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Maine UFC fighter stopped by first-round submission

PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:10 am
by Tom Nolette
Maine UFC fighter stopped by first-round submission

...Boetsch, the 37-year-old Lincolnville native who had won three of his last four contests, dropped to 21-12 overall, 12-11 during a UFC career that has now spanned more than a decade.

“This is a true warrior, everybody knows Tim Boetsch. It’s an honor to fight him,” said Carlos Junior during a post-fight interview, which was nationally televised as part of a UFC on Fox card. “He’s a legend who’s fought the best so I’m really happy to be here and get a ‘W’ against a guy like him. I’m truly happy.”

This bout, contested at 185 pounds, was not expected to go its scheduled three-round distance, since no Boetsch fight had gone to the judges’ scorecards since October 2013 while Carlos Junior has had just one decision in the last four years. ... ubmission/