Round 1: Kennedy doesn’t wait long to go for a takedown, but Manhoef slips away. Manhoef swings big but misses and again avoids the takedown. Manhoef cracks Kennedy with a vicious leg kick that buckles his knee. Kennedy dives in for a takedown and finally drags Manhoef to the ground. Kennedy quickly moves to mount and then takes his back. Kennedy slips in the rear naked choke and Manhoef taps.
Tim Kennedy def. Melvin Manhoef by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:41, R1
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