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Yves Edwards Calls it Quits After 17-Year MMA Career

Sunday, veteran Yves Edwards (pictured) unceremoniously announced his retirement from mixed martial arts via Facebook. “I’ve thought about how to say this for a week now, but there’s no better way than to just do it,” Edwards wrote. “So here goes; 1st I’d like to say thank you to all the people that I’ve met through and because of fighting, friends, training partners...
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Yves Edwards Announces His Retirement

A true veteran of the sport, Yves Edwards has announced that he has retired from the sport, bringing a 17 career to a close. The 38 year-old Edwards fought for many of the sport’s leading promotions like the UFC, WEC, Strikeforce, PRIDE, Bellator and Elite XC over the course of his career, compiling a 42-22 record record and defeating the likes of Jeremy Stephens, Josh Thomson...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Yves Edwards retires from MMA following 17 year career

Following 21 fights in the UFC and a career that spanned more than 17 years, Yves Edwards has decided to retire from mixed martial arts. The veteran lightweight made the announcement via his Facebook page on Sunday. "Fighting has been a part of my life ever since I was 17 and that makes this a hard pill to swallow but it's time for me to end this chapter and move on to the next part...
Via Fox Sports
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Hallman vs Edwards Fight Highlights

Video: Highlights: Yves Edwards vs. Piotr Hallman
Via MMA Manifesto
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jorgensen, Martinez, Henderson and Hallmann Win Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 42

After a spectacular night of MMA action, the UFC awarded Scotty Jorgensen (pictured), Danny Martinez, Benson Henderson and Piotr Hallmann each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov.” Jorgensen took a unanimous decision over Martinez in a preliminary bout. Both athletes were rewarded with “Fight of the...
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 173 'Weidman vs. Machida' Event Poster; Updated Fight Card

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman's 2nd title defense, and first fight in nearly two years against someone not named Anderson Silva, will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the promotions yearly Memorial Day weekend pay-per-view event. Now a veteran of seven UFC fights, the Hofstra All-American will not only look keep his undefeated record in tact, and more importantly...
Via hov-mma
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Elias Silverio vs Isaac Vallie-Flagg Joins UFC Fight Night 35

Elias Silverio 9-0 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record 9 Fight Win Streak Notable WIns: Gilmar Dutra Lima, Joao Zeferino Isaac Vallie-Flagg 14-3-1 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record 5 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Brian Melancon, Gesias Cavalcante, Yves Edwards ————————————————— UFC Fight Night 35 January 15th, 2014 Duluth, Georgia The Arena at Gwinnett Center ——...
Via In The Neutral Zone
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Isaac Vallie-Flagg vs Elias Silverio Added To UFC Fight Night 35

A lightweight bout has recently been confirmed for the UFC Fight Night 35 event in January, with UFC officials announcing a lightweight scrap between Isaac Vallie-Flagg (14-3-1, pictured left) and Elias Silverio (9-0) has been added to the card.The thirty-five year old Vallie-Flagg has been in impressive form in recent years, going 11-0-1 in his last twelve bouts. Vallie-Flagg made...
Via MMAInsider
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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