Round one begins and Herrig comes out quickly. She is trying to close the distance on Casey. Cortney lands a nice combination that ends in a leg kick. Both women seem cool with trading leather early. Casey is countering well early. She lands a nice combination that ends in an overhand right. Herrig paws with her jab. She throws a leg kick that lands. Casey with a right hand but she gets countered beautifully be Herrig. Casey returns fire with a combination that lands. Herrig presses forward and pushes Casey up against the cage. She is able to drag Cortney to the floor and immediately moves to half guard. Casey is doing a good job of defending here. She attempts a kimura and uses the submission to escape and get back up to her feet. Herrig with a jab to the body followed by a low kick. Casey and Herrig trade bombs to end round one.