RISE 21 - Cooper vs Comeau PBP Commentary
Marius throws a hook but Kenway blocks it.
It looked like Kenway was looking amped, ready to throw a big counter but didn't commit.
Kenway moves out of range of the strikes.
Marius throws a poor cross that misses
and Kenway counters with a takedown into side control.
Kenway trying to control the action but Marius is working from the bottom.
Kenway prevents Marius from escaping the position.
Kenway controls the position.
Kenway working away.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.#SUB#
Kenway is looking to finish here, going for an Americana. Marius knows the correct defense though, so he's OK.
Kenway has knee on belly and moves into mount. #T1##SUB#
Kenway is going oldschool here, as he tries to force Marius to tap using a forearm choke. This isn't 1993 though, so Marius shrugs it off.
Marius is controlling an arm, preventing Kenway from taking his back. Although keeping him in mount is no better to be honest.
The ref warns both fighters not to hold the cage as they work up against the meshing.#SUB#
Kenway is working for a guillotine from mount but Marius frees his head quite easily.
Marius stops Kenway from taking his back. Still, being mounted isn't any better.
Marius is writhing around trying to get back to his feet.
Marius has found himself in a tricky position here. He's been working his transitions in training so let's see if he can work his way out of it.#SUB#
Kenway is thinking about an arm triangle here, looking to tighten it up before moving to side control. Marius can see it coming though and defends well with a couple of strikes to the head and some good arm positioning.
Kenway is working close to his opponent, looking to work a submission by the looks of things. Oh, he's managed to get a guillotine from mount as his opponent reached up! That looks tiiiiight! Will he tap? YES, he's tapped! Impressive submission by Kenway!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 2:55 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (Guillotine). Charles Kenway!
Charles Kenway took his opportunity to call for a title shot in his post fight interview.