Sean Woodson utilized good movement and slick combinations to cruise past an aggressive Kyle Bochniak in his UFC debut at UFC Boston.
Kyle Bochniak comes into UFC Boston with a 2-4 record for the promotion, falling to talented strikers Hakeem Dawodu and Zabit Magomedsharipov most recently. Sean Woodson will be making his UFC debut after a huge KO knee on the Contender Series.
Sean Woodson was moving with a funky style in the first round, waving his arms around to distract Bochniak, then flying in with a knee. Bochniak was attempting to work his way into Woodson’s range while trying to avoid the intercept knee that punched Woodson’s ticked to the UFC. Bochniak was able to land one two punch combination, but was fed up with the lack of success and drove in for a strong takedown, lifting Woodson up and slamming him down. Woodson worked his way back to his feet and tagged Bochniak with a left hand. Bochniak continued to struggle to close the distance, getting caught with a pair of knees, one of which nearly knocked him down. Bochniak clinched up with Woodson against the cage, but couldn’t do anything off of it. A left straight landed for Woodson at the end of the round.
Left hands were landing with ease for Woodson to start the second round. A big right landed for Bochniak, but Woodson got back to work, moving away from the advancing opponent. Bochniak shot for a takedown that Woodson stuffed with ease. Knees and looping hooks continued to pepper Bochniak. After another failed takedown attempt, Bochniak was wobbled by a left hand, sparking another takedown attempt that amounted to nothing. Woodson was cruising in this bout.
Bochniak came out in the third round looking for a takedown and was met with constant punches from Woodson. After two takedown attempts didn’t succeed, Bochniak threw caution to the wind, but lost the exchange. Woodson landed a big knee as Bochniak came in with a takedown effort, which was again stuffed. Woodson landed a combination and Bochniak put his hands down and aggressively moved forward, daring Woodson to continue to beat him down. Woodson obliged and rocked him with a left. Bochniak was severely outclassed in this fight.
Sean Woodson def. Kyle Bochniak by Unanimous Decision (30-27 x2, 30-26)