Hector Lombard vs. Rousimar Palhares
Round 1: Lombard moving forward. He misses with a front kick. Palhares tries to clinch but Lombard has none of it. Lombard misses with a leaping left hook. Palhares delivers an inside leg kick. Palhares lands an outside leg kick. Lombard stalking Palhares. Lombard moves in and lands a big left hand. Palhares falls under the pressure. Lombard follows him to the canvas unloading strikes. Lombard lets Palhares back to his feet. Palhares is cut above the left eye. Lombard closes the distance with strikes. Palhares is hurt. He looks for a takedown and eats more punches. He’s out. Lombard knocks out Palhares.
The official time of the knockout was 3:38 of the first round.