Round 1: McGee moves in with a head kick that narrowly misses. McGee presses forward with a flurry. Ring lands a right hand but eats a combination counter. Ring works for a takedown but McGee has none of it. A front kick to the body lands by Ring. McGee lands a lead left hand. Ring circles on the outside. Two minutes remain in the round. Ring lands a right hook followed by a straight left. Ring delivers a knee to the body. They exchange leg kicks. Ring lands a left hand as McGee tries to clinch. They exchange front kicks to the body and McGee lands an outside leg kick at the bell. Close round. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for McGee.
Round 2: McGee comes out with pressure. He’s cutting off the octagon with footwork. They exchange leg kicks. Ring delivers an outside leg kick. Both are working kicks high and low but only landing low. Ring is stalking McGee now. McGee looked for a takedown but Ring has none of it. McGree turns up the pressure and picks up his volume of strikes. McGee delivers a combination and a high kick. McGee lands an uppercut. Ring answers with a left hand. McGee is bleeding from his nose. Ring goes forward landing another straight left hand. Ring moves in with another left hand. Ring lands a combination. McGee looks for a takedown but Ring stuffs it. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Ring.
Round 3: McGee takes the center of the cage. He opens with a flurry and lands a couple of uppercuts. Ring answers with a counter. The crowd chants, “Go Nick go!” McGee presses forward. A loose piece of tape on Ring’s glove is dealt with and the action continues. Ring lands a straight left that snaps McGee’s head back. McGee lands a left hook. Ring goes to the body with a punch. McGee lands an uppercut. McGee lands a right hand. McGee delivers a spinning back kick to the body. McGee moves forward with pressure and punches. He lands uppercuts and hooks to the body. Ring can’t get away. Ring lands a knee from the clinch. Ring looks exhausted and McGee pours on the pressure. Ring lands a right hand as McGee moved in. McGee continues to land punches. Ring looks for a takedown. He works for a guillotine but Ring ends up in top position. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for McGee.
The judges score the fight for Ring by unanimous decision. All three scorecards read 29-28.