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Rockhold Looks to Tame The Barbarian

An exciting middleweight matchup is added to UFC 172 in Baltimore...

Fresh off his Knockout of the Night victory over Costas Philippou in January, former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will return to the Octagon on April 26 to face Tim "The Barbarian" Boetsch in UFC 172 action in Baltimore. Boetsch also comes into the fight off a win, as he defeated CB Dollaway by split decision at UFC 166.

Boetsch and Rockhold were originally slated to fight at UFC 166 but Rockhold was injured, forcing him out of the October bout.