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Jun 30, 2014 6:57 am

The Korean Zombie calls out Cub Swanson

Following his main event victory over Jeremy Stephens at Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 44” event in San Antonio, Cub Swanson has since been called out by former featherweight title challenger “The Korean Zombie.” Chan Sung Jung (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) took to twitter to challenge Swanson on Sunday: @KoreanZombieMMA: “@CubSwanson Fight me.” The Korean Zombie has...

Jun 30, 2014 6:35 am

Jury agrees to fight Diaz, Nate still waiting for his money

Surging UFC lightweight contender Myles Jury (14-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) is looking for a fight that will boost him into title contention. Apparently, the UFC has offered “Fury” a match against former lightweight title contender Nate Diaz. However, the Stockton Slugger has yet to sign on the dotted line. With that said, Jury took to his twitter yesterday...

Jun 29, 2014 3:48 pm

Two Planned 2014 UFC Pay-Per-Views in Canada appear to be moving elsewhere

Dear Canada, The octagon will return to the great city of Montreal… eventually. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently revealed a new date for its return to the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Originally slated for December of 2014, Managing Director for UFC Operations Tom Wright informed media members at the “UFC Fight Night 43” post-fight press conference that the event...

Jun 29, 2014 12:25 pm

UFC Executives Discuss Sonnen Latest Failure & PED Problem in UFC

In this brief post-press conference interview, Dave Sholler and Marc Ratner explain what happened with Chael Sonnen’s second drug test failure and how it affects his status with the Nevada State Athletic Commission going forward – retired or otherwise.

Jun 29, 2014 11:51 am

UFC Releases Statement On Chael Sonnen’s Second Failed Drug Test

During UFC Fight Night 44, news broke that now retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen had failed a second drug test. This test was taken after the test he previously admitted to failing. Unlike last time, this test was positive for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO). During the post-fight press conference Dave...

Jun 29, 2014 11:49 am

Betting Odds: Edgar Sits At 10-1 Favorite Over Penn

On July 7th in Las Vegas, BJ Penn will make his return to the octagon for the first time since 2012 against Frankie Edgar. Edgar and Penn have clashed twice in the past, with Edgar coming out as the victor on both occasions. As you could imagine, that would certainly tip the betting odds a...

Jun 29, 2014 11:47 am

Sonnen Fails Second Drug Test, Positive for Four Banned Substances

The results from Chael Sonnen’s most recent NSAC drug test are finally in from earlier this month, and it shows Sonnen is positive for four different banned substances. The blood and urine tests, which were administered on June 5th in preparation for his scheduled July 5th bout, showed the presence of human growth hormone (HGH),...

Jun 29, 2014 11:45 am

Rousey: ‘McMann didn’t really want what came along with being champ’

With Ronda Rousey meeting up with Alexis Davis this Fourth of July weekend in Las Vegas, she took some time to reflect on her last fight against Sara McMann (where she won via first round TKO) and some of the principles she feels contributed to Sara’s defeat. “I think that could have been what happened...

Jun 29, 2014 11:26 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Swanson vs. Stephens Main Event

Last night’s decision heavy UFC Fight Night 44 main card delivered some exciting moments of action. Most of which happened in the main event. Here’s how the pro’s broke it down: Its time for the main event, lets fucking get them @LiLHeathenMMA– you got this!!! #mma @ufc RT — Chris Leben (@cripplerufc) June 29, 2014...

Jun 29, 2014 10:44 am

Swanson Post-Fight: ‘I want to dethrone Jose Aldo’

“I feel great about the win. It was great to have a battle every round. I kept telling myself I could do better each round.” Swanson on if he planned to land the left kick to the body: “I study a lot of tape and noticed a trend that everybody gets dropped by that kick. So...

Jun 28, 2014 10:40 pm

“UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” Official Results

Tonight’s San Antonio Fight card has concluded. The night opened with back-to-back non-stop action on the FS1 preliminary card with four of five fights ending in the first round, two of which in the first minute. 100% of the main card went to decision. Here’s your results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Cub...

Jun 28, 2014 10:30 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Swanson Earns Decision Over Jeremy Stephens In Main Event

Cub Swanson extended his winning streak to six tonight after his victory over Jeremy Stephens in tonight’s main event at “UFC Fight Night 44”. Swanson ran into some trouble with the power of Stephens, getting dropped in both the first and the second frame of action. A third round liver-kick landed by Swanson changed the...

Jun 28, 2014 9:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Ferreira Back to Winning Ways, Gets Win Over Craig

Cezar Ferreira jumped right back on his path of success tonight after his controlling performance over Andrew Craig. This middleweight contest was the fourth consecutive decision of the main card. Ferreira was close to putting the fight away in the third round when he had the back of Craig, working for a rear naked choke....

Jun 28, 2014 8:37 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Lamas Defeats Dias by way of Unanimous Decision

Number-three ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas played his veteran role well in the octagon tonight and utilized the judges’ criteria to pick up the unanimous decision win. Even though he was not landing the majority of his shots, he threw at high volume while controlling the octagon which will always look good in the eyes of...

Jun 28, 2014 7:23 pm

“UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” Preliminary Card Results

The UFC has officially taken San Antonio by storm with tonight’s “UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” event. The Preliminary card has reached it’s conclusion and the five-bouts delivered four 1st-round finishes. Here’s the results: PRELIMINARY CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 5 p.m. PT) Carlos Diego Ferreira def. Colton Smith via submission (rear naked choke) –...

Jun 28, 2014 7:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Ellenberger Outlasts Moontasri and Earns Decision Win

Joe Ellenberger and James Moontasri made their Ultimate Fighting Championship debuts tonight at “UFC Fight Night 44”. Their bout kicked off the main card portion of the event on Fox Sports 1 and they put on an exciting performance. Throughout the entire first round, it seemed as if Moontasri was always one step ahead of...

Jun 28, 2014 3:34 pm

“UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” LIVE Results Thread

Tonight, from San Antonio’s AT&T Center, “UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” is going down on FOX Sports 1. If you can’t make the fight’s or just need to catch up on results, use this thread to get up-to-date in a hurry. OFFICIAL RESULTS: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Cub Swanson...

Jun 28, 2014 3:10 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 44 Post-Fight Presser Live On BJPENN.COM

Following tonight’s main event on FOX Sports 1, fight fans are invited to BJPENN.COM to catch our live and free broadcast of the UFC Fight Night 44 post-fight press conference from San Antonio. Use the player above to access the feed approximately 30-minutes after the conclusion of the main card. Enjoy!