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Round 1: No glove touch to kick off this middleweight contest. Palhares tags Massenzio low with a kick, he takes a few to recover and they get back to it. Palhares lands a hard inside leg kick and slams Massenzio to the mat. Massenzio gets to his feet quickly. Palhares pulls guard and immediately rolls for a heel hook, forcing Massenzio to tap in short order.
Rousimar Palhares defeated Mike Massenzio via submission (heel hook) at 1:03 of round 1