Round 1: They exchange leg kicks early. Bedford moves in with a combination that Gaudinot blocked. Bedford secures a takedown. He presses Gaudinot against the cage. Gaudinot works to get back to his feet and eats knees in the process. Bedford clinches and lands a knee to the body. Gaudinot gets free only to be taken down. Bedford advances to the mount position. Gaudinot covers and tries to escape. Bedford continues to punch him from the mount. Gaudinot rolls and gives up his back. Bedford is on his back with both hooks in. Bedford tries to flatten him out. Gaudinot rolls to his back and gets back to half guard. Bedford punishes him with punches. Bedford lets him up at the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Bedford.
Round 2: Gaudinot moves in with a combination. Bedford backs him to the cage and knees him repeatedly to the body. Bedford ducks under a punch and takes Gaudinot down. He quickly gets back to his feet. Bedford works for a single leg and eventually gets it. Bedford works ground and pound from the half guard position. Bedford hammers Gaudinot’s body with punches and elbows. Gaudinot gets back to full guard. Bedford stands and passes his guard while landing a hammer fist. With two minutes remaining, it’s all Bedford imposing his will on the smaller Gaudinot. Bedford postures up and lands several punches mixed with hammer fists. Bedford moves to North-South position before advancing to the mount. he lands elbows through the guard of Gaudinot. Bedford isolates an arm and goes for an arm bar. The bell sounds before he can lock it up. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Bedford.
Round 3: Gaudinot tries to get the fight to the ground. Bedford shakes it off. Bedford is too big for Gaudinot. Gaudinot throws a spinning back fist that is blocked. Bedford swarms him and batters him with punches and kicks to the body after Gaudinot ends up on the ground. Gaudinot fell over due to brutal body shots by Bedford. After some more ground and pound, the referee had seen enough and stops the fight. Bedford wins by TKO.