CACC 52 PBP Commentary
Coming up we have a middleweight Tycoon World Grappling Championship rules bout between Royce Gracie (ranked 2345 p4p, 267 weight class) and Claudio Ty (ranked 19272 p4p, 520 weight class). Gracie's entrance music is Jiu Jitsu by Smoke Serpent. A fine choice. Claudio Ty has the eye of the tiger tonight.
This TWGC bout is 1 fifteen minute round in the middleweight division. Introducing today's competitors. In the red corner, competing out of Rio de Janeiro, with a TWGC record of 9 wins and 3 losses; Royce Gracie! And in the blue corner, fighting out of London, with a TWGC record of 8 wins and 1 losses; Claudio Ty!
The judges for this bout are Percy O'Donnell, Jack Bonds and Don Winkell.
The fighters connect hands in the middle of the mat and we are under way.
Ty gets a double leg takedown into Gracie's guard. Score +2 for takedown into guard / half guard: Gracie (0) vs (2) Ty
Ty is just sitting in guard, looking to avoid any submissions.
Gracie is doing well to control the posture of his opponent and prevent any damage.
Ty looking to pass the guard.
Ty pushes down on Gracie's leg and manages to get into half guard.
We've had a slow start to the round here - hopefully the action picks up.
Ty controlling the action here.
That's one minute gone in the round.
Ty wants to pass the guard but Gracie is defending well.
Ty seems content to maintain position for now, rather than mounting any offense.
Gracie trying to control from the bottom.
That's two minutes gone in the round.
Ty controlling the pace.
Ty working to pass to mount. He's got his hand pressing down on Gracie's thigh. Gracie counters though and makes it back to full guard.
Ty stands and throws Gracie's legs to the side, diving into side control. Score +3 for passing guard: Gracie (0) vs (5) Ty
Gracie prevents Ty from moving into mount.
That's three minutes gone in the round.
Ty controls the position from side control.
Ty tries to advance to mount but Gracie denies him.
Gracie tries to improve position but can't.
That's four minutes gone in the round.
Ty trying to control the action but Gracie is working from the bottom.
That's five minutes gone in the round.
Ty advances nicely into full mount. Score +2 for reaching mount: Gracie (0) vs (7) Ty
Ty is dominating on the ground here - he's now on his opponent's back, looking to sink in the hooks. Gracie is in real trouble.
Score +3 for taking back: Gracie (0) vs (10) Ty
Ty biding his time, looking for the opening.
That's six minutes gone in the round.
Ty's corner are shouting for him to control the position and he seems happy to oblige.
Ty patiently working for the choke. Which fighter will keep their nerve here?
Gracie is trying to defend against the choke here but Ty has an arm under his chin. This one might not last much longer. Ty Tightens the hold and Gracie taps out furiously! Ty displays superior BJJ to win the fight.
Ladies and gentlemen, after 7:59 of round 1, we have a winner by way of Submission (RNC). Claudio Ty!
Claudio Ty is the new middleweight champion!
Claudio Ty decided to thank the fans in attendance for making a great atmosphere. It seemed to go down pretty well.