Blackburn repeatedly tagged Giboo with punches through out the first stanza. Giboo was able to score a couple takedowns in the round but he was unable to hold his opponent down. By the end of the frame, Giboo, who had taken lots of punishment, was completely out of gas. Sherdog.com scored the round 10-8 for Blackburn.
More of the same in the second. Blackburn roughed Giboo up on the feet with with punches. Giboo, completely fatuigued, ate a flying knee that dropped him to the canvas. The end came shortly after as Blackburn swooped in for the finish via strikes. The official time was 2:29 of the second.