Round 1: Yousef moves forward. They briefly clinch before separating. Yousef lands a left hook. Thorsesen attempts a takedown but Yousef stuffs it. Thoresen establishing his jab. Yousef mises with a punch and Thoresen gets the fight to the ground. Yousef makes him pay with short punches as he worked for the single leg. Yousef is active from the bottom with elbows. Thoresen lands punches to the body. Yousef landing from the bottom. Thoresen lands a solid right hand. The referee stands them up. Thoresen lands a right hand. Yousef lands punches to the body inside the clinch. Thoresen returns fire with punches and knees to the body. Thoresen lands a solid elbow. Yousef lands an elbow of his own. Good first round. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Yousef.
Round 2: Thoresen uses his reach advantage and lands his jab. Yousef lands a counter left hand. Thoresen lands a right hand. Thoresen goes for a takedown but Yousef defends it and lands a combination. Thoresen lands a right hand that brings Yousef to a knee. Thoresen works for a choke but Yousef defends. Thoresen works for a guillotine choke and gains top position. He mounts Youself. He takes his back and sinks in a rear naked choke. Yousef is forced to tap out.
The official time of the submission came at the 2:36 mark of the second round.