TWGC 20 (185lbs, D3): Finals - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Paulski McBeth (ranked 2012 p4p, 227 weight class) and Don Petersen (ranked 394 p4p, 61 weight class). I don't know about you partner, but I'm pumped for this one!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 3 losses; Paulski McBeth! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Amsterdam, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Don Petersen!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Phil Schofield and Andrew Berry.
The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Petersen misses with a takedown attempt. He shot from a bit too far out.
Paulski McBeth seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.
McBeth forces Petersen back against the cage and clinches.
McBeth lands a nice trip takedown into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: McBeth (2) vs (0) Petersen
McBeth is taking a breather. Petersen says something to him but it's hard to make out. Perhaps he's telling him to get on with it and actually do something.
Petersen is trying to get back to full guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
McBeth wants to free his trapped foot but Petersen is holding on for dear life with his legs.
That's one minute gone in the round.
McBeth works his way into side control. Score +3 for passing guard: McBeth (5) vs (0) Petersen
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Petersen is trying to get back to half guard.
Petersen can't do much from the bottom here.
Petersen manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu! Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: McBeth (5) vs (2) Petersen
McBeth controlling the leg, holding on to half guard.
Petersen is working for a submission here. He's got hold of the far side arm and he's looking for a kimura. He's cranking on the arm and he's got it! McBeth is tapping out! Ouch, that looked like it hurt!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Don Petersen!
A loyal slave to those sponsorship dollars, Don Petersen made sure he mentioned Aspire Clothing, along with how happy he was to win his fight.