Round one begins and Ware fires off a leg kick. O’Malley returns fire with a side kick to the body. Sean steps in to the pocket and throws another kick. He lands another and then circles off of the fence. Ware is pressing forward but Sean is keeping him at bay with kicks. Terrion goes to the body with a right hand. He presses Sean against the cage and works a knee. O’Malley shakes free and moves back towards the center of the octagon. Ware chases after him and lands a right. O’Malley returns fire with one of his own followed by a question mark kick. Sean with a nice left jab. He follows that up with a right hand over the top. Ware is trying to close the distance but Sean clips him with another left jab. Ware misses with a combination. He backs Sean on against the cage. O’Malley lands a foot sweep but does not follow Ware to the ground. Terrion is back up and fires off a left hook. Sean leaps in with a left hand. He counters Ware with a right hand. Terrion closes the distance and lands a right. Both men trade punches. The horn sounds to end round one.