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Nov 24, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Cub Swanson to his fans – “I’ll be back”

Following his UFC Fight Night 57 loss to Frankie Edgar, Cub Swanson took to Twitter to thank his fans for their support. I'm ok I appreciate all the support. I'll be back — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) November 23, 2014 Which one of these @Onnit products makes my face look normal again? — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson)...

Nov 23, 2014 4:27 pm

Rory MacDonald wants to return to Metamoris in the future

Last night, at Metamoris 5, Rory MacDonald grappled JT Torres for a full 20 minutes to a draw. During the course of the match however, Torres sunk in a tight armbar, that many fans expected MacDonald to tap to. He spoke to Sherdog to discuss his desire to compete at Metamoris again in the future,...

Nov 23, 2014 3:36 pm

Diaz: “I’m the right guy for the job”

Stockton bad boy Nick Diaz is currently gearing up for his UFC 183 bout against Anderson Silva on January 31st. It will be Diaz’s first bout in the cage since losing to GSP in a welterweight title fight in March of 2013, and it will be Anderson Silva’s first fight since snapping his shin in...

Nov 23, 2014 3:15 pm

Pacquiao on Algieri win: “I didn’t want to be careless”

Following his win over Chris Algieri in Macau last night, Manny Pacquiao spoke to media members about why he was unable to put Algieri away, despite knocking the American down 6 times throughout the bout. “He didn’t want to engage. He only engaged during the start of the first round. I didn’t really have a...


Nov 23, 2014 2:59 pm

UFC signs Cody Garbrandt of Team Alpha Male

The UFC has signed rising star Cody Garbrandt, who trains out of Team Alpha Male alongside fighters like Urijah Faber, Chad Mendes, Joseph Benavidez, and bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, to name a few. Garbrandt, who is a perfect 5-0 in his pro MMA career with 5 stoppages, will be making his UFC debut at UFC...

Nov 23, 2014 2:24 pm

Frankie Edgar: “I got tunnel vision on that title”

Frankie Edgar snapped the six fight winning streak of Cub Swanson last night at UFC Fight Night 57 by submitting Swanson with just 4 seconds left in the bout (See the highlights HERE). Following the bout, Edgar spoke on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show to discuss his goal of earning another title shot against...

Nov 23, 2014 12:11 pm

Barboza calls for top-5 opponent: “I’m ready for this”

On the heels of his impressive win over Bobby Green in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Austin, Edson Barboza called for a top-5, or even top-3 opponent for his next fight. He spoke at the post-fight press conference. “I’m feeling really good, but believe me, you guys haven’t seen the best Edson Barboza...

Nov 23, 2014 10:51 am

Swanson on fight-losing submission: ” I don’t want a broken jaw again”

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57 Cub Swanson was submitted by Frankie Edgar with just 4 seconds before the end of the bout. The choke that finished the bout was a rear-naked choke that wasn’t under the chin of Swanson, which usually doesn’t force a fighter to tap. However, Swanson...

Nov 23, 2014 10:25 am

Rockhold on Jones-Velasquez superfight: ‘Not a chance Jones beats Velasquez’

Recently Jon Jones stated that if he defeats Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, and Anthony Johnson, he considers the light heavyweight division cleared, and will entertain offers for superfights, mainly in the heavyweight division. UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez teammate, Luke Rockhold spoke about Jones odds of beating Cain Velasquez. “Not a chance.” “Cain, just the...

Nov 23, 2014 10:09 am

Swanson on Edgar bout: “I’m going to be better”

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar defeated Cub Swanson via submission in the 5th round to earn himself the latest finish in UFC history. At the post-fight show on FOX Sports 1 Swanson spoke about the bout, and his future in MMA. “Obviously, it was super frustrating, but...

Nov 23, 2014 9:53 am

UFC on FOX 15 headed to New Jersey

Last night during the broadcast for UFC Fight Night 57, commentators Jon Anik and Brian Stann announced that the UFC would be heading to Newark, New Jersey for UFC on FOX 15. The card will go down on April 18th at the Prudential Center. No bouts have been announced for the event, but expect matchups...

Nov 23, 2014 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Edgar’s late submission win over Swanson

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar scored a late 5th round submission win over Cub Swanson, earning himself a Performance of the Night bonus in the process. As always, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from fighters, fans, and celebrities. Below is a compilation of the best reactions. Here...

Nov 23, 2014 8:57 am

UFC FN 57 draws over 10,000 fans

Last night 10,131 fans attended UFC Fight Night 57 in Austin Texas. Fight fans witnessed Frankie Edgar dominate Cub Swanson for nearly 5 rounds before scoring the latest stoppage in UFC history with just 4 seconds left in the bout (See the replay HERE). At the post-fight press conference it was announced that 10,131 people...

Nov 23, 2014 8:29 am

VanZant wants rematch with Tecia Torres

Last night on the UFC Fight Pass prelims of UFC Fight Night 57, Paige VanZant and Kailin Curran put on a ‘Fight of the Night’ performance that saw VanZant earn a 3rd round TKO win. She spoke at the post-fight press conference about the bout, and who she would like to fight next. “I think...

Nov 23, 2014 8:18 am

PHOTO | Cerrone, Condit, and Kennedy have Dana White confused

At UFC Fight Night Austin, Team Jackson-Winkeljohn members were in attendance to watch Issac Vallie-Flagg in his bout against Matt Wiman. In the picture below, we see Donald Cerrone, Carlos Condit, and Tim Kennedy all posing for the camera. However, UFC President Dana White was extremely confused with what was going on in this picture....

Nov 23, 2014 7:43 am

Edgar on title shot: “It should be me”

Last night at UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar made a statement as to why he deserves the next featherweight title shot. Edgar out-wrestled Cub Swanson for nearly the entire fight before sinking in a brutal neck crank to finish the fight with just 4 seconds left. At the post fight press conference Edgar spoke...

Nov 22, 2014 10:28 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Edgar Bloodies Swanson and Submits Him in 5th Round

Frankie Edgar dominated Cub Swanson for nearly fifteen minutes before he submitted him with only four seconds remaining in the fifth round. It was the latest stoppage in UFC history. Edgar was able to take Swanson down at will throughout the fight. Swanson proved to have little to offer with his back on the mat...

Nov 22, 2014 10:17 pm

Manny Pacquiao Dominates Chris Algieri, Retains WBO Title

Manny Pacquiao decimated Chris Algieri tonight in Macau. Algieri landed a few good shots throughout twelve rounds of action, but it was absolutley no surprise when Pacquiao had his hands raised in victory after the judges’ decision. It seemed like for every jab Algieri landed, Pacquiao responded with a two or three punch combination of...

Nov 22, 2014 9:37 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Barboza Outworks Green, Gets Decision Win

Edson Barboza spent the majority of the first round a safe distance away from Bobby Green’s striking range. Green grew frustrated with Barboza “running away” from him and started to fight aggressively in the second round. Green’s hands hung low as he started to taunt Barboza, and he payed for it big time. What Green...

Nov 22, 2014 8:59 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Camus Earns Upset Win Over Pickett

Chico Camus looks like a completely different fighter after his first fight in the flyweight division tonight. He landed over sixty percent of his strikes in his bout with Brad Pickett and picked up the unanimous decision victory. Camus’ gas tank never ran out; he was on his toes the entire fight and fought off...

Nov 22, 2014 8:23 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Oliynyk Lays Rosholt Out Cold in First Round

These two heavyweights were fighting like they both bet on their bout ending in the first round! After some back and forth brawling, Oliynyk broke from the clinch and caught Rosholt with a left hook to the back of the head. Oliynyk followed up with a HUGE left hook and Rosholt was sent crashing to...

Nov 22, 2014 8:07 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Benavidez Lights Ortiz Up and Gets Decision Win

Joseph Benavidez came to fight and it showed in his performance tonight against Dustin Ortiz. Benavidez stormed to the middle of the octagon at the start of the fight and these two pushed on an incredible pace from the opening second. The reputation of flyweights putting on incredible fights held true with this one as...

Nov 22, 2014 7:36 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Wiman Scores Decision Win Over Vallie-Flagg

Matt Wiman and Isaac Vallie-Flagg kicked off the main-card of “UFC Fight Night 57” on Fox Sports 1 with their lightweight bout. Wiman controlled most of the fight with his grappling and was able to pick up the unanimous decision win. The majority of the fight took place in the clinch with Vallie-Flagg’s back against...

Nov 22, 2014 6:57 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Magomedov Earns Win Over Copeland

Ruslan Magomedov outnumbered and outclassed Josh Copeland when it came to striking, but at least Copeland proved he has one hell of a chin. Copeland ate a few shots in the opening round that would have put the average heavyweight fighter to sleep, but he pushed forward and continued to absorb punishment for ten more...

Nov 22, 2014 6:27 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Narvaez Scores Win In Home State Over Barnatt

Luke Barnatt seemed to have been on his way to a decision victory against the +300 underdog Roger Narvaez, but Narvaez tried his hardest to make sure that would not happen by landing a big shot in the third round. Narvaez scored the first knockdown twelve minutes into the fight, in round three. Barnatt let...

Nov 22, 2014 5:48 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Vick Gets Decision Win Over Hein

James Vick fought a tall man’s fight in the second and third rounds and it won him the fight. Nick Hein had a couple chances in the first round to finish the fight, but he could not execute. Vick chose to stand in front of Hein in the opening round to bang it out, and...

Nov 22, 2014 5:25 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Legends Sakuraba and Gracie Grapple to a Draw

The first time Kazushi Sakuraba and Renzo Gracie squared off, strikes were allowed and it was in the PRIDE ring. PRIDE may be gone, but both men displayed fighting spirit when they headlined tonight’s Metamoris card on pay-per-view. In a grappling only contest with a twenty minute time limit, neither man would walk off the...