Round 1 - Gagnon with an early low kick. Crowd shouting "Canada" in support. Kimura overcommits on a straight, and Gagnon gets inside but can't take him down. Kimura slips away. Low kicks from Kimura, but Gagnon counters over the top. Gagnon very sharp early. Kimura kicks the legs twice and then the body. Gagnon slows just a bit from the solid blow, but he quickly returns with a sharp flurry. Kimura's nose bleeding from the early work. Gagnon kicks the leg and body. Kimura scores again to the body and rushes forward when it looks like Gagnon is hurt. Gagnon recovers and scores a takedown. Kimura turns to attack the leg, but Gagnon pulls it free and punches from the top. Kimura scrambles up to the feet. He digs the body. Gagnon very sharp. Two punches for Gagnon. Kimura looks for a takedown but falls unto a guillotine. Gagnon rolls over to the top, and Kimura goes to sleep. Incredible performance from Gagnon.
Result: Mitch Gagnon def. Dustin Kimura via technical submission (guillotine choke) - Round 1, 4:05