OC! Grappling 7 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Ice Tea (ranked 3413 p4p, 349 weight class) and Cajun Puto (ranked 7675 p4p, 510 weight class). Both fighters really staring each other down here, as Cajun Puto enters the cage!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 1 losses; Ice Tea! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 4 losses; Cajun Puto!
The judges for this bout are Donald Grub, Daniel Bishop and James Glass.
The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Puto looking for a takedown here - he's got it. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Tea (0) vs (2) Puto
Puto pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Tea is keeping the position for now.
Tea trying to control the position.
Puto forces his way into half guard.
Puto moves nicely into side control. Score +3 for passing guard: Tea (0) vs (5) Puto
Puto moves into full mount! Score +2 for reaching mount: Tea (0) vs (7) Puto
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Puto controlling his opponent.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Tea is squirming around, avoiding Puto's attempts to control the action.
Puto sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
Puto wants to take his opponent's back but Tea doesn't allow it.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Puto controlling from the full mount.
Puto wants to take Tea's back here but Tea is holding on to an arm, himself looking to escape.
Puto moves to back control. Score +3 for taking back: Tea (0) vs (10) Puto
Puto wants to control but Tea is keeping busy.
You know, I was talking to some of our celebrities at ringside tonight and they were split right down the middle on who was going to win this fight.
Tea staying busy and making it hard for Puto to control.
Tea showing good submission defense here.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Puto trying to secure his dominant position for a moment - making sure Tea doesn't escape.
Puto's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
A lull in the action here.
Puto working for the choke.
Puto tries to get the hooks in deep but Tea pushed the leg off.
Puto working for a RNC but it's not happening just yet.
Puto keeps control of the position as Tea tries to break free.
Puto is remaining active here, looking for the choke. The more discerning members of the crowd will appreciate his efforts.
That's three minutes gone in the round.
The crowd hopeful of a finish here - Puto's supporters are on their feet, screaming for him to go for the rear naked choke.
Puto controlling well, preventing Tea from escaping the position.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Tea won't enjoy being in this position. Puto looking for the choke. Oh... he's slipped the arm under the neck - Tea is tapping - it's over boys! Puto picks up the submission victory!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 3:48 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Cajun Puto!
During a confident post fight interview, Cajun Puto thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.