The first round began. Franca landed a leg kick. Brown stuffed a single to the clinch effortlessly. He kneed the body. They broke. Brown caught a leg kick and dropped Franca with a right. He landed a right and another and another and another. Another pair. Another. Another. Another. Another and another. Franca closed the guard finally. Reminds of Forrest-Rashad. Brown landed a left. Brown worked the can opener. Franca worked towards a guillotine but never got close. Brown came down to half-guard. Franca regained guard working for a triangle. He locked it up. He slammed Franca. Franca kept it. He rolled nearly on top with it but stayed on bottom with it. It was still tight. Brown tapped and it was over.