Round 1 - Referee Herb Dean returns to the cage. What mischief awaits Mr. Irvin? Big traded punches immediately. Pokrajac shoots in behind a second flurry. Irvin sprawls against the cage, but Pokrajac eventually sucks him off the fence and onto the floor. Irvin throws a few elbows to the head, but Pokrajac pulls away. As he moves back in, Irvin moves to top and we see Pokrajac bleeding a bit on the side of his head. Irvin works from the top, though he eventually elects to stand. As Pokrajac does the same, Irvin rushes into a clinch. Nothing there, and Irvin pulls away. He moves straight back, and Pokrajac blasts him with a series of some 15 straight punches. Irvin fires back, but the shots clearly affected him. Pokrajac pushes Irvin against the cage and pulls him to the floor. Irvin tries to roll away, but Pokrajac leaps to the back and sinks in the rear-nakes choke. Hooks are in, Irvin is flat, and the tap signals the end of the fight. Igor Pokrajac def. James Irvin via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1, 2:29.