Marcos Galvao closes distance quickly with strikes and secured a takedown very early on, and rolled into a rear naked choke attempt.
Galvao showed off his Brazilian jiu-jistu prowess in converting the rear naked into a triangle attempt as Chase Beebe tried to fend him off. Not to be outdone, Beebe reversed into a guillotine attempt of his own, but couldn't finish.
Galvao then reversed Beebe and went for armbar. Beebe once again reversed Galvao and launched another guillotine attempt.
An exciting first round concluded with both men weary from ground submission attempts and eager for the bell.
Beebe looked visibly tired from the first round Brazilian jiu-jistu clinic.
Galvao dictated the pace and seemed to be the only one initiating any offense. Beebe turned it on and started landing right hands, but none of them power punches. Beebe exploded into a takedown attempt, but Galvao moved the fight to the cage.
Galvao reversed position and got a takedown where he fired ground and pound from side control.
Galvoa continued to dictate the fight from stand up with Beebe not connecting on any solid shots.
Galvoa got the better of the all the exchanges, and continued to land the right hand. Beebe showed a lack of conditioning, but no lack of heart. He dictated the last few minutes but it wasn't enough.
Galvao wins the fight via decision as he just appeared to be the busier of the two fighters. Chase Beebe should do more cardio work to be more effective in later rounds.
Galvao should get off to a faster start in round one as he advances to the next round.