Bader and Lawlor come out and size each other up for only a moment before trading punches. They lock and head to the fence before Bader lands a good hit and a takedown. On the ground, Bader keeps the pressure with punches and strong elbow hits. Lawlor gets the game back to the feet and the two lock again, trading knees. Bader gets another takedown off of a Lawlor punch. From the ground Lawlor positions his feet on Bader's hips to push him off, but doesn't do so quick enough. Bader drops a huge blow to Lawlor's head, knocking him out and finishing the match.
Ryan Bader wins by KO in the first round.