Round one: Nazare opens with some nasty leg kicks and is being way more aggressive with his striking. Kirwan shoots, but Nazare sprawls. Kirwan manages a trip and gets Nazare down. Nazare sweeps him. Kirwan can't do much with Nazare on him, but Nazare isn't doing much while he's there. Nazare in half guard. Kirwan gets full guard, and still Nazare isn't doing much but holding him down. Now we see some body shots from Nazare. Now the ref stands them up. Nazare again being the aggressor on the feet. He throws a body kick that Kirwan catches, and gets Nazare down again. Kirwan is cut and bleeding, and attempts to isolate an arm but can't. End of the round. I score it 10-9 Nazare.
Round two: Nazare lands a couple of good shots, Kirwan throws a couple of his own before shooting again. He gets the takedown pretty easily. Kirwan in half guard, and is keeping Nazare from doing much. But he's not doing doing much himself at this point. He flirts with trying to get an arm but gives up. Kirwan lands a couple of shots, but is mainly concerned with keeping Nazare helpless. The ref finally stands it up. Nazare lands some leg kicks, then Kirwan shoots again and is back in half guard. Kirwan lands a few punches, then Nazare stands up... only to shoot and get Kirwan down. Kirwan is holding full guard and tries to get Nazare in a guillotine. Nazare gets out of it. End of the round. Gotta give that one to Kirwan, 10-9.
Round three: Kirwan waits for almost 30 seconds before shooting. He ends up with Nazare holding half guard and working for a guillotine, but he lets it go. Kirwan is actually trying to do more damage from the top this time, lots of head and body shots. Nazare isn't able to do much but try to tie Kirwan up and get the standup. Kirwan moves to side control for a little bit, then back to half guard. Kirwan lands some decent elbows to Nazare's head. Nazare needs to really pull something out or he's lost this one. Now Nazare is landing some elbows from the bottom. He manages to spin to his feet... and shoots immediately. That's the fight. I have to score that one 29-28 for Kirwan.
Jacob Kirwan def. Rene Nazare via unanimous decision