Azeredo lands a leg kick and the two paw at each other with jabs from a distance. Nazare misses with a straight right hand and a pair of jabs. He's throwing a lot of straight punches and stalking Azeredo, making him circle around the cage.
Nazare lands a leg kick and tries to come over the top with a punch but it misses. Azeredo lands a leg kick and his corner cheers, but Nazare pushes him against the cage. Azeredo is trying to throw knees and apply a muay thai clinch but Nazare shurugs it off and swings for days throwing hard shots at the head and body. He lands a few of but they do little and Azeredo keeps moving.
Nazare comes in looking for underhooks but Azeredo is trying to clinch and knee again. Nazare lands a hard left from inside and won't let Azeredo off the cage. His opponent circles out and gets hit with a high kick. He taunts Nazare by sticking his tongue our and raising his arms but gets taken down moments laters. Nazare has his back but Azeredo works back to his feet.
Nazare has him in a body lock from behind. Azeredo trips his opponent's leg out from under him and bring it to the ground where he successfully sweeps Nazare but he doesn't stay on top for long. Nazare is back in control on top in an open half guard as Azeredo tries to hold on until the end of the round. Nazare lands a few punches before time expires.
Rene Nazare def. Luiz Azeredo by TKO (Doctor Stoppage - broken hand, 5:00 Round 1).
Nazare won the first round and then got the decision after Azeredo had to bow out with what looked like a broken wrist. Even the fight was stopped prematurely, it was still a good win for Nazare.