Archive: Jeremy Stephens

Jun 27, 2014 1:16 pm

Swanson: ‘I just know I’m rising to the occasion’

UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson (20-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) is looking to make a statement when he faces Jeremy Stephens in the main event of “UFC Fight Night 44” this Saturday night in San Antonio. The former WEC title challenger is currently riding a five-fight win streak, which includes octagon wins over George Roop, Ross...

Jun 26, 2014 11:01 am

Swanson: ‘I’m just preparing for two rounds because that’s all I need’

Cub Swanson on his upcoming fight with Jeremy Stephens. “I’ve always said maybe I don’t hit that hard, but I’m pretty accurate, I keep a gnarly pace and it doesn’t matter how I’m getting the W’s.” Swanson on how the fight will end: “It ends with his missing me because of my head movement and me...

Jun 26, 2014 11:00 am

Stephens: ‘I think I can dominate in all areas’

Jeremy Stephens chats with Kenny and Chael about his upcoming fight with Cub Swanson. “I think I can dominate him in all areas. I feel like I’m the better overall MMA fighter and I have the power on the feet. I just have to go out there and prove it.” Stephens on what’s changed moving...

Jun 26, 2014 9:00 am

Cub Swanson: ‘I’ve fought better’

“I think when he does knock people out, he’s right, he hits hard. There is no arguing that. But I’m not that easy to hit. If we want to compare knockouts, whether I TKO people or knock them out, a win is a win and I think I’ve done it to better opponents.” In a...

Jun 26, 2014 5:30 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Cub Swanson vs. Ross Pearson

Watch as Cub Swanson shows off his stand up and resolve, having to fight from his back several times against Ross Pearson. Swanson faces Jeremy Stephens at Fight Night San Antonio.

Jun 25, 2014 7:36 am

Jeremy Stephens: I’ve been told that the winner gets a title shot

UFC featherweight contenders Jeremy Stephens (23-9 MMA, 10-8 UFC) and Cub Swanson (20-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) will square off in the main event of this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 44 event in San Antonio, Texas. UFC President Dana White has stated that the winner of the Swanson vs. Stephens bout will “probably” receive the next title shot at...

Jun 24, 2014 6:07 pm

Jeremy Stephens Promised Title Shot With Win Over Swanson

UFC featherweight Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens was promised a title shot by UFC Officials should he defeat Cub Swanson this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens. Prior to this announcement Dana White confirmed with MMAJunkie.com that the winner of the bout will “probably” get a title shot. Lil Heathen spoke to MMAJunkie.com...

Jun 24, 2014 10:21 am

Jeremy Stephens Grateful For Time In Jail

Nearly three years ago UFC Fight Night 44 headliner Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens found himself incarcerated on assault charges for nearly beating a man to death. After spending two weeks behind bars, Jeremy Stephens proved his innocence, and was a changed man from the experience. He spoke with Fox Sports today to discuss how the...

Jun 24, 2014 5:02 am

Swanson Wasn’t Pleased With Stephens Matchup

Cub Swanson joined MMAJunkie radio to talk about his upcoming matchup this Saturday with Jeremy Stephens and how he initially wasn’t thrilled with the matchup because he wanted a fighter ranked higher on the featherweight ladder. “At first, it was a little bit hard just because I feel like I knew right away the fans...

Jun 20, 2014 5:00 am

Stephens: ‘The Punching Power Advantage Belongs To Me’

“I have the striking advantage with the power. He TKO’s people, but when I knock people out they don’t move, they don’t get up. Their corners have to carry them back and ask them what the f–k just happened. He TKO’s guys where they’re still rocked and dazed, but they’re still seeing the lights compared...

Jun 19, 2014 5:01 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Jeremy Stephens K.O.’s Marcus Davis

Jeremy Stephens displays his one-punch knockout power against Marcus Davis at UFC 125. “Lil Heathen” will put his three-fight win streak on the line in the Fight Night San Antonio main event vs. Cub Swanson.

May 30, 2014 6:37 am

Jeremy Stephens Says He’s One Fight Away From Title Shot

  The former UFC lightweight, turned UFC featherweight has been on a hot streak since his division swap. Before moving to the 145 lb weight division, Jeremy Stephens had lost three fights in a row at lightweight. He has now managed to turn things around completely, winning three fights in a row at featherweight. “Lil’...

May 28, 2014 5:30 am

Jeremy Stephens Blog – 1 Month From Main Event

Fan favorite featherweight, Jeremy Stephens is set to headline UFC Fight Night 44 in Texas next month against the always tough, Cub Swanson. Being 1-month out from fight night, the top contender blogs through his Birthday and memorial day weekend. Enjoy!

Mar 19, 2014 3:41 pm

Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens headlines UFC Fight Night in San Antonio

UFC officials announced today that a featherweight bout between Cub Swanson (20-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and Jeremy Stephens (23-9 MMA, 10-8 UFC) will headline the recently announced ‘UFC Fight Night’ event in San Antonio. The “UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens” event, which goes down June 28 live from the AT&T Center, will mark the...

Nov 12, 2013 8:19 am

Rony Jason suspended for unsportsmanlike conduct following Fight Night 32 incident

By Evan Stoumbelis TUF: Brazil winner Rony ‘Jason’ Mariano picked up the first loss of his career last Saturday to Jeremy Stephens. However it was what happened after the fight that put Rony in the media spotlight. After the fight, a devastated Rony smashed a door with his elbow in the locker room which required...

Nov 9, 2013 5:17 pm

UFC Fight Night 32 Results: Stephens KOs Jason In Opening Minute of Fight

Taking the fighter’s records into consideration, nobody expected this fight to make it to a judge’s decision. Most did, however, expect it to take longer than 40 seconds. In a fight that didn’t leave the first minute— let alone the first round, both Stephens and Jason looked confident in their striking. Jason threw a flying...

Nov 9, 2013 10:46 am

VIDEO | A Glimpse At The Life Of Fight Night 32’s Jeremy Stephens

Before he fights on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 32 event, San Diego’s Jeremy Stephens documented his journey to fight night and the life and love he receives from his family and friends. Stephens fights Rony Jason in Brazil tonight on the Fox Sports 1 main card.

Sep 26, 2013 10:59 am

Stephens vs. Jason Rebooked For Fight Night 32 Event

A featherweight bout between Jeremy Stephens and Rony Jason has been rescheduled for UFC Fight Night 32, going down in Brazil on November 9. The two were originally slated to scrap at Fight NIght 29 later next month but injuries forced both fighters off the card and out of their scheduled bout. UFC Fight NIght...

Sep 17, 2013 11:29 am

With Jason Injured, Jeremy Stephens Pulls Out Of UFC Fight Night 29

That injury bug… He’s back and he’s forced two withdrawals from UFC Fight Night 29. Rony Jason and Jeremy Stephens were both scheduled for a clash in the UFC’s featherweight division, however, BJPENN.COM learned yesterday that Jason withdrew his bid on the card due to a lumbar hernia. While at the time, it was unclear...

Sep 16, 2013 12:41 pm

Rony Jason Injured, Leaves Jeremy Stephens Without Opponent

UFC featherweight fighter, Rony Jason has been pulled from his scheduled date with Jeremy Stephens following a reported lumbar hernia. The two were originally slated to face off next month at UFC Fight Night 29 in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Jeremy Stephens recently made the shift to the UFC’s 145 pound division after dropping three...

May 28, 2013 9:35 am

VIDEO | Jeremy Stephens UFC 160 Fight Day Blog

Jeremy Stephens returned to the cage last weekend at UFC 160 in his debut as a featherweight fighter. It was a fight he clearly dominated in the evenings opening bout. See his fight day blog above.