Round one begins and Waterson fires off a pair of low kicks. Casey tries to step into the pocket but eats a kick to the body from Michelle. “The Karate Hottie” is using a lot of kick early here. She lands a stiff jab. Casey moves forward with a combination. Both women land low kicks. Casey with a nice left hook. She follows that up with a big right hand. Michelle is hurt. Casey presses her up against the cage. Waterson fires off a nice elbow and escapes the position. Waterson with a low kick. Casey steps in with a right hand but it is blocked. Casey shoots in but Waterson sweeps and winds up in top position. Casey rolls for an armbar. Waterson avoids the submission attempt. Round one comes to an end.