Middleweights Court McGee (13-1, 2-0 UFC) and Dongi Yang (10-1, 1-1 UFC) meet on the Spike TV portion of UFC Fight Night 25.
McGee, a former heroin addict and winner of The Ultimate Fighter reality show tournament, trains with retired UFC superstar Chuck Liddell.
Yang, one of South Korea's top fighters, dropped a close decision to Chris Camozzi in his UFC debut but bounced back with a TKO win over Rob Kimmons in his second bout.
Round 1:Yang lands with punches to the body. McGee with leg kicks. Yang answers with an inside leg kick. Lots of effort to find range, awkward match up. Yang lands a jab. More leg kicks. Yang stumbles from a leg kick. Yang answers with body kicks. MMA Nation scores it 10-9 Yang.
Round 2: Yang with a combination. McGee looking for a take down. Yang scoring with counter punches. Yang opening up. McGee forces a clinch. Yang continues to score but McGee is pressing the action and answering. McGee to the clinch. MMA Nation scores it 10-9 Yang.
Round 3: Yang is visibly tired. McGee pouring it on, pressing the action. Yangs scores with a big left hook that hurt McGee. Yang chases McGee across the cage, McGee recovers. McGee forces the clinch. Battering Yang with dirty boxing. McGee with the take down. McGee working the ground and pound. MMA Nation scores it 10-9 McGee and 29-28 for Yang.
Judges disagree, give it to McGee.
Court McGee defeats Dongi Yang by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-28).