HBCC 1 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a super heavyweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Aloysius Martin Thesz (ranked 3609 p4p, 105 weight class) and Rickson Kimura (ranked 9241 p4p, 244 weight class). Both fighters look pumped up here. Let's hope this is a good fight!
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 15 wins and 13 losses; Aloysius Martin Thesz! And in the blue corner, fighting out of Las Vegas, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 3 losses; Rickson Kimura!
The judges for this bout are Tiny Johnson, Alan Glass and Frank Dennis.
The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Thesz closes the distance and gets a trip takedown into side control. Kimura quickly recovers to half guard. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Thesz (2) vs (0) Kimura
Thesz wants to take a breather but Kimura is having none of it.
Thesz content to control rather than advance.
Kimura is trying is best to control the position here.
Kimura wants to control the action here but instead Thesz manages to pass to full mount! Score +3 for passing guard: Thesz (5) vs (0) Kimura
Thesz trying to control but he's not successful this time.
Thesz will need to keep those long limbs tucked in whilst he's on the ground, to prevent any submissions.
Kimura tries to reverse the position but Thesz maintains control.
Thesz controlling from mount.
Thesz wants to take his opponent's back but he's not managed it.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Kimura is in all sorts of trouble here.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Thesz avoids the attempt from Kimura to control.
Thesz takes his opponent's back. Perhaps a chance to lock up a rear naked choke here.
Score +3 for taking back: Thesz (8) vs (0) Kimura
Thesz has the hooks in and he's looking for a rear naked choke here. Kimura is defending well but eventually Thesz manages to get an arm under the chin and he's locked on the RNC! Kimura has no choice but to tap now! He does! This one is all over!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:33 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Aloysius Martin Thesz!
During a confident post fight interview, Aloysius Martin Thesz thanked all his fans. He seemed very genuine when describing how motivated his fans keep him.