EMP Night of Champions PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Richard Kuklinski (ranked 3622 p4p, 371 weight class) and Justin Case (ranked 868 p4p, 91 weight class). Well, the cameraman is lingering on a pretty young lady for a bit too long there. Keep your eyes on the prize buddy or you'll miss the fighter intros!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 26 wins and 6 losses; Richard Kuklinski! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Justin Case!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, William Gold and Richard Clark.
Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Case moves in looking to clinch but Kuklinski pushes him off.
Case clinches up against the cage.
Case is trying to pull guard but Kuklinski has him pressed against the cage.
Case fails to pull guard.
Kuklinski pulls guard effortlessly.
Kuklinski is avoiding any damage by keeping wrist control.
Kuklinski has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
My spies in AREA 51 inform me that Case has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Kuklinski manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Case manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Kuklinski (2) vs (0) Case
Kuklinski thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Kuklinski showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Case 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.
Kuklinski controls from within his opponent's guard.
Case can't keep his opponent in guard - Kuklinski advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Kuklinski maintaining the dominant position here and is working for a kimura. He's locked it up! Case could be in real trouble here! He's trying to wriggle out but Kuklinski has cracked it and Case is screaming in pain - he's tapped out! Great finish by Kuklinski!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:29 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Kimura). Richard Kuklinski!
Richard Kuklinski retains his heavyweight title!
An out of breath Richard Kuklinski thanked his loyal fans in his post fight interview, giving them credit for his success over the course of his career.