Round 1 - Referee Herb Dean oversees the night's first main-card contest. Bahadurzada circles left at distance and pumps his jab. Kim holds the center and misses on a leaping knee. Kim catching Bahadurzada's pawing jab, and he pushes in for a takedown. Bahadurzada scampers away and resets in the center. Kim high kick blocked. Kim continues to walk forward. He lands a high kick but slips to the floor. Bahadurzada just waiting to uncork his right hand. He does, but Kim slips it. Kim shoots in, but Bahadurzada sprawls out and they reset. Kim connects with a left and pushes inside. Bahadurzada defends, but Kim's second effort brings the fight to the canvas. Kim moves quickly into mount. Kim staying busy with short left hands as Bahadurzada tries to hold him tight. Kim postures up and lands a few elbows. Dean wants action. Kim just rifling off short elbows, but Bahadurzada won't give him any room to really alnd flush. Bahadurzada rolls and exposes the back as he stands. Kim stays on his back as he gets to the feet, but he can't latch the neck. Boos from the crowd as Bahadurzada waits patiently against the cage. He falls to the canvas to close the round, and Kim takes the first on the MMAjunkie.com card, 10-9.
Round 2 - Bahadurzada moves to the center and kicks the body. He reaches with a right, but Kim backs away. Kim launches a high kick that miss. He drives in for a takedown, but Bahadurzada is up to the challenge. Kim backs away, slips a right hand and shoots again. This time he's able to score the effort. Kim in side control. Bahadurzada again just tying up from his back and looking for a stand-up. Dean watching close, but Kim is staying busy with his hands and trying to advance. Boos come in again. Bahadurzada rolls to his belly, but he's holding the leg for a switch. It doesn't work, and Kim patiently steps over and into mount. Bahadurzada just hanging on underneath. Kim creates some space and drives in a few elbows. Kim setting up a side choke. He starts to dismount but thinks better of it.Double hammerfists from Kim, who's trying anything he can to bring some action. Round ends with Kim on top again, and MMAjunkie.com gives him the round, 10-9.
Round 3 - Bahadurzada still trying to score with his massive hooks. Kim avoids it and shoots in again. Bahadurzada immediately on his back, where his power is absolutely useless. Side control for Kim, and he steps over to mount. Kim again sets up the arm-triangle choke. Bahadurzada turning in to keep his neck safe. Kim tries to dismount to finish the hold.He can't quite get the pressure he needs, but Bahadurzada also is not getting free. Back to mount for Kim. He's still not letting go of the head and arm. Bahadurzada fighting off the choke. Kim finally lets it go, and he's talking to Bahadurzada before he fires off elbows and ounches. Double hammerfists from Kim, who is in control He lets Bahadurzada punch him a few times in the face. Showboating from the top. Bahadurzada is stuck, and Kim knows it. Kim's wild punches bring the crowd to life. Bahadurzada tries like mad to get up, but Kim is in complete control. He stands at the end, and MMAjunkie.com gives him the round, 10-9, and the fight 30-27. Dong Hyun Kim def. Siyar Bahadurzada via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).