Tim Boetsch and Josh Samman will go to war this Wednesday (July 13, 2016) at UFC Fight Night 91inside Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In a match up of Middleweights looking to get back into the win column, what adjustments must be made for either man to claim victory? Find out below!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweights Tim Boetsch and Josh Samman will throw down this Wednesday (July 13, 2016) at UFC Fight Night 91 inside Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Boetsch is in the midst of quite a slide. No longer a Top 15-ranked Middleweight, “The Barbarian” has lost four of his last five fights and been finished in each of those losses. Samman is coming off a loss as well, though his situation isn’t nearly as dire. While having his win streak cut short is definitely a disappointment, Samman did win his first trio of Octagon bouts and win a pair of performance bonuses as well.
Let’s take a look at the keys to victory for both men:
Key Wins: Yushin Okami (UFC 144), Hector Lombard (UFC 149), Brad Tavares (UFC Fight Night 68)
Key Losses: Luke Rockhold (UFC 172), Thales Leites (UFC 183), Dan Henderson (UFC Fight Night 68)
Keys To Victory: Boetsch is a scrappy clinch fighter with some solid wrestling as well. On the whole, Boetsch relies on a mix of toughness and rugged technique to get the job done.
This is definitely a tough match up for “The Barbarian.” A couple years back, it would likely be a far closer battle, but Boetsch has lost quite a bit of speed and durability in that time.
In all likelihood, Boetsch’s sole chance to win this fight comes in the form of a massive punch or front kick. His opponent throws and wrestles ….View full article
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