Round 1: Lawler came forward aggressively, but Amagov got the takedown. Lawler got it back up on the feet briefly, but Amagov got it back down right after. As Lawler was down, Amagov kneed Lawler in the head and the action came to a halt. Doctors checked Lawler out and he turned out to be fine. Amagov was deducted a point. After measuring each other, Lawler jumped forward and landed a flying knee that dropped his opponent. Lawler finished the fight with strikes on the ground at 1:48 of the opening round.