Round 1 - Referee John McCarthy oversees this light-heavyweight bout. Halsey is instantly on the prowl with Ramirez, who's firing back counters as he moves back. A quick scramble, and Ramirez's kimura attempt prompts Halsey to take his back. All at once, he's pounding away with punches. Ramirez covers up, and Ramirez has nowhere to go. It appears one of the punches badly hurts him, and referee McCarthy is forced to intervene at the 0:52 mark of the first round. Impressive performance from Halsey, who never let Ramirez get in the fight.
Result: Brandon Halsey def. Hector Ramirez via TKO (strikes) - Round 1, 0:52