Ben Rothwell vs. Cain Velasquez
Round 1: Velasquez took Rothwell down early and pressed him against the cage. Rothwell was able to get back to his feet and both fighters exchanged blows. Velasquez took Rothwell down again and got side control. Velasquez landed some damaging elbows and got full mount. Velasquez teed off on Rothwell, and almost looked like he was going to finish him off. Rothwell got back up to his feet, but Velasquez took him back down and continued to dominate Rothwell. Rothwell made it up to his feet as the round came to an end. FightLine.com scores the round 10-8 for Velasquez.
Round 2: Velasquez took Rothwell down again and pegged Rothwell with more shots. Rothwell was trying to get back to his feet and Velasquez was pegging Rothwell with some hard shots, and Steve Mazzagatti called it off as Rothwell was getting back up to his feet. Controversial stoppage, as Rothwell was getting back up to his feet when it was stopped.
Winner via TKO (strikes) at 0:58 of Round 2: Cain Velasquez
After the fight, Velasquez noted that Rothwell probably could have kept going.