Manual Resistance (MR) or Thera-band Hip Abductor/ Adductor: Athlete lies in decubitus position if manual resistance or stands if using physical therapy band. Athlete performs set of resisted hip abduction through full ROM with pressure applied from a partner or physical therapy band at the region of the lateral epicondyle. Athlete performs a set of resisted hip adduction through full ROM with pressure applied from a partner or physical therapy band at the region of the medial epicondyle. Start at 3 sets of 8 reps and progress to 4 sets of 8 reps.
The first bout on the televised portion of the event saw Nate Diaz taking on Clay Guida in a lightweight contest. Diaz, who had an eight-inch reach advantage on Guida, was able to frustrate him with punches on the feet while Guida has success with leg-kicks followed by a right hand straight.  After closing the distance, Guida used his wrestling experience to avoid submissions while controlling and pressuring Diaz both in the clinch and on the ground throughout the fight. Diaz rallied with punches in the final round but was unable to finish off Guida. The judges scored the bout 29–28 twice for Guida and once for Diaz for the split-decision victory.  The bout was awarded the event's second "Fight of the Night" honor gaining both fighters a $65,000 bonus.