Rising welterweights will battle at the UFC 178 card in Las Vegas, as the promotion announced that former UFC title contender Patrick Cote will take on knockout artist Stephen Thompson in the pay-per-view card at Nevada’s pay-per-view card on Sept. 27.
Cote (20-8) enters the fight coming off three consecutive victories over Alessio Sakara, Bobby Voelker and Kyle Noke. The TUF: Nations coach is 3-1 since his return to the Octagon. The Canadian went 4-0 when fighting for other promotions in 2011 a read news >>
Patrick Cote didn’t get his preferred matchup, but he got a solid opponent for his next outing.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
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Welterweights Patrick Cote and Stephen Thompson have agreed to meet at UFC 178, according to a Sunday report from the Canadian Press. read news >>
Two exciting welterweight showdowns will take place in "Sin City" this fall.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has been busy behind the scenes this weekend, pushing out match ups for its late summer/early fall fight cards. Joining the upcoming UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, is a welterweight bangfest pitting Patrick Cote against Stephen Thompson.
Winnipeg Free Press brought word of the pairing earlier today.
Cote (20-8) has won three in a read news >>
MMAmania.com runs down the list of "Who's Hot" and "Who's Not" from UFC Fight Night 44, which took place last night (Sat., June 28, 2014), nominating the biggest winners and losers from the "Swanson vs. Stephens" event that aired on FOX Sports 1 and online via "Fight Pass" from inside AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Check it out below.
It was a long weekend, but we survived it ... again.
UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" was the second part of Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) d read news >>
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. read news >>
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.
*** For MMAmania.com's UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" play-by-play coverage of the main card click RIGHT HERE. *** read news >>
Cub Swanson discusses Stephens' recent comments about punching power,physical conditioning, his dream team of trainers, the constant improvements in his striking and hand health and the evolution of patience he has grown accustomed to regarding a chance to fight for the belt. Tonight, in San Antonio, Cub Swanson will headline Ultimate Fight Night 44 against Jeremy Stephens. It's been 10 years since he started his career, and with hard work, dedication and the dynamic duo of trainers, he's amasse read news >>
Jeremy Stephens (and his giant beard) pounds the pads ahead of his showdown against Cub Swanson this weekend (Sat., June 28, 2014) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44, which takes place on FOX Sports 1 from inside AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas (results here). Also getting a sweat on was Kelvin Gastelum and Nico Musoke, who throw down in the 170-pound co-main event. Enjoy! read news >>
The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens" takes place tonight (Fri., June 27, 2014) at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
As usual, MMAmania.com will provide both a live video stream and complete UFC Fight Night 44 weigh-in results below, as well as detailed recap of the festivities just as soon as they conclude. The first fighter is expected to tip the scale at 5 p.m. ET.
Complete UFC Fight Night 44 weigh in results are as follows:
145 lbs.: Cub S read news >>