Round 1 - The fighters trade early kicks, and Natal gets a right hook through. "Ranger up!" chants rain down. The fighters circle, and Natal lands a low kick. Kennedy goes high but misses. Natal stalsks and lands a stiff punch that bounces Kennedy off the cage. He resets, and but he eats another right. Kennedy looks unfazed, though.Natal shoots, but Kennedy hits the mat and is quickly back up. Natal kicks Kennedy's leg out from under him, but he pops back up. Both now searching for low kicks. Kennedy lands a stiff body kick to the ribs that draws oohs. Kennedy moves forward, but Natal circles and avoids danger. Natal now the aggressor. A spinning back fist misses for Natal, Kennedy drops Natal with a big left, and this thing is over in a split second. The airfield explodes with applause.
Result: Tim Kennedy def. Rafael Natal via TKO (punches) - Round 1, 4:40