Jake Hecht vs. TJ Waldburger
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs
TJ Waldburger defeats Jake Hecht via Submission at 0:55 of Round 1
|14-6-0||Pro Record At Fight||11-2-0||Climbed to 15-6||Record After Fight||Fell to 11-3|
|-135 (Slight Favorite)||Betting Odds||+105 (Near Even)|
|United States||Nationality||United States|
|Belton, Texas||Fighting out of||Springfield, Illinois|
|23 years, 10 months, 6 days||Age at Fight||28 years, 22 days|
|170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs)||Weigh-In Result||171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs)|
|5'11" (180cm)||Height||6'0" (183cm)|
|75.0" (191cm)||Reach||73.0" (185cm)|
|Grappler's Lair||Gym||Fiore MMA|
- Bout Information
- Date: Friday 03.02.2012 at 09:00 PM ET
- Referee: John Sharp
- Venue: Allphones Arena
- Enclosure: Octagon
- Location: Sydney, Australia
- Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 3 of 11)
- Pro/Am: Professional
- Weight: Welterweight | 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
- TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Kenny Florian
- Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
- Post-Fight Interviewer: Jon Anik
- Hecht Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
- Waldburger Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
Hecht vs. Waldburger Wiki Update Wiki
The third bout of UFC on FX 2 featured Jake Hecht taking on TJ Waldburger in the welterweight division.
Waldburger landed a nice left hook at the close of a heavy initial exchange from both fighters. Waldburger then got a quick takedown into side control and immediately tied on an armbar and elicited the tapout from a frustrated Jake Hecht.
The official end came at 0:55 of the first round for the quick and impressive finish for TJ Waldburger. Speaking with Jon Anik in the post-fight interview, Waldburger commented, "I love this sport, I love everything about it... we're here to put a show on for you guys, I don't like to go the distance, I want to finish these fights... there wasn't really a gameplan going into this, he gave me an arm and I took it... I'm going to give you all a good show every time."
Hecht vs. Waldburger Fight Predictions
Hecht vs. Waldburger Fighter Tweets
If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.
- Thanks to my sponsors. @TrauMMACombat, Incandesent Photography, Jackpot Saloon, Health360, Billy Ray Hall, Signs of Times, Nami,@ufc
- 4 days
- I want to give God all the glory for my win. Thanks to all my fans. Without you guys we couldn't live our dream.
- 4 days