Round 1 - Referee Josh Rosenthal makes his first appearance of the night. Brenneman misses an early right and clinches. Hendricks fires off a few shots, and Brenneman returns fire inside. Hendricks grabs an arm-in guillotine and drops to a knee to squeeze. Can't finish, but he keeps the hold. Knee from Hendricks, and Brenneman goes to his knees to avoid more. Hendricks relentless on the neck, but he finally releases. Brenneman fires off combinations. Hendricks does well to defend the blows, but Brenneman is really throwing. Brenneman shoots in. Hendricks sprawls well, but a second effort nets Brenneman the result. Hendricks sits against the cage and looks for a kimura grip on Brenneman's left arm. Brenneman keeps his head low and drives in. Hendricks looks at Rosenthal and wants a restart. Crowd does, too. Hendricks comfortable in the position and gets the restart with less than a minute. Low kick from Hendricks, and he avoids a straight and pushes in. Brenneman defends an gets a trip in the closing seconds. Close round, but MMAjunkie.com gives Brenneman the nod, 10-9.
Round 2 - Early punches from both.Lef thand buckles Brenneman. A right-left combo drops him. Hendricks is all over Brenneman, but "The Spaniard" is courageously returning fire as he works back to his feet. Hendricks getting the best of the exchange by far, and Brenneman hits the deck again. Brenneman fires an upkick as Hendricks rushes in, but Rosenthal has already made the decision. Brenneman was definitely rocked, and he doesn't protest. Great flurry by Hendricks to earn the win. Johny Hendricks def. Charlie Brenneman via TKO (punches) - Round 2, 0:40.