Nick Penner landed a huge right hand but was countered by Anthony Perosh. Penner's left eye was damaged early from one of Perosh's strikes. Perosh took the fight to the ground but was swept by Penner. Penner ended up in mount and and landed several punches before Perosh was able to regain his feet. Perosh shot for a takedown against the fence and was able to get the fight to the ground. Perosh landed some short elbows from half guard as he passed to mount. Perosh heavy from the top landing punches to the face while Nick Penner covered up. Perosh sunk in a head-arm choke and and Penner defended well. With one second left in the round the referee waved off the fight.
The replays show that the referee gave Nick Penner opportunities to fight back and waved off the bout right before the horn.
Anthony Perosh entered the fight with two submission victories in the UFC. He is now 3-1 in the UFC and 13-6 overall. Nick Penner was making his UFC debut. He is now 0-1 in the promotion and 11-2 overall.