Round 1 - Dodson in with a quick lead uppercut as the two look to box. Low kicks traded. Montague the bigger fighter, and he wants to work from range. Dodson wants to get in and out, and he lands a stiff right hand. Dodson punches the thigh. Left hand lands for Dodson Crowd getting a little restless, but Dodson has the timing to start. Leaping left floors Montague. He gets up, but Dodson is all over him. Dodson unloading with punches. Montague tries to gran the legs and slow things down. He can't. Back to the feet. Dodson picking Montague apart. Montague lands a straight but eats a counter. Montague slips a punch, and somehow looks like he's actually comfortable. Straight left hand lands again fro Dodson, and Montague is down, face-first. Referee Jacob Montalvo moves in, and Montague tries to grapple with him. Incredible win by Dodson, who takes off in celebration by leaping off the cage.
Result: John Dodson def. Darrell Montague via knockout (punches) - Round 1, 4:15