ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means was bumped up to the Co-Main Event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night event in Austin, Texas. This came after locally-trained Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone had his fight scratched, due to his opponent having to back out with an injury.
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Means took his three-fight winning streak into Saturday night’s bout with up-and-coming star Kevin Holland. Means traded with Holland early, but a late straight right to the face at the end of the first round seemed to affect Means.
Holland came out strong in the second round and caught Means with a right hook that dazed the Dirty Bird. Means tried to take down Holland after being hit, but he left his neck open and Holland would end the fight with a second round submission.
Means’ record now falls to 32-13-1, 1NC.