Round 1: Cella moves in with a kick to the body. As Cella moved in, Troeng secures a takedown. Troeng works inside Cella’s full guard. Troeng postures up and lands a right hand and moves to half guard. He advances to side control. Troeng looks for a one-armed guillotine. Cella rolls and Troeng takes his back. Two minutes remain in the round. Troeng flattens Cella out. He softens him up with punches before applying a rear naked choke. Cella is forced to tap out.
The official time of the submission was 3:11 of the first round.