Chris Weidman Out; Tim Boetsch vs Constantinos Philippou Set for UFC 155

Tim Boetsch

  • 16-4 MMA / 7-3 UFC Record
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Nick Ring, Yushin Okami, Hector Lombard

Constantinos Philipou

  • 11-2 MMA / 4-1 UFC Record
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Jared Hamman, Court McGee, Riki Fukuda

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UFC 155

December 29th, 2012

Las Vegas, Nevada

Venue TBD

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Tim Boetsch continued his career resurgence, since his drop to middleweight, with a controversial split decision victory over Hector Lombard at UFC 149. The win was his fourth in a row, including victories over Kendall Grove, Nick Ring, and an incredible third round comeback knockout win against Yushin Okami last February.

Constantinos Philipou lost a unanimous decision to Nick Catone at UFC 128 in his debut, but has since rattled off four consecutive wins inside the octagon. Most recently, he defeated Riki Fukuda by unanimous decision at UFC 148 in a one-sided affair. Other wins in Philipou’s current streak were victories against Jorge Rivera, Jared Hamman, and Court McGee.

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