Luke Barnatt vs. Mats Nilsson
Round 1: Nilsson takes the center of the cage. Barnatt lands his jab. Barnatt lands a combination. He presses forward. Nilsson presses the pace. He lands a right hand and continues to press forward. Barnatt covers and circles away. Barnatt continues to land his jab. Nilsson lands a left hook. Barnatt doubles up on his jab. Nilsson having problems getting inside Barnatt’s reach. Barnatt looks to clinch and Nilsson lands a combination. Barnatt looks relaxed. He fires off a high kick that’s block, but knocked Nilsson off balance. Barnatt leaps in with a superman punch followed by a head kick. Nilsson is hurt. He’s staggered. Barnatt senses the end is near and closes the distance and lands punches. A final knee causes Nilsson to crumble to the canvas and the referee steps in to stop it.
The official time of the technical knockout was 4:24 of the opening round.