Mark Munoz vs. Tim Boetsch
Round 1: Boetsch throws a front kick. He gets the fight to the ground but Munoz reverses him. Boetsch stands. They work for position along the cage. Boetsch elevates Munoz and slams him to the canvas. He lands punches. Munoz stands. Boetsch presses Munoz to the cage. The separate. Boetsch closes the distance. Munoz secures a takedown. Boetsch uses the cage to stand. Munoz takes Boetsch’s back and drags him to the ground. Boetsch rolls and gains top position. Munoz stands and slams Boetsch. Boetsch applies a guillotine choke. Munoz gets out but Boetsch has top position. Munoz scrambles to his feet. Munoz lands a big right hand. Munoz presses Boetsch against the cage. The work for position. Munoz backs off and lands a combination. Munoz works for a single leg takedown at the bell. Close round. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 Boetsch.
Round 2: Boetsch moves forward. He lands a powerful kick to the body. Munoz attempts a superman punch followed by a flying knee. Neither land. He presses Boetsch against the cage. Munoz delivers knees to the body. Boetsch turns him and lands a knee of his own to the midsection. Boetsch steps in with a right hand. Munoz secures a trip takedown. He moves to side control. Boetsch rolls and tries to stand. Munoz stays on him and delivers a series of hard right hands to the body. Boetsch gets to his feet only to be taken down again. Munoz delivers short right hands to the side of Boetsch’s head. He goes back to battering Boetsch’s body with right hands. Boetsch stands. Munoz powers him back to the canvas. Munoz continues to pound Boetsch’s body with right hands. Munoz stands and delivers knees to the body of Boetsch. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Munoz.
Round 3: Munoz lands an uppercut on the inside. He takes Boetsch down. Boetsch looks for a guillotine choke but Munoz defends the submission attempt. Boetsch attempts a Japanese necktie. Munoz gets free. Boetsch works to isolate an arm. Munoz gains top position and unleashes hammer fists. He goes back to landing to the body. Boetsch rolls for a leg. Munoz makes him pay with punches. Munoz isolates an arm and cranks on a kimura. He gives up on the submission and goes back to unloading right hands to the body. Munoz takes his back and works for a rear naked choke. Boetsch defends but Munoz mounts him. Boetsch covers but Munoz is relentless. Boetsch rolls for a knee bar. Munoz gets out and dives in with a right hand. He stands and dives in with another. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Munoz.
The judges scored the fight for Munoz by unanimous decision. The scorecards read 30-26, 30-27 and 29-28.