Well, Jeremy Stephens didn't beat Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 44, but he sure kept things interesting until the very end. The hard-swinging featherweight couldn't quite snag Swanson but still managed to wound him a couple times.
Still, while Stephens was a mid-tier lightweight for most of his career, he remains one of the best fighters at 145 pounds. That offers him plenty of options and plenty of opportunities for high-profile, exciting fights.
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The second of two UFC fight cards this weekend will be headlined by Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens.
With five consecutive wins, Swanson has emerged as one of the top contenders in the 145-pound class. Now ranked No. 4 among featherweight title hopefuls, Swanson will look to earn a shot at the 145-pound championship by beating Stephens impressively on Saturday.
After losing three in a row at 155 pounds, Stephens made a desperation move to the featherweight class. The weight cut has produced imme more
And it belongs to new middleweight champion David Branch.
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 10: "Branch vs Taylor" took place last Saturday night (June 21, 2014) from inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the main card saw two new champions crowned, as David Branch became the promotion's first middleweight champion, while Rick Glenn upset Georgi Karakhanyan for the featherweight strap.
Branch earned $36,000 for his gold-grabbing performance, while Glenn cashed a check for $14,0 more
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World Series of Fighting middleweight champion David Branch led the reported payroll for WSOF 10, taking home $36,000 for his title-winning performance over Jesse Taylor, according to figures released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission
Fighting the finals of WSOF's four-man middleweight tournament, Branch submitted former The Ultimate Fighter standout Taylor with a first-round D'arce choke to seize the inaugural WSOF 185-pound strap in the night's main event. Branch's victory s more
David Branch captured the World Series of Fighting middleweight title Saturday at WSOF 10, and he collected the event’s largest paycheck in the process. more
Champions David Branch ($36,000) and Jessica Aguilar ($35,000) were the top earners at this past weekend’s WSOF 10 event.Filed under: News, WSOF more
From Yahoo Sports: After some serious ups and downs, Stephens meets Cub Swanson in the main event of a UFC Fight Night card Saturday in San Antonio. more
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Phil Baroni (in studio) and David Branch.Filed under: Bellator, News, WSOF more