Round 1: Roop takes the center of the cage. He delivers a front kick to the body. The clinch and Roop lands a knee. Bowles goes to the body with a right hand. Roop steps in with an uppercut. Bowles counters with a right hand. They exchange. Bowles lands a right hand that staggers Roop. Roop covers and fires back. Roop rushes in with a combination. Bowles answers with a right hand. Roop lands an outside leg kick. Roop delivers a combination. He lands an inside leg kick. Bowles goes back to the body. Bowles lands a right hand that knocks Roop down. He pounces on him and locks on a guillotine choke. He flips Roop and is the mount position. Roop scrambles and gets back to guard. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Bowles.
Round 2: Roop steps in with a stiff jab. Roop delivers a front kick to the body. Roop lands an outside leg kick and steps in with a straight right hand. Roop lands a stiff jab that puts Bowles on his back side. Roop swarms him and lands a right hand. Bowles rolls over and Roop continues to land punches. Referee Herb Dean steps in to stop the fight.
The official time of the stoppage was 1:43 of the second round.