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Round 1: Bader quick with a jab. Bader gets in a nice right uppercut as well. A minute in and no takedown attempts by either standout grappler. Bader looks to be holding the edge in the standup, with Brilz unable to land just about anything. Bader charges forward and lands a right hand behind the ear, planting Brilz face-first on the mat and ending the fight, no follow-up strikes necessary.
Ryan Bader defeated Jason Brilz via knockout (punch) at 1:17 of round 1
“I’ve been working hard,” says Bader. “Losing sucks, I’m glad to get this win here.”