Round 1: No touch of gloves in this one. Cerrone rushes in and Pettis lands a solid right hand. Pettis closes the distance and lands a left hook and right hand. Cerrone lands a knee. Cerrone delivers an outside leg kick but Pettis counters with a left hand. Pettis lands an overhand right. Pettis lands a kick to the body that hurts Cerrone. Pettis lands a knee to the body. Pettis works the body with punches. Pettis lands a kick to the body and Cerrone collapses to the canvas. Pettis finishes with punches on the ground. Pettis wins by TKO.
The official time of the stoppage was 2:35 of the first round.