Round 1: Barao comes out kicking, but Pickett turns it into a slugfest fast. Barao gains the upper hand early with his striking, outpucnhing Pickett. Pickett settles down, however, and they start searching for more surgical openings. Barao doing a good job getting his jab going. Pickett pressing a bit, but having a hard time getting much going. Both fighters trading some hard solo shots, but neither getting a full-on combination through. Barao jumps in with a knee that rocks Pickett and then follows with a flurry of punches hitting their mark. Pickett somehow survives the onslaught, but Barao takes his back in a scramble and locks on a rear naked choke for the finish.