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It's clear Cub Swanson's takedown defense still needs some work. Frankie Edgar dominated him with excellent wrestling skills en route to a last-second submission win in the fifth round. Per MMA Junkie, Edgar said he would take Swanson's title shot, and he seemed to have done just that. He maintained top position for much of the bout and subsequently eliminated Swanson's striking prowess. From top position, Edgar rained down elbows and punches in a one-sided beatdown. By the time the fight was ov read news >>

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Cub Swanson entered UFC Fight Night 57 with a title shot hanging in the balance, but as he tried to climb the ladder to claim his shot, Frankie Edgar was there to pull him back down. Edgar dominated the fight for nearly 25 minutes on Saturday and got the rear-naked choke stoppage in the closing seconds of the bout. Swanson stuffed a couple of takedowns early, but Edgar closed the first round by finally putting Swanson on his back. The takedowns kept coming. Swanson could not get up off his back read news >>

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There's a lot to unpack from last night with the Sunday Perspective. Manny Pacquiao looked good against a fighter who wasn't interested in simply laying down (though he did a lot of that), and Frankie Edgar looked great against one of Featherweight's best prospect turned veteran. As a sports fan a night like this can feel like work. The UFC is doing their thing, putting together what a Fight Night card should look like, and one of boxing's living legends continues to stay active. Manny Pacquiao read news >>

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Frankie Edgar knew he needed to make a statement on Saturday night, and he did just that, blowing the doors off Cub Swanson to stop the streaking featherweight contender in his tracks in UFC Fight Night 57's main event. Swanson entered the bout with a standing promise from UFC officials that his six-fight win streak would get cashed in for a title shot against reigning 145-pound champion Jose Aldo if he toppled Edgar, but in the former lightweight titleholder, he he met an immoveable force. Edga read news >>

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But will he get his way? Cub Swanson had previously been in line to fight Jose Aldo for the featherweight title, assuming he could get past Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57 last night (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. He couldn't. Edgar beat Swanson from pillar to post (watch the highlights here), utterly dominating the 145-pound contender for almost a full 25 minutes. I say "almost" because "The Answer" earned a submission finish in the final read news >>

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Last night (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014), Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson dueled in a potential title eliminator at UFC Fight Night 57 inside Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. In a surprising performance, Edgar absolutely smashed Cub Swanson for a fifth round finish. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight contenders Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson scrapped over a potential title shot last night (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 57 inside Frank Erwin Center in Austin read news >>

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Let's run down the list of "Who’s Hot" and "Who’s Not" from UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs Swanson," which took place last night (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014), nominating the biggest winners and losers from the FOX Sports 1 event inside the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made its third trip to Texas in 2014 last night (Sat., Nov. 22, 2014) with the exciting UFC Fight Night 57 event live from Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. In the main event of the evening, read news >>

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Following an entertaining night of fights in Austin, Karim Zidan delves into the real winners and losers from the event. Following several months of lackluster Fight Night events, the stars aligned on Saturday night when the UFC arrived in Austin with a compelling fight card packed with an array of prospects and enthralling match-ups. Although it may not have been as loaded as last week's triple-header, there was no godly reason why MMA fans needed to suffer through that sort of night more than read news >>

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Watch the UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson post-fight press conference video replay from Austin, Texas. Hear from the winners. read news >>

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Following Frankie Edgar’s domination of No. 2-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson, fighters and industry insiders took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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Frankie Edgar pummeled Cub Swanson for five rounds and crushed his promise of a title shot. Swanson took his lumps and thanked Edgar for a lesson learned. read news >>

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