Alberta heavyweight Tanner (The Bulldozer) Boser confirmed large arms in knocking out Philipe (Monstro) Lins in the first round on the undercard of a UFC Struggle Evening show Saturday.
Boser (18-6-1) clipped the Brazilian with an overhand ideal at the again of the head and then felled Lins with a flurry of punches ahead of referee Herb Dean could step in at 2:41 of the initial round.
The 28-yr-aged from Bonnyville, Alta., who now calls Edmonton household, earned a standard purse of US $12,000 for the battle moreover a matching acquire reward.
“I experience great. The gain bonus is brilliant,” said Boser. “To get my very first knockout in the UFC is wicked.”
Lins made $80,000 in his UFC debut in Might, lacking out on a matching earn bonus in shedding a final decision to previous heavyweight champion Andre (the Pitbull) Arlovski.
Boser, who called out Maurice (The Crochet Manager) Greene following the get, recommended he must get a lower of the revenue he experienced saved the UFC by denying Lins his get reward.
A slimmed-down Boser weighed in at 235 lbs Friday, down from 248 pounds previous time out. Lins, who stands six foot two, weighed in at 234.
The 34-12 months-aged Lins (14-5-) signed with the UFC on the again of knocking out Josh (Cuddly Bear) Copeland in December to win the Expert Fighters League heavyweight title and the $1-million prize that accompanied it.
Boser was coming off a December reduction in Busan, South Korea, to France’s Ciryl (Bon Gamin) Gane, a former heavyweight champion in the Montreal-based mostly TKO promotion.
The 6-foot-two Boser, a previous heavyweight title-holder in Alberta’s Unified MMA promotion, gained a decision above Daniel (Daddy Long Legs) Spitz in Oct.
Boser stated ahead of the bout he was dedicating Saturday’s combat to former jiu-jitsu mentor Jake Sansom, who was killed in March in northern Alberta. Two guys encounter second-diploma murder costs in the loss of life of Sansom and his uncle Maurice Cardinal.
Dustin (The Diamond) Poirier, rated No. 3 amongst lightweight contenders, faced No. 5 Dan (The Hangman) Hooker in the key celebration Saturday at the UFC’s Apex output facility.
Kyle (The Monster) Nelson of Huntsville, Ont., was also due to combat on the card, only to skip out simply because he could not get his visa in time. The UFC has been assembling demonstrates on shorter detect as it tries to get its program back again on observe for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.