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

UFC Fight Night 57 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the results live as they happen from UFC Fight Night 57 in Texas. Refresh the page as required for the latest results) Main Card: Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson Bobby Green vs. Edson Barboza Brad Pickett vs. Chico Camus Jared Rosholt vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz Matt Wiman vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg Prelims...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 57 Weigh-In Results & Video

The weigh-in have now taken place for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 57 event in Texas and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Frankie Edgar (145) vs. Cub Swanson (145.8) Edson Barboza (155) vs. Bobby Green (155.4) Chico Camus (125.6) vs. Brad Pickett (126) Oleksiy Oliynyk (235) vs. Jared Rosholt (240) Joseph Benavidez...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC’s Piotr Hallmann Handed 9 Month Suspension For Steroids

The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission have announced that UFC lightweight fighter Piotr Hallmann tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone after his bout at UFC Fight night 51 last month. Hallmann lost his fight with Gleison Tibau by split decision on the night, but had earned a ‘Fight Of The Night’ bonus along the way. However, that $50,000 bonus has now been rescinded...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC's Piotr Hallmann tests positive for steroids, suspended nine months

Another week, another positive drug test. Piotr Hallmann, who co-headlined UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski last month in Brazil, was popped by the Brazilian MMA athletic commission for drostanolone after his bout with Gleison Tibau, according to MMAjunkie.com's Steven Marrocco. Hallmann, who lost the fight by split decision, will be suspended for nine months by the CABMMA...
Via Fox Sports
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Round Up: UFC fight announcements this week

It was a big week for fight matchups to be made with several high profile cards taking place before the end of 2014 getting headliners including the upcoming UFC Fight Night on FOX show in Phoenix, Arizona. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returns for the first time in over a year as he takes on Ohio native Stipe Miocic in the five round main event taking place on...
Via Fox Sports
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Piotr Hallmann left family in Poland to improve skills at MMA Lab in Arizona

So many times naturally talented athletes rest on their laurels and don't take steps to take their skills to the next level. Piotr Hallmann is not one of them. Earlier this year, Hallmann made the decision to leave his home country of Poland and his gym there for training camp at the MMA Lab in Glendale, Ariz. He was already one of the top lightweight prospects coming out of Europe...
Via Fox Sports
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 Fight Card

UFC Fight Night 51 takes place this coming Saturday night from Brazil and we’ce got the full fight card for you below. Headlining the show is a heavyweight rematch between Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva who first locked horns in the Strikeforce cage in 2010 with ‘Big Foot’ emerging the victor on that occasion via unanimous decision. In the co-main event Brazil’s own Gleison...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Two Sheds Review: UFC Henderson vs Khabilov

From The Two Sheds Review: UFC Henderson vs Khabilov These UFC shows are coming fast and furious these days, and now we’re going back to last weekend’s Fight Night, shown on BT Sport in the early hours of this past Sunday morning here in Britain. The show began in the bantamweight division as Eric Perez took on Bryan Caraway. Perez came into this one with the crowd firmly behind...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Morning After Drill: UFC Fight Night Henderson vs. Khabilov

Contributor: Josh Hall UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Khabilov has come and gone and it may have been the most bizarre UFC card in the Zuffa era.  To be honest, I’m not sure there is even a close second.  While poor officiating and judging ruled the night, a former UFC champion showed that he is still very much a factor to be reckoned with in the lightweight division. Ben Henderson...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 42 Bonus Awards

Following last night’s UFC Fight Night 42 event in New Mexico the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 bonus awards were announced. Scott Jorgensen and Danny Martinez three round preliminary scrap was awarded ‘Fight of The Night’ honors. Ben Henderson earned one of the ‘Performance Of The Night’ bonuses for his strong showing and rear-naked choke submission finish against...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 08, 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...
Via 5thRound.com
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Live Results

“UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov” will be jumping off Saturday inside Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. UFC Fight Pass kicks off tonight’s festivities by streaming the first preliminary bout at approximately 7:30PM ET/4:30PM PT. Fox Sports 1 will handle everything else from there. The network airs the remaining four prelims starting at 8PM ET/5PM PT. The...
Via 5thRound.com
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Nolan Howell’s Get Po’ Quick Seminars: UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov

Contributor: Nolan Howell Welcome to Undercard Superstar’s guide to gambling, where you can get po’ in one night if you play your cards right! As your resident financial guide, it is my responsibility to make sure lose enough money to ensure that you don’t put up a child as collateral for a California Chrome loss.. It is also my duty to inform you that Undercard Superstar and...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 42 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the results live as they happen from UFC Fight Night 42 in Alberquerque, New Mexico. The prelims are expected to get underway at aprox 7.30pm ET (12.30am UK) with the main card going live at 10pm ET (3am UK). (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) — Main Card: Ben Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov Ross...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Complete Betting Odds

I certainly hope you don’t think California Chrome winning the Triple Crown is the only thing you can bet on today. After playing the ponies, make sure to head over to Fox Sports 1 and lay some money on Saturday’s fights. A lightweight scrap between former champion Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov headlines the gig. We’ve already discussed their odds earlier this week...
Via 5thRound.com
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov Predictions

The UFC keeps on rolling this Saturday with UFC Fight Night 42 headlined by former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, as he takes on young prospect Rustam Khabilov. Khabilov will look to make a statement in the lightweight division by defeating #1 ranked (according to UFC.com) Henderson. This event will take place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the backyard of one of the biggest...
Via The Sideline
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 42 Weigh-In Results And Video

The weigh-ins have now taken place for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 42 event in New Mexico and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Benson Henderson (155.5) vs. Rustam Khabilov (156) Ross Pearson (155.5) vs. Diego Sanchez (155) John Dodson (125) vs. John Moraga (126) Rafael dos Anjos (156) vs. Jason High (154.5) Yves...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Live Weigh-In Results

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov” event will be tipping the scale today inside Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 6PM ET/3PM PT. Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition. Fast-rising Rustam Khabilov meets...
Via 5thRound.com
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 6PM ET/3PM PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov” take place today inside Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 6PM ET/3PM PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. A pivotal lightweight tango between former champion Benson Henderson (pictured) and Rustam Khabilov...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Khabilov Picks

Staff Standings: Last Event Winner: Luke Irwin (9-3) Ben Kohn: 58-26 .690 TC Engel: 69-35 .663 Josh Hall: 33-18 .647 Luke Irwin: 111-63 .638 Earl Montclair: 51-31 .622 Lucas Bourdon: 3-2 .600 Nolan Howell: 60-45 .571 Dan Galvan: 5-6 .455 Lightweight Bout: Benson Henderson (20-3) vs. Rustam Khabilov (17-1) Luke Irwin: Too much for Khabilov here. I’m surprised Bendo even agreed...
Via Undercard Superstar
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 42 Predictions

UFC fight Night 42 takes place this Saturday night in Alberquerque, New Mexico and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights below. — Main Card: Ben Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov Intriguing fight here to lead the card. Khabilov has been dominant so far in his appearances inside the Octagon as he suplexes his way up the ranks, but while former champion Henderson might tend...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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