The main event planned for UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City has Fight of the Night written all over it. Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, owner of three straight stoppage victories, will take on the tough and dangerous Jim Miller. Cerrone and Miller are ranked sixth and seventh, respectively, in the lightweight division.
The winner may not be ready for a title shot, but he would certainly have every right to consider himself one fight away. Khabib Nurmagomedov has already made it known that he would l more
UFC Fight Night 44: Complete recap of tonight’s (Sat., June 28, 2014) Swanson vs. Stephens-led under card “Prelims” mixed martial arts (MMA) action that featured five bouts across five weight classes, airing live on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) and online via "Fight Pass." Who won? Who lost? Who got KTFO and submitted? Get complete UFC Fight Night 44 “Prelims” results recap below.
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UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" results live online: UFC returns to FOX Sports 1 TONIGHT (Sat., June 28, 2014) to conclude its mixed martial arts (MMA) day-night double header, featuring a five-round Featherweight main event between Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens from AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. MMAmania.com will deliver bell-to-bell results coverage of UFC Fight Night 44 online LIVE all weekend long, including latest fight updates, fight recaps, video highlights, winners, los more
Did Cub Swanson or Jeremy Stephens win last night (Sat., June 28, 2014) in UFC Fight Night 44's main event from AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas? MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE stream round-by-round full-fight blog coverage of the five-round Featherweight showdown on FOX Sports 1 that pits top-ranked 145-pound contender, Swanson, against the heavy-hitting and always game, "Lil' Heathen." Be sure to check back often (full main event results are below) for latest updates to find out who will make more
The co-main event of tonight's UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" showcase at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, featured Ultimate Fighter (TUF) winner Kelvin Gastelum in a welterweight battle opposite Nico Musoke.
Well... it was scheduled to be contested at welterweight but Kelvin came in heavy at 172-pounds, forfeiting 20-percent of his purse in the process.
The two wasted very little time striking and got right to grappling and working each other on the mat. Musoke was getting the more
Stephens was rocking the big right hand once again, and it was finding a nice home on Swanson's chin. Cub circled away but he wasn't doing much else to avoid taking those powerful shots.
Swanson switched stances and looked to find his way inside. Stephens responded by making it a brawl and spamming that big right hand he was having so much success with.
In response, Swanson thought about a takedown but decided against it.
Finally, Cub landed a right hand after moving inside. He followed up with more
With UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" coming to a close late last night (Sat., June 28, 2014) -- and the main event match between Featherweight contenders Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens tying a ribbon around a 21-fight double header -- check out the LIVE post-fight press conference video stream below from AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, featuring all the important mixed martial arts (MMA) players. more
Stephens opened with a leg kick that missed and spun him around. Swanson responded with an overhand but pulled back on it. A front kick landed for Jeremy and both guys were looking light on their feet early, though "Lil Heathen" was more comfortable standing in and trading punches.
Cub, for his part, was bouncing all around.
They started exchanging big punches before long. Swanson broke out a cartwheel kick that missed but had color commentator Brian Stann feeling fine.
Stephens was the first to more
In between rounds, Swanson could be heard telling his cornerman, Greg Jackson, that he believed there were two rounds left in the contest.
Instead, he went out and continued doing his best to jump in, land a shot, and jump back out without feeling Stephens' considerable power. He was having more success here, drawing blood.
He went back to his big weapon, the liver kick, and once again landed clean. It affected Stephens again, though not as much as the first time, and he backed away coveri more