Comments for: Philippou scores third-round TKO over Lincolnville native Boetsch

Posted Dec. 30, 2012, at 5:20 p.m.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Tim Boetsch’s quest for a world mixed martial arts title shot suffered a setback Saturday night when the Lincolnville native lost by third-round technical knockout to Costa Philippou in their middleweight bout at UFC 155. The loss was the first in five bouts since Boetsch dropped …

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  • Anonymous

    Boetsch botched it! Not a bit surprised.

    • Anonymous

      Was really a case of bad luck but it happens. He dominated the first round, but tore cartilage in his right hand which made it impossible for takedowns and holding him. He then had a cut open up over his eye in the second round by an accidental headbutt and was then poked in the eye so he had blurry vision from that. So he didn’t botch it.

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