The UFC Fight Night 57 Main Event between Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson has major implications for the UFC Featherweight.
Unofficially at least, the winner of the fight would have been widely regarded as the number one contender. That ended up being Edgar, who dominated Swanson throughout the entire fight before he finished him with a submission and ended Swanson’s six-fight...
Frankie Edgar had a wonderful night at the office yesterday at UFC Fight Night 57. In arguably his greatest career performance, the former Lightweight champion dismantled top ranked Featherweight contender Cub Swanson en route to a late submission in the fifth and final round.
As if the victory was not satisfying enough, Edgar earned an additional $50,000 for the “Performance...
Now that “UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com.
The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 1:30AM ET/10:30PM PT.
In addition to UFC president Dana White (pictured), Frankie Edgar, Cub Swanson, Bobby Green, Edson Barboza and the card’s other featured...
UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson Nov 22, 2014 Frank Erwin Center Austin, Texas (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-’ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds) Main Card (Fox Sports 1/SN360 (Canada) – 10:00 pm Eastern) Featherweights: Frankie Edgar (17-4-1, #3 ranked featherweight) vs Cub […]
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Ben Kohn: 158-79 .667
Josh Hall: 35-21 .625
TC Engel: 87-53 .621
Nolan Howell: 166-109 .604
Luke Irwin: 243-160 .603
Earl Montclair: 116-77 .601
Naomi Kamornick: 6-5 .545
Dan Galvan: 5-6 .455
Featherweight Bout: Cub Swanson (21-5) vs. Frankie Edgar (17-4-1)
Luke Irwin: Cub’s only gone the distance in...
Before the former UFC Lightweight champion throws down with No. 2 ranked Cub Swanson this evening in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, take a gander at what Edgar does on his off time from the gym and fighting during his preparation for tonight’s bout.
If you missed Cub Swanson’s “Gym Escape”, you can catch that right here.
Stick with FightHubTV throughout the evening...
UFC Fight Night 57 takes place this coming Saturday night from Texas and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights for you below.
Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson
This is certainly one of the most interesting featherweight match-ups we’ve seen in a while. Swanson is the more unpredictable, dangerous striker here who’s always on the hunt for the finish, while...
This weekend when the UFC returns to Austin the card will feature a slew of ranked fighters battling it out including the main event where former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar takes on Cub Swanson in a pivotal matchup at 145 pounds.
Both Edgar and Swanson believe they should be next in line for a potential title shot against featherweight champion Jose Aldo so there's plenty...
Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar meet in a five round fight to most likely determine the next title shot against Jose Aldo. This is a matchup between two of the best and most exciting fighters in the UFC. They are part of why the featherweight class is one of the most electrifying in the sport today.
One of the most stacked and exciting divisions in the UFC right now is the featherweight...
The featherweight division has never been more alive with contenders as Cub Swanson rides a six-fight win streak into this weekend's card in Austin while Irish bad boy Conor McGregor continues to be the rock star of the 145-pound weight class.
But somehow former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar got lost in the mix.
It might have happened because Edgar sat out most of the last year...