Round 1: Velasquez moves in behind his jab and immediately works for a single leg takedown. Silva turns and gets free. Silva pushes forward. Velasquez looks for a takedown but Silva pushes him away. Velasquez lands an outside leg kick. Velasquez lands a right hand that knocks Silva down Velasquez moves in and lands another shot. Silva rolls and Velasquez finishes with a series of right hands.
The official time of the technical knockout was 1:21 of the first round.