UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs Medeiros Fantasy Rewind

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone got back in the win column in a big way on Sunday night as he took out Yancy Medeiros by first-round TKO with just two seconds remaining in the opening frame of their main event showdown at UFC Fight Night in Austin, Texas.Cerrone was facing the toughest stretch of his career with three straight losses, but he didn’t let that affect his performance at all as he looked as dangerous as ever with Medeiros on the attack from the opening bell.As the Hawaiian fighter pressed the action, Cerrone started to time his counter strikes with better accuracy and more power in each co … Read the Full Article Here
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On the Rise: Orlando Edition

The final event of a fight-filled February takes place this Saturday in Orlando, Florida, as the second UFC on FOX event of 2018 hits the air from the Amway Center, with surging featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Josh Emmett locking up in the main event.While the fight card has undergone a number of changes over the past few weeks, the one thing that has remained constant is the presence of a group of up-and-coming fighters looking to use this weekend’s fight card as a chance to start their 2018 UFC campaigns off on a high note.Here’s a look at three athletes to keep an eye on this … Read the Full Article Here
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UFC Austin Scorecard

Sunday’s UFC Austin event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in Texas, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were at Frank Erwin Center.1 – Donald “Cowboy” CerroneYes, the records are nice, with Donald Cerrone etching his name in the annals of UFC history by tying for most wins and finishes in the Octagon, but his win over Yancy Medeiros meant so much more for a fighter who needed a victory in the worst way. Yeah, I’d bet my house that Cerrone wouldn’t get cut if he lost four in a row, but guys like him don’t … Read the Full Article Here
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Cowboy ties for multiple UFC records with Medeiros finish

TIED: Most UFC victories.TIED: Most UFC finishes.@CowboyCerrone #UFCAustin pic.twitter.com/p2cake7ncc
— UFC (@ufc) February 19, 2018

CERRONE vs MEDEIROSStepping into the Octagon with a three-fight losing streak, the longest of his career, perennial contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone put that skid to an end in a hurry Sunday night, halting Hawaii’s Yancy Medeiros in the first round of their UFC Fight Night main event at Austin’s Frank Erwin Center.In the process, Cerrone moved into a three-way tie with Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping for most victori … Read the Full Article Here
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Lewis stuns Tybura in final round & more from Austin main card

LEWIS vs TYBURAHouston’s Derrick Lewis had fans at Austin’s Frank Erwin Center roaring in the UFC Fight Night co-main event Sunday, as he scored a third-round knockout of Marcin Tybura in a clash of top-ten heavyweights.A mix of a right hand and a takedown put Tybura on the deck in the first 30 seconds of the bout, but the Poland native stayed cool under pressure, and after getting to his feet, he took advantage of a Lewis slip and took the mount position on the fighters’ second trip to the mat. Lewis got upright and scored a knockdown of Tybura, but after taking some hard gr … Read the Full Article Here
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Austin prelims deliver five round-one finishes

 

Prelim bouts FinishesALL FIVE in round . #UFCAustin pic.twitter.com/plJtsSYCYj
— UFC (@ufc) February 19, 2018

FERREIRA vs GORDONIn his first bout since January 2016, Brazilian lightweight Diego Ferreira got right back to business at Frank Erwin Center in Austin, stopping Jared Gordon in the opening round on Sunday. After eating two groin kicks in the opening minute that drew Ferreira a hard warning from referee Dan Miragliotta, Gordon saw his first takedown attempt stuffed and things got worse from there, as he was dropped by a left hand to the head. Ferreira moved in for t … Read the Full Article Here
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Fight Night: Cerrone vs Medeiros – Live Results

Who were the winners at Fight Night: Cowboy vs Medeiros? Click below to get the results for all the fights in Austin, Texas on February 18, 2018.
Cerrone vs Medeiros | Lewis vs Tybura | Vick vs Trinaldo | Alves vs Millender | Peterson vs Davis | Northcutt vs Gouti | Gordon vs Ferreira | Neal vs Camozzi | Sanchez vs Sanchez | Moras vs Pudilova | Burkman vs Morono | Piechota vs Williams
Fight Night: Cowboy vs Medeiros main card
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Main event: Donald Cerrone vs Yancy Medeiros Fight coming up later tonight on FS1
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Fight Night Austin: Weigh-In Results

Check out the official weigh-in results for Fight Night: Cerrone vs Medeiros, which is headlined by the welterweight bout between Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone and Yancy Medeiros and airs live on FS1, Sunday February 18 at 9pm ET, from Austin, TX. Four prelim bouts will also air on FS1 starting at 7pm ET. Two exclusive FIGHT PASS prelims will kick off the night of action beginning at 6pm ET.
 
Welterweight Main Event Bout 5 Rounds Donald Cerrone (169.5) vs Yancy Medeiros (170.5)Heavyweight Co-Main Event Bout 3 Rounds Derrick Lewis (264) vs Marcin Tybura (9) (247)FS1 Main Card – 9pm/6pm E … Read the Full Article Here
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UFC Austin Fight by Fight

DONALD CERRONE VS YANCY MEDEIROSIf one thing is consistent when it comes to Donald Cerrone, it’s that it’s impossible to get a read on where his head is at before a fight. He’s always the “I’ll fight anyone, anywhere, anytime” guy, even as he brings a three-fight losing streak into Sunday’s main event. That could be a good thing, because he won’t be thinking about making it four straight, but if he’s sticking to the same game plan and mindset, that makes him an easy mark strategically for any opponent, and Yancy Medeiros is hitting his stri … Read the Full Article Here
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Medeiros won't stop fighting the adversity in the fight game

Yancy Medeiros reacts after defeating Alex Oliveira of Brazil in their welterweight bout during the UFC 218 event inside Little Caesars Arena on December 02, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)” align=”center” />
It takes courage to walk up those four steps into the ring or Octagon, and every person who makes that walk has that. But then there are fighters like Yancy Medeiros, someone who has a little extra in his chest and is willing to give it when the mouthpiece is in and the gloves are on. That’s not something you can learn in a gym … Read the Full Article Here
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