Found August 27, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Mike Swick
After a rocky 30-month stretch, Mike Swick (Pictured) finally has a few things to smile about regarding his mixed martial arts career. Just 23 days after putting DaMarques Johnson to sleep at “UFC on FOX 4,” Swick was rewarded with a four-fight contract extension to remain with the UFC. “Last thing I did before leaving for Philippines… Signed new 4 fight deal w/ @UFC! Fight news coming soon!” Swick tweeted Monday. “Signing that contract was a beautiful thing after last couple years.” Prior to putting Johnson to bed, which earned Swick an extra $50,000 for ‘Knockout of the Night,’ he was last seen posting his second consecutive loss in February of 2010. The former “The Ultimate Fighter 1″ contestant was subsequently misdiagnosed with a stomach ailment and has been riding the pine ever since. The 33-year-old was planning to return at “UFC Fight for the Troops 2” in January 2011, but opponent David Mitchell had to withdraw due to an injury. Swick then tore his knee and had to pull out of his UFC 134 bout against Erick Silva. “Quick” owns a 15-4 professional record, going 10-3 inside the Octagon.

Johnson vs. Schaub and Swick vs. Brown added to UFC on FOX 5

UFC officials have announced a pair of exciting bouts for December’s UFC on FOX 5 as heavyweights Lavar Johnson and Brendan Scaub will face off, while Mike Swick meets Matt Brown in a welterweight contest. Also announced for the card is a pair of lightweight bouts between Daron Cruickshank and Henry Martinez as well as Tim Means vs. Abel Trujillo. Both bouts were scheduled to...

Four Fights Added to ‘UFC on FOX 5′ Lineup

It’s just another manic Monday for Mike Swick (Pictured). Only hours after announcing he had inked a four-fight contract extension to remain with the UFC, the planet’s most prestigious mixed martial arts promotion reported the welterweight will meet Matt Brown at “UFC on FOX 5.” A heavyweight shootout between Lavar Johnson and Brendan Schaub was also confirmed for the Octagon’s...

UFC on FOX 5 adds Schaub vs. Johnson, Swick vs. Brown, more…

An already stacked UFC on FOX 5 card gets another boost with the announcement on Monday of four additional bouts to the December 8th card. Joining the action will be a heavyweight clash between Lavar Johnson and Brendan Schaub, as well as, a welterweight showdown between Mike Swick and Matt Brown. Knockout artists Schaub (8-3) and Johnson (17-6) will both look to get back in the...
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