TWG 38 (205lbs, D4): London Qualifier - Round 1 PBP Commentary
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the light heavyweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of London, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Crazy Boco! And in the blue corner, fighting out of St Petersburg, with a TWGC record of 0 wins and 0 losses; Petr Kuzmitch!
The judges for this bout are James Ackerman, James Atkins and Phil Schofield.
The fighters bow as they face eachother in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Boco gets caught napping as Kuzmitch dives in and scores a takedown. Boco manages to retain guard. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Boco (0) vs (2) Kuzmitch
Boco is breathing heavily.
Kuzmitch slips effortlessly into side control - very nice. Score +3 for passing guard: Boco (0) vs (5) Kuzmitch
Kuzmitch staying calm.
Boco gives up the full mount - oops, sloppy defensive grappling there! Score +2 for reaching mount: Boco (0) vs (7) Kuzmitch
Kuzmitch takes a little breather and maintains the position. The referee will be looking for him to stay active from such a dominant position though.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
It looks like Kuzmitch 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.
Kuzmitch is continuing to stall.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Kuzmitch moves to take his opponent's back. Score +3 for taking back: Boco (0) vs (10) Kuzmitch
Boco is in bad spot here.
Kuzmitch trying to secure his dominant position for a moment - making sure Boco doesn't escape.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
The adventures of Kuzmitch the control monster continue. Boring.
Kuzmitch's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Let's hope that Kuzmitch 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.
Boco is in bad spot here.
Kuzmitch has the hooks sunk in and you can see the will to fight slowly draining out of Boco's body.
More stalling from Kuzmitch.
That's four minutes gone in the round.
Kuzmitch with more of the same as he continues to hold on.
That's five minutes gone in the round.
Boco is trying to break free.
What can Boco do to escape this position? He's going to have to figure it out pretty quick if he wants to stay in the fight!
Boco can't escape the position.
Kuzmitch just keeping the dominant position. He can't wait too long though, otherwise the referee will stand them back up.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.
That's six minutes gone in the round.
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The fighters are pressed up against the cage, both looking to find a bit of space to work.
That's eight minutes gone in the round.
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Boooooooooooooooooooo!!! God, this has been a terrible round. Come on you two, sort yourselves out!
And that's the end of the fight!
Kuzmitch wins on points by 10 to 0.