Found January 29, 2012 on Fox Sports:
PLAYERS: Cub SwansonGeorge Roop
Cub Swanson has always been considered to be a fighter who has amazing potential. After his career jumped out to a hot start, the Team Jackson fighter experienced a rough patch, leaving questions and doubt as to whether that potential would ever be fulfilled. But Saturday night against George Roop in Chicago at UFC on FOX: Evans vs. Davis, everything came together for Swanson in fantastic fashion. The action was intense from the jump as both fighters exchanged flurries of punches and kicks. Swanson was able to score early and often, continuously forcing Roop backward. Swanson was able to claim the first frame, and when the second round got under way, he turned up the intensity. His striking cut through Roop's defense until he finally landed a vicious right hand that sent Roop's mouthpiece flying and Roop's body crashing to the canvas. No sooner did Roop's frame hit the canvas, Swanson became overwhelmed with emotion. "It was a huge relief," Swanson told...
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