Round 1: Head takes the center of the cage and lands a kick to the body. Head lands a combination. Abedi clinches. Head presses him against the fence. Abedi gets a high-crotch takedown. Abedi works inside Head’s closed guard. Abedi advances to half guard. Head gets back to his feet. With two minutes remaining, they’re in the center of the cage. Abedi lands a counter left hook. He lands another left hook. Head moves forward landing a right hand. They clinch. Head separates and lands a combination. Head lands a right hand that hurts Abedi. Abedi falls and Head dives on him. He advances his position. Abedi gives up his back. Head slips in the rear naked choke and Abedi is forced to tap out.
The official time of the submission was 4:33 of the first round.