Just 45 seconds into the first round, Herman landed a huge uppercut to Credeur's chin, knocking him down, flat on his back on the canvas. Herman pounced and landed a couple of hard punches on the ground to knock Credeur out, and the fight came to a sudden end, with Herman earning a first-round knockout. The official time of the stoppage was 48 seconds.
The victory improved Herman's professional MMA record to 22-9, and got him a much-needed return to the win column. After two knee surgeries, Herman's career may now be back on track.
"It's unbelievable," Herman said. "I can't describe it. Oh my God, it's amazing."
For Credeur, the loss drops him to 12-4 in his career, and he hasn't won a fight since April 1, 2009. At age 33, Credeur may be just about done.