TWGC 15 (265+lbs, D2): Tokyo Qualifier - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Iwan Ochrymiuk and Jones Jones. Chooooooooon! I think Ochrymiuk might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to ЯрмаК - ЯсЮТу. Jones Jones has the eye of the tiger tonight.
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Iwan Ochrymiuk! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Tokyo, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Jones Jones!
The judges for this bout are Ren Mimura, Shirou Masuda and Yasuomi Hirokawa.
The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Ochrymiuk scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Ochrymiuk (2) vs (0) Jones
Jones trying to control here.
Jones wants to control the action here but instead Ochrymiuk manages to pass to full mount! Score +3 for passing guard: Ochrymiuk (5) vs (0) Jones
We've been hearing good reports from Ochrymiuk's training camp. Apparently he has been rolling around with some good quality BJJ practitioners and has been sharpening his skills. Let's see if that has an impact on the fight today.
Jones is squirming around, avoiding Ochrymiuk's attempts to control the action.
Ochrymiuk looking to control and managing it successfully.
Ochrymiuk prevents Jones from getting the reversal.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ochrymiuk pushing the pace here, looking to move to his opponents back and work for a finish.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Jones wants to hold on but Ochrymiuk pushes him away.
Ochrymiuk controlling the pace for now.
Jones sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Jones trying to control here.
Jones actively working from the bottom here.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ochrymiuk is controlling the pace.
Jones looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
Ochrymiuk looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Jones trying to control from the bottom.
That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ochrymiuk controlling the action here.
Jones wants to get back to full guard.
Ochrymiuk is looking for a kimura here.
That's four minutes gone in the round.
Jones wants to control but Ochrymiuk is keeping busy.
Jones regains full guard. Nicely done.
Ochrymiuk not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Jones is on top in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Ochrymiuk (5) vs (2) Jones
That's five minutes gone in the round.
Jones postures up.
Ochrymiuk is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Jones defends well.
Ochrymiuk looks to be working for a triangle here. Oh, it looks like he might have it! Jones has picked Ochrymiuk up and slammed him! Ochrymiuk can't keep hold of the triangle and Jones manages to pass to side control! Score +3 for passing guard: Ochrymiuk (5) vs (5) Jones
Ochrymiuk wants to control but Jones postures up.
Jones taking a break here but Ochrymiuk is having none of it and regains half guard.
Jones is trying to control the action in half guard but Ochrymiuk is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
That's six minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are battling for position here. Ochrymiuk manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Ochrymiuk controls Jones momentarily but Jones frees himself.
Jones trying to control the position from guard on top but Ochrymiuk is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Jones passes Ochrymiuk's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Ochrymiuk looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Jones in particular looking to stall.
Ochrymiuk makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Ochrymiuk.
Jones pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Ochrymiuk is keeping the position for now.
That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Ochrymiuk is working the butterfly guard. He manages to land a nice scissor sweep and is now in half guard on the top. Nice move. Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Ochrymiuk (7) vs (5) Jones
Ochrymiuk tries to pass the half guard into mount. Jones knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Jones moves into full guard.
Ochrymiuk is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Ochrymiuk won't allow Jones to sweep him here.
That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Jones controlling Ochrymiuk's posture.
Jones working a defensive guard here.
Ochrymiuk sitting in guard here, content to control.
Ochrymiuk trying to control the position from guard on top but Jones is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Jones is working actively from the bottom, looking for submissions. He's escaped his hips to the side and he's going for an armbar! Ochrymiuk has his hands clasped together but Jones extends and breaks Ochrymiuk's desperate grasp, forcing a tap out due to armbar! Nice BJJ displayed there by Jones.
Ladies and gentlemen, after 9:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Jones Jones!