Round 1: Cholish bounces on the outside. Both pump their jabs. Tibau delivers a right hand to the body of Cholish. Cholish goes to the body with a kick. They exchange and Tibau connects with a right hand. Cholish throws a kick that Tibau catches and gets the fight to the ground. Cholish gets back to his feet. Tibau catches another kick and lands a combination. They stand on the center logo. Cholish throws a kick to the body that’s caught and Tibau lands a left hand down the middle. Tibau changes levels and secures a takedown with authority. Cholish quickly gets back to his feet. Tibau closes the distance looking for a double leg takedown. Cholish defends the attempt. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Tibau.
Round 2: Tibau leaps in with a flying knee. Cholish moves forward. Not a lot of action through the first minute of the round. They clinch. Tibau presses Cholish to the cage, but Cholish circles away. Cholish delivers an outside leg kick. Tibau lands a huge counter left hand that hurts Cholish. Cholish goes for a takedown. Tibau applies a guillotine choke and pulls guard to tighten it down. Cholish is forced to tap out to the arm-in guillotine choke.
The official time of the submission was 2:34 of the second round.
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