Overem begins with a jabs that Silva answers with a leg-kick. Silva lands another leg-kick and rushes in for the clinch. Overeem lands a right-hand and tosses Silva to the floor landing himself in side-control.
Big elbows from the bottom stand Overeem up, he jumps back into Silva's guard and works some short elbows. Silva remaining active from the bottom, but Overeem is starting to damage Bigfoot's ribs. Now he's moving to the head.
Silva's pushes him off, but not far enough to stand. Overeem returns to Silva's guard and lands a couple more elbows to the body. He postures up and lets one rip to Silva's face. Silva tries to tie him up, but he's against the fence and Overeem postures again.
Silva looking for a triangle, but it doesn't get very far. Overeem lands an elbow to the head. Big punches from Overeem now, and he moves to half-guard. Silva looking to push-off. He get's Overeem off and Herb Dean stands them up.
An uppercut from Silva is followed by a big knee. Overem returns fire with a knee of his own as the round comes to a close.
Score: Overeem 10-9