Stepping Stone 91 PBP Commentary
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Montreal, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 1 losses; Miles Levesque! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Helsinki, with a TWGC record of 1 wins and 0 losses; Joe Biden!
The judges for this bout are Russell Pearce, Eddie Farnsworth and Alyssa Summers.
The official calls the fighters to the middle and the contest is under way.
Biden rushes Levesque and pushes him back against the cage in a clinch.
Biden has dropped down and is working for a takedown. Levesque is trying to keep an underhook but Biden manages to get the takedown into half guard. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Levesque (0) vs (2) Biden
Levesque is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Biden wants to pass the guard but Levesque is defending well.
Levesque actively working from the bottom here.
Biden wants to lay and pray for a moment but Levesque keeps working.
Biden wants to free his trapped foot but Levesque is holding on for dear life with his legs.
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.
Levesque makes his way to full guard. A much better position for Levesque.
Biden controls from within his opponent's guard.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Levesque throwing his legs up looking for a triangle.
Levesque escapes his hips to the side and looks to be working for an armbar. Biden gives him a little smile and shakes his head. No chance.
Biden wants to pass the guard but Levesque is keeping the position.
Biden got a little sloppy there for a moment and Levesque has worked his way into a loose triangle - can he finish it?! No, Biden has managed to get both his arms back between Levesque's legs - danger averted.
Levesque looking for a triangle here. Biden is fighting it but it looks tight! Levesque pulls the arm across and this one won't last much longer! Nope, Biden is tapping out - this one is all over!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:56 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle Choke). Miles Levesque!
A victorious Miles Levesque thanked his army of followers in his post fight interview, telling people to make sure they follow him on Twitter.