Round 1: Hart pressing forward. He lands a right hand. Barnatt circles. Hart closes the distance and lands a combination. He presses Barnatt against the cage. Hart goes for a takedown. Barnatt scrambles back to his feet. They clinch and Barnatt delivers a knee to the body. Hart lands a kick to the groin. Barnatt is given time to recover and the fight is restarted. Hart lands a combination. He clinches, takes Barnatt’s back and slams him to the canvas. Barnatt stands and shakes Hart off his back. Hart lands a left hook. Hart is landing often. Barnatt begins to work his jab. He goes to the body. They briefly clinch before separating. Hart delivers a right hand to the chin. Barnatt lands a stiff jab. Barnatt delivers a knee to the body and Hart answers with a combination. Barnatt lands a left hook and a right hand at the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Hart.
Round 2: Barnatt lands his jab. Hart delivers a combination that backs Barnatt up. Hart lands another combination. Barnatt walks forward behind his jab. He lands a nice elbow on the inside. Barnatt goes to the body and then back to the head. Barnatt throws a spinning elbow. Hart ties him up. Barnatt gets free of Hart’s grasp and lands a jab. Barnatt working on the outside. Hart goes to the body with a combination. Barnatt lands an inside leg kick. He circles on the outside. Hart delivers an outside leg kick. Hart closes the distance and presses Barnatt against the cage. Barnatt attacks with a kimura and gets the fight to the ground. Hart stands. Barnatt applies a standing guillotine. He lets it go and lands a knee. Barnatt throws a high kick and slips. Hart seizes the opportunity to get top position as the round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Barnatt.
Round 3: They touch gloves to start the final round. Barnatt circles on the outside. Hart lands a combination. Barnatt sticks his jab in Hart’s face. Hart has slowed. He finds the energy to rush in with a combination to the body and a right hand to the head. Barnatt lands a superman punch. Barnatt lands a right hand as Hart moved it. Hart answers with a right hand of his own. Two minutes remain in the round, and they battle for position along the cage. They separate. Hart press forward for a takedown and gets it. Barnatt quickly bounces back to his feet. Hart lands a right hand. Barnatt has slowed down. Hart presses forward. Barnatt hits him with a right hand. Hart changes levels and gets a takedown. Barnatt works for a guillotine. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Hart.
The judges score the fight for Barnatt by unanimous decision. The scorecards read 29-28, 29-28, and 30-27.