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Matt Wiman outlasts Isaac Vallie-Flagg to win by unanimous decision

AUSTIN - It wasn't the barnburner some expected, but after a near two year long layoff Matt Wiman returned to the Octagon and picked up a unanimous decision victory over Isaac Vallie-Flagg. It was a slow, grinding fight for almost all 15 minutes as Wiman and Vallie-Flagg tried to gain better position whether on the feet or the ground.  Wiman's ability to take Vallie-Flagg's back...
Via Fox Sports
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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 […]
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1 hour 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
3 hours 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...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

War of Ireland: Conor McGregor and WWE star Sheamus battle on Twitter

No one can ever accuse UFC bad boy Conor McGregor of backing down from a fight, even if it's against one of his home countrymen, who just happens to be about seven inches taller and weights over a 100-pounds more than him. McGregor appeared on SINow where he was asked in hypothetical situation who would win in a fight between him and WWE superstar Sheamus, who also happens to hail...
Via Fox Sports
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UFC Star Conor McGregor and Sheamus Involved In Twitter Beef

Despite both men being Irish natives and involved in combat sports, UFC star Conor McGregor and Sheamus got into it on Twitter this past Friday. McGregor appeared on SI Now with Sports Illustrated and was asked who would win in a legitimate fight between he and fellow countryman, Sheamus. He responded: “As far as competitive fighting, I would whoop his ass. This is real here...
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7 hours 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
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson Results

UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson Nov 22, 2014 Frank Erwin Center Austin, 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: Frankie Edgar (17-4-1, #3 ranked featherweight) vs Cub […]
Via MMA Manifesto
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‘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...
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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
8 hours 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...
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Three Reasons Nate Diaz Needs To Shut Up And Start Winning Fights

  Former UFC lightweight title contender Nate Diaz has been in the news quite a bit lately, but it hasn’t been about anything that he’s done in the cage. No, Diaz has been in the news for lamenting about his contract situation since he knocked out Gray Maynard in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18 Finale in November 2013. He and his manager Mike Kogan have been...
Via Fight Of The Night
10 hours 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...
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11 hours 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...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Koscheck may return to MMA against Neil Magny at UFC 184

The Ultimate Fighter season 1 veteran Josh Koscheck may be returning to the Octagon after taking 2014 off from the sport of MMA. The former Welterweight title challenger is in talks to face off against the streaking Neil Magny at UFC 184 in February. The potential matchup was first reported by MMAJunkie, but the UFC has yet to confirm the bout yet. Magny has gone 5-0 in 2014, capping...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Koscheck Vs Neil Magny In The Works For UFC 184

Josh Koscheck looks set to return to the Octagon for the first time in well over a year at UFC 184 in Los Angeles on February 28th to take on rising welterweight contender Neil Magny. Part of the furniture in the UFC’s 170lb divison for many years, former title contender Koscheck has hit upon rough times in the promotion with three losses in a row, worryingly punctuated by two...
Via Fight Of The Night
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson predictions

The UFC made their debut trip to Mexico last weekend and will remain in the general area, this time move north of the border and back the United States. UFC Fight Night 57 will take place on Saturday, November 22 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The night starts off with a two-fight early prelim card on UFC Fight Pass at 7:00 p.m....
Via Mill City Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey has her most unbreakable opponent in Cat Zingano

Cat Zingano wasn't trying to make any kind of statements. Maybe she did anyway. It was a fairly light-hearted event Monday in Las Vegas when the UFC brought together its most influential champions to promote a loaded next three months of events. But when Zingano and Rousey faced off and Zingano closed the distance, getting right into the UFC women's bantamweight champion's face,...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sheamus & Top UFC Fighter Involved In A Twitter War

Sheamus found himself in a Twitter feud with Conor McGregor today. The whole situation sprung up after McGregor appeared on SI Now (which you can see below) and was asked about Sheamus. McGregor said he could “whoop Sheamus’ ass” in a fight, which prompted the little back-and-forth: When Irish UFC Featherweight contender Conor McGregor was asked during an SI Now appearance...
Via WZR Online
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Says Bill Cosby Too Classy To Have Raped Anyone (Video)

UFC fighter Jon ‘Bones’ Jones has come to Bill Cosby’s defense in the worst way possible. Listen to his explanation of why Cosby is innocent of the vicious acts he’s accused of. Pretty ignorant line of thinking even if it wasn’t his intent to downgrade such a serious matter.Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. via TMZ The post Jon Jones Says Bill Cosby Too...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joseph Benavidez defends Demetrious Johnson: "Our job is to fight"

The UFC flyweight division will celebrate its third anniversary in March 2015, but the weight class is still struggling to find attention from fans when it comes to ratings and overall appeal for pay-per-view buys. The division has only ever known one champion, Demetrious Johnson, who might be the best pound-for-pound talent on the planet and also the person with the least interest...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: Sheamus And UFC Fighter Conor McGregor Fight On Twitter

During a recent interview with Sports Illustrated NOW Conor McGregor was asked about fellow Irishman Sheamus and McGregor retorted that he would whoop Sheamus’ ass. Since Sheamus cought wind of the interview the two have been going back and forth via Twitter:   Sheamus: “ok @SInowLIVE @ufc @TheNotoriousMMA, Conor wins. I don’t hit featherweights or shoeshine boys. Mouth off...
Via Wrestling News Depot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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

All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson” event will be tipping the scale today inside Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 5PM ET/2PM PT. Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition. Cub Swanson looks to earn a crack at the featherweight...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

LIVE UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson weigh-ins

Two of the very best in the featherweight division square off this weekend in Austin, Texas as Cub Swanson meets Frankie Edgar with the winner potentially moving into place for a title shot in 2015. Before the five round main event is official, the fighters have to hit the scale on Friday to weigh-in and make the mark.  Also on tap for UFC Fight Night in Austin, explosive Muay Thai...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kenny Florian: “GSP is Scared of Anderson Silva” (Video)

Georges St. Pierre is busy rehabbing a knee injury and it’s now a matter of when he will return to the octagon, not if he will return. Just don’t expect that return to be against Anderson Silva. At last weekend’s ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ event  Nick Diaz openly called GSP “scared” and a “coward” for not taking the January 31st fight against Anderson Silva; a fight...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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