Round 1 - Rampage came out to the PRIDE theme and looks motivated (for a guy who missed weight badly) and taunts Bader for backing away. Bader clinches up with him and is trying for the takedown. Rampage defends capably. Bader just misses with a wild overhand right. Bader with a few leg kicks Bader circling away and wings another right hand that misses but he clinches up again. Jackson defending the takedown well again. Rampage with an elbow in the clinch and back to distance they go. Leg kick by Bader. Bader pushing forward for the takedown again, pushing Jackson back into the cage. Bader with a knee and Jackson puts a hand on the mat to avoid any more. Left hook by Rampage at the end of the round and a body shot. 10-9 Bader.
Round 2 - Bader with a right hand and Jackson tried to land a big counter but missed. Bader is just too quick here and Jackson does not look good at all. Big slam by Rampage dumps Bader on his head! and now a knee as he stands up and misses a punch. Kick to the body. That was a brief moment of vintage Rampage. Bader gets the takedown though. Bader working a bit, Rampage gets up, Bader slams him back down and has the back. Bader landing right hands. 10-9 Bader again.
Round 3 - Bader pushes Rampage right into the cage. Rampage just looks awful so far tonight beyond that brief moment around the slam. Bader with another takedown. Bader just kneeing away to the body. Not much happens the rest of the round but Bader controlling things. 10-9 Bader.
Official scorecards: 30-27 across the board. Ryan Bader wins by unanimous decision.