Round 1: Faber moves forward with a jab to the body. Both being careful in the early going. Faber lands an outside leg kick. Bowles tries to answer with a counter right. Both fighter look to be setting in. Faber lands a right hand. Bowles looking to counter with his right hand. Faber misses with lead uppercuts. Bowles lands a kick to the body and Faber fires back a combination. Faber lands a counter combination to a Bowles jab. Faber presses forward. Bowles lands a hook to the rib cage. Faber rushes in and tries to throw Bowles down. Bowles lands a knee to the body on the escape. Faber shoots in for a double leg and elevates Bowles and slams him to the canvas. Bowles holds on to Faber. Faber stands and lands kicks to Bowles legs. Bowles lands an upkick. Faber jumps back inside his guard. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Faber.
Round 2: The touch gloves and take the center of the Octagon. Faber lands an uppercut that hurts Bowles. Faber follows with a knee to the head that drops Bowles. Faber pounces on him and lands several shots. He lands a huge elbow. Bowles is in trouble. Faber applies a guillotine choke. Bowles is forced to tap out. Faber wins by submission.
The official time of the submission was 1:27 of the second round.