Watch the higlights from the UFC Fight Night 57 post-fight press conference event in Austin, Texas. Hear winners Frankie Edgar, Edson Barboza, and Paige VanZant get interviewed, and also who got the fight bunuses.
In the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar's wrestling skills was too much for Cub Swanson to handle, and the former lightweight title holder after winning round after round submitted Swanson in the last seconds of the fight getting the latest finish in UFC history. In the co-main event Edson Barboza was a more effective striker than Bobby Green bringing the Brazilian victory by decision. Chico Camus won Brad Pickett via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28) after a back and forth fight. Also worth to mention is Sambo fighter Alexey Oleinik who the same evening scored an upset by knocking out Jared Rosholt with a right hook to the jaw - the American dropped at 3,5 minutes into the match. Another Eastern-Europian fighter Ruslan Magomedov didn't give any chance to Josh Copeland who made his UFC debut outstriking former RFA champion. Check out the review and full results below.
UFC Fight Night 57 took place at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.
Check out the latest fight of M-1 Challenge Middleweight Champion Vyacheslav Vasilevsky (26-2) who met German Yakubov (4-5) at Battle of the Champions 7 in Russia. Eventhough having far less experience Yakubov managed to survive against former the Bellator fighter to the final bell.
Ukrainian submission specialist Alexey Oleinik (49-9-1) came at yesterday's UFC Fight Night 57 weigh-in event with Russian President Vladimir Putin on his T-Shirt, probably to gain extra confidence in the fight against American wrestler Jared Rosholt (11-1).
Listen to what MMA pioneer Ken Shamrock (28-15-2) has to say about the most memorable fight with another legend Royce Gracie (14-3-3) which took place at UFC 1, November 12, 1993 in Denver, Colorado. "The World's Most Dangerous Man" said that he wasn't aware of the Brazilians submission game. Note that Shamrock finished all his four previous opponents by submission before he met Gracie.
Check out this picture of Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix competitor Sergey Kharitonov (21-5) and M-1 Heavyweight Champion Marcin Tybura (11-0) (on his shoulders). It's only three days left until M-1 Global will make its debut in China with the strongest fight card in 2014.
M-1 Challenge 53 will be held on November 25 at The MasterCard Center in Beijing, China.
Watch live the UFC Fight Night 57 weigh-in event at combatbear.com. In order to proceed to the match the fighters will have to hit the right weight and also there will be the final staredowns.
UFC Fight Night 57 will take place this Saturday at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas and will be headlined by two top featherweighters Cub Swanson (21-5) and Frankie Edgar (17-4-1).
On the 9th episode of The Ultimate Fighter 20 reality show Randa Markos came as an underdog against cocky Felice Herrig beating all odds in the first round by ending the fight with an impressive submission win. Herrig's friend Carla Esparza and Randa Markos came by TUF Talk to speak about the past episode.
Two of the most popular MMA fighters in the world Jon "Bones" Jones (20-1) and Anderson "The Spider" Silva (33-6) put on gloves and did some sparring. There was talk in the past if the two UFC stars would meet each other in the Octagon one day on what Jones aswered: “I would never want to fight Anderson – never, ever. I just look up to him so much. I don’t have many people that I’ve looked up to in my lifetime and think ‘Wow, how cool would it be to be that guy?’ Look at what he’s done".
#3 welterweight in official UFC rankings Tyrone Woodley (14-3) will put to test Kelvin Gastelum (10-0) who continues to climb to the top at the co-headliner of UFC 183 early next year.
UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz takes plase on January 31 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.