Round 1: Semerzier lands a kick to the groin to start the fight. The fight is restarted and Semerzier lands an outside leg kick. He clinches and lands knees to the body and legs. Peralta shows his takedown defense and balance. They separate and Semerzier goes back to leg kicks. Peralta throws a high kick and Semerzier lands a counter right hand that knocks Peralta down. Peralta immediately recovers and gets back to his feet. Peralta throws a leg kick and Semerzier catches it and takes him down. Semerzier lands some punches and works to pass Peralta’s guard. Semerzier throws his legs to the side and lands two solid punches. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Semerzier.
Round 2: Semerzier lands jabs. Peralta catches him with a right hand that puts Semerzier down and has Semerzier in a lot of trouble. Semerzier ties him up. They’re back to standing. Peralta misses with a wild right hand. Peralta throwing big shots. Semerzier moves forward and lands a high kick. Peralta lands a right hook. Semerzier clinches and presses Peralta to the cage. Semerzier lands punches to the body. They’re back to the center of the Octagon. Peralta lands a spinning back kick to the body. Semerzier lands a series of kicks to the Peralta’s legs. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Peralta.
Round 3: Semerzier goes back to kicking the legs. Peralta lands a side kick to the body. Semerzier lands two leg kicks and Peralta answers with two of his own. Peralta lands a huge right hand that knocks Semerzier down. Semerzier grabs a leg and Peralta continues to land punches. The referee stops the fight. Semerzier can’t stand. It was a head butt that knocked Semerzier down.
The official time of the TKO stoppage was 1:54 of the third round.