Round 1: Kingsbury and Bonnar waste no time getting after it to start the pay-per-view. Kingsbury lands a right hand. Bonnar answers with a kick to the body. Bonnar lands a right hands that bloodies Kingsbury’s nose. They get into a furious exchange. Bonnar grabs the Thai clinch and lands kness to the body. Bonnar moves forward and secures a takedown. Bonnar moves to side control and advances to the moiunt position. Bonnar lands elbows and punches and hammer fists. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Bonnar.
Round 2: Kingsbury puts together a combination to start the round. Bonnar fires off a high kick that’s blocked. Bonnar secures a single leg takedown and moves to Kingsbury’s half guard. He advances to side control. Bonnar isolates and arm and looks to secure the crucifix position. Kingsbury overs up. Bonnar moves to North-South position before switching back to side control and lands punches. Bonnar traps Kingsbury’s left arm and lands short punches. Bonnar works to trap Kingsbury’s other arm. Kingsbury scrambles back to half guard. Bonnar is having his way with him on the ground. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores it 10-9 for Bonnar.
Round 3: Bonnar wastes little time getting Kingsbury to the ground. Bonnar moves to side control and looks to lock on a choke. Kingsbury defends. Bonnar moves to North-South position and applies a north-south choke. Kingsbury defends. Bonnnar moves back to side control and traps Kingsbury’s right arm. Bonnar lands several short elbows to the head and body. Bonnar moves back to north-south position. Bonnar moves to side control, trapping Kingsbury’s left arm in the process. Bonnar works to isolate the right arm but can’t. He resorts to unleashing punches and ends the fight with a flurry. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Bonnar.
The judges score the fight 30-27, 30-25, 30-27 for Bonnar by unanimous decision.