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Heavyweight Grand Prix reserve bout
Shane Del Rosario vs. Lavar Johnson
Round 1: Johnson came out swinging and Del Rosario went for the clinch and pressed Johnson against the cage. They traded knees to the body before Johnson to Del Rosario to the ground. Johnson landed a few punches before Del Rosario got back to his feet. Johnson went for another takedown and pressed Del Rosario against the cage. The two started trading punches. Del Rosario managed to get a takedown and got side control. He got mount and landed some ground and pound. Del Rosario continued landing punches from the top. Johnson almost escaped, but Del Rosario regained position. With the round coming to an end, Del Rosario locked in an armbar. Johnson looked like he was about to escape, but ended up tapping.
Shane Del Rosario defeated Lavar Johnson via submission (armbar) at 4:31 of Round 1.