Round 1: Both fighters come out looking to fire, Shogun punching more, Griffin kicking. Shogun starts to assert himself, landing more frequently in the early going. Griffin looks a little sluggish and Shogun drops him with punches to the head and forces him to the mat when Griffin tries to reach for his legs. Shogun immediately follows Griffin to the mat and pounds him down with hammerfists until referee Marc Goddard stops the fight.
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua def. Forrest Griffin by TKO (Strikes) at 1:53, R1