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...
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...
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...
Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the results live as they happen from UFC Fight Night 57 in Texas.
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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
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.
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)
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However, that $50,000 bonus has now been rescinded...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
Video: Highlights: Yves Edwards vs. Piotr Hallman
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...
“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...
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...
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).
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Ben Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov
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...
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...
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.
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)
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...
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...
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...
UFC fight Night 42 takes place this Saturday night in Alberquerque, New Mexico and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights below.
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...
Rustam Khabilov has only lost once in 18 professional fights. After Saturday’s fight against former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (pictured), it will be twice – that is, if you were to ask the Gambling Gods.
Khabilov is pegged as a 2-1 underdog against “Smooth.” Henderson, meanwhile, is more than a 2.5-1 odds-on favorite to extend his winning streak to two.