Round 1: No touch of gloves in this one. Barnett moves forward. He lands a right hand. Mir fires back. They battle in the clinch. Mir lands uppercuts on the inside. Barnett answers with an uppercut. Barnett pushes Mir against the cage. He lands a knee to the body. Barnett lands an uppercut followed by a knee to the body. Barnett roughing Mir up in the clinch. Mir tries to circle out but Barnett stays on him. Barnett lands a knee to the face of Mir and Mir collapses. Barnett lands one last shot before the referee stops in to stop it.
The official time of the stoppage was 1:56 of the first round.