In a wild, back-and-forth battle, Loyd Galindo gained a 3rd round TKO (doctor’s stoppage) over Matthew Spisak at UGC 28, earning the vacant UGC lightweight title and Fight of the Night honours. I spoke to the 31 year-old French emigrant after about his incredible fight, persevering through his tough hard luck background, his controversial 2010 loss to Daylin Logan, and what’s next for him. (11:08, interview in French, press play below to listen, or download here)
With his UGC 28 win, Loyd Galindo improved to 2-2 and captured the UGC lightweight title
Loyd Galindo (2nd from right) with teammates Christ Franck (center-left), Alex Baez (far left) and coach Jamie McGowan (far right). Photo courtesy of Raymond Leduc.
Matthew Spisak (left) held Galindo in an arm-bar for almost half-minute, unable to get the tap. Photo courtesy of Raymond Leduc.
A cut on Spisak's forehead, courtesy of a Galindo elbow, ended the fight. Photo courtesy of Raymond Leduc.
Loyd Galindo and Matthew Spisak fought for the UGC lightweight title fight Saturday.