If UFC fights were only 10 minutes long instead of 15, there wouldn’t be this mythical tale about “The Barbarian” who invaded Japan and defeated their hometown hero in one of the most memorable comeback victories in company history. The Octagon’s first foray into “The Land of the Rising Sun” in over a decade, UFC 144 played host to a third round knockout that caught the attention of not only everyone in attendance, but the entirety of the middleweight division. After two rounds of one-sided action from the previously ranked number one contender Yushin “Thunder” Okami, it took less than 60 seconds of the third round for Tim Boetsch to finish his opponent with really his first successful flurry of the fight . . . Click here for more by Jordan Newmark, UFC.com
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