Round 1: Larkin tried to show his stand-up skill in the opening round, but “King Mo” did well to control him. Lawal got the fight to the ground and worked ground-and-pound for the majority of the opening frame. Larkin tried to get up, but Lawal did well to keep his opponent on his back. The referee oddly stood them up when King Mo was staying active, which confused everyone in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The round ended with Larkin coming though with a short flurry.
Round 2: King Mo continued doing his thing and brought Larkin down to the mat. From there, Lawal continued with the ground-and-pound using several right hands. The referee stepped in, signaling the finish of the fight at 1:32 of Round 2 by technical knockout.