Round 1 - Yves Lavigne sees his first action of the night as the third man. They touch 'em up and get rolling in another bantamweight fight to open. Inside leg kick from Tamura lands as the two feel each other out. Dillashaw comes over the top with a good right hand, and then a combination that finishes with a body kick. Dillashaw continues to stalk, but Tamura lands a good pair of counters. Moments later, though, Dillashaw gets the fight to the ground and looks to take his back. It's a fun little ground scramble, and Dillashaw lands a good knee just as Tamura gets to his feet. Dillashaw gets a good trip takedown, but Tamura is back up in a hurry. Lavigne calls for a little more action as they stall on the cage, looking to trade knees. Dillashaw listens to his corner, which tells him a right hand is there. Tamura is looking for knees, but with his back against the fence he's having a hard time breaking free. So Lavigne will do it for him and they'll go back to the center with a minute left in the round. High spinning kick from Dillashaw is off the mark, and a moment later he fakes low and goes high to land a grazing blow. Dillashaw lands a couple shots in a brief slugfest, though Tamura clipped him with some counters. It's a 10-9 round for Dillashaw on the MMAjunkie.com scorecard.
Round 2 - Dillashaw gets things going quickly in the second and drops Tamura with a kick that turns into a knee. He's on Tamura in a second and he's dropping big right hands – six of them, till Lavigne stops it. T.J. Dillashaw def. Issei Tamura via KO (strikes) - Round 2, 0:26