The two Canadian women immediately opened the first round trading punches. Alexis Davis found success with dirty boxing from the single collar clinch. Kaufman created distance and found a home for her punches. Davis hung in tough but was unable to to defend the onslaught of Sarah Kaufman. One of Kaufman's strikes opened up a nasty cut over Davis' left eye. The referee briefly stopped the fight for a doctor inspect the cut. The fight resumed and Davis went on the attack to try and put the hurt on Kaufman. One of Alexis Davis' elbows opened up a cut along the hairline and the round ended with the two fighters trading straight punches in the center of the cage.
The ladies continued where they left off in the opening stanza trading punches in the center of the cage. Kaufman took the advantage early with multiple hooks to the head. Davis responded with uppercuts from the clinch. The ladies clinch against the fence with Davis trying to create space with knees to the body. They kept an incredible pace halfway through the fight. Kaufman threw combinations to the head and battered Davis from range. Davis threw knees to the head from the clinch. The two again trade punches with the round coming to an end.
The final round started just as the first two with both fighters exchanging punches. Absolutely insane that they kept the pace of striking through twelve minutes. Alexis Davis hit an outside trip takedown and worked from side control. Alexis Davis threatened with an armbar and Kaufman used it to hit a sweep. Davis didn't release the arm and swept Kaufman to continue to work from the top. Davis took Kaufman's back but was unable to keep the position. Kaufman survived but clearly lost the round.