The classic prospect vs veteran matchup takes place in the form of Aspinall vs Arlovski. Aspinall has looked extremely impressive since entering the UFC, with two first-round victories. However, Arlovski is coming off a win against another highly touted prospect in Tanner Boser.
Both men meet in the centre. Arlovski blitzes, but Aspinall evades. Aspinall pressuring around the cage. He rocks Arlovski with a hard shot! Aspinall is swarming Arloski who covers up. The referee nearly stops it, but Arlovski clinches up. They break. Arlovski seems to connect, but Aspinall cliches and takes the dominant position. Both men connect with heavy punches as the round finishes.
Round 1: 10-9 Aspinall
Both men meet in the middle. Sharp left hook from Arlovski connects. Aspinall shoots for a double leg. He drives Arlovski to the ground and takes the back. He secures the rear-naked choke and that’s it!