The UFC has announced not one, but two fights to UFC Fight Night 47.
Middleweights Tim Boetsch (17-7 MMA, 8-6 UFC) vs. Brad Tavares (12-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and heavyweights Shawn Jordan (15-6 MMA, 3-3 UFC) vs. Jack May (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) have been added to the event.
The fights take place at UFC Fight Night 47, which goes down on August 16th at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.
Tim Boetsch has seven knockouts, five submissions and five wins by decision. He is 1-3 in his last four fights.
He lost to Costas Philippou via TKO at UFC 155 – Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2 on Dec / 29 / 2012 and then to Mark Munoz via unanimous decision at UFC 162 – Silva vs. Weidman on Jul / 06 / 2013. He beat C.B. Dollaway via split decision at UFC 166 – Velasquez vs. dos Santos 3 on Oct / 19 / 2013, but lost his next fight against Luke Rockhold via submission at UFC 172 – Jones vs. Teixeira on Apr / 26 / 2014.
Brad Tavares has four knockouts, two submissions and six victories coming from decision. He won his last 3-1 in his last four fights.
He beat Riki Fukuda via unanimous decision at UFC on Fuel TV 8 – Silva vs. Stann on Mar / 03 / 2013, Bubba McDaniel via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night – Condit vs. Kampmann 2 on Aug / 28 / 2013 and then Lorenz Larkin via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night – Rockhold vs. Philippou on Jan / 15 / 2014. However, in his next fight he lost to Yoel Romero via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 11 – Werdum vs. Browne on Apr / 19 / 2014.
This fight card will air on Fox Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Shawn Jordan has 11 wins by knockout, 3 wins by submissions and 1 win by decision. He is 2-2 in his last four fights.
He beat Mike Russow via knockout at UFC on Fox 6 – Johnson vs. Dodson on Jan / 26 / 2013 and then Pat Barry via knockout at UFC 161 – Evans vs. Henderson on Jun / 15 / 2013. However, he lost to Gabriel Gonzaga via knockout at UFC 166 – Velasquez vs. dos Santos 3 on Oct / 19 / 2013 and then lost to Matt Mitrione via knockout at UFC Fight Night – Kim vs. Hathaway on Mar / 01 / 2014.
Jack May prior to his UFC debut, he was on a seven fight winning streak, but in his last fight, he lost to Derrick Lewis via TKO at UFC on Fox 11 – Werdum vs. Browne on Apr / 19 / 2014.
No other fights have been announced for this card.