Once upon a time, Cub Swanson was knocked out by Jose Aldo in just eight seconds.
It's been a long road back to redemption from that loss, but Swanson took a huge step in that direction on Saturday night. Swanson outlasted a game Jeremy Stephens on Saturday night, earning a unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44. The judges scores were 49-46, 49-46, and 48-47.
The victory was Swanson's sixth in a row. He's expected to get a shot at the winner of Aldo's UFC featherweight title more
It was a long time in the making, but ADCC absolute and IBJJF World champion Robert Drysdale's UFC debut went about as well as one could hope.
Facing Keith Berish in the opening bout of The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale card, Drysdale - the hometown Las Vegas, Nevada favorite - took control of the bout right away. The jiu-jitsu black belt level changed for a double leg takedown, which pushed Berish into the fence. The takedown proved successful and right away Drysdale went to work.
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UFC lightweight contender Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone came from behind to knockout former training partner Melvin Guillard in the UFC 150 co-main event in Denver. more
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ATLANTIC CITY – With a steady, often unorthodox attack, Aljamain Sterling wore down and overwhelmed Hugo Viana en route to a TKO victory due to punches and elbows from the mount.Filed under: News, UFC more
ATLANTIC CITY – Fighting or the first time on U.S. soil, Brazilian Lucas Martins picked up his third straight UFC win by stopping the game newcomer Alex White.Filed under: News, UFC more
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Edson Barboza rebounded from his loss to Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone with a first-round finish of Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City on Wednesday. more
The second time around, there was no mistaking it for a low blow.
"Cowboy" Donald Cerrone thought he had the finish earlier in the second round of his lightweight main event against Jim Miller on Wednesday night. But referee Dan Miragliotta erroneously ruled a perfectly placed body kick a low blow, giving Miller a reprieve.
Cerrone wasn't fazed, though, and the finish came soon thereafter. Cerrone landed a head kick to earned the knockout at 3:31 of the second round, a spectacular end to an acti more