Yves Edwards, ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Clash in Virginia at UFC on FX 3
and Yves Edwards
will square off at UFC on FX
The UFC announced the news during Tuesday night’s episode of “UFC
Tonight” on Fuel TV. The event is expected to take place May 15 at
the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., and will also feature a
middleweight confrontation between Tom Lawlor
A former WEC lightweight title challenger, Cerrone had a six-fight
winning streak snapped when he was out-struck by Nate Diaz at
UFC 141. Prior to that Dec. 30 decision defeat, “Cowboy” had not
lost in his UFC career, posting four Octagon victories in 2011.
Cerrone, 28, holds 13 career wins by submission and has never been
Edwards (Pictured), 35, began his UFC career in 2001, dropping a
majority decision to Matt Serra at
UFC 33. The 15-time Octagon veteran most recently rejoined the
promotion in 2010 and owns a 3-2 record since returning to the UFC
fold. Most recently, the “Thugjitsu Master” was outpointed by
“Ultimate Fighter” Season 13 winner Tony
Ferguson, falling by close decision to “El Cucuy” on Dec. 3.
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Nate Diaz took a shot at a certain cowboy for 'sucking too much UFC d***'.
He hardly uses social media as much as other fighters, but it's always interesting when Nate Diaz bitches rants on twitter. This time, the blunt of it is targeted at his former opponent in Donald Cerrone, who fights tomorrow against Jim Miller at UFC Fight Night: Atlantic City. Here's what Diaz had to say: Some people just suck way too much #UFCdick ... An they where cowboy hats
— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) July 15, 2014 more
Donald Cerrone added another feather to his cowboy hat at UFC Fight Night 45 on Wednesday night by becoming the first man to ever finish Jim Miller with strikes.
Even the hometown crowd in Atlantic City, New Jersey, couldn’t save Miller, who was sent crashing to the canvas after eating a vicious head kick at 3:31 of the second round. Like an old western film, Cerrone came to the shootout, took down his target and galloped off into the sunset in search of the next big challenge.
“He started worry more
Demian Maia will return to the Octagon next month.
Maia will square off against Mike Pyle in a welterweight contest at UFC Fight Night 49 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Aug. 23, according to UFC officials Tuesday night.
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist has won three of his past five fights, including a unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev at TUF: Brazil 3 on May 31.
Pyle has won four of his past five fights, including a third-round TKO of T.J. Waldburger at UFC 170 on Feb. 22.
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At UFC Fight Night 45, Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller will look to take a step closer to the lightweight championship.
Noteworthy 155-pound names headed in the right direction, Cerrone and Miller have secured their UFC roster spots. However, some others competing on Wednesday are in a bad position. There are multiple fighters who could be competing for their UFC lives when they head to Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Here are the fighters who are sitting on a hot seat heading into UFC Fight Night 45. more
MMAmania.com resident fighter analyst Andrew Richardson breaks down the mixed martial arts (MMA) game of UFC Fight Night 45 headliner Donald Cerrone, who looks to take earn another post-fight bonus against Jim Miller this Wednesday (July 16, 2014) at Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) title contender, Donald Cerrone, is set to scrap with New Jersey native, Jim Miller, this Wednesday night (July 16, 2014) at Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey more
Video: Jim Miller and Donald Cerrone show you (via YouTube) their "Survival Kits" ahead of their upcoming lightweight showdown, which headlines FOX Sport 1's UFC Fight Night 45 on July 16, 2014 from Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. more
Watch highlights from the Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller main event fight at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City, which took place on Wednesday, July 16, at Revel Resorts. more
ATLANTIC CITY – There was a moment in time when UFC president Dana White said that nobody wanted to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov. That was before Nurmy was booked into a fight with Benson Henderson (or at least so Henderson thought; turns out it was Rustam Khabilov) and Rafael dos Anjos showed up as just such a particular nobody in April to face the Dagestan bear wrestler. And it was certainly before White checked with Donald Cerrone, the man who keeps reminding us that he’ll fight anybody, anytime more