TWGC 10 (265lbs, D1): Finals - Round 2 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Mr Steel Penn and Richard Kuklinski. Both fighters look fresh as a daisy as they make their way towards the cage.
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Hilo, with a TWGC record of 3 wins and 1 losses; Mr Steel Penn! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 9 wins and 1 losses; Richard Kuklinski!
The judges for this bout are Alec Ball, Yves DeLean and Gregory Folan.
Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Kuklinski clinches up with Steel Penn and pushes him back against the cage.
Steel Penn has moved round to his opponent's back and is looking for a suplex! Oh snap! He's tossed Kuklinski clear over his head and slammed him to the mat! Score +4 for clean takedown past guard: Steel Penn (4) vs (0) Kuklinski
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Kuklinski can't escape the position.
Kuklinski rolls and manages to get back to half guard. Nicely done.
Steel Penn prevents Kuklinski from improving his position.
Steel Penn passes to side control. Score +3 for passing guard: Steel Penn (7) vs (0) Kuklinski
Steel Penn trying to control the position but Kuklinski is working away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Steel Penn is trying to land an Americana. He has the arm isolated but Kuklinski is keeping cool and he's avoided the danger for now.
Kuklinski is trying to improve his position.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Steel Penn working away.
Steel Penn is looking to take a break and control but Kuklinski is keeping him honest, looking to work from the bottom.
Kuklinski is looking to regain half guard here but Steel Penn keeps moving and retains side control.
Kuklinski manages to get back to half guard.
Kuklinski is looking to regain full guard. Not this time though.
Steel Penn is trying to work for a kimura but Kuklinski is defending well.
The fighters are starting to perspire pretty heavily.
Kuklinski keeping control of the leg, stopping his opponent passing to mount.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Steel Penn wants to work for an arm triangle but Kuklinski is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Kuklinski is trying to maintain the position but Steel Penn is very close to passing his half guard.
Steel Penn looking to pass the half guard. Not this time.
Kuklinski regains full guard. Nicely done.
Kuklinski looking to control.
Steel Penn thinks about going for a leg but decides against it, in order to maintain the position.
Kuklinski wants to control but Steel Penn passes easily into half guard.
That's three minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinski keeping control of the position.
Kuklinski is pressing down on Steel Penn's left leg trying to get back to full guard. He's managed it.
Kuklinski has a butterfly guard looking to sweep but Steel Penn has passed into side control.
Score +3 for passing guard: Steel Penn (10) vs (0) Kuklinski
Kuklinski is looking for a sweep.
Steel Penn tries for a kimura. Not really close to a finish though.
Kuklinski is positioning himself to get back to half guard.
That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinski is trying to control Steel Penn's posture but Steel Penn avoids it.
Steel Penn tries for a kimura but Kuklinski is defending well.
Steel Penn tries to advance to mount but Kuklinski denies him.
Kuklinski gets one leg under and gets the fight to half guard.
Kuklinski is looking to control Steel Penn's leg but it's slowly edging free. Can Kuklinski avoid being mounted?
That's five minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinski slips a foot under and gets full guard. Nice work.
Kuklinski is trying to control the position but Steel Penn postures up.
Steel Penn looking to pass the guard.
Kuklinski has his foot on Steel Penn's thigh. He's trying to push off and get in position for a triangle, I think. Steel Penn works his way back into a safe position though.
Kuklinski is looking for a guillotine. You can't force these things though and Steel Penn defends well.
Kuklinski looking to control.
Steel Penn sneaks a leg through and gets to half guard. That was like a knife through butter how easily he passed Kuklinski's guard.
That's six minutes gone in the round.
Kuklinski wants to get back to full guard.
Kuklinski keeps control of the position for the meantime.
Steel Penn is pressing down on Kuklinski's thigh, looking to free his foot. Kuklinski is holding on for now.
Steel Penn moves into full mount! Kuklinski won't be happy about that! Score +3 for passing guard: Steel Penn (13) vs (0) Kuklinski
Kuklinski tries to improve his position but Steel Penn has taken his back! Steel Penn has a choke - it's sunk in pretty tight... Will Kuklinski tap? No... maybe... yes! He's tapped! Steel Penn pushes Kuklinski away and gets up to celebrate with his corner!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 6:54 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Mr Steel Penn!
Mr Steel Penn was full of energy after the big win and talked about how he thinks he can do big things in this sport. The crowd were appreciative of his determination to succeed.