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TJ Waldburger defeated Jake Hecht by submission to armbar. The stoppage came at :55 in the first round.
Leg kick and left hook from TJ Waldburger. Jake Hecht threw a teep and Waldburger came forward for a takedown. Hecht attempted a japanese wizzer but Walburger threw his legs over and secured an armbar. Hecht tried rolling out but Walburger set up the submission perfectly and forced the tap out. Super impressive submission win for TJ Waldburger. Jake Hecht's arm looked jacked from the submission but he didn't show any ill effects post fight.
T.J. Waldburger made a name for himself on the Texas regional scene as one of the top welterweights in the state. He is now 3-1 in the UFC and 15-6 in his MMA career. Jake Hecht entered the UFC as a 10-2 prospect and won in his UFC debut. He is now 10-3 in his MMA career and 1-1 in the UFC.