Tim Boetsch entered this fight with a professional record of 21-11-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 middleweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (Souza vs Boetsch) and beating Johny Hendricks (Johny Hendricks vs Tim Boetsch).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and Tuf Brazil 3 tournament winner Antonio Carlos Jr, has a mma record of 9-2-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.29 in the same weight class. ‘Cara de Sapato’ Carlos Junior suffered his last loss when he faced Dan Kelly in 2016 (Antonio Carlos Jr vs Daniel Kelly), after this bout he has won four fights beating Eric Spicely and Jack Marshman in 2017. Boetsch vs Carlos Jr is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 29: Poirier vs Gaethje
Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC on Fox 29 fight card (main fights):
Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje
Carlos Condit vs Alex Oliveira
Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori
Tim Boetsch vs Antonio Carlos Jr
John Moraga vs Wilson Reis
Brad Tavares vs Krzysztof Jotko
Boetsch’s next fight: Tim Boetsch vs Omari Akhmedov
Boetsch vs Carlos Junior Fight Video:
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Official post-fight interview