Sean Brady was put through the ringer in his debut at UFC Boston, fighting three hard rounds with Court McGee.
Court McGee is a recovered heroin addict who has found solace in the cage. Going 11-1 to start his career led Court to The Ultimate Fighter, which he won back in 2010. He’s gone 8-7 in the UFC since then. Sean Brady comes into his promotional debut at UFC Boston with a 10-0 record and a CFFC belt to his name.
McGee came forward and tried to land a one-two but Brady caught him with a counter. Brady pushed forward and landed another punch, and McGee caught Brady low with a kick that paused the action. Brady took his time but got back into it. Both men were pumping jabs, then McGee landed a kick that Brady countered with a vicious left hook to knock him down. Brady began opening up on the feet, utilizing his speed and power advantage. McGee struggled to get anything going through the well-timed strikes of Brady. The pressure was constant from Brady as round one came to an end.
Court McGee came out hard in the second round, catching Brady with a left. However, Brady pushed through and scored a takedown. McGee popped back up, but was taken down into back control. McGee worked out of it and stood up, and began to keep Brady at bay with a steady jab. Brady resorted to leg kicks to continue to generate offense. A combination landed for McGee, but Brady caught him with a heavy left and a strong two-punch combination. It was strong round for McGee, but a stronger ending for Brady.
Early in the second round, Brady caught McGee with a pair of hooks to spark a clinch exchange. Brady popped out of the clinch and got back to work. McGee’s pace never wavered, but he was taking damage. Brady slowed down enough by the third round to even up the exchanges, as he was getting caught with left hands. McGee was turning it up by the end of the third round, landing a spin kick to the face of Brady. After a great first round, Brady slowed enough to make this a close fight.
Sean Brady def. Court McGee by Unanimous Decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)