Round 1 - Referee Tom Johnson in the cage for the evening's final preliminary contest. Hayden jabs from southpaw as he stays outside of Bermudez's range. Bermudez tries to shoot on a leg, but Hayden pushes him away. He shoots again and elevates Hayden before bringing him to the floor. Hayden works butterfly guard and pushes Bermudez away before returning to the feet. Bermudez throws a few power rights, and Hayden answers with kicks to the body. Two minutes in. They push together, and Bermudez controls from a front headlock. Hayden scrambles well and gets back to his feet. Hayden lands flush and Bermudez staggers to the floor. Hayden rushes forward and elects to move to the back rather than s punch for a finish. He slips over to look for an arm, but Bermudez pulls it free and lands a few heavy punches from the top. Bermudez backs away and resets. Hayden misses a knee, and Bermudez goes in with one of his own. He then grabs on to a standing guillotine choke and squeezes. Hayden relents briefly but is forced to tap. Nice finish. Dennis Bermudez def. Tom Hayden via submission (guillotine choke) - Round 1.