Scotty Jorgensen Granted Reprieve, Fights Danny Martinez at UFC Fight Night 43

UFC fighters are typically skating on very thin ice if they’ve dropped five of six scraps. Now, tack on a three-bout losing streak on the tail end of that skid and it’s almost a certainty they’ve entered pink slip city. Not for Scotty Jorgensen (pictured). On Wednesday night, the UFC announced Jorgensen will be granted (at least) one more go in the octagon when he meets Danny...
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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...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic Co-Headlines UFC 173

A heavyweight shootout between former champion Junior dos Santos (pictured) and Stipe Miocic will co-headline UFC 173. The Las Vegas Review Journal confirmed the scrap with UFC officials late Monday night, with the promotion endorsing the report by retweeting their article. This marks dos Santos’ first scrap since getting steamrolled by reigning champ Cain Velasquez for the second...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Fights Announced for ‘UFC 173: Weidman vs. Machida’

On Monday, a pair of lightweight scraps were added to the “UFC 173: Weidman vs. Machida” lineup. “The Ultimate Fighter 13″ winner Tony Ferguson (pictured) meets Katsunori Kikuno, while veteran Yves Edwards battles Piotr Hallman in the May 24 event. The show takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Champion Chris Weidman defends his middleweight throne...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Daron Cruickshank vs Mike Rio, Jared Rosholt vs Oleksiy OIiynyk Added to UFC on FOX 10

Daron Cruickshank 13-4 MMA / 3-2 UFC Record Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights Notable Wins: Mike Ricci, Henry Martinez, Yves Edwards Mike Rio 9-3 MMA / 1-2 UFC Record 2 Fight Losing Streak Notable Wins: John Cofer ——————————————— Jared Rosholt 9-1 MMA / 1-0 UFC Record 5 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Richard Odoms, Bobby Brents, Walter Harris Oleksiy...
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December 09, 2013  |  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 ——...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Daron Cruickshank vs Mike Rio Set For UFC on Fox 10

UFC officials have announced a lightweight battle for UFC on Fox 10 in Chicago, with Daron Cruickshank (13-4, pictured) set to take on Mike Rio (9-3) at the event on January 25th, where both men will be looking to respond to recent setbacks.Cruickshank last appeared at UFC Fight Night 32 where he was submitted by UFC newcomer Adriano Martins (25-6), following a second round armbar...
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December 08, 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...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: UFC Fight For The Troops 3 – Online Prelims

 You can check out the first four online prelims from UFC Fight For The Troops 3 in the video below featuring the following fights, starting at 3.10PM ET.Middleweight Bout - Chris Camozzi (19-6) vs Lorenz Larkin (13-1 (1nc)) Lightweight Bout – Yves Edwards (42-20-1) vs Yancy Medeiros (9-1) Welterweight Bout – Neil Magny (8-2) vs Seth Baczynski (18-10) Middleweight Bout...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight for the Troops Undercard Round by Round Live

Join us here at MMAInsider.net for live round by round updates of UFC 165.  For those watching, Facebook undercard starts at 3:10/12:10 EST/PST, the Fox Sports 1 undercard starts at 5:00/2:00 EST/ PST followed by the main card at 7:00/4:00 EST/PST.Have the twitters?  Follow me @ChrisMMAInsider to follow along with live tweets and updates.Facebook UndercardDerek Brunson vs. Brian...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the Troops 3 Early Prelims Live Stream

The UFC returns to action this afternoon with the traditional ‘Fight for the Troops’ fight card. The 31st edition of the UFC Fight Night series is headlined by a middleweight match-up between Tim Kennedy and Rafael Natal and a co-main event between Liz Carmouche and Alexis Davis. Prior to the start of the main card, the organization will feature four early prelims, all of which...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight for the Troops 3 weigh-in video and results

The Army base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky was the setting for the today's mandatory UFC pre-fight weigh-in ceremony. Military vets Neil Magny, Colton Smith, Liz Carmouche and Tim Kennedy all received warm welcomes and well deserved ovations when they hit the scale. Before the fights go live tomorrow on FOX Sports 1 check out the video below to see each fighter size his/her opponent...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 31 Weigh-In Results: Tim Kenendy and Rafael Natal Set For The Main Event

UFC Fight Night 31 takes place tomorrow night at the Sabre Air Field at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. Weigh-ins took place a short time ago, with all 26 fighter making weight to make their fights official. Here is what each fighter weighed in at. MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET) • Tim Kennedy (186) vs. Rafael Natal (185.5) • Liz Carmouche (135) vs. Alexis Davis (134) • Ronny...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC: Fight for the Troops 3 Poster Reveal

The Fort Campbell military base in Kentucky will be the location for the UFC's 3rd Fight for the Troops card, a card that features a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant (Tim Kennedy) and U.S. Marine (Liz Carmouche) on the new and beautiful poster you see to your right. Below you'll find the full lineup for this mid-week extravaganza which features nine fights on FOX Sports 1. UFC...
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October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Yves Edwards To Meet Yancy Medeiros At UFC Fight For The Troops 3

  UFC officials have today confirmed a new bout for the upcoming Fight For The Troops 3 event in November, announcing that Yves Edwards (42-20-1, pictured right) will take on Yancy Medeiros (9-1) in the lightweight division.   New bout: Lightweights Yancy @YMedeiros and Yves @ThugJitsuMaster Edwards do it up at Fight for the Troops […]
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September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Yves Edwards And Melvin Guillard Talk Fighting A Friend

Thanks to MMAweekly.com for the video. Cowboy Cerrone helps Melvin Guillard get ready for UFC on FOX 8 Daron Cruickshank takes bathroom pic with teammate
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Daron Cruickshank Takes Bathroom Pic With A Teammate

UFC lightweight Daron Cruickshank is in Seattle for his fight against veteran Yves Edwards. As you can see here he is not very shy. Things getting weird with Team Alpha Male Joe Jitsu gets naked for Olympic wrestling
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Two Fights Added to UFC on FOX 8 Lineup

A pair of lightweight scraps have been announced to the UFC on FOX 8 roster. Yves Edwards (pictured) vs. Spencer Fisher and Michael Chiesa vs. Reza Madadi were recently added to the July 27 event. Edwards looks to bounce back from February’s split decision defeat to Isaac Vallie-Flagg. “Thugjitsu Master” has alternated between wins and losses over his past five outings...
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April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Yves Edwards faces Spencer Fisher at UFC on FOX 8

UFC officials announced today that a match-up between veteran lightweights Yves Edwards and Spencer Fisher has been added to UFC on FOX 8.   UFC on FOX 8 takes place  July 27 at Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. The main event for the card has not been announced yet.   Edwards (42-19-1 MMA, 10-7 UFC) is 2-3 [...]
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April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 8 fight card update

The UFC on FOX 8 card continues to take shape as two more fights were added on Tuesday, FOXSports.com has learned. Both lightweight fights, the Seattle card scheduled for July 27 will feature a clash between Reza Madadi and Ultimate Fighter Season 15 winner Michael Chiesa along with a bout between Spencer Fisher and Yves Edwards. Madadi and Chiesa will be entering the Octagon on...
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April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 7 – UFC vs. Strikeforce who wins?

It was bound to happen, and it finally will.  Once upon a time, Strikeforce stood alone, as the second largest Mixed Marital Arts promotion in the USA, and time and again put on exciting, star studded cards.  Then, Zuffaback (obvious Ryback tie in) started chanting “Feed Me More” and they ate their competition.  Since that time, Strikeforce ran under the Zuffa umbrella...
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April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Stephens Gets Continuance, Jury Trail Set For July 8th

Last October Jeremy Stephens was arrested on assault charges stemming from an 2011 altercation outside of an Iowa bar.  Apparently an altercation occurred in the bar and was continued outside where a man was beaten very badly.  The arrest was made on Saturday morning, the same day Stephens was set to fight Yves Edwards in Minnesota.  For the second time since the arrest the trial...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

News: Jeremy Stephens Drops To 145lbs, Meets Debuting Estevan Payan At UFC 160

An interesting featherweight match-up has been officially added to the UFC’s Memorial Day fight card. Jeremy Stephens will be dropping down to featherweight to face the debuting Estevan Payan.  UFC officials announced the match-up early Wednesday.  Stephens will be moving down to featherweight after dropping his last three fights as a lightweight. Losses to Yves Edwards, Donald...
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February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Monday Musings - sWo Strikeforce World Order

"We're Taking Over!!" - Anonymous, Ok, me. Zuffa closed up the Strikeforce shop, but brought over a troupe of hungry young fighters into the UFC.  Those fighters have taken the bull by the horns and are doing work in the Octagon.  These guys have gone a combined 5-1 in their UFC debuts.  It's like they are doing a takeover angle, pro wrestling fans will get...
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February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Nicholas Capes, fighter who got knocked about by Ray Edwards’ phantom punch, gets suspended (Video)

Free agent defensive end Ray Edwards has always had a thing for boxing, but I highly doubt he ever thought scoring a knockout could be as easy as it was during a recent match in North Dakota against a “fighter” named Nicholas Capes. The video you see above has gone viral, and it clearly shows Capes taking the dive of the century early in the fight when Edwards missed him with...
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February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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