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Jake Hecht vs. TJ Waldburger

Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

TJ Waldburger defeats Jake Hecht via Submission at 0:55 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large TJ Waldburger
Jake "Hitman" Hecht

Waldburger
Submission
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)
Us United States   Nationality   Us 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
UFC on FX 2
  • 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."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:45 PM ET
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Hecht vs. Waldburger Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1013  
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Hecht
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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.

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5 days
after
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4 days
after
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
after
Almost home and ready to see my little boy.
3 days
after
Bags are packed with all my new Traumma gear. Training this morning and then headed to the airport.
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