The first round began and they touched gloves. They circled, Alexander pushed forward and they clinched. Alexander was defending the takedown. Sakara got the single, Alexander stood and broke with a pair of high knees to the face. They circled. Four twenty-five. Sakara landed a right hand and they clinched. Alexander landed a huge knee inside and dropped Sakara and pounded away in the guard, Sakara was struggling to survive but the punches just kept coming and the referee stopped it. "Houston Alexander is for real!"