Round 1: Latifi takes the center of the cage. Both fighters being careful early. They switch stances. Latifi inches forward. Latifi shoots in and secures a takedown. Latifi applies a d’arce choke but lets it go. Latifi works in Diabate’s half guard. Latifi applies a d’arce choke. Diabate works to get free but can not. Latifi locks it down and forces Diabate to tap out with a neck crank.
The official time of the submission was 3:02 of the first round.