Round 1: Pyle circles on the outside. Neer presses forward. Neer misses with a big right hand. Pyle lands a punch to the body. He drops down and secures a double leg takedown. Pyle passes Neer’s guard to side mount. Neer works back to full butterfly guard. Neer looked for a heel hook but Pyle defends the submission attempt. Pyle works inside Neer’s guard. Neer throws punches from the bottom. Pyle works to pass Neer’s guard. Neer works back to his feet and looks for a single leg takedown. Pyle breaks free and Neer goes on the offense. Pyle clinches and lands a couple of knees. Neer works the body with hooks. Neer lands a right hand. Pyle perfectly times a right hand as Neer moved in and knocks Neer out. It was a short right hand that face-planted Neer.
The official time of the knockout was 4:56 of the first round.