ADCC - Super Challenge PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Anthony Pettis (ranked 3524 p4p, 362 weight class) and Gabriel Arges (ranked 3893 p4p, 394 weight class). Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the ring.
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 12 wins and 5 losses; Anthony Pettis! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 0 losses; Gabriel Arges!
The judges for this bout are Alexandre Firmino, Matheus Silva and Emerson Jorge.
Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Arges doesn't manage to clinch there - Pettis circles away.
Arges is looking to take this fight into the clinch.
Pettis takes the fight into the clinch.
Arges tries to jump guard but he falls flat on his backside. Pettis smiles and moves away.
Pettis keeps the fight on the outside.
Arges tries to keep at a distance but Pettis has taken the fight into the clinch.
Pettis gets the body lock takedown. After a quick scramble, Arges regains guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Pettis (2) vs (0) Arges
We get told so often about how wrestlers don't like to be on their backs. Let's see if Arges can do anything to dispel that myth.
Arges wants to hit a switch here but Pettis passes into full mount! Oh no, disaster for Arges there! Score +3 for passing guard: Pettis (5) vs (0) Arges
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Arges has given up his back. Will we see Pettis going for some submissions?
Score +3 for taking back: Pettis (8) vs (0) Arges
Pettis tightening his grip on Arges, looking for the choke.
Pettis keeps control of the position as Arges tries to break free.
That's one minute gone in the round.
The fighters are trapped in the ropes so we're going to have a reposition here. The ref calls for a break and repositions the fighters in the center of the ring.
Arges tries to escape but he's let his defenses down in doing so and Pettis has slipped in the rear naked choke! Oh, that's tiiiiiiiiight! Arges is tapping! This one is aaaaaaaaaaaall over!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:42 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Anthony Pettis!
Anthony Pettis is the new heavyweight champion!
Our winner, Anthony Pettis, made sure he spent some time buttering up the crowd during his post fight interview, which will no doubt bring him a few more fans.