Round 1: The fighters touch gloves and UFC Fight Night 35 is underway. Brenneman presses forward and lands an outside leg kick. Dariush answers with a left hand. They clinch and Brenneman delivers a combination before separating. Dariush leaps in with a knee. He lands a big left hand that knocks Brenneman down. Dariush follows Brenneman to the canvas and lands hammer fists. Dariush takes Brenneman’s back. He works for a rear naked choke. It’s under the chin. Brenneman is forced to tap out. Dariush wins by submission.
The official time of the submission was 1:45 of the opening round.