Tim Means blasts Diego Lima with first-round TKO

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Brazilian prospect Dhiego Lima took on Tim Means in the Welterweight division.

Means, a scrappy veteran, and Lima, a highly-praised TUF finalist, both eye moves into the top fifteen, but a decisive win at UFC 184 would be a must for either man to venture beyond the fringes of the octagon.

Lima, 28, was never able get started.

Means was finding range early, and by 2:17, had secured a technical knockout victory with a series of left punches and a hard elbow, which sent Lima scurried to his knees.

“The Dirty Bird” soared, once again, in the UFC.

“I have the best elbows in the UFC”, stated Means post-fight, where he also plead for the $50,000 performance bonus, and some love from the crowd at The Staples Center in Los Angeles.

He deserves both, and is a sustained force at Welterweight.

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