Round 1: Starks takes the center of the cage. He moves forward behind his jab. Romero goes to the body with a left hand. Starks lands an inside leg kick as he circles on the outside. Starks steps in and gets hit with a flying knee that drops him. Romero finishes with strikes on the ground that renders Starks unconscious.
The official time of the KO was 1:32 of the first round.