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UFC Fight Night 57 TV Ratings

This past Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 57 event was watched by an average of 903,000 viewers on FOX Sports 1. This was a good showing for the UFC, up 104,000 over the ‘Fight Night’ average on FS1 and also up 204,000 compared with the UFC Fight Night 56 event earlier in the month. The main event featured an enticing featherweight clash between top contenders Frankie Edgar...
Via Fight Of The Night
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Dennis Siver Upset Conor McGregor at UFC Fight Night 59? (Video)

One thing stands between Conor McGregor and a UFC title shot, Dennis Siver. With Cub Swanson losing to Frankie Edgar this past weekend, the door is open for Conor McGregor to get a title shot this summer. He’s already antagonized champion, Jose Aldo, and still refuses to correctly pronounce his name.  Conor wasn’t shy about wanting the title fight during the UFC’s ‘Time...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Afternooner for November 25

(The Afternooner is our lunchtime dose of combat sports news.) Contributor: Ben Kohn     Cub Swanson talked about his loss to Frankie Edgar in a way that many fighters can learn from in dealing with a loss. Swanson thanked Edgar for the lesson, promised to get better, and said Edgar exposed him. Candid talk from a fighter is rare and the last time I can think of a fighter admitting...
Via Undercard Superstar
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Soundtrack to UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson - the walkout songs

Saturday night in Austin, Texas was not only the site of one of the biggest featherweight fights of the year as Frankie Edgar took out Cub Swanson in the main event, but the fighters at the show managed to use some of the best and most unusual walkout songs of the year. The list was dabbled by a few classic choices as well as some random professional wrestling theme songs mixed in...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Debuting Strawweights Earn Fight of the Night Honors

UFC Fight Night 57 was headlined by Frankie Edgar submitting Cub Swanson in the main event, but the highlight of the night was a bout that didn’t make the television broadcast. It was a fight in the women’s strawweight division which aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass that became the talk of the MMA world after being named Fight of the Night, and in return made Paige VanZant...
Via Ring Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

Frankie Edgar has called for a featherweight title shot after his destruction of Cub Swanson on Saturday night, and it makes sense – he’s already paid like a champ.  Edgar was the top earner at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson. Before we go any further, we should note that the Texas Athletic Commission doesn’t release fighter pay […]
Via MMA Manifesto
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Wins in Cub Swanson’s Defeat

The only person more excited than Frankie Edgar to see Cub Swanson lose on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 57 was Conor McGregor (pictured). It’s like Christmas had come early for McGregor. He won without even having to lift a finger, unless you count the thumbs he used to let the MMA world know via Twitter that he was now on the doorstep of a UFC featherweight title fight after Swanson...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Next Fights for Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar?

  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fight Night Austin Highlights: Frankie Edgar crushes Cub Swanson in Texas

“I think the court is complete here. I’m the king, Chad is the prince and now we have a joker.” This is what UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo told us after defeating Chad Mendes last month in Rio. It’s a great quote. He did forget to take “The Answer” into account though. Frankie Edgar’s performance last night against Cub Swanson may have been the best his career...
Via Fight Booth
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 57 Post-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a handful of post-fight interviews from last night’s UFC Fight Night 57 including victorious main event star Frankie Edgar who called for a title shot after submitting Cub Swanson. — Frankie Edgar: Edson Barboza: Paige VanZant: James Vick:
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 57 Bonus Awards

Following last night’s UFC Fight Night 57 event in Texas the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 fighter bonus awards were announced. Debuting strawweights Page VanZant and Kailan Curran won ‘Fight Of The Night’ honors for their energetic, entertaining preliminary scrap which saw them mix it up on the feet, in the clinch and on the mat before PVZ finally produced a third...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Making the Grade: Passes/Fails from UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson

The UFC's return to Austin, Texas ended with one of the most dominant performances the featherweight division has ever seen as Frankie Edgar worked over Cub Swanson for over four rounds before finally finishing the fight in the fifth. Edson Barboza also took a big leap forward in his career with a one-sided victory over Bobby Green to finally earn a spot amongst the top 10 fighters...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who should UFC champ Jose Aldo fight next? Frankie Edgar is 'The Answer'

Given how many unpredictable variables exist in the world of MMA (fighter injuries, promoters deciding which matchups can sell best, etc.) it is impossible to know if Frankie did enough Saturday night in Austin, TX against Cub Swanson to receive another shot at UFC featherweight gold. The one thing the New Jersey native did manage to establish quite clearly, however, is that he is...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 57 highlights! Swanson vs Edgar & Green vs Barboza

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...
Via Fight Hub TV
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Frankie Edgar destroys Cub Swanson, finishes with 5th round rear naked choke

The featherweight division might be enamored by an Irishman these days, but the question about who is the top contender at 145-pounds was answered emphatically as Frankie Edgar bludgeoned Cub Swanson before earning a fifth round rear naked choke finish. The talk of the town was Swanson's six-fight win streak and potential title shot with a win, but Edgar had much, much different...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Taps Out Cub Swanson With 4 Seconds To Go At UFN 57

After a dominant five round performance tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar went all out for a finish against Cub Swanson and found it by submission with just 4 seconds remaining! Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. Edgar with a leg kick to start. Another kick from Edgar. Edgar thinking about a clinch as Swanson fires off a few punches...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

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...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Austin Predictions

Frankie Edgar v. Cub Swanson Subo – A great fight and completely acceptable headliner, as is any putative #1 contender’s match – and no, I wouldn’t like to see Conor McGregor leapfrog either of these gentlemen with a win over Dennis Siver. While it’s a lot more difficult to sell Aldo-Swanson II than Aldo-Edgar II, the […]
Via MMAInsider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 57 quick results

The UFC returned to Austin, Texas this evening for a night chock full of exciting and intriguing matchups in UFC Fight Night 57. In the main event, streaking Featherweight contender Cub Swanson looks to solidify a shot at UFC gold by taking out former Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. The card features a plethora of bouts with major consequences in their respective divisions,...
Via Fight Hub TV
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fight Booth ‘Down and Dirty’ UFC Fight Night Austin picks

This is one of those sneaky stacked cards. There is going to be a lot of juicy fights filled with action, along with some submissions and knockouts sprinkled in to satisfy your MMA tastebuds. At the top Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson lead the way. It is one of the most anticipated fights of the year. There is also the co-main event between Bobby Green and Edson Barboza which has some...
Via Fight Booth
5 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson’ Live Results

“UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson” will be jumping off Saturday inside Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. UFC Fight Pass kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming the first two preliminary bouts at 7PM ET/4PM PT. Fox Sports 1 will handle everything else from there. The remaining prelims start at 8PM ET/5PM PT. The main card starts at 10PM ET/7PM PT. Featherweights Frankie...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 57: ‘Edgar vs Swanson’ Predictions

Two of the best featherweights in the world, Frankie Edgar & Cub Swanson, will face off at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 57. Cub Swanson has been promised a title shot with a victory, while Edgar is just hoping to add to his UFC HoF-caliber resume. With Conor McGregor lurking in the background waiting for his title shot, Fight Night 57 will shape the featherweight division in...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson Staff Picks

Last Event Winner: Ben Kohn (6-5) Yearly Standings: Lucas Bourdon: 9-4 .692 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...
Via Undercard Superstar
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 57: Frankie Edgar Gym Escape

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...
Via Fight Hub TV
5 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson’ Complete Betting Odds

We examined tonight’s main event between Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson earlier this week, so let’s take a look at the co-featured attraction with lightweights. Edson Barboza and Bobby Green. Barboza is a slight 1.5-1 odds-on favorite against the former Strikeforce star. Green, meanwhile, checks in closely behind as a +120 underdog. Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas serves...
Via 5thRound.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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