During the first round of the NBYFC qualifiers Rick fought Derran. Rick controlled the fight with good grappleling and effective strikeing. towards the end of the round, Rick went wild with a bunch of strikes winning by a TKO.

 In the second round he fought Reginal, Rick was taken down twice in the first round, and failed to do much. In the second round Rick was hit hard and Reginal followed with more strikes.