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Event: DARE SUBMISSION SERIES 2     
Date:   Jun 20, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Dominguez (ranked 17493 p4p, 169 weight class) and Charley Hanagan (ranked 1812 p4p, 48 weight class). Dominguez comes to the ring accompanied by Change by The Deftones. Hanagan has chosen Guilty Until Proven Innocent as his entrance music, which hasn't gone down very well with the crowd. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the ring.




200 cm
31 yrs
245 lbs



180 cm
23 yrs
225 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 13 wins and 2 losses; Pablo Dominguez! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 1 losses; Charley Hanagan!
The judges for this bout are Arvi Lind, Johanna Lukiainen and Anni Minnemäki.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Hanagan darts in and clinches Dominguez up against the ropes.
Hanagan has Dominguez pressed up against the ropes and is working for takedown. Dominguez manages to improve position though and keeps the fight standing.

Hanagan gets double underhooks and manages to take the fight to the ground.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Dominguez (0) vs (2) Hanagan
Hanagan showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Hanagan trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
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.
Dominguez keeping moving, preventing Hanagan from controlling successfully.

Hanagan avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Dominguez 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: Dominguez (2) vs (2) Hanagan
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Hanagan is staying active underneath Dominguez, who seems content to just control the action from this position.
Dominguez is really struggling to control Hanagan but he's trying to hold on to the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Hanagan tries to get to full guard but Dominguez has control of the leg.
Hanagan has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.

Hanagan actively working from the bottom here.
Dominguez stalling.
Hanagan is looking to control Dominguez's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Hanagan avoid being mounted?
Dominguez is trying to control. Hanagan wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Dominguez uses his free foot to push down on Hanagan's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Hanagan.
Score +3 for passing guard: Dominguez (5) vs (2) Hanagan
Dominguez can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Hanagan is looking to escape.
Dominguez looking to control and managing it successfully.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Hanagan is looking to escape.
Hanagan really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Dominguez trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Hanagan is looking to improve his position but Dominguez isn't that keen on the idea.
Hanagan is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Hanagan is squirming around, avoiding Dominguez's attempts to control the action.
Hanagan wants to hold on but Dominguez pushes him away.
Dominguez will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Dominguez wants to control the pace but Hanagan is squirming around nicely.
Dominguez looking to control and managing it successfully.
Dominguez looking to control but Hanagan is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.
Dominguez looking to control but Hanagan is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Hanagan is working to get back to half guard.
Dominguez takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Hanagan is looking to improve his position but Dominguez isn't that keen on the idea.
Hanagan tries to lock up and control but Dominguez gives him a forearm to the face and pushes him away.
Dominguez tries to control but Hanagan wriggling away.
Dominguez controlling from the full mount.
Dominguez wants to control the pace but Hanagan is squirming around nicely.
Dominguez controlling the position easily from mount.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez trying to control but Hanagan is having none of it.
Hanagan is looking to get to half guard.
Dominguez controlling his opponent.
Hanagan tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Dominguez looking to control but Hanagan is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Dominguez is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Hanagan is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Hanagan is in all sorts of trouble here.
Hanagan is still trying to improve position.
Dominguez controlling the position easily from mount.
Hanagan is looking to get to half guard.
Dominguez takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Hanagan is looking to get to half guard.
We've been hearing good reports from Dominguez'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.
Dominguez controlling the pace for now.
Dominguez avoids the attempt from Hanagan to control.
Hanagan is trying to escape the mount.
Hanagan bucks up and manages to get a nice reversal! He's in guard on the top - nicely done!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Dominguez (5) vs (4) Hanagan
Hanagan won't allow Dominguez to sweep him here.
Dominguez is working hard here to advance position.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.

Hanagan got a little sloppy there for a moment and Dominguez has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Hanagan has managed to get both his arms back between Dominguez's legs - danger averted.
Hanagan trying to control the position from guard on top but Dominguez is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Dominguez is looking to sweep but instead, Hanagan has passed into half guard.

Hanagan seems to be looking for submissions.
Dominguez is trying to get back to full guard.
Dominguez is not content to let Hanagan control the position.

Dominguez is defending against the submission attempts here by Hanagan.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez wants to get back to full guard.
Hanagan wants to lay and pray for a moment but Dominguez keeps working.

Dominguez looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.

Hanagan is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.
Dominguez wants to improve his position but Hanagan is controlling well.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

Hanagan is trying for a guillotine from the top but the pressure isn't in the right place so Dominguez is just riding it out for now. Hanagan eventually gives up the hold.

Hanagan is working for submissions here but there's nothing on.

Hanagan is working for a submission of some sort.
Dominguez is pressing down on Hanagan's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.

Dominguez working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Hanagan doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Oh but Dominguez is tightening it up a little... Hanagan has to be careful here... He's got his foot tucked under now, this looks tight! Hanagan reacted too slowly and this one could be over in a matter of seconds! YES! Hanagan taps out! Nice BJJ there by Dominguez!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 11:24 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Pablo Dominguez!
Post fight, Pablo Dominguez stared into the camera and said 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.
Charley Hanagan spoke after the fight, saying 'I SHIT MYSELF WHEN I SCREAM AT THE VOICES IN MY SLEEP NO DON'T DO IT WHERE'D YOU GO HUH HUH HUH WHERE AM I.. FUCK!!!!!!!'.

 

Event: DARE SUB GP FINALE     
Date:   Jun 13, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Richard Kuklinski (ranked 3903 p4p, 141 weight class) and Pablo Dominguez (ranked 17546 p4p, 161 weight class). Dominguez has chosen Change by The Deftones as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




196 cm
43 yrs
288 lbs



200 cm
30 yrs
245 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 28 wins and 6 losses; Richard Kuklinski! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 12 wins and 2 losses; Pablo Dominguez!
The judges for this bout are Sosuke Kotani, Yuuki Gou and Ren Mimura.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Dominguez shoots in looking for a double leg takedown. Kuklinski defends it nicely.
Dominguez shoots for a double leg takedown but Kuklinski sprawls well. He's pushed Dominguez's face into the mat and manages to get back to his feet relatively easily.
Pablo Dominguez seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.

Dominguez gets caught on his heels momentarily as he allows Kuklinski to score an easy takedown into full guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Kuklinski (2) vs (0) Dominguez
Dominguez looking to hit a scissor sweep but Kuklinski is one step ahead there.
Kuklinski trying to control but Dominguez is working from the bottom.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dominguez 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 is stalling in the full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kuklinski trying to control but Dominguez is working from the bottom.
Kuklinski wants to pass the guard but Dominguez is keeping the position.
Kuklinski is working hard here to advance position.
Kuklinski preventing the sweep.
Kuklinski trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

Kuklinski drops back looking for a leg! Dominguez is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Dominguez manages to kick Kuklinski off! Kuklinski jumps back into Dominguez's guard.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Kuklinski pushes down on Dominguez's leg and manages to get into half guard.
Dominguez gets full guard.
Dominguez keeping full guard, as Kuklinski tries to pass.
Dominguez looking for a sweep. Not yet Dominguez, not yet.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinski sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Dominguez's guard.

Kuklinski is working for a submission of some sort.
Kuklinski is looking to advance position but Dominguez won't allow it.

Kuklinski is sneakily working for an arm triangle but Dominguez sees it coming and defends easily.
Kuklinski looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Dominguez is trying to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Dominguez 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 trying to control but Dominguez is working from the bottom.
Kuklinski is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Dominguez is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Kuklinski tries to free his leg and advance position but Dominguez is retaining full guard.
Kuklinski trying to control but Dominguez is working from the bottom.

Kuklinski drops back looking for a leg! Dominguez is in trouble here! The fighters roll with the hold and Dominguez manages to kick Kuklinski off! Kuklinski jumps back into Dominguez's guard.
Dominguez 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.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Kuklinski manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Kuklinski (2) vs (2) Dominguez
Kuklinski working a defensive guard here.
Kuklinski seems to have improved his submission grappling technique since last time we saw him. Let's see if he can pull off a submission.
Dominguez pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Kuklinski is keeping the position for now.
Dominguez slips nicely into half guard.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are battling for position here. Kuklinski manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Dominguez is stalling in the full guard.

Kuklinski looking for submissions from the bottom but instead Dominguez passes into half guard.
Kuklinski is looking to improve his position.
Dominguez seems very keen to just sit and control from half guard but Kuklinski does not like that idea so much and is remaining active off his back.
Dominguez content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Kuklinski is looking to improve his position.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez wants to pass the guard but Kuklinski is defending well.
Dominguez stalling.

Kuklinski actively working from the bottom here.
Dominguez is taking a breather. Kuklinski 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.
Kuklinski tries to get to full guard but Dominguez has control of the leg.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinski trying to control but Dominguez postures up.
Dominguez takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Dominguez wants to free his trapped foot but Kuklinski is holding on for dear life with his legs.
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.
Kuklinski trying to hold on to Dominguez's head to control him but Dominguez postures up.
Kuklinski slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Dominguez preventing the sweep.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinski manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Dominguez manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Kuklinski (4) vs (2) Dominguez
Kuklinski trying to control the position from guard on top but Dominguez is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Kuklinski tries to free his leg and advance position but Dominguez is retaining full guard.
Dominguez wants to sweep but no luck.
There's a bit of a scramble here and now Dominguez is on top in guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Kuklinski (4) vs (4) Dominguez
Kuklinski wants to sweep but no luck.
Kuklinski is trying to control the position but Dominguez postures up.
Kuklinski keeping moving, preventing Dominguez from controlling successfully.
Dominguez pushes down on Kuklinski's leg and manages to get into half guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinski is trying to get back to full guard.
Dominguez takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
It looks like Dominguez might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.
Kuklinski is trying to get back to full guard.
Dominguez trying to pass the guard but Kuklinski defending well.
Kuklinski is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez trying to control from half guard but Kuklinski is working away.
Dominguez is thwarting Kuklinski's attempts to control the position.
Kuklinski is looking to improve his position.
Dominguez trying to pass the guard but Kuklinski defending well.
Kuklinski trying to hold on to Dominguez's head to control him but Dominguez postures up.
Kuklinski wants to get back to full guard.
My spies in ~T~ Troid - Gym inform me that Dominguez has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez wants to pass to mount but Kuklinski is defending the position.
Dominguez looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Dominguez prevents Kuklinski from improving his position.
Kuklinski is refusing to be controlled, as Dominguez sits in half guard.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinski trying to control but Dominguez postures up.
Dominguez trying to mount his opponent but Kuklinski defends it.
Kuklinski tries to get to full guard but Dominguez has control of the leg.
Dominguez is stalling here. Kuklinski is in no mood to hang around though. He's locked up a kimura from the bottom! Dominguez seems to be keeping calm but he's forced to roll out of the hold and Kuklinski has ended up in side control on the top. Nice work.
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Kuklinski (8) vs (4) Dominguez
Dominguez tries to bench press Kuklinski off him but Kuklinski keeps the position.
Kuklinski trying to control the action but Dominguez is working from the bottom.
Dominguez is looking to reverse the position.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.

Kuklinski is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Dominguez is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.

Kuklinski thinks about going for a far side armbar but bails out and retains the dominant position instead.
Dominguez manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Kuklinski (8) vs (6) Dominguez
Kuklinski trying to control from the bottom.
Still in half guard, Dominguez seems content to control.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Kuklinski wants to get back to full guard.
Dominguez is keen to just control but Kuklinski is a slippery customer.
Kuklinski is in trouble now - Dominguez has advanced to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Kuklinski (8) vs (9) Dominguez
Dominguez trying to control but Kuklinski is having none of it.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez wins on points by 9 to 8.
Post fight, Pablo Dominguez took to the microphone: 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: DARE SUB OPEN GP 2ND RD     
Date:   Jun 06, 2018

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Dominguez (ranked 17591 p4p, 161 weight class) and Mamed Khalidov (ranked 17712 p4p, 152 weight class). Dominguez comes to the ring accompanied by Change by The Deftones. Khalidov is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the ring.




200 cm
30 yrs
245 lbs



206 cm
31 yrs
241 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 11 wins and 2 losses; Pablo Dominguez! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 1 losses; Mamed Khalidov!
The judges for this bout are John Kavanagh, Alyssa Summers and Bruno Lombardi.


The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Khalidov throws the overhand right but ducks down into a quick takedown attempt. Dominguez was covering up waiting for the punch and Khalidov finishes the takedown easily into guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Dominguez (0) vs (2) Khalidov
Khalidov tries to free his leg and advance position but Dominguez is retaining full guard.
Dominguez 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: Dominguez (2) vs (2) Khalidov
Dominguez performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Khalidov wants to improve his position but Dominguez is controlling well.
Khalidov won't allow Dominguez to pass to mount.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dominguez is taking a breather. Khalidov 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.
Khalidov is trying to get back to full guard.
Dominguez is just content to waste time from the top position. Khalidov takes advantage of the situation and regains full guard.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominguez's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Khalidov trying to keep a closed guard but Dominguez is proving a slippery customer.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Dominguez wants to pass the guard but Khalidov is keeping the position.
Dominguez is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Khalidov not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Dominguez stays in close to Khalidov's body and controls the position.
We've been hearing good reports from Dominguez'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.
Dominguez looking to pass the guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez stopping the sweep attempt from Khalidov.
Khalidov can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Dominguez controls the pace.
Khalidov looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Khalidov is trying to keep Dominguez in close.
Dominguez wants to control from the top but Khalidov keeps moving.
Khalidov managing to control the position.
Khalidov working a defensive guard here.
Dominguez stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Khalidov swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez showing good wrestling skills to control the position.
Dominguez has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Dominguez pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Khalidov is keeping the position for now.
Khalidov is pulling down on Dominguez's head to control his posture.
Dominguez stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Khalidov swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Khalidov being controlled here, momentarily.
Khalidov is trying to keep Dominguez in close.
Dominguez passes Khalidov's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Dominguez in particular looking to stall.
Khalidov is pressing down on Dominguez's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Khalidov is pulling down on Dominguez's head. It's preventing any offense from Dominguez, at least for the moment.
Khalidov being controlled here, momentarily.
Khalidov 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.
Khalidov is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Dominguez slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Score +3 for passing guard: Dominguez (5) vs (2) Khalidov
Dominguez wants to lay and pray for a moment but Khalidov keeps working.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez tries to move to mount but Khalidov blocks the move with his legs.
Dominguez in side control, just content to control the action for now.
Khalidov gets back to half guard.
Dominguez trying to mount his opponent but Khalidov defends it.
Dominguez is keen to just control but Khalidov is a slippery customer.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez trying to mount his opponent but Khalidov defends it.
Dominguez is taking a breather. Khalidov 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.
Khalidov wants to improve his position but Dominguez is controlling well.
Dominguez tries to pass to full mount but Khalidov defends it.
Well, if Dominguez is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Khalidov wants to control but Dominguez is keeping busy.
Khalidov wants to get back to full guard.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez wants to lay and pray for a moment but Khalidov keeps working.
Dominguez is really struggling to control Khalidov but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Khalidov tries to get to full guard but Dominguez has control of the leg.
Dominguez with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Khalidov wants to control but Dominguez is keeping busy.
Dominguez seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez wants to lay and pray for a moment but Khalidov keeps working.
Dominguez slows the pace down in half guard.
Dominguez wants to lay and pray for a moment but Khalidov keeps working.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Dominguez in particular looking to stall.
Khalidov wants to improve his position but Dominguez is controlling well.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Khalidov is refusing to be controlled, as Dominguez sits in half guard.
Khalidov won't allow Dominguez to pass to mount.
Dominguez wants to take a breather but Khalidov is having none of it.
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.

Dominguez is thinking about going for an arm triangle but he can't free his leg.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez is trying to control. Khalidov wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Khalidov tries to roll over but Dominguez keeps him under control.
Dominguez seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Khalidov wants to improve his position but Dominguez is controlling well.
Khalidov keeps trying to improve his position.
Dominguez tries to pass to full mount but Khalidov defends it.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Khalidov moves into full guard.
Khalidov is adopting a defensive guard.
Dominguez stopping the sweep attempt from Khalidov.
Our spies down at at Winds of Winter inform us that Khalidov has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Dominguez slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Dominguez trying to control the position from guard on top but Khalidov is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling from the top position.
Dominguez's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Khalidov is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Dominguez trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Khalidov trying to control the position.
Dominguez looking to pass the guard.
Dominguez sitting in guard here, content to control.
Khalidov wants to sweep but no luck.
Dominguez is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Khalidov keeping full guard, as Dominguez tries to pass.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Dominguez controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez takes the fight on points by 5 to 2.
Pablo Dominguez looked relieved post fight as he said the following; 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: DARE SUB OPEN GP 1ST RD     
Date:   May 23, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Dominguez (ranked 17497 p4p, 690 weight class) and Poto Tupu (ranked 3608 p4p, 382 weight class). Dominguez kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Change by The Deftones. The crowd seem to be enjoying Tupu's choice of entrance music: Youth Of The Nation. I can't wait for this one - let's get the fighter introductions out of the way and get this one started!




200 cm
30 yrs
245 lbs



182 cm
35 yrs
289 lbs


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 10 wins and 2 losses; Pablo Dominguez! And in the blue corner, fighting out of New York, with a TWGC record of 9 wins and 5 losses; Poto Tupu!
The judges for this bout are William Gold, James Glass and Daniel Bishop.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Dominguez throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Tupu's waist but Tupu gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Dominguez off to one side.
Wow, both these guys are really going for it!
Dominguez shoots in for a takedown but doesn't get it.

A momentary lapse in concentration from Dominguez enables Tupu to shoot in and score with a neat double leg. Dominguez manages to secure a closed guard as the fighters hit the mat.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Dominguez (0) vs (2) Tupu
Tupu stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Dominguez swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Tupu wants to control from the top but Dominguez keeps moving.
Dominguez 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.
Tupu wants to control from the top but Dominguez keeps moving.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dominguez wants to sweep but no luck.
Dominguez keeping moving, preventing Tupu from controlling successfully.
Dominguez looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
We've been hearing good reports from Dominguez'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.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominguez manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Tupu manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Dominguez (2) vs (2) Tupu
Dominguez slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Dominguez trying to control the position from guard on top but Tupu is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

Tupu has his foot on Dominguez's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Dominguez works his way back into a safe position though.
Tupu 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.
Tupu keeping moving, preventing Dominguez from controlling successfully.
Dominguez stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Tupu swivels though and keeps the full guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Tupu wants to sweep here but Dominguez controlling him for the moment.
Dominguez stays in close to Tupu's body and controls the position.

Tupu looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Tupu is looking to sweep but instead, Dominguez has passed into half guard.
Dominguez is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Dominguez wants to free his trapped foot but Tupu is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Dominguez trying to control the pace.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Tupu is looking to improve his position.
Dominguez will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Dominguez performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Dominguez is working hard to pass the guard. He's done it - he's now in full mount! Trouble for Tupu!
Score +3 for passing guard: Dominguez (5) vs (2) Tupu
Tupu sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.
Dominguez passes to full mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Dominguez (8) vs (2) Tupu

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez wants to control the pace but Tupu is squirming around nicely.
Dominguez controlling from mount.
Tupu keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Dominguez controlling his opponent.
Dominguez trying to control but Tupu is having none of it.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Tupu is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Tupu is wriggling around trying to escape.
Dominguez looking to control but Tupu is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Dominguez controlling from the full mount.
Tupu manages to regain half guard. Good work.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez is trying to control. Tupu wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Dominguez trying to mount his opponent but Tupu defends it.
Tupu tries to roll over but Dominguez keeps him under control.
Dominguez trying to control from half guard but Tupu is working away.
Dominguez is really struggling to control Tupu but he's trying to hold on to the position.
Dominguez controlling the action here.
Dominguez is trying to control. Tupu wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Tupu felt the need to train up his defensive grappling in the buildup to the fight. Presumably he was expecting to be in a difficult position like this, so let's see if he can get out of it.
Tupu won't allow Dominguez to pass to mount.
The fighters are tangled up in the ropes here. We might need a restart if the fighters can't break free themselves.
Dominguez is looking to stall here but Tupu recovers full guard.

Tupu looking for a guillotine here but Dominguez defends easily.
Tupu looking to hit a scissor sweep but Dominguez is one step ahead there.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez trying to control the position from guard on top but Tupu is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Dominguez slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Tupu keeping full guard, as Dominguez tries to pass.
Dominguez wants to control from the top but Tupu keeps moving.
Tupu wants to sweep here but Dominguez controlling him for the moment.
Tupu keeps trying to improve his position.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Tupu is looking to sweep but instead, Dominguez has passed into half guard.
Dominguez is trying to control the action in half guard but Tupu is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Tupu is looking to control Dominguez's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Tupu avoid being mounted?
Dominguez controlling the action here.
Dominguez is trying to control the action in half guard but Tupu is working away on the bottom, looking perhaps to get back to full guard.
Tupu is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Dominguez passes the half guard and he's now in mount! Big trouble for Tupu!
Score +3 for passing guard: Dominguez (11) vs (2) Tupu

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Tupu is wriggling around trying to escape.
Dominguez controlling from the full mount.
Dominguez trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Tupu tries to hold on but Dominguez postures up.
Dominguez takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Dominguez looking to control but Tupu is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Tupu is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Dominguez looking to control and managing it successfully.
Tupu is squirming around, avoiding Dominguez's attempts to control the action.
Tupu is looking to get to half guard.
Dominguez wants to control the pace but Tupu is squirming around nicely.
Tupu really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Dominguez can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Tupu is looking to escape.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Tupu is trying desperately to improve position.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.
Dominguez trying to control but Tupu is having none of it.
Tupu wants to control but Dominguez is having none of it.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Tupu working to try and regain half guard.
Dominguez controlling the pace for now.
Tupu keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Dominguez tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Dominguez can't quite control the action as he would like just now, as Tupu is looking to escape.
Tupu wants to control but Dominguez is having none of it.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez trying to control but Tupu is having none of it.
Dominguez looking to control and managing it successfully.
Dominguez looking to control but Tupu is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Dominguez tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Tupu can't escape the position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez takes the fight on points by 11 to 2.
Pablo Dominguez took to the mic in his post fight interview and said 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: EMP 8     
Date:   Mar 24, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Dominguez (ranked 18105 p4p, 723 weight class) and Hector Hernandez (ranked 2357 p4p, 246 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Dominguez might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Change by The Deftones. Hector Hernandez has the eye of the tiger tonight.




200 cm
30 yrs
245 lbs



200 cm
36 yrs
280 lbs


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 9 wins and 2 losses; Pablo Dominguez! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Hector Hernandez!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, Andrew Berry and William Gold.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Dominguez shoots for a takedown but Hernandez saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.

Hernandez instigates a clinch.
Dominguez gets underhooks to prevent Hernandez's takedown attempt.
Dominguez looking for a takedown.
Hernandez is working for a takedown up against the cage. He can't get it on this occasion though.

Hernandez jumps into guard, dragging Dominguez to the mat.
Dominguez wants to pass the guard but Hernandez is keeping the position.
Dominguez has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.
Dominguez controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Our spies down at at AREA 51 inform us that Hernandez has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?
Dominguez pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Hernandez is keeping the position for now.
Dominguez is pushing down on Hernandez's leg trying to pass to half guard. Hernandez is fighting to maintain full guard but Dominguez has managed to sneak the leg through.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dominguez is taking a breather. Hernandez 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.
Dominguez tries to pass to full mount but Hernandez defends it.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling the pace.
Dominguez is pressing down on Hernandez's thigh, looking to free his foot. Hernandez is holding on for now.
Dominguez content to control rather than advance.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Hernandez is in trouble now - Dominguez has advanced to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Dominguez (3) vs (0) Hernandez
Hernandez tries to hold on but Dominguez pushes him away.
Dominguez controlling from the full mount.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Hernandez is trying to escape the mount.
Dominguez tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Hernandez for as long as he can get away with.
Dominguez avoids the attempt from Hernandez to control.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling his opponent.
Hernandez is trying to escape the mount.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Dominguez controlling from mount.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Hernandez working to try and regain half guard.
Dominguez controlling from mount.
Dominguez has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Hernandez is desperately trying to get back to half guard.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Hernandez tries to hold on but Dominguez pushes him away.
Dominguez tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Hernandez tries to reverse the position but Dominguez maintains control.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Dominguez prevents Hernandez from getting the reversal.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Dominguez controlling from mount.
Hernandez is looking to get to half guard.
Dominguez sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Hernandez working to try and regain half guard.
Dominguez controlling the pace for now.
Dominguez avoids the attempt from Hernandez to control.
Hernandez keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.
Hernandez tries to hold on but Dominguez postures up.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.
This is a sustained period of stalling by Dominguez.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Hernandez keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Dominguez controlling from mount.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Hernandez tries to hold on but Dominguez postures up.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Hernandez is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Dominguez looking to control and managing it successfully.
Dominguez continues to hold on tight.
Hernandez is trying to escape the mount.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling the pace for now.
Hernandez is desperately trying to improve his position but Dominguez has a good base and remains in mount.
Dominguez sitting in mount, just looking to control for the moment.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Dominguez continues to stall.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez takes the fight on points by 3 to 0.
Post fight, Pablo Dominguez stared into the camera and said 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: EMP Monday Madness     
Date:   Mar 05, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Dominguez (ranked 18532 p4p, 689 weight class) and Rickson Dredd (ranked 10170 p4p, 702 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Dominguez might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Change by The Deftones. Pablo Dominguez is staring across the cage at his opponent, tweaking his nipples... Tweaking his own nipples that is.




200 cm
29 yrs
245 lbs



195 cm
50 yrs
230 lbs


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 8 wins and 2 losses; Pablo Dominguez! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 8 losses; Rickson Dredd!
The judges for this bout are James Glass, Phil Schofield and Richard Clark.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.

Dominguez scores with a takedown into Dredd's guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Dominguez (2) vs (0) Dredd
Dominguez sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Dredd's guard.
Dominguez tries to pass the half guard into mount. Dredd knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Dominguez looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Dominguez trying to pass the guard but Dredd defending well.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dominguez has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Dredd trying to control from the bottom.
We've been hearing good reports from Dominguez'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.
Dominguez not doing much here.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominguez's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Dominguez wants to pass the guard but Dredd is defending well.
Dominguez has freed up his trapped foot and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Dominguez (5) vs (0) Dredd

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez looking to control and managing it successfully.
This is a sustained period of stalling by Dominguez.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Further stalling from Dominguez.
Dredd is looking to improve his position but Dominguez isn't that keen on the idea.
Dominguez tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Dredd keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Dominguez looking to control and managing it successfully.
Dredd is looking to get to half guard.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.
Dominguez controlling the pace for now.
Dominguez continues to hold on tight.
Dredd tries to hold on but Dominguez pushes him away.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.
Dredd wants to hold on but Dominguez pushes him away.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling the pace for now.
Dominguez seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Dredd for as long as he can get away with.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
If it seems like I'm not saying a lot, it's just because Dominguez is stinking the place up with his stalling.
Dredd tries to reverse the position but Dominguez maintains control.
Dominguez controlling from the full mount.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez continues to stall.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez avoids the attempt from Dredd to control.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez takes the fight on points by 5 to 0.
Post fight, Pablo Dominguez took to the microphone: 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: Rise of an EMPIRE     
Date:   Feb 09, 2018

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Dominguez (ranked 18165 p4p, 748 weight class) and Frank Damozzi (ranked 4870 p4p, 485 weight class). Dominguez's entrance music is Change by The Deftones. A fine choice. Frank Damozzi is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.




200 cm
29 yrs
245 lbs



187 cm
36 yrs
213 lbs


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 7 wins and 2 losses; Pablo Dominguez! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 3 losses; Frank Damozzi!
The judges for this bout are Chris Edwards, Daniel Bishop and Richard Clark.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Damozzi throws a loose over hand right and dives in with a double leg takedown. Dominguez tries to sprawl but it's too late and the fighters hit the mat. Damozzi is in Dominguez's guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Dominguez (0) vs (2) Damozzi

Dominguez has an active guard here but Damozzi has managed to pass into half guard.
Damozzi has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at AREA 51. Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.

Damozzi wants to work for an arm triangle but Dominguez is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Dominguez is in a tricky position but he's been working on his transitions down at ~T~ Troid - Gym, so we'll see if he gets out of it.
Dominguez is looking to improve his position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominguez regains full guard. Nicely done.

Dominguez looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Dominguez looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Dominguez 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: Dominguez (2) vs (2) Damozzi
Dominguez will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Damozzi tries to roll over but Dominguez keeps him under control.
Well, if Dominguez is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Dominguez is pressing down on Damozzi's thigh, looking to free his foot. Damozzi is holding on for now.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi is looking for a sweep. Dominguez is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Dominguez tries to pass to full mount but Damozzi defends it.
Dominguez content to control rather than advance.
Damozzi tries to roll over but Dominguez keeps him under control.
Dominguez controlling the action here.
Damozzi tries to get to full guard but Dominguez has control of the leg.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.

Damozzi looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

Damozzi actively working from the bottom here.
Dominguez is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Dominguez uses his free foot to push down on Damozzi's thigh. Eventually he works his other foot free and he's advanced to mount - this is trouble for Damozzi.
Score +3 for passing guard: Dominguez (5) vs (2) Damozzi

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Dominguez has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.
Dominguez's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Damozzi wants to control but Dominguez is having none of it.
Dominguez controlling the position easily from mount.
Damozzi is looking to improve his position but Dominguez isn't that keen on the idea.
Dominguez takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Damozzi for as long as he can get away with.
Damozzi wants to hold on but Dominguez pushes him away.
Dominguez tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Damozzi is looking to get to half guard.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Further stalling from Dominguez.
If it seems like I'm not saying a lot, it's just because Dominguez is stinking the place up with his stalling.
Damozzi is trying desperately to improve position.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling his opponent.
Damozzi is in all sorts of trouble here.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.
Damozzi wants to hold on but Dominguez pushes him away.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling from mount.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
This is a sustained period of stalling by Dominguez.
Damozzi slips a leg in and gets back to half guard.
Dominguez is looking to advance position but Damozzi won't allow it.
Damozzi trying to control but Dominguez postures up.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Damozzi tries to get to full guard but Dominguez has control of the leg.
Dominguez controlling the action here.

Damozzi actively working from the bottom here.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.

Damozzi looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Dominguez content to control rather than advance.
Damozzi is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Dominguez controlling the action here.
Damozzi is looking to control Dominguez's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Damozzi avoid being mounted?

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez is pressing down on Damozzi's thigh, looking to free his foot. Damozzi is holding on for now.
Damozzi is trying to control but can't.
Dominguez wants to free his trapped foot but Damozzi is holding on for dear life with his legs.
Dominguez controlling the pace.
Dominguez is thwarting Damozzi's attempts to control the position.
Dominguez prevents Damozzi from improving his position.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez takes a deep breath and rests his weight momentarily on top of his opponent, to control the position.
Damozzi trying to control from the bottom.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez is just sitting in half guard, waiting for something to happen.
Dominguez looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Damozzi trying to control but Dominguez postures up.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Damozzi is trying to get back to full guard.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez takes the fight on points by 5 to 2.
Pablo Dominguez looked relieved post fight as he said the following; 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: TWGC 19 (265+lbs, D1): Finals - Round 1     
Date:   Dec 03, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Dominguez (ranked 17925 p4p, 0 weight class) and Jarkko Kilpi (ranked 1808 p4p, 211 weight class). Chooooooooon! I think Dominguez might be my favorite fighter, now he's come out to Change by The Deftones. Kilpi has chosen Solid Base - I Like It as his entrance music. Well, I have no idea who's going to take this one!




200 cm
28 yrs
245 lbs



195 cm
28 yrs
260 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 1 losses; Pablo Dominguez! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 5 losses; Jarkko Kilpi!
The judges for this bout are Wagner Zegers, Albert Achterberg and Aafke Stam.


The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

Kilpi fakes a strike and closes the distance, dragging Dominguez to the ground. Kilpi is now in Dominguez's guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Dominguez (0) vs (2) Kilpi
Dominguez wants to sweep but no luck.
Kilpi controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Kilpi wants to pass the guard but Dominguez is keeping the position.
Kilpi seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Kilpi pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Dominguez is keeping the position for now.
Dominguez looking to hit a scissor sweep but Kilpi is one step ahead there.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dominguez can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Kilpi controls the pace.
Kilpi trying to control the position from guard on top but Dominguez is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Kilpi trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Dominguez looking to hit a scissor sweep but Kilpi is one step ahead there.
Dominguez is working hard here to advance position.
Kilpi trying to control but Dominguez is working from the bottom.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Kilpi preventing the sweep.

Kilpi thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Dominguez keeping moving, preventing Kilpi from controlling successfully.
Kilpi passes into half guard.
Dominguez is refusing to be controlled, as Kilpi sits in half guard.
Dominguez is trying to get back to full guard.
Kilpi has been taking part in the yoga sessions down at CHRISTOPHERS MMA. Presumably he's going to look for a slick submission... Or maybe he's looking to avoid one.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kilpi is pressing down on Dominguez's thigh, looking to free his foot. Dominguez is holding on for now.
Dominguez moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Dominguez tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Kilpi trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.

Dominguez looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Kilpi trying to control the position from guard on top but Dominguez is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Kilpi wants to pass the guard but Dominguez is keeping the position.
Dominguez manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Kilpi manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Dominguez (2) vs (2) Kilpi

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling from the top position.
Kilpi manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Dominguez manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Dominguez (2) vs (4) Kilpi
Dominguez 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.
Kilpi stays in close to Dominguez's body and controls the position.
Kilpi wants to pass the guard but Dominguez is keeping the position.
We've been hearing good reports from Dominguez'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.
Kilpi slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Score +3 for passing guard: Dominguez (2) vs (7) Kilpi

That's five minutes gone in the round.

Kilpi tries for an arm triangle. That looks pretty tight to me. Is this one over!?! Possibly, maybe, no Kilpi has let go of the choke. Obviously it wasn't as tight as we thought!
Kilpi wants to control but Dominguez is keeping him busy.
Dominguez manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Dominguez (4) vs (7) Kilpi
Kilpi slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Kilpi is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Dominguez defends well.
Dominguez not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
Kilpi pulls Dominguez in close to prevent any damage.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez stays in close to Kilpi's body and controls the position.
Dominguez stands up and looks to throw the legs aside to pass to side control. Kilpi swivels though and keeps the full guard.
Kilpi keeping moving, preventing Dominguez from controlling successfully.
Dominguez is stalling in the full guard.

Kilpi throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez looking to pass the guard.
Dominguez is pushing down on Kilpi's leg trying to pass to half guard. Kilpi is fighting to maintain full guard but Dominguez has managed to sneak the leg through.
Kilpi gets back to full guard.

Kilpi pushes a forearm under Dominguez's chin to create some space. He's escaped his hips and pivoted quickly for an armbar! Can he extend the arm? Yes, Dominguez is tapping out! Damn, that was fast!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 8:57 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Armbar). Jarkko Kilpi!
A victorious Jarkko Kilpi thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.
In defeat, Pablo Dominguez stepped up to the mic, saying 'I'm telling you right now, these people that fuckin do steroids, you know what I mean? I'm like, I wish everything was legal, because that would give them the chance to go out there and make their mark and then burn the fuck out. And that's when I come in with my consistency, because I'm coming.'.

 

Event: TWGC 19 (265+lbs, D1): Montreal Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Nov 25, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Dominguez (ranked 17949 p4p, 0 weight class) and Maki Pulu (ranked 1557 p4p, 188 weight class). Dominguez kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Change by The Deftones. The crowd seem to be enjoying Pulu's choice of entrance music: Alive. Pablo Dominguez had a look across the cage there at his opponent. He definitely means business




200 cm
28 yrs
245 lbs



182 cm
31 yrs
280 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 1 losses; Pablo Dominguez! And in the blue corner, fighting out of New York, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 2 losses; Maki Pulu!
The judges for this bout are Ian Loll, Gregory Folan and Yves DeLean.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Dominguez is trying hard to land a takedown here. Pulu sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.

Pulu closes the distance and looks for a trip takedown... aaaand he's got it - Pulu lands in his opponent's guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Dominguez (0) vs (2) Pulu
We could do with one of the fighters taking the initiative a bit more on the ground - they're both waiting to capitalize on a mistake.
Dominguez looking for a sweep. Not yet Dominguez, not yet.
Pulu looking to pass the guard.
Pulu is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dominguez wants to sweep but no luck.
Dominguez will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominguez 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: Dominguez (2) vs (2) Pulu
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Pulu tries to roll over but Dominguez keeps him under control.
Dominguez trying to mount his opponent but Pulu defends it.
Pulu preventing any damage for now, controlling his opponent's head.
Pulu is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Pulu trying to control but Dominguez postures up.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Pulu might have to switch it up a bit here because his efforts to control Dominguez haven't been going to plan, at least at the current moment in time.
Dominguez is looking to take a break and control but Pulu is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
The fighters are battling for position here. Pulu manages to regain full guard. Nice work.
Dominguez seems content to control from guard here. He's going to have to remain active though if he doesn't want to get stood back up.
Dominguez's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Dominguez wants to pass the guard but Pulu is keeping the position.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Dominguez trying to control but Pulu is working from the bottom.
Pulu can't keep his opponent in guard - Dominguez advances to half guard, no doubt looking to mount.
Pulu trying to hold on to Dominguez's head to control him but Dominguez postures up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dominguez is figuring out what he wants to do next.
Pulu is trying to control but Dominguez manages to pass to mount!
Score +3 for passing guard: Dominguez (5) vs (2) Pulu
Pulu tries to get back to half guard but can't.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Pulu has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Pulu keeps trying to improve his position.
We've been hearing good reports from Dominguez'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.
Pulu wants to hold on but Dominguez pushes him away.
Dominguez wants to control the pace but Pulu is squirming around nicely.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.
Dominguez seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Pulu for as long as he can get away with.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Pulu really trying hard to get back to half guard here.
Pulu sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Dominguez trying to pass the guard but Pulu defending well.
Pulu moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez wants to pass the guard but Pulu is keeping the position.
Pulu looking to control.
Dominguez is stalling in the full guard.
Dominguez stopping the sweep attempt from Pulu.
Pulu looking to control.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez advances to half guard.
Dominguez stalling.
Pulu trying to control here.
Dominguez is trying to control. Pulu wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Pulu won't allow Dominguez to pass to mount.
Dominguez looks over to his corner - he wants some instructions but his corner are not responding.
Further stalling from Dominguez.
Pulu makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Pulu.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.

Pulu is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Dominguez controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Dominguez won't allow Pulu to sweep him here.

Pulu is looking for a triangle but Dominguez pushes his legs off easily.
Dominguez preventing the sweep.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez trying to control the position from guard on top but Pulu is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Pulu tries to land a sweep but no joy.
Dominguez pressing down on his opponent's thigh, looking to pass guard. Pulu is keeping the position for now.
Pulu looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Dominguez forces his way into half guard.
Dominguez working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Pulu's thigh. Pulu counters though and makes it back to full guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Pulu seems keen to control Dominguez's posture.
Pulu keeping moving, preventing Dominguez from controlling successfully.
Pulu 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.
Dominguez looking to pass the guard.
Dominguez is stalling in the full guard.
Pulu wants to sweep here but Dominguez controlling him for the moment.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.

Pulu throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Pulu looking for a sweep. Not yet Pulu, not yet.
Pulu trying to control the position.
Pulu wants to sweep but no luck.

Pulu looking for a guillotine here but Dominguez defends easily.
Dominguez is stalling in the full guard.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Pulu keeping moving, preventing Dominguez from controlling successfully.
Dominguez looking to pass the guard.
Pulu is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Dominguez preventing the sweep.
Dominguez is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Pulu wants to sweep but no luck.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez wants to control from the top but Pulu keeps moving.
Dominguez is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.
Dominguez postures up.
Pulu being controlled here, momentarily.
Pulu trying to keep a closed guard but Dominguez is proving a slippery customer.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.

Pulu looking for submissions off his back, moving his hips, looking for an opening.
Pulu trying to control the position.
Dominguez stays in close to Pulu's body and controls the position.
Pulu not looking particularly offensive just at the moment.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Dominguez looking to pass the guard.
Dominguez is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez takes the fight on points by 5 to 2.
Post fight, Pablo Dominguez stared into the camera and said 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: TWGC 19 (265+lbs, D1): Montreal Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Nov 24, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Longfellow Deeds (ranked 14175 p4p, 0 weight class) and Pablo Dominguez (ranked 17944 p4p, 0 weight class). The crowd seem to be enjoying Dominguez's choice of entrance music: Change by The Deftones. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




185 cm
36 yrs
208 lbs



200 cm
28 yrs
245 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 6 wins and 3 losses; Longfellow Deeds! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 5 wins and 1 losses; Pablo Dominguez!
The judges for this bout are Robert Douchet, Elvis Blanc and Alec Ball.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Dominguez throws a looping left and ducks down for a takedown. He's got his arms around Deeds's waist but Deeds gets an underhook and avoids the takedown by throwing Dominguez off to one side.

Dominguez shoots in and scores a nice double leg takedown into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Deeds (0) vs (2) Dominguez
Dominguez performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Deeds moves his hips nicely and gets into full guard.
Dominguez slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

Deeds is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Dominguez defends well.
Dominguez slips effortlessly into side control - very nice.
Score +3 for passing guard: Deeds (0) vs (5) Dominguez

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominguez controls the position.
Deeds is trying to control Dominguez's posture but Dominguez avoids it.
Deeds tries to improve position but can't.
Dominguez tries to cartwheel into mount but he doesn't manage it.
Dominguez is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Deeds will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Dominguez has knee on belly and moves into mount.
Score +2 for reaching mount: Deeds (0) vs (7) Dominguez
Deeds tries to hold on but Dominguez pushes him away.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling the position easily from mount.
Deeds keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Dominguez controlling his opponent.
Deeds is desperately trying to improve his position but Dominguez has a good base and remains in mount.
Dominguez takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Deeds is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dominguez controlling his opponent.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
We've been hearing good reports from Deeds'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.
Deeds is squirming around, avoiding Dominguez's attempts to control the action.
Deeds is looking to improve his position but Dominguez isn't that keen on the idea.
Dominguez takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Deeds holds on for dear life.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.
Deeds might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Deeds is desperately trying to improve his position but Dominguez has a good base and remains in mount.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Deeds sneaks a leg back under and regains half guard and is working straight away to try and get back to guard. He hasn't managed just yet though.
Dominguez performing his best blanket impression for a moment.
Dominguez works his foot free and advances to mount.
Score +3 for passing guard: Deeds (0) vs (10) Dominguez
Dominguez controlling his opponent.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Deeds is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.
Deeds keeping his composure momentarily, calmly looking to get back to half guard.
Dominguez looking to control and managing it successfully.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Deeds is trying to escape the mount.
Dominguez takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Deeds is desperately trying to get back to half guard.
Dominguez looking to control and managing it successfully.
Dominguez looking to control but Deeds is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
Deeds really trying hard to get back to half guard here.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez looking to control but Deeds is working nicely, looking to advance position himself.
My spies in ~T~ Troid - Gym inform me that Dominguez has been getting involved in the gym's BJJ sparring sessions. Let's see whether that pays dividends!
Deeds tries to get back to half guard but can't.
Dominguez takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Deeds working to try and regain half guard.
Dominguez tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Deeds is looking to improve his position but Dominguez isn't that keen on the idea.
Dominguez controlling the position easily from mount.
It looks like Dominguez might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Deeds tries to reverse the position but Dominguez maintains control.
Dominguez takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
Deeds wants to control but Dominguez is having none of it.
Dominguez content just to control the position here.
Deeds wants to control but Dominguez is having none of it.
Deeds is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Dominguez is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
Dominguez tucks in and makes sure he doesn't lose the dominant position.
Deeds sneaks a leg under to get to half guard.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Dominguez in particular looking to stall.
Deeds is looking for a sweep. Dominguez is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Dominguez content to control rather than advance.
Dominguez's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez is continuing to stall.
Deeds has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Dominguez is working away from the top position though.
Dominguez is controlling the pace.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Deeds wants to get back to full guard.
Dominguez not doing much here.
Dominguez is thwarting Deeds's attempts to control the position.
Dominguez controlling the action here.
Deeds wants to get back to full guard.
Dominguez controlling the action here.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez wants to pass to mount but Deeds is defending the position.

Deeds looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Dominguez is taking a breather. Deeds 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.
Dominguez is looking to advance position but Deeds won't allow it.
Dominguez is still trying to improve position.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Deeds is looking to control Dominguez's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Deeds avoid being mounted?
Well, if Dominguez is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Let's hope that Dominguez has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
Deeds trying to control from the bottom.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez wins on points by 10 to 0.
As Pablo Dominguez got his breath back, he grabbed the microphone and managed to blurt out the following: Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: TWGC 18 (265lbs, D2): Montreal Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Sep 18, 2017

Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Dominguez (ranked 18915 p4p, 0 weight class) and Arvo Laar (ranked 2698 p4p, 393 weight class). Dominguez kept the crowd waiting but all that was forgotten when his ring entrance music started. The incomparable musical genius that is Change by The Deftones. Laar is bobbing his head along to his entrance song: some random 90's estonia dance song i found on youtube. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.




200 cm
27 yrs
245 lbs



182 cm
40 yrs
213 lbs


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 5 wins and 0 losses; Pablo Dominguez! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 3 losses; Arvo Laar!
The judges for this bout are Yves DeLean, Dillan Fox and Trevor Gratis.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Laar stuffs a takedown. It's all about dictating where the fight takes place and Laar wants it to stay on the feet.
The fight stays on the outside here - Dominguez looks like he's thinking about clinching though.

Laar gets in close and instigates a clinch.

Laar successfully pulls guard.
Dominguez has been talking about how he's improved his wrestling in the run up to the fight so let's see if that's enough to sway the balance.

Laar is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Dominguez is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Laar is looking for a triangle but Dominguez pushes his legs off easily.

Laar is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Laar being controlled here, momentarily.
Laar 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.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
Dominguez seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Laar for as long as he can get away with.
Dominguez's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Dominguez continues to stall.
Laar looking for a sweep. Not yet Laar, not yet.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Laar looking for submissions from the bottom here. Moving his hips around, possibly looking for an armbar.
Laar 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.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dominguez not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.
More hug and hope from Dominguez.
Dominguez has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

Laar is working actively off his back, looking to secure an arm or perhaps work for a triangle.
Dominguez stays in close to Laar's body and controls the position.

Laar has his foot on Dominguez's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Dominguez works his way back into a safe position though.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Dominguez won't allow Laar to sweep him here.
Dominguez trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Dominguez is stalling in the full guard.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Laar is trying to keep Dominguez in close.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

Laar escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Dominguez gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Dominguez is stalling in the full guard.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Further stalling from Dominguez.
If it seems like I'm not saying a lot, it's just because Dominguez is stinking the place up with his stalling.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.

Laar is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Dominguez defends well.
Laar wants to control but Dominguez passes easily into half guard.
Laar tries to roll over but Dominguez keeps him under control.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Laar works his way to full guard. Good work.
Dominguez is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

Laar has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Dominguez can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.
Dominguez is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

Laar escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Dominguez gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.

Laar looking for a guillotine here but Dominguez defends easily.
Dominguez sitting in guard, not really doing much.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.

Laar has his foot on Dominguez's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Dominguez works his way back into a safe position though.
Dominguez sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Dominguez will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Dominguez won't allow Laar to sweep him here.

Dominguez avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
Dominguez controlling from the top position.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.

Laar has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Dominguez can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez's corner is telling him to maintain position.
This is a sustained period of stalling by Dominguez.
Dominguez continues to hold on tight.

Laar has a loose triangle. He'll be looking to tighten that up but Dominguez can see exactly what he's planning and manages to posture up and free himself.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
As we have tied on points, we go to a tie breaker and Laar gets a bonus point for attempting more subs.
Laar wins on points by 1 to 0.
A very excited looking Arvo Laar rambled incoherently for about 5 minutes post fight about how awesome he is. It was kinda funny for a while but then everyone got annoyed.
The defeated Pablo Dominguez had this to say: 'I'm telling you right now, these people that fuckin do steroids, you know what I mean? I'm like, I wish everything was legal, because that would give them the chance to go out there and make their mark and then burn the fuck out. And that's when I come in with my consistency, because I'm coming.'.

 

Event: TWGC 15 (265+lbs, D2): Finals - Round 3     
Date:   Mar 15, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Dominguez and Nickey Spillane. Dominguez comes to the cage accompanied by Change by The Deftones. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




200 cm
25 yrs
245 lbs



190 cm
32 yrs
262 lbs


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 4 wins and 0 losses; Pablo Dominguez! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 4 wins and 0 losses; Nickey Spillane!
The judges for this bout are Nard Betker, Aafke Stam and Saam Ante.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.

Dominguez scores a trip takedown into side control. Nice.
Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Dominguez (4) vs (0) Spillane
Dominguez slows the pace down.
Spillane manages to land a sweep and he's now on top! Lovely Jiu Jitsu!
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Dominguez (4) vs (2) Spillane
Dominguez tries to get to full guard but Spillane has control of the leg.
Dominguez is working hard here to advance position.
Dominguez manages to get to full guard.
Dominguez 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: Dominguez (6) vs (2) Spillane
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Dominguez keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Dominguez is thwarting Spillane's attempts to control the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Spillane is pressing down on Dominguez's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Dominguez is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Dominguez trying to control the position from guard on top but Spillane is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Dominguez's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Spillane is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dominguez is frustrating his opponent with some stalling tactics from top position.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.
Dominguez trying to control the position from guard on top but Spillane is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Spillane looking for a sweep. Not yet Spillane, not yet.
Dominguez is intent on slowing down the pace of the fight, simply looking to control.
Dominguez wants to control from the top but Spillane keeps moving.
Spillane trying to keep a closed guard but Dominguez is proving a slippery customer.
Spillane is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez content to stall in guard here.
Spillane controlling Dominguez's posture.
Dominguez postures up.
Spillane being controlled here, momentarily.
Spillane 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.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Spillane is pulling down on Dominguez's head. It's preventing any offense from Dominguez, at least for the moment.
Dominguez stays in close to Spillane's body and controls the position.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Spillane keeping moving, preventing Dominguez from controlling successfully.
Spillane 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.
Dominguez showing good wrestling skills to control the position.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez stopping the sweep attempt from Spillane.
Spillane is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Dominguez wants to control from the top but Spillane keeps moving.
Dominguez won't allow Spillane to sweep him here.
Dominguez looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Spillane controls Dominguez momentarily but Dominguez frees himself.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez controlling from the top position.
Spillane looking for a sweep. Not yet Spillane, not yet.
Spillane seems keen to control Dominguez's posture.
Spillane looking for a sweep. Not yet Spillane, not yet.
Dominguez is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Spillane is adopting a defensive guard.
Dominguez controlling from the top position.
Spillane is pulling down on Dominguez's head to control his posture.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Dominguez wants to control from the top but Spillane keeps moving.
Spillane lands a beautiful sweep and he's now moved into his opponent's guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Dominguez (6) vs (4) Spillane
Spillane wants to control from the top but Dominguez keeps moving.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Spillane wants to pass the guard but Dominguez is keeping the position.
Dominguez manages to sweep nicely, so he's now on top. Spillane manages to get himself to full guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Dominguez (8) vs (4) Spillane
Spillane has his hands on Dominguez's head, controlling the position.
Dominguez looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Dominguez preventing the sweep.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez sitting in guard here, content to control.
Spillane wants to sweep but no luck.
Spillane seems keen to control Dominguez's posture.
Spillane wants to sweep here but Dominguez controlling him for the moment.
Spillane wants to control here, rather than go for any submissions from the bottom. At least for now.
Spillane trying to control the position.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez wants to control from the top but Spillane keeps moving.
Dominguez's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Spillane keeping moving, preventing Dominguez from controlling successfully.
Dominguez being controlled here momentarily.
Dominguez controls from within his opponent's guard.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez trying to control the position from guard on top but Spillane is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Dominguez looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
Dominguez slips nicely into half guard.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Spillane keeping control of the position.
Spillane trying to hold on to Dominguez's head to control him but Dominguez postures up.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez takes the fight on points by 8 to 4.
Pablo Dominguez is the new super heavyweight champion!
Pablo Dominguez made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.
In defeat, Nickey Spillane stepped up to the mic, saying 'Ouch.'.

 

Event: TWGC 15 (265+lbs, D2): Finals - Round 2     
Date:   Mar 14, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Steel Grappler and Pablo Dominguez. Dominguez has chosen Change by The Deftones as his entrance music. Pablo Dominguez is the more experienced fighter, so let's see if that makes a difference tonight.




185 cm
20 yrs
216 lbs



200 cm
25 yrs
245 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Hilo, with a TWGC record of 7 wins and 2 losses; Steel Grappler! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 0 losses; Pablo Dominguez!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Radbod Blank and Daniel Blasius.


The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.

Dominguez instigates a clinch.
Dominguez stops a takedown attempt from Grappler.

Dominguez has picked Grappler up - he's going for a ride! Dominguez dumps his opponent to the mat with a thud and settles into half guard.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Grappler (0) vs (2) Dominguez
Dominguez looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Grappler wants to control but Dominguez is keeping busy and won't allow it.
Well, if Dominguez is going to just lie there, perhaps we should talk about what we're having for dinner tonight… I'm having a ham and pineapple pizza… Yum. Can't wait.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Grappler gets full guard.
Dominguez is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Dominguez advances to half guard.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez is figuring out what he wants to do next.
It looks like Dominguez might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Grappler might be looking to lock onto one of his opponent's long limbs for a submission, whilst we're on the ground.
Let's hope that Dominguez has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.
Grappler wants to get back to full guard.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez content to sit in half guard and control for a moment.
Grappler trying to control here.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez tries to pass to full mount but Grappler defends it.
Dominguez sitting and controlling from the half guard.
Dominguez is continuing to stall.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
The adventures of Dominguez the control monster continue. Boring.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Grappler is looking to control Dominguez's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Grappler avoid being mounted?
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Dominguez slows the pace down in half guard.
Grappler is looking to improve his position.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Dominguez in particular looking to stall.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Grappler tries to get to full guard but Dominguez has control of the leg.
Grappler trying to control from the bottom.
Dominguez seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Grappler is looking for a sweep. Dominguez is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez keeping composed on the top, looking to control the action.
Dominguez wants to pass to mount but Grappler is defending the position.
Dominguez is taking a breather. Grappler 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.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
More stalling from Dominguez.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez with more of the same as he continues to hold on.
Grappler is controlling Dominguez's trapped leg to prevent Dominguez from advancing to side control.
Dominguez is taking a breather. Grappler 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.
Grappler is looking for a sweep. Dominguez is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Dominguez content to control rather than advance.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Grappler is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
We're seeing a lot of stalling here from Dominguez.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Yet more stalling tactics from Dominguez.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez wins on points by 2 to 0.
Post fight, an emotional Pablo Dominguez said 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: TWGC 15 (265+lbs, D2): Finals - Round 1     
Date:   Mar 13, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Duncan McAlister and Pablo Dominguez. McAlister comes to the cage accompanied by Althia and Donna - Uptown Top Ranking. Dominguez is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Change by The Deftones. Pablo Dominguez acknowledges the crowd's support as he enters the cage.




210 cm
46 yrs
259 lbs



200 cm
25 yrs
245 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Sydney, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Duncan McAlister! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 2 wins and 0 losses; Pablo Dominguez!
The judges for this bout are Saam Ante, Paul Aken and Daniel Blasius.


The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.

The fight moves into the clinch position.
McAlister tries to pull guard but can't drag his opponent to the mat. Dominguez just stands there and leans against the cage.

McAlister pulls guard.
Dominguez stays in close to McAlister's body and controls the position.
Dominguez's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.

That's one minute gone in the round.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Let's hope that Dominguez has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
More stalling from Dominguez.
It looks like Dominguez might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.

That's four minutes gone in the round.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
McAlister seems keen to control Dominguez's posture.
Dominguez looking to control the position here, rather than advance.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
McAlister trying to control the position here.
Dominguez controlling from the top position.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
McAlister wants to sweep but no luck.
Dominguez's corner is telling him to maintain position.
Dominguez looking to pass the guard.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
McAlister being controlled here, momentarily.
McAlister looking for a sweep. Not yet McAlister, not yet.
McAlister can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Dominguez controls the pace.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez postures up.
Dominguez trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Dominguez is fighting to break McAlister's control of his arms but McAlister is doing a good job of controlling the position at the moment.
Dominguez sitting in guard, not really doing much.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez with more of the same as he continues to hold on.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
McAlister seems keen to control rather than go for a submission, at least for now.
Dominguez engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
We're seeing a lot of stalling here from Dominguez.

And that's the end of the fight!
As we have tied on points and both fighters attempted the same number of subs, we will decide the bout based on the toss of a coin! McAlister is heads and Dominguez is tails.
The coin is in the air and it lands... tails!
Dominguez wins on points by 1 to 0.
Post fight, Pablo Dominguez stared into the camera and said 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: TWGC 15 (265+lbs, D2): Los Angeles Qualifier - Round 2     
Date:   Mar 05, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Pablo Dominguez and Luiz Araujo. Dominguez comes to the cage accompanied by Change by The Deftones. Araujo has chosen Who Shot Ya? as his entrance music. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




200 cm
25 yrs
245 lbs



187 cm
33 yrs
221 lbs


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 1 wins and 0 losses; Pablo Dominguez! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 3 losses; Luiz Araujo!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Jack Bonds and Frank Antenori.


Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?

Dominguez shoots in for a takedown! He's got it and he's managed to land in side control! That's better than Dominguez was expecting from the takedown attempt, I'm sure!
Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Dominguez (4) vs (0) Araujo
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Araujo is letting Dominguez control him for a moment.
Araujo is trying to get back to half guard.
Araujo being controlled for a moment.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Araujo is looking for a sweep.
Dominguez controls the position.

That's one minute gone in the round.
You can see the frustration on Araujo's face, being in this tough position on the bottom.
Dominguez in side control, just content to control the action for now.
Araujo is looking for a sweep.
Dominguez happy to just control the position for now.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez working away.
Dominguez is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Araujo will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Araujo is trying to control Dominguez's posture but Dominguez avoids it.
Dominguez is maintaining the dominant position - no doubt Araujo will start to get frustrated soon if he's not already.
Araujo tries to work a leg under to get back to half guard but Dominguez wriggles his own leg back out and remains in side control.
Araujo can't do much from the bottom here.
Dominguez taking a breather here.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Araujo trying to control but Dominguez flips him over like a cheap hooker and has his back!
Score +3 for taking back: Dominguez (7) vs (0) Araujo
A bit of a pause in the action here. Dominguez controlling the positon.
Araujo trying to control but not successfully.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Araujo is trying to avoid being dragged into an even worse position than he's already in but Dominguez is staying active.
Araujo rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.

Araujo actively working from the bottom here.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Dominguez in particular looking to stall.
Araujo is trying to maintain the position but Dominguez is very close to passing his half guard.
Araujo is trying to get back to full guard.
Araujo trying to hold on to Dominguez's head to control him but Dominguez postures up.
Dominguez will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Dominguez trying to control the pace.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Araujo has no desire to be mounted, so is trying to control. Dominguez is working away from the top position though.
Dominguez controlling the action here.
Dominguez seems to have a rather negative gameplan on the ground. He seems keen to just score the takedown and hold down Araujo for as long as he can get away with.

Araujo looking for submissions from an awkward position here.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Araujo is trying to maintain the position but Dominguez is very close to passing his half guard.
Dominguez stalling.

Araujo looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
Dominguez with a momentary lay and pray from half guard.
Dominguez continues to stall.
Araujo wants to control but Dominguez is keeping busy.
Dominguez slows the pace down in half guard.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Araujo trying to control from the bottom.

Araujo is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Dominguez pulls his head out easily.
Dominguez is taking a breather. Araujo 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.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Araujo is looking for a sweep. Dominguez is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Araujo is trying to control but can't.
Dominguez controlling the action here.
Araujo regains full guard. Nicely done.

Araujo working for a triangle but Dominguez defends it easily.
Dominguez's corner is telling him to maintain position.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Araujo is working from a closed guard but he's struggling to control his opponent.
Dominguez stays in close to Araujo's body and controls the position.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.

Araujo throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Dominguez stays in close to Araujo's body and controls the position.

Dominguez avoids a guillotine attempt easily.

Araujo looking for a guillotine here but Dominguez defends easily.

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez engaging in some classic timewasting tactics.
Our spies down at at 3Band MMA ($500/week) inform us that Araujo has really been working on his submissions in the buildup to this fight. Will it pay off?

Araujo is throwing his legs up, looking for submissions. Dominguez is aware though and is defending well.
Dominguez not doing a lot at the moment. He'll have to show some more aggression or the fight will get stood up.

Araujo escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Dominguez gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Araujo trying to control the position.
Dominguez slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.
Araujo trying to control the position.
Araujo wants to sweep here but Dominguez controlling him for the moment.
Dominguez controlling from the guard. I say controlling but really, he's stalling.

Dominguez got a little sloppy there for a moment and Araujo has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Dominguez has managed to get both his arms back between Araujo's legs - danger averted.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Araujo can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Dominguez controls the pace.
Dominguez's ground tactics aren't going to win him many fans. Let's hope he's got fireworks for us if he gets back to his feet because he's not doing much on the ground.

Araujo is active off his back here, looking for submissions.
Dominguez content to stall in guard here.
Dominguez tries to free his leg and advance position but Araujo is retaining full guard.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez is taking a break and basically stalling. The referee will not allow him to do that for long.
Further stalling from Dominguez.
Dominguez passes Araujo's right leg, so he's now in half guard.
Araujo trying to hold on to Dominguez's head to control him but Dominguez postures up.
Dominguez stalling.

Araujo looking for submissions off his back.
Dominguez prevents Araujo from improving his position.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
Araujo trying to control here.
The referee calls for the fighters to work.
Dominguez is pressing down on Araujo's thigh, looking to free his foot. Araujo is holding on for now.
Dominguez controlling the action here.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
Dominguez has controlled the position for a good 20 seconds, which will no doubt be starting to frustrate his opponent.

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez takes the fight on points by 7 to 0.
Pablo Dominguez made sure to give a little speech post fight, saying 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: TWGC 15 (265+lbs, D2): Los Angeles Qualifier - Round 1     
Date:   Mar 04, 2017

Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Carlos Shirahama and Pablo Dominguez. Dominguez is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Change by The Deftones. Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!




198 cm
23 yrs
260 lbs



200 cm
25 yrs
245 lbs


This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 3 losses; Carlos Shirahama! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Los Angeles, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Pablo Dominguez!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Timothy Bukovac and Don Winkell.


The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Shirahama avoids the clinch attempt nicely.

Dominguez manages to get an easy takedown there - catching Shirahama on his heels. He'll look to pass Shirahama's guard now, I'm sure.
Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Shirahama (0) vs (2) Dominguez
Dominguez must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Dominguez sitting in guard here, content to control.

Shirahama is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Dominguez defends well.
Dominguez controlling from the top position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
It looks like Dominguez might be adopting somewhat of a lay and pray gameplan here, which I'm sure won't go down too well with the paying fans in attendance... Or the ring announcers come to think of it.

That's one minute gone in the round.

Dominguez avoids a guillotine attempt easily.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Dominguez trying to pass the guard but can't manage it just yet.
Dominguez slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Dominguez's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.

That's two minutes gone in the round.

That's three minutes gone in the round.
Shirahama wants to sweep but no luck.
Dominguez controls the pace of the fight for a moment.
The fighters are starting to get a bit slippery now, which will make submissions a bit more difficult.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
Shirahama is trying to keep Dominguez in close.
Dominguez content to stall in guard here.
Shirahama trying to control the position.

That's five minutes gone in the round.
Shirahama being controlled here, momentarily.
Dominguez won't allow Shirahama to sweep him here.
Dominguez looking to control the position here, rather than advance.
More stalling from Dominguez.

That's six minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez trying to control the position from guard on top but Shirahama is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Dominguez slows down the pace of the fight for a moment. He'll need to remain active if he doesn't want to see the fight stood back up.
Shirahama working a defensive guard but Dominguez passes into half guard.
Dominguez controlling the action here.

That's seven minutes gone in the round.
Shirahama is looking for a sweep. Dominguez is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Dominguez is taking a breather. Shirahama 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.
Shirahama keeping hold of Dominguez's head, controlling as best he can.
Still in half guard, Dominguez seems content to control.
Dominguez with more of the same as he continues to hold on.

That's eight minutes gone in the round.
Shirahama wants to improve his position but Dominguez is controlling well.
Neither fighter is being very active at the moment, with Dominguez in particular looking to stall.
Dominguez passes into side control, despite Shirahama's attempt to control the position.
Score +3 for passing guard: Shirahama (0) vs (5) Dominguez
Dominguez taking a breather here.

That's nine minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez trying to control the action but Shirahama is working from the bottom.
You can see the frustration on Shirahama's face as Dominguez controls the position.
Shirahama wants to control but Dominguez postures up.
Shirahama is trying to get back to half guard.
Shirahama is sneaking out the side here. He's bucked Dominguez off and has taken his back!
Score +4 for clean sweep to past guard: Shirahama (4) vs (5) Dominguez

That's ten minutes gone in the round.
I really don't envy Dominguez right now.
Shirahama tries to keep control of the position but Dominguez is staying busy.
Shirahama is going to have to think about doing something other than just controlling because Dominguez is managing to avoid having the position dictated to him.
I really don't envy Dominguez right now.
Shirahama biding his time, controlling Dominguez.
Dominguez has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.
Shirahama keeps control of the position as Dominguez tries to break free.
Dominguez is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.

That's eleven minutes gone in the round.
Dominguez keeps trying to improve his position.
Shirahama doesn't have the hooks in and Dominguez manages to turn into his guard.
Score +2 for sweep to guard / half guard: Shirahama (4) vs (7) Dominguez
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Dominguez sitting in guard, not really doing much.
Dominguez won't allow Shirahama to sweep him here.
Dominguez trying to control the position from guard on top but Shirahama is wriggling around, looking for whatever he can.
Dominguez controlling from the top position.

That's twelve minutes gone in the round.
Shirahama looking to sweep here. No luck so far.
Dominguez slows down the pace of the fight, as he sits in guard.

That's thirteen minutes gone in the round.
Let's hope that Dominguez has the urge to step up the pace any second now because for the last 15 or 20 seconds he's just been holding on tight.

That's fourteen minutes gone in the round.
We're seeing a lot of stalling here from Dominguez.
Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!

And that's the end of the fight!
Dominguez wins on points by 7 to 4.
In his post fight interview, Pablo Dominguez gave a big smile as he said 'Train Gracie Jiu-Jitsu by day, Joe Rogan podcast by night. '.

 

Event: HFC Challengers 53     
Date:   Jul 13, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Sidearm Bill and Pablo Dominguez. Dominguez is bouncing up and down as he enters the arena, backed by Change by The Deftones. I'm sure you'll be fascinated to know that I was talking to some pointless Z list celebrity before the fight and he thought that Pablo Dominguez was going to win. Let's see if he was right.

190 cm
22
212 lbs
1 - 2 - 0
200 cm
18
211 lbs
1 - 0 - 0
BJJ Purple Belt
Counter fighter
Big heart
Good wrestler
Basic striking
Granite chin

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Instinct



Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Sidearm Bill!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 1 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Pablo Dominguez!
The judges for this bout are Jack Bonds, Frank Antenori and Don Winkell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Dominguez misses with a straight left.
Dominguez stuffs the takedown attempt from Bill. Bill gets slowly back to his feet.
Dominguez throws an overhand right that lands on Bill's shoulder, as Bill tries to avoid the shot.
Dominguez throws a body kick that misses.
Dominguez throws a chopping leg kick but Bill manages to avoid taking any serious damage.

Dominguez drops down and drives through with a powerful takedown into guard.
Dominguez with a flurry of punches that miss.

Bill working from the bottom, still in full guard. He's managed to get a loose triangle. Dominguez doesn't seem to be doing much to defend here, obviously he feels comfortable in the position. Oh but Bill is tightening it up a little... Dominguez has to be careful here... He's got his foot tucked under now, this looks tight! Dominguez reacted too slowly and this one could be over in a matter of seconds! YES! Dominguez taps out! Nice BJJ there by Bill!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:51 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Sidearm Bill!
In defeat, Pablo Dominguez stepped up to the mic, saying 'I'm telling you right now, these people that fuckin do steroids, you know what I mean? I'm like, I wish everything was legal, because that would give them the chance to go out there and make their mark and then burn the fuck out. And that's when I come in with my consistency, because I'm coming.'.
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G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
91%

 

Event: Quick Fight Championship     
Date:   Jun 10, 2015

Coming up we have a light heavyweight MMA rules bout between Emmitt Koch and Keenan Andkel. Emmitt Koch has the edge in experience - let's see if he can make that count tonight.

190 cm
18
214 lbs
2 - 3 - 1
200 cm
18
209 lbs
0 - 0 - 0
BJJ Blue Belt
Counter fighter
Good in bed
Good wrestler
Brawler
Granite chin

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Ladies and gentlemen. This fight is 3 rounds, in the light heavyweight division.
Introducing the fighter to my left, fighting out of the red corner.
With a record of 2 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Emmitt Koch!
And introducing the fighter to my right, fighting out of the blue corner.
With a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, fighting out of Los Angeles, Keenan Andkel!
The judges for this bout are Timothy Bukovac, Frank Antenori and Percy O'Donnell.



The bell rings for round one and we are underway!

Koch gets caught napping as Andkel dives in and scores a takedown. Koch manages to retain guard.
Andkel with a flurry of punches that miss.
Andkel scoring with punches to the head and body.
Koch wants to sweep but no luck.
Koch looking to control the pace of the fight rather than finish it.
Andkel throws a big right hand that misses.
Andkel being controlled here momentarily.
Koch looking to control.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andkel landing some decent shots from guard.
Andkel throws a big right hand that misses.

That's one minute gone in the round.
Andkel postures up in Koch's guard and throws a big left but Koch blocks it.
Andkel is looking to work some ground and pound but Koch has wrist control.
Koch avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.
Andkel working in close now, lands a nice elbow to the side of Koch's head.
Koch pulls Andkel in to control the position.
Andkel must be cautious of submissions here, given that his opponent has the superior Jiu Jitsu.
Koch trying to control the position.
Andkel loading up with the ground and pound but he's missing more than he's landing in this flurry.
Andkel makes a bit of distance and scores with some ground and pound, still in guard.
Koch trying to keep a closed guard but Andkel is proving a slippery customer.
Andkel throws a strike but Koch rolls with it and manages to sweep. Now he's in guard on top.

Andkel 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.

That's two minutes gone in the round.
Andkel can't do much from the bottom at the moment, as Koch controls the pace.
Andkel 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.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Andkel is persisting with the attempt to improve his position.
Koch wants to control from the top but Andkel keeps moving.
Andkel tries to land a sweep but no joy.

That's three minutes gone in the round.

Koch gets to his feet and steps away from his opponent.
Andkel shoots for a takedown but Koch saw that one coming a mile off and avoided it easily.
Andkel throws a combination that misses

and Koch counters with a nice shoot takedown that brings the fighters to the ground.
Koch preventing the sweep.
Koch trying to stand up but can't free himself from Andkel's guard.
Koch stopping the sweep attempt from Andkel.
Koch is stalling in the full guard.
Andkel keeping moving, preventing Koch from controlling successfully.
Andkel wants to sweep here but Koch controlling him for the moment.

That's four minutes gone in the round.
The referee is pacing around the two fighters - he looks like he's thinking about a standup.
Andkel avoiding any damage from the ground and pound.

The referee has stepped in and called for a break in the action. We'll restart on the feet.
Andkel is trying hard to land a takedown here. Koch sprawls well and keeps this one on the feet.
Koch half commits to a counter takedown before pushing away, out of range.

Koch scores with a nice takedown into half guard. Let's see what he's got on the ground.
Koch is trying to control. Andkel wants to improve his position but can't escape this time.
Koch stops Andkel from getting back to his feet.
Andkel is looking for a sweep. Koch is wise to his cunning plan and keeps the top position.
Andkel is looking to escape.
The crowd thankful this round is nearly over.
Koch wants to take a breather but Andkel is having none of it.
Andkel is trying to get back to full guard.
Koch seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
The referee claps his hands together and tells the fighters to work.
And that’s the end of the round – the fighters go back to their corners.

That was a close round but I would say that Emmitt Koch will probably get the nod.
Well, the break between rounds is over. Let's get back to the scrappin!


Andkel throws a right hand that misses
and Koch counters with a three punch combo that has Andkel backing up. Andkel nods at Koch to acknowledge the strikes.
Andkel looking to land some kicks to the body here.
Koch is trying to close the distance and clinch up, after that failed offence from Andkel.

Andkel looking to shoot here. He's gone for it and he's landed a takedown into side control! Oh, that's bad for Koch!
Koch wants to control but Andkel postures up.
Andkel works a knee to the body and follows up with a nice elbow to the head.
Koch tries to escape but Andkel is in control.
Andkel sitting in side control, looking to soften his opponent up with elbows and hammerfists but Koch is avoiding damage well and looking to escape the position.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Andkel scores with a big shot from side control... and another... and another! Oh Koch is done here - save him referee! More strikes land and eventually the ref does step in and Andkel can finally stop beating on his defenseless opponent!

Ladies and gentlemen, after 0:59 of round 2, we have a winner by way of TKO (Strikes). Keenan Andkel!
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B
G S C
time
G energy
A | B
hype
A | B
pop
A | B
manager
A | B
FIGHT
RATING
36%

 

 
 
 
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