(Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports) A perfect night in Texas for Cub Swanson – he got an important victory over Jeremy Stephens, won Fight of the Night, and ended up the highest paid fighter at UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs Stephens. Before we go any further, we should note that the Texas Athletic Commission doesn’t release fighter […]
On Saturday June 28th, the UFC held two events at opposite ends of the world. The action went down in less than 12 hours and contained 21 fights. There were 21 winners and 21 losers but not all of them were created equal, here we will try to make some sense out of some of the bigger winners on this long night.
Did Cub Swanson earn his title shot?
The short answer is maybe. He got...
Jeremy Stephens may have believed he did enough to beat Cub Swanson (pictured) on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44, but all three judges thought differently.
When the dust settled on their 25-minute shootout, Swanson was awarded a (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) unanimous decision victory. However, many on press row thought the fight was far more competitive than what the lopsided scores indicated...
Below you’ll find a collection of post-fight interviews from last night’s UFC Fight Night 44 event in Texas.
Carlos Deigo Ferreira:
Video: Highlights: Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens
Here are your full event results, fighter bonuses, and post fight presser highlights from the UFC’s visit to San Antonio tonight for Fight Night 44 ‘Swanson vs. Stephens’.
Full Event Results:
Main Card (FS1)
• Featherweight Main Event: Cub Swanson (21-5) defeats Jeremy Stephens (23-10) via UD (49-46 x 2, 48-47)
• Welterweight Bout: Kelvin Gastelum (9-0) defeats Nicholas...
Results from UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens. The main event featured a number one contender bout in the featherweight division between Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens. Also former Ultimate Fighter Kelvin Gastelum was in action against Nicholas Musoke. The card was held live from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Main card (FOX Sports 1):
Cub Swanson def. Jeremy...
Cub Swanson sent a message to Jose Also with an emphatic unanimous decision victory over Jeremy Stephens at Fight Night 44 in San Antonio. Mandatory Credit: ufc.com
Cub Swanson earned a unanimous decision over Jeremy Stephens at Fight Night 44 in San Antonio. The judges scored the fight 49-46, 49-46, 48-47 in favour of Swanson.
Both fighters began very aggressively. Stephens landed...
After a competitive featherweight striking battle in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 this evening Cub Swanson emerged as the unanimous decision winner over Jeremy Stephens.
The main event of the evening is underway. Stephens misses with a leg kick, but Swanson lands his attempt to do the same.
Stephens does land a kick and Swanson goes for a front kick to the face...
Now that “UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens” 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.
Cub Swanson (pictured), Jeremy Stephens, Kelvin Gastelum, Nico Musoke and the card’s other featured fighters who won’t require medical...
UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs Stephens June 28, 2014 AT&T Center San Antonio, 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 (five rounds): Cub Swanson – 145 […]
“UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens” will be jumping off Saturday inside AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Fox Sports 1 will handle tonight’s broadcasting duties.
The prelims begin live on the network at 8PM ET/5PM PT. The main card starts immediately after at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
A featherweight showdown between Jeremy Stephens and Cub Swanson headlines Saturday’s show...
For the second card on Saturday the UFC rolls into San Antonio, Texas with UFC Fight Night 44: Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens. The preliminary bouts begin at 7:30 p.m. EST on UFC Fight Pass and then continue on Sportsnet 360 in Canada and Fox Sports 1 in the United States at 8 p.m. EST. The main card begins at 10 p.m. EST airing on Sportsnet 360 and Fox Sports 1.
Sometimes I feel as if baby Jesus, the one true god, has blessed me with the innate ability to predict MMA matches with unparalleled accuracy. I feel like I can just look at a fight card and see the finishes happening as I read through the names in each bout. Armbars, knockouts and unanimous decisions fly by like visuals during a psychedelic trip or my high school years. The best...
Didn’t fare too well with the UFC fights earlier today in New Zealand? Don’t fret, because that just means it’s time to double up on tonight’s bouts in San Antonio.
A featherweight affair between Jeremy Stephens (pictured) and Cub Swanson headlines UFC Fight Night 44.
Stephens checks in as a 2-1 underdog, while Swanson is pegged as a 2.6-1 odds-on favorite.
How about laying...
There will be a total of 21 fights under the UFC banner on Saturday. The final 11 will go down inside of the AT&T Center in San Antonio. Below you can find the full weigh-in video replay and written results to prepare yourself for the promotions very first visit to The Alamo City.
Main Card (FS1 – 10 p.m. ET)
• Featherweight Main Event: Cub Swanson (145) vs. Jeremy Stephens...
I want to start out by stating that I am not one of those people who thinks they can run the UFC better than Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta and Frank Fertitta. I understand that there are many things about running such an organization that I cannot begin to fathom. I am also not one of those that thinks the UFC just got to where they are by accident. I understand that it is a result...
UFC Fight Night 44 takes place in Texas on Saturday night, the second of two UFC events lined up for tomorrow and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights below.
Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens
Stephens has been doing well since dropping down to featherweight and has good power in his hands for the division which makes him a genuine threat here.
Live this Saturday, June 28, 2014 from the AT&T Center, in San Antonio, Texas the UFC attempts two events in one day, yet again. Lucky for us, the much more intriguing event, Fight Night 44, is still on somewhat regular timing. Have your coffee and energy drinks handy though, as the prelims kick off at 7:30pm ET, and the main card at 10pm ET (likely meaning the main event wont...
UFC Fight Night 44 will be the second of two UFC shows on Saturday. The show takes place from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The main event is a battle of top ranked featherweights as Cub Swanson takes on Jeremy Stephens. In the co-feature, Kelvin Gastelum faces Nicholas Musoke in welterweight action.
To preview the show, we talk to UFC announcer Jon Anik, who will be...
Cub Swanson (pictured) appears to be inching closer to earning a UFC featherweight title fight. According to the Gambling Gods, Jeremy Stephens won’t pose much of a threat to his plans.
Swanson is more than a 2.5-1 odds-on favorite to collect his sixth straight win. Stephens, meanwhile, checks in as a 2-1 underdog.
AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas hosts UFC Fight Night 44...
We’ve got not one but two new videos below to get you in the mood for this Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 44 event between featherweight contenders Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens.
UFC Fight Night 44 Promo:
Swanson Vs Stephens Preview:
It’s a great time to be from San Antonio, Texas. Not only did their beloved Spurs recently seize a fifth NBA title after suffering heartbreak last year, but the action continues on Saturday, June 28. UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens brings the world’s largest mixed martial arts promotion to San Antonio for the first time.
Keeping true to their promise of exponential business...
Image Credit – MMAWeekly Sometimes the UFC reads our minds and puts together great scraps. But sometimes they completely miss the boat on a sick fight. I have compiled a list of fights that need to happen at each weight class that I hope will come together: • After a big win, John Dodson was fired up and ready for another title shot. He has actually a few options seeing as that...
UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs Stephens June 28, 2014 AT&T Center San Antonio, 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 Featherweights (five rounds): Cub Swanson (20-5, #5 ranked featherweight) vs Jeremy Stephens (23-9) Welterweights: Kelvin Gastelum ...