Round 1: After some early clinchwork, Alvarez fells Neer with a powerful single-leg. Alvarez landing some hard shots from Neer's guard, barely dodging upkicks. Alvarez' brothers cageside implore their kin to "MURDER HIM, ED!" Alvarez postures up and begins raining hard right hands down on Neer from closed guard. Alvarez takes mount with 90 seconds left. Neer rolls and gives up his back, but Alvarez is too high and Neer sweeps. Back on the feet, Alvarez considers boxing for a moment, then dumps Neer with a vicious double-leg. Alvarez back to mount as the round ends. 10-9 Alvarez.

Round 2: Low kicks from Neer, then a hard right hook from "The Dentist" clips Alvarez. Alvarez' brothers scream that Neer is cut, and indeed he is. Alvarez stands over Neer, dodging upkicks. He dives in and takes Neer's back, sinks in a rear-naked choke. Neer stands and tries to escape, but it's deep. Neer won't tap, so he goes to sleep and falls over like a tree. He wakes up a moment later and his corner seems to be explaining to him what happened.

Eddie Alvarez (20-2) def. Josh Neer (27-10-1) via technical submission (rear-naked choke) R2