TWGC 19 (265+lbs, D2): Helsinki Qualifier - Round 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between J.J. Grey (ranked 4481 p4p, 0 weight class) and Marcelinho Lima (ranked 8419 p4p, 0 weight class). Over to our ring announcer for the fighter introductions!
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the super heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; J.J. Grey! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Marcelinho Lima!
The judges for this bout are Roosa Järviläinen, Arvi Lind and Ben Zyskovitsi.
Let's get this grappling contest under way! Who will be victorious?
Lima is looking for a takedown here. He's shot in and has managed to get it, finishing up in Grey's half guard. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Grey (0) vs (2) Lima
Lima is trying to work for a kimura but Grey is defending well.
Grey looking to work for a kimura from the bottom.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
Lima is looking to pass the guard... He's managed it - he's now in full mount! Score +3 for passing guard: Grey (0) vs (5) Lima
Grey is trying desperately to improve position.
Lima working for a submission but Grey is keeping him at bay.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Lima jumps to side control looking for an arm triangle but Grey manages to avoid the submission attempt.
The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
Grey sneaks a leg under to get back to half guard.
Grey looking for submissions from an awkward position here.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Lima looking for a kimura but he'll have to free his other leg if he wants to finish that. Perhaps he's just using it as a distraction technique.
Lima wants to work for an arm triangle but Grey is really keeping half guard well and defending the submission attempt.
Grey is looking to sinch up a guillotine here but Lima pulls his head out easily.
Lima seems to be working for a kimura but Grey defends the submission attempt.
Grey looking for submissions off his back.
Lima is looking for a kimura but he's never going to get it from there.
Grey tries to roll over but Lima keeps him under control.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Lima tries to pass the half guard into mount. Grey knows what he's doing though and prevents the attempt.
Grey gets full guard.
Grey has managed to work for a loose triangle. I think Lima should be able to defend this one pretty easily though. Oh, Grey has tightened it up now! Lima should have reacted faster there - he's in big trouble and yes, he's tapped out! This one is all over!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:41 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Triangle). J.J. Grey!
After winning the bout, J.J. Grey thanked all his fans and promised he'd do even better in his next fight. The crowd seemed to love his humility.