Matchup: Diego Sanchez (12-0) vs. Brian Gassaway (23-12-2)
Date: August 20, 2005
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Recap: Sanchez showed little in the way of nerves as he was able to take Gassaway down in the early stages of the bout and work his wide array of ground skills. After that it was just a matter of time before the end came, and it came at the 1:56 mark of round two as Gassaway tapped out after a series of unanswered mounted strikes by Sanchez.
Outcome: Sanchez by submission, Round 2