Round 1 - Referee Herb Dean oversees this bantamweight matchup. Camus quickly forward, and he takes the center. Camus switching stances and bouncing lightly as Kimura stays at range. Camus leaps forward with a straight that lands flush and wobbles his opponent. Kimura right back with one of his own. Kimura works the body before Camus pushes forward and settles into his opponent's guard. Kimura quickly fires his legs up for a triangle choke. Camus defends and slips the leg off the shoulder, but Kimura tries again. Camus still OK, but he's struggling to create space to posture and lands. Kimura traps the right arm and switches into an omo plata. Camus stays safe, but Kimura uses it as a sweep and take the top position. Camus tries to scramble, but Kimura moves to his back. He's too high as he attacks, and Kimura slips off and lets Camus back on top. Camus again busy on his back and looking to secure another omo plata attempt. Camus on top, but he's not landing anything, and as the round ends, MMAjunkie.com would like to give it to Kimura for the work from his back, but instead rewards Camus, 10-9, for the early striking and time on top.
Round 2 - Camus lively again to open. Kimura loose as he stays at range. Camus lands a few strong low kicks. He's moving at range even as Kimura looks to answer back in the pocket. More leg kicks for Camus. He's circling on the outside. Low kicks from Camus answered by punches over the top from his opponent. Kimura lands a crisp right that snaps his opponent's head back. Camus pushes into a clinch and looks for a takedown. Camus pushing in from the outside as Kimura defends against the cage. Camus drives a few knees into the body. Kimura spins off the cage, and Cams releases and pulls free. Final minute, and Camus slips under and picks the leg, scoring another takedown. Kimura secures the right arm and looks again for an omo plata before rolling out to an armbar. Camus spins easily through it, and Kimura switches to the triangle. It looks tight, but Camus signals that he's just fine and sits in the hold until the round ends. Great work again on the floor from Kimura, but MMAjunkie.com gives it to Camus, 10-9.
Round 3 - Camus looks again for an early takedown after peppering the legs. He pushes Kimura into the cage in the same position they were in during round two. Nothing there, and Camus backs away. Camus lands a punch and shoots in again, but Kimura snuffs it out and transitions quickly over to top position and the back. Excellent work, and he gets his arm under the chin. Rear-naked choke is in, and Camus is forced to tap. Impressive finish from Kimura in a fun fight. Dustin Kimura def. Chico Camus via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 3, 1:50