Round 1 - Referee Herb Dean in charge of the two light heavyweight strikers. Touch of gloves to open. Diabate kicks low. Cane close the distance and lands a striaght left. Diabate answers. Cane stalking, thought Diabate answers with a straight. Big left from Cane and Diabate falls to the canvas. Cane follows, thought Diabate regains his with quickly. Cane tries to grab a guillotine and fall back, but Diabate escapes and moves back to his feet. Great opening minute. Cane clinches and establishes a bodylock. Diabate resists the pulls and remains standing. Break, and Canes nose bleeding. Diabate looks sharp again and lands a straight left. Cane steps back and Diabate throws again with a right. Cane falls to the canvas, obviously rocked. Diabate throws one punch, and Cane looks hurt. Two more punches come in, and Cane appears to regain his wits, but Dean is there to call the fight. Cane doesn't like it, but it's over. Cyrille Diabate def. Luiz Cane via TKO (punches) -Round 1, 2:13.