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Conor McGregor Should Get Next Title Shot After Edgar Dominates Swanson

The UFC's featherweight title picture just cleared up. Cub Swanson, he of the six-fight winning streak heading into UFC Fight Night Austin, is vanquished. And he went out not with a bang but a whisper, the victim of yet another stifling...Show More Summary

5 Fights for Edson Barboza to Take Next

At UFC Fight Night 57, Edson Barboza used his arsenal of powerful kicks and footwork to snap the eight-fight winning streak of Bobby Green in Saturday night's co-main event. Green got hit with some hard shots and taunted Barboza after nearly every connection the Brazilian made. Show More Summary

The Real Winners and Losers from UFC Fight Night 57

According to the sheets, there were precisely 12 winners and 12 losers at UFC Fight Night 57. As we all know, however, things are never quite that simple. Some improved their lot more than others through victory. Some lost more through...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 57 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Edgar vs Swanson Fight Card

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...Show More Summary

3 Fights to Make for Cub Swanson Following Loss to Frankie Edgar

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...Show More Summary

Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson: What We Learned From Featherweight Tilt

Frankie Edgar had all the answers for Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57. The stage was set on Saturday night at the Frank Erwin Center in the heart of Austin, Texas, for a featherweight showdown between top contenders Edgar and Swanson. Show More Summary

Nick Diaz on DUI Arrest: I Guess I'm Not Lodi Police's 'Favorite'

Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz isn't overly concerned about his pending DUI case stemming from an arrest in September, calling the situation a "big misunderstanding" between him and a notoriously tough police department. After...Show More Summary

Jon Jones Calls Bill Cosby 'a Class Act,' Doesn't Believe Him Capable of Rape

Jon Jones has yet to meet someone who could defeat him in the cage. In the outside world, he doesn't need another person to help him with the task. In the latest controversial tongue slip for the UFC light heavyweight champ and No. 1-ranked...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 57 Live Results, Play by Play and Main Card Highlights

The UFC will finish off a busy November this Saturday with UFC Fight Night 57, set for the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Headlining the card is a featherweight tussle between former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and surging...Show More Summary

Jussier Formiga Reportedly Injured, out of UFC on Fox 13 Fight with John Moraga

UFC officials may have to put their scrambling hats on again. Streaking flyweight Jussier Formiga is reportedly injured and out of his Dec. 13 bout with John Moraga at UFC on Fox 13. The news was first reported Friday by John Morgan of MMAJunkie.com. Show More Summary

Pat Walsh on Fighting for the UFC in Boston: 'That Would Mean the World to Me'

UFC light heavyweight Pat Walsh could walk to his next fight if the UFC grants his wish. A Stoughton, Massachusetts, native, Walsh grew up approximately 15 miles from Boston and the TD Garden Arena, home to Jan. 18's UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Show More Summary

Anthony Pettis Defends Duke Roufus in Light of Dennis Munson, Jr.'s Death

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, one of the most notable members of Milwaukee's Roufusport fight camp, is defending team founder Jeffrey "Duke" Roufus in the aftermath of the death of one his fellow gym goers. Ever since theShow More Summary

Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

UFC Fight Night 57 plays host to a top-three featherweight battle on Saturday night. No. 2-ranked contender Cub Swanson takes on No. 3-ranked Frankie Edgar with a potential title shot on the line. UFC President Dana White has guaranteed Swanson a title shot with a win, but he has not committed the same to Edgar. Jose Aldo awaits his next contender. Show More Summary

Bobby Green vs. Edson Barboza: Keys to Victory for Each Fighter

In one of the more underrated, yet meaningful, Octagon showdowns of the year, lightweights Bobby Green and Edson Barboza will collide this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 57. In a tantalizing matchup between a tricky boxer and a technical...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions and More

Austin, Texas is the site for what could be an epic UFC fight card. On Saturday, the Frank Erwin Center will play host to UFC Fight Night 57. The event is headlined by a scrap between contending featherweights. No. 3 Frankie Edgar and No. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 57: Bobby Green Is Ready for His Close-Up

Bobby Green is yet another mixed martial artist who has decided to talk his way into stardom. The rise of the “King” has been as sudden as he has been loud. As he prepares for his co-main event slot at UFC Fight Night 57 against Edson...Show More Summary

Ricardo Lamas: 'I Want to Fight Conor McGregor Next'

Ricardo Lamas is out to pick a fight, and his sights are set on Conor McGregor. The former featherweight title challenger is fresh off one of the most impressive performances of his career : a first-round submission victory over Dennis Bermudez last weekend at UFC 180. Show More Summary

UFC Standout Michael McDonald Shoots for Spring 2015 Return

Talented young UFC bantamweight Michael McDonald will fight again by spring 2015. That's McDonald's stated goal as he works his way back from hand and wrist surgeries that kept him out of action for over a year. Ariel Helwani announced...Show More Summary

Projecting the 2015 Title Challengers for Each Division

If there's one thing that Dana White wants you to believe right now, it's that 2015 is going to be a big year for the UFC. Take a second to realize that the UFC will welcome the new year with Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor vs. Show More Summary

Conor McGregor: All Hype Aside, Is He Really Ready for Aldo?

There is something wonderful about being a fight fan during the times when a new voice, such as Conor McGregor 's, comes out, loud and unafraid, predicting greatness at the expense of all others. That is not to say that trash talk is the be-all and end-all, because it's not. Show More Summary

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