Round 1: Nogueira takes the center of the cage. He inches forward. Nelson moves forward with a right hand. He lands an uppercut that drops Nogueira. Nogueira gets back to his feet. Nelson presses forward. Nelson goes to the body with a right hand. Nogueira fires back. They exchange jabs. Nogueira lands a stiff jab and Nelson circles away. Nelson moves in with a right hand. Nelson moves in and lands a right hand flush on the jaw of Nogueira. Nogueira goes down. He gets back to his feet and is on wobbly legs. Nelson goes in fo rthe finish. Nogueira’s hands are low. Nelson loads up on a right hand that lands clean. Nogueira crashes down to the canvas stiff and unconscious.
The official time of the knockout was 3:37 of the first round.