Welcome to the latest edition of the Combat Press Mid-Week Report! In this episode, staff writers Eric Reinert and Sal DeRose will recap the three big events from this past weekend, preview UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson, and much more!

After his second-round stoppage of Mark Hunt at UFC 180, is Fabricio Werdum truly the world’s best heavyweight fighter? Following his second straight loss to Will Brooks, what will become of former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler? Which of the weekend’s many stoppages was the most spectacular?

Can Frankie Edgar earn another crack at featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo? Or will Cub Swanson earn his seventh consecutive win and once again challenge the Brazilian for gold?


We’ll answer these questions and more on this edition of the Combat Press Mid-Week Report!

Tune in every Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. ET for the Combat Press Mid-Week Report. Each week’s video will provide recaps of recent MMA events, previews of upcoming fights, lively discussion of the week’s most noteworthy news items and much more! Have a question or comment for the team? Send us a tweet @CombatPress.

UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson takes place Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The night’s first two preliminary fights air on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 7 p.m. ET, four additional prelims follow on Fox Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, with the six-fight main card kicking off at 10 p.m. ET, also on Fox Sports 1.