Leonardo Santos earned a unanimous decision victory over Efrain Escudero tonight at UFC fight Night 51 largely thanks to his periods of control on top, while also managing to survive a scare in the second round when he was dropped by the former TUF winner.
A touch of gloves and we’re underway. Santos with a combination of punches to start. Leg kick for the Brazilian...
Efrain Escudero returns to the UFC this weekend to face Francisco Trinaldo while trying to outlive a rather dubious honor he currently holds on his record.
Escudero was the winner of The Ultimate Fighter season 8. He was also the first competitor home grown from the series to win the reality show and then be released from his contract.* He's also the only winner in history...
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GC: You have a fight coming up at UFC 145 against Mac Danzig on April 21st. How are you preparing for this fight, and do you feel ready?
EE: Yeah, I feel extremely ready for this fight. I’ve been working really hard, I had a really good long camp. I’ve been training on everything. We had the time to study my opponent. We had the time to figure out his weaknesses and work...
Christmas has come early this year for Efrain Escudero (Pictured). On Tuesday afternoon, it was announced “The Ultimate Fighter 8″ winner will be granted another shot in the big leagues.
Escudero will replace an injured TJ Grant and face Jacob Volkmann at UFC 141 on December 30th.
Escudero was submitted by then-undefeated Charles Oliviera at “UFC Fight Night 22” in his last...