UFC Fight Night - Boetsch vs Henderson: What To Watch For

UFC Fight Night 68 results: Boetsch vs Hendo

UFC Fight Night 68 results: Boetsch vs Hendo

UFC Fight Night 68 takes place at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, June 6.

In the main event, a legend in Dan Henderson could have been appearing in his final mixed martial arts bout as he took on Tim “the Barbarian” Boetsch in a middleweight clash.  NOTE:  COULD HAVE

Hendo, 44, had his first professional bout in 1997 and now boasts a 30-13 record with just one win in his last six outings.

Hendo defeated Boetsdh inside the first round via TKO.

In the co-main event heavyweights Matt Mitrione and Ben Rothwell will dance at the center of the octagon while Shawn Jordan and Derrick Lewis will headline the preliminary bouts on FOX Sports 1 in another heavyweight stunner.

The weigh-ins got off to a rough start yesterday as the first fighter to the scale missed weight by four pounds.

*Morales missed weight on his second attempt after initially coming in at 140 pounds – he will be fined 20% of his purse and the fight will proceed as scheduled.
**Medeiros came in overweight – he will be fined 20% of his purse and the fight will proceed as scheduled.

Also, Brian Ebersole made his 70th professional fight tonight.  Unfortunately he injured his knee during the fight and could not continue.

Joe Proctor set a record with the latest submission in a three round lightweight fight, ending Justin Edwards at 4:58 of Round 3 with a guillotine.

Below are the official UFC Fight Night 68 results:

Main Card (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET)
Dan Henderson defeated Tim Boetsch via KO (strikes) Round 1, 0.28
Ben Rothwell defeated Matrione via submission (Go-Go) Round 1, 1:54
Dustin Poirier defeated Yancy Medeiros via TKO (strike) Round 1, 2:38
Brian Ortega defeated Thiago Tavares via TKO (strikes) Round 3, 4:10
Anthony Birchak defeated Joe Soto via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 1:37
Francisco Rivera defeated Alex Caceres via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:21

Prelim Card (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)
Shawn Jordan defeated Derrick Lewis via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 0:48
Omari Akhmedov defeated Brian Ebersole via TKO (injury) – Round 1, 5:00
Chris Wade defeated Christos Giagos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27
Joe Proctor defeated Justin Edwards via submission (guillotine) – Round 3, 4:58

Prelim Card (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)
Jake Collier defeated Ricardo Abreu via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jose Quinonez defeated Leonardo Morales via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:34

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