NEWARK, N.J. â€“ After a 3-0 start to his UFC career against fellow veterans of â€œThe Ultimate Fighterâ€ reality series, Clint Hester is ready to move on.
Hester (10-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC) edged Andy Enz (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) by unanimous decision in a middleweight clash on the UFC Fight Pass-streamed preliminary card of Saturdayâ€™s UFC 169 event to keep his UFC record perfect.
It was a back-and-forth fight between the two â€œTUF 17â€ castmates inside Newark, N.J.â€™s Prudential Center, and after going the distance for the first time in his UFC career, Hester said he was surprised he couldnâ€™t stop Enz before the final bell.
â€œI knew he was tough, but I thought I could just come out there and put him away better than what I showed out there,â€ Hester told MMAjunkie after the fight. â€œHe took a licking and kept on coming.â€
The 27-year-old was introduced to UFC fans through â€œTUF,â€ and after defeating three opponents who followed a similar road, Hester is prepared for a different crop of opposition, as he discusses in the video above.
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