Round 1 – Elliott rushes froward right away. They trade shots, but Elliott scores with a takedown. Benavidez wants a guillotine. It’s not there, but he moves up to the feet. As they reset, Elliott is doing his thing, moving wildly. Elliott gets inside and scores a takedown and briefly holds the crucifix. Benavidez’s arms ares trapped behind him. He patently works free from a very bad position. Great grappling from both. They scramble up to the feet.Elliott lands a knee, but Benavidez backs away. Elliot looking very good early. He drives in for another takedown. There’s a scramble, and Benavidez gets to front control before controlling the neck and pushing Elliott to the floor. Benavidez working very hard to get to mount. he can’t quite get there. Benavidez keeping control of the head. He finally gets to mount and gets the choke in place. Incredible work to get there, and Elliott is trapped. With his arms trapped, Elliott has to tap with his feet.