Round 1 - Referee Herb Dean in the cage for this featherweight contest. Grispi stays at distance to open as Yahya looks to dive in on a leg. Grispi kick the legs. Yahya dives in again and eats a kick. Grispi backs away. Yahya continues to move forward and works into a clinch and scores a takedown. Grispi works a closed guard underneath and ties up the wrists. Yahya works free and tries to pass on the right-hand side. He gets momentarily to side control, but Grispi regains guard. It's temporary, as Yahya jumps out to side control. Yahya turns and spins to a north-south choke. It looks like it may be in, and Grispi is spinning and trying to create space. He can't, and Yahya gets the impressive choke finish. Rani Yahya def. Josh Grispi via submission (north-south choke) - Round 1.