arias won't let him.
Arias looking for the rear naked choke. And he's got it! Penn taps!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). George Arias!