What a night of fights it was in Austin, Texas as UFC Fight Night 57 went down last evening live on Fox Sports 1.
In the main event, Frankie Edgar halted the streaking Cub Swanson by dominating him for five rounds before finishing him with just four seconds left in the fight. The finish was officially noted at the latest in UFC history.
Check out the highlights below.
In the co...
AUSTIN - For the past few years Edson Barboza has been scratching and clawing to get into the top 10 of the lightweight division, but after beating up Bobby Green for three rounds on Saturday night it appears he has finally earned his slot.
Barboza is one of the most dangerous strikers in the entire lightweight division, but Green got right in his face as soon as the fight started...
Edson Barboza was able to outstrike Bobby Green over the course of three rounds tonight in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 57.
Barboza with a quick leg kick to start. He flicks up a front kick to the face that just misses. Barboza loads up on a big kick to the midsection, but Green then sweeps his other leg for the takedown. Barboza is right back up though.
Bobby Green is currently ranked at No. 7 in the UFC’s Lightweight division, and with a win over Edson Barboza this weekend at UFC Fight Night 57, “King” could be looking at a No. 1 contender fight in early 2015.
At the highest point of his MMA career, and with bigger opportunities on the horizon, Green may be calling it quits this Saturday after his co-main event bout. According...
Edson Barboza showed off his deadly kicking skills again tonight, taking out a tough opponent in Evan Dunham with a body kick in the opening round at UFC Fight Night 45.
An early exchange in close and Barboza unleashes a quick 1-2 combo. Plenty of movement from Dunham as he moves around the outside.
Barboza unloads the first of what will no doubt be many leg kicks tonight...
Another exciting bout has been added to the UFC on Fox 9 card, with UFC officials just announcing that Danny Castillo (16-5) will join his fellow Team Alpha Male teammates at the event, when he takes on Edson Barboza (12-1, pictured) in the lightweight division. Lightweight bout alert: Danny @LastCall155 Castillo vs. @EdsonBarbozaJr […]
The injury bug has taken its first victim of 2013. Justin Salas has been forced out of his UFC on FX 7 preliminary bout with Edson Barboza and has been replaced with undefeated Brazilian striker Lucas Martins. The news was announced earlier today on the UFC’s official website.
Barboza is coming off the first loss in his professional career and is looking to mount a comeback and...
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