Round 1 – Kawajiri and the champion, Melendez, kick off with the champ landing a nice counter shot that sends the challenger back a bit. Melendez gets a takedown, but the fight gets right back up. Meledez is pouring it on and landing shot after shot, and Kawajiri goes to the mat. Melendez takes his opponent’s back. The goes to the feet and Melendez continues to beat on his opponent. The two separate and Melendez pushes the action, sending Kawajiri reeling backward. He lands some clean shots that send Kawajiri falling on his back and Melendez finishes him off with a TKO on the ground.