Round 1: Ortiz lands aa high kick. They’re slugging. Ortiz lands an uppercut. Ortiz shoots in for a takedown. Nogueira fends it off. They’re clinched against the cage. Ortiz pressing him against the fence working some dirty boxing. Nogueira lands a left hand that hurts Ortiz. He flurries on him. Nogueira lands a knee to the body that drops Ortiz. Nogueira batters him with punches and hammer fists. Ortiz covers up. Nogueira landing heavy elbows and punches to the body and head. Ortiz is trying to cover up but taking a beating. Nogueira continues with the ground and pound. The referee steps in to stop it. Ortiz is holding his side after the stoppage.
The official time of the TKO came at 3:15 of the first round.