Round 1: Massenzio looks to establish his jab. Palhares works leg kicks early. One lands low and Massenzio is given time to recover. The fight is restarted. Palhares ducks under a punch and briefly gets the fight to the ground. Massenzio quickly gets back to his feet. Palhares pulls guard and grabs a leg. He applies a heel hook and Massenzio is forced to tap.
The official time of the submission was 1:03 of the first round.