Round 1 - The referee for this bout is Kevin Nix. Sloppy exchange to open the fight. Sparks lands a left hand. Lands some more in an exchange. Lucero looks like a mix of Buentello and Konrad. Left hook from Sparks. Outside leg kick. Big right, followup left just misses. Leg kick takes Lucero down to the floor. Sparks in side control. Using his elbow to apply pressure. Looking for the Americana, but lets it go. Looking for it again. Lucero doing little to move out of the submission. Sparks torquing. Lucero grimacing in pain. Sparks really twisting that arm, and Lucero is forced to tap. Sparks pumps his fist -- almost looked like he wanted to throw a punch -- with the win.