Diego Brandao vs. Joey Gambino - Round 1 - Brandao with a head kick and he follows up with some big punches but Gambino survives. Gambino now working in a ew good straight rights that are landing a bit. Hard leg kick by Gambino and another right hand. Gambino pushing him into the cage. Brandao manages to be the one who gets the takedown into side control. Gambino manages to get half guard. They're back to standing and Gambino lans a left that cuts Diego. Diego counters a kick with a hard punch. Close round but I'll give a slight edge to Brandao.
Round 2 - Huge right by Brandao and Gambino goes down but now he's recovering but Brandao is on top now, working to side control and now mount. Gambino now manages to get half guard back, and now full guard. Gambino almost manages to get an armbar but can't finish it. They're back to standing now and Brandao lands a hard leg kick. Takedown by Brandao again. Gambino back to his feet via ref restart.. 10-9 Brandao.
Round 3 - Again it's Brandao with a big right and he makes Gambino stand back up after he is dropped. Now they're back to the ground with Brandao on top and Gambino tries for a triangle that only gets his guard passed. Again, they're stood up and these stand-ups are happening way too quickly. Gambino with a left hand. Big right by Diego lands hard. 10-9 Brandao.
Official scorecards: 30-27 across the board for Diego Brandao.