Round one begins and Millender starts off quickly by forcing the action. He throws a jab. Alves circling along the fence. He is looking to find his way inside. Alves with a left jab. Curtis misses with a spinning kick. Thiago responds with a nice low kick. Alves continues to circles along the fence. He lands a right jab but Millender leaps in with a flying knee. Alves absorbs the strike and once again circles out. Millender with a nice low kick. He throws a push kick that forces Alves to lose his balance. Another big flying knee from Curtis. Alves appears to be wobbled. Millender is all over him. Alves circles off the fence and attempts to find his bearings. Alves with a left jab. Millender smiles and delivers a massive uppercut. Alves hits the canvas and looks to be in all sorts of trouble. Alves survives some ground and pound and gets back up to his feet. He throws a combination of his own. Incredible heart being shown by Alves here. Thiago shoots in and scores a double leg takedown. Millender looks to lock in a guillotine choke. Alves breaks free of the submission attempt and the horn sounds to end round one.