82 Search Results for yves edwards

Oct 22, 2016 8:05 am

Joe Rogan and Yves Edwards break down Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

In just three weeks, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the Octagon against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for an extremely rare champion vs. champion matchup. The fight is set to headline the UFC’s first event at the Madison Square Garden, UFC 205, which is widely regarded to be the biggest event in...

Dec 4, 2015 9:27 pm

Clip Of The Day: Yves Edwards knocks out Josh Thomson

Yves Edwards vs Josh Thomson at UFC 49 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV on August 21, 2004 #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Dec 4, 2015 at 4:28pm PST For his Clip Of The Day, UFC President Dana White selected an iconic knockout from Yves Edwards where he head kicked...

Feb 16, 2015 5:01 am

Yves Edwards Hilarious Review Of ’50 Shades Of Grey’ Movie

UFC veteran Yves Edwards recently retired from MMA competition, but is still keeping in touch with his fans via his Facebook page. On ‘Valentine’s Day’, Edwards posted the following hilarious story of his experience going to see ’50 Shades Of Grey’ with his wife. Post by Yves Edwards. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 1, 2014 6:08 pm

Yves Edwards doesn’t remember parts of last fight

Yves Edwards, fan favorite, MMA veteran, and the self proclaimed Thug-Jitsu master recently retired after nearly 20 years of fighting professionally. Edwards discussed his last bout, a submission loss against Akbarh Arreola, with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour, where he revealed he didn’t remember parts of the fight. “As soon as I was fully...

Dec 1, 2014 4:17 pm

Yves Edwards on retirement: “I still love this game”

Earlier this week, the self proclaimed Thug-Jitsu master, fan favorite, Yves Edwards decided it was time to hang the gloves up and retire. Edwards penned a Facebook message (Read that HERE), that explained it was his time to retire, and that he would miss fighting. He joined The MMA Hour to discuss his retirement, and...

Nov 30, 2014 5:26 pm

Yves Edwards retires from MMA

The Thug-Jitsu master himself, Yves Edwards has retired from Mixed Martial Arts following his recent loss to Akbarh Arreola at UFC Fight Night Edgar vs. Swanson earlier this month. Edwards took to Facebook with his announcement. Post by Yves Edwards. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) We would like to wish Yves the best in...

Apr 23, 2013 7:36 pm

Yves Edwards vs Spencer Fisher Announced For UFC On Fox 8

The UFC on Fox 8 card is starting to bulk up with the latest addition being an exciting lightweight bout between 36 year-old UFC veterans Yves Edwards and Spencer Fisher. Edwards (42-19-1) is looking to rebound from a close split decision loss to Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 156. He is 2-3 in his last five...

Jan 8, 2013 5:54 am

Yves Edwards vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg set for UFC 156 | UFC News

UFC officials recently announced that a lightweight bout between Strikeforce import Isaac Vallie-Flagg (13-3-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and the “Thugjitsu Master” Yves Edwards (42-18-1 UFC, 10-6 UFC) has been added to UFC 156 in Las Vegas. Flagg enters the UFC on the heels of back-to-back split-decision wins over the Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante and Brian Melancon under the Strikeforce...

Apr 25, 2012 6:20 pm

Exclusive | Yves Edwards Discloses Injury | Hopes To Return To Octagon Soon | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: On this week’s edition of Just Scrap Radio, host Jens Pulver and guest co-host Abel Pulver discussed many things. From Marloes Coenen’s knowledge about Alistair Overeem’s PED use, to UFC 145 results and an interview with special guest, Yves Edwards. The self-proclaimed “Thug Jitsu Master” boasts a 41-18-1 record (9-6 UFC), with...

Nov 22, 2014 5:14 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Arreola Submits Edwards in 1st Round with Armbar!

Akbarh Arreola redeemed himself after losing his UFC debut in July by submitting Yves Edwards in just one round. Arreola set the hold up with a beautiful combination which caught Edwards completely off-guard. Arreola lunged towards Edwards and landed a right cross that sent Edwards tumbling to the mat in slow-motion. The fact that he...

Jul 14, 2014 4:18 pm

Justin Edwards vs. Yancy Medieros Booked For UFC 177

Lightweights Justin Edwards and Yancy Medieros are slated to fight at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California on August 30th, in a bout that is crucial for both fighters UFC career’s. Justin Edwards is just 2-4 in his UFC career, most recently dropping a decision loss to Ramsey Nijem back in January. He will be riding...

Jun 7, 2014 7:59 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Hallmann Earns Submission Victory in Round 3 Against Edwards

Piotr Hallmann pushed through a tough first round to dominate in the second and third rounds. Yves Edwards’ footwork seemed to have confused Hallmann in the opening five minutes, which halted Hallmann from taking the fight to the ground. Edwards then proceeded to abandon his footwork in favor of power-punches which left him susceptible to...

Oct 15, 2017 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Watch UFC veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri get crushed by a knee at Rizin FF 7

Last night, Rizin Fighting Federation touched down in Fukuoka, Japan with a exciting night of fights (though there were certainly lulls in the action). One of the highlights of the card was the latest appearance of former UFC featherweight contender Tatsuya Kawajiri. Unfortunately for Kawajiri and his fans, however, this return to action went fairly disastrously. ...

Jul 23, 2017 6:49 am

Pros react to Chris Weidman’s submission victory over Kelvin Gastelum

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman scored his first win since May of 2015 at last night’s UFC on FOX 25 event. The “All American” submitted surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum via arm triangle choke in the third-round of their main event fight from Long Island, New York. The win snapped Weidman’s three fight losing...

Jun 25, 2017 8:34 am

Pros react to Chael Sonnen defeating Wanderlei Silva

Pros react to Chael Sonnen defeating Wanderlei Silva Chael Sonnen picked up his first win since August of 2013 last night at Madison Square Garden in New York. “The American Gangster” defeated bitter rival Wanderlei Silva via unanimous decision in the main event of Bellator NYC. The fight played out as many expected it would,...

Nov 22, 2016 12:26 pm

Top 10 Head-Kick KOs in UFC History | Part 1

In mixed martial arts, there are few paths to victory as emphatic as the head-kick knockout. A twist of the hips, a swing of the leg, and bang, that’s it. Though head-kick knockouts are certainly rare, we’ve witnessed dozens throughout the long and spectacular history of The Ultimate Fighting Championship. To celebrate this jaw-dropping and...

Nov 12, 2016 8:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Yoel Romero’s KO of Chris Weidman

On the main card of UFC 205, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero made his triumphant return to the Octagon following a suspension. While Romero appeared to have lost the first round, he appeared to have found his rhythm in the second as he began to utilize his elite level wrestling more and more. In...

Aug 28, 2016 6:49 am

MMA community reacts to Demian Maia’s submission win over Carlos Condit

In the main event of UFC on Fox 21 in Vancouver, Demian Maia kept his win streak going as he submitted Carlos Condit with a rear naked choke in the very first round. Below are some of the best reactions to Maia’s win: Damian Maia is the real https://t.co/RsUPBd4xtC — Al Iaquinta (@ALIAQUINTA) August 28,...

Aug 12, 2016 11:23 am

Tim Kennedy pulled a gun to USADA employee’s head and nearly blew his brains out

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is a highly trained killing machine, not just in the Octagon but really on the field of battle. Kennedy is a member of the 7th Special Forces Group and has served in the war in Afghanistan and Iraq. According to Fight State, Kennedy was recently a commentator for ONNIT Fight Night...

Apr 30, 2016 4:14 pm

Greg Jackson: Jon Jones would have beat Daniel Cormier at UFC 197

When Jon Jones returned to the Octagon at UFC 197 against Ovince Saint Preux, he admitted that he was gun-shy, and hesitant to take advantage of openings throughout the fight. After the fight, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier explained that he believes he would have defeated Jones if he had been able to fight...

Apr 11, 2016 12:53 am

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis vs. Gabriel Gonzaga knockout highlight at UFC Fight Night 86

Check out the video highlights from the UFC Fight Night 86 bout that left Gabriel Gonzaga floored at the UFC’s debut in Croatia. The heavy hitting Derrick Lewis was able to land devastating blows on Gonzaga knocking him out at 4:48 of the very first round. Check out UFC on FOX analysts Jay Glazer, Tyron...

Apr 11, 2016 12:32 am

VIDEO | Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos UFC Fight Night 86 highlights

Check out the video highlights from the UFC Fight Night 86 main event that took place at UFC’s debut in Croatia. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos was able to work over Ben Rothwell in the five-round main event fight that dos Santos won by unanimous decision. Check out UFC on FOX analysts Jay...