Kazuo Misaki defeats Paul Daley by Split decision. The judges provided the follow score cards: 30-27 Misaki, 29-28 Daley, 29-28 Misaki.
Paul Daley landed a cutting leg kick to open the first. Paul pawed out his jab to try and find his range. Misaki backed Paul up with an overhand right. Misaki came forward with a left hand and Paul Daley responded with a leg kick. Misaki caught the leg and took Dalye to the mat. Daley regained his feet. Paul missed a left hand and Misaki attacked the midsection with punches. Daley had difficulty finding his range while Misaki teed off with punches. Misaki slipped a punch and then opened up with punches to the body. Daley tackled Misaki to the mat and almost got caught in a guillotine. Daley stood up and landed punches to the face as the round ended.
Misaki landed a kick to the body to start the second stanza. He followed up with punches and rocked Daley against the fence. Misaki initiated a clinch and hip tossed Daley to the mat. Daley does well to keep his balance and regained his feet. Misaki stalked with jabs. Daley shot another takedown and ended up in Misaki's guard. Daley had difficulty with throwing punches and tried to take Misaki's back. Misaki quickly swept and ended up in Paul Daley's guard. The referee stood the fighters up with ten seconds to go. Daley wiffed on every punch to close the round.
Kazuo landed a chopping leg kick in the start of the third. Daley unable to find his range with almost all of his punches short by an inch. Misaki attacked the body and Daley responded with a left hook to the head. Daley took Misaki down with four minutes left in the round. A punch from Daley opened up a cut on the forehead of Kazuo Misaki. Daley told the referee and the fight is stopped for the doctor to inspect the cut. The fight continued and Daley landed a left hook to the jaw. Another left hook from Daley. Misaki with a jumping knee. Daley was throwing single shots with two minutes left in the fight. Misaki continued to press forward against a retreating Paul Daley. Daley caught a kick and hit a takedown but couldn't keep position. Misaki throwing punches with thirty seconds left. Impressive fight for Misaki. Paul Daley fought a very conservative fight.