Tim Boetsch entered this fight with a record of 21-12-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 middleweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (Souza vs Boetsch) and Antonio Carlos Jr (Tim Boetsch vs Antonio Carlos Jr); between these two bouts he beat Johny Hendricks (Johny Hendricks vs Tim Boetsch).
His opponent, Omari Akhmedov, has a mma record of 17-4-1 (71% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.77 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive fights between 2015 and 2016, against Sergio Moraes and Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos, but then he has collected two victories and one draw, against Marvin Vettori in his last bout. Boetsch vs Akhmedov is on the undercard of Derrick Lewis vs Junior dos Santos – UFC Fight Night 146 (UFC on ESPN+ 4). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 146: Lewis vs. dos Santos
Where: Intrust Bank Arena, Wichita, Kansas, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC Fight Night 146 fight card (main card):
Derrick Lewis vs Junior dos Santos
Curtis Millender vs Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Tim Means vs Niko Price
Blagoy Ivanov vs Ben Rothwell
Beneil Dariush vs Drew Dober
Tim Boetsch vs Omari Akhmedov
Boetsch’s previous fight: Tim Boetsch vs Antonio Carlos Jr
Boetsch vs Akhmedov Fight Video:
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