For several moments, it looked like Niko Price was going to fall to Tim Means. But the welterweight ended up scoring an emphatic, thrilling stoppage win at UFC Wichita.
Price appeared to stun Means not long into the bout with a flurry of strikes, but “The Dirty Bird” covered up and countered with a big, slam takedown. Means proceeded to punish Price with strikes from above, but the latter worked his way out to his feet. Means proceeded to crack Price with a couple of booming lefts, but Price ate them and returned fire.
Means proceeded to tag Price with a couple more, cracking lefts, but the latter sent Means to the deck with a counter right hook. After landing a couple more shots from above, the fight was stopped. What a win.
Here are the results so far for UFC Wichita.
Niko Price def. Tim Means via KO (punches) R1, 4:50
Blagoy Ivanov def. Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28
Beneil Dariush def. Drew Dober via submission (armbar) R2, 4:41
Omari Akhmedov def. Tim Boetsch via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Anthony Rocco Martin def. Sergio Moraes via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Yana Kunitskaya def. Marion Reneau via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Grant Dawson def. Julian Erosa via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-27)
Maurice Greene def. Jeff Hughes via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Matt Schnell def. Louis Smolka via submission (triangle-choke) R1, 3:18
Alex Morono def, Zak Ottow via TKO (elbows & punches) R1, 3:34
Alex White def. Dan Moret via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)