Things have not unfolded the way Johny Hendricks expected.
After his fourth weight cutting snafu in a year and a half, the former UFC Welterweight Champion dropped his fourth of five fights at Sunday's UFC Fight Night: Oklahoma City show. Overall, Hendricks has only three wins over the last four years.
Tim Boetsch welcomed Hendricks to the middleweight division with a mighty second round head kick that sent Hendricks staggering. Smelling blood, Boetsch capitalized until the stoppage occured.
You can see an excerpt from the Fightful.com live coverage below.
Round Two: The round begins with Boetsch nailing Hendricks with a kick to the midsection, Hendricks attacks Boetsch with some leg kicks. Boetsch rocks Hendricks with a head kick, Boetsch pounces on a rocked Hendricks until the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Tim Boetsch def. Johny Hendricks by TKO via strikes (0:46, R2)
At 36 years old, Boetsch is on a hot streak. He's won three of four, and could find himself back in the top 15 rankings. Boetsch looked like his better years were behind him just last year, when he had a stretch that saw him go 2-6, which followed an impressive four fight win streak.
You can see a video of the head kick below.