Round 1 - Referee Yves Lavigne in the cage for this lightweight scrap. As expected, the two trade in the pocket early. Big swinging hooks from both fighters. Wiman misses with a high kick, and Siver punishes him low. Low kicks traded from both. Wiman leaps in with a Superman that misses. Big shots fired by both fighters in the pocket. Crowd loves it. Wiman ducks in for a takedown. He gets it, but Siver pops right back up. Siver scrambles away on his feet, but Wiman right there to close the distance again. Halfway in. Wiman pressing in against the cage. Siver threatens the neck, then backs away and lands a combination. Siver kicks low, then high. Right hands missed by both, and Siver scores the takedown. Wiman rolls for a kimura. Nothing there, and Siver backs away. Wiman shoots, but Siver shucks it off and fires a few heavy punches. Scramble to the floor in the closing seconds. Wiman on top. Very close round, and MMAjunkie.com gives a very slight nod to Siver, 10-9.
Round 2 - They meet quickly again, and Wiman shoots for an early takedown. Siver sprawls and stands. Wiman presses in, but the action stagnates there. Siver kicks Wiman away, who immediately presses back in for a single. Lavigne calls for action. Scramble as the two hit the deck. Siver seems to think triangle briefly. He looks to change his mind in preference of standing, but Wiman presses forward and moves to top position. Siver with an open guard. Blood starts to trickle from the forehead of Siver as Wiman fires punches and elbows from the top. The trickle turns into a solid flow as Wiman grinds away. Blood starting to sprinkle the canvas. One minute remains. Siver is trapped on the floor, and Wiman continues to pound away. Blood all over Wiman now, too. It's an ugly scrap, and "Handsome" Matt is doing the damage. Round ends there, and MMAjunkie.com awards a clear frame to Wiman, 10-9.
Round 3 - Fight likely on the line here in the final frame. The two again waste little time meeting in the center. Wiman looks to wrestle again. He shoots, but Siver pulls away. High kick blocked from Siver. Both fighters trading in the pocket again. Wiman chops the leg. Superman misses, and he fakes a shot and lands a right. Low kick from Siver. Wiman giving chase halfway in. It's anybody's fight as we enter the final half of the round. Wiman ducks in as Siver sprawls against the cage. Siver holds off Wiman, stands and pushes in from the outside. Wiman falls back into a guillotine that misses, and Siver easily pulls his arm free from an omo plata. Back on the feet, Wiman shoots in. Siver pops him a few times, but he sets it anyway. Not much there, and they go back to the feet. Siver seems to stagger Wiman. Siver follows in, goes for a guillotine in the closing seconds, but the fight ends. Tight action, but MMAjunkie.com gives the round to Siver, 10-9, awarding him the fight 29-28 despite the blood-filled second frame. Dennis Siver def. Matt Wiman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).