Round 1: They touch gloves and the main event is underway. They take the center of the Octagon. Miocic moves forward with a double jab. They exchange leg kicks. Miocic rushes in with a right hand. He goes to the body with a left hook. They exchange leg kicks. Miocic goes to the body and then head. Struve presses forward. He lands a left hook and a glancing right hand. Miocic lands a right hand. He’s having no problems getting on the inside. Struve throws a head kick that’s blocked and a flying knee but Miocic moves away. Miocic lands two hard punches to the body. Miocic’s right hand starting to land more often. Struve moves in with a knee and Miocic takes him down and then lets him up. Struve partially lands a head kick but Miocic answers with a left hand. A minute remains in the round. Miocic goes to the body with two hooks. Struve delivers a hard knee to the body. Miocic moves in with a stiff jab. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Miocic.
Round 2: Struve doing a better job of using his reach this round. He utilizing his jab. He’s able to back Miocic up. Struve lands an uppercut and another. Miocic may be hurt. Struve chases him. Struve lands a right hand. He has Miocic moving away. Miocic lands a right hand. the pace picks up. Struve moves in and eats a hard right hand. Struve continues to pump his jab. Miocic lands a short right hand. Struve answers with a series of right hands. Miocic goes to the body. Struve lands a right hand that hurts Miocic. He has Miocic against the cage and lands an uppercut followed by another and another. Miocic falls to the canvas and referee Herb Dean stops the action.
The official time of the technical knockout was 3:50 of the second round.