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This Saturday the UFC returns to London England for UFC on Fuel TV 7 where Renen Barao defends his interim bantamweight title against the young standout, Michael “Mayday” McDonald. However, before those two square off, I personally wanted to take a deeper look at the co-main event of the evening, a featherweight scrap between the surging Cub Swanson and the young and talented Dustin Poirier. Poirier is replacing an injured Dennis Siver on the card, and will be looking to build up his winning streak again in his quest for a shot at featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo. Swanson is on a three fight win streak, all of which have come by KO or TKO. Chael Sonnen described this fight as “razor-thin” with big implications on the increasingly complicated featherweight division. Lets see how they stack up.
Striking-wise this match is pretty interesting. Poirier is the distance fighter, with a two-inch height advantage and five-inch reach advantage over Swanson. He has a really good straight left, ...
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Great piece on Saturday’s co-main event fighter Dustin Poirier. Very excited to watch this young star fight and the rest of his career unfold. Thanks to Fightland for the video.
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UFC on Fuel: Barao vs McDonald Press Conference
Cub Swanson squared off against the always dangerous Dustin Poirier at UFC on Fuel TV 7 and came away with a very impressive unanimous decision. Swanson showed effecting and creative striking as well as slick transitions on the ground. Cub has been knocking on the door for a featherweight title shot but after this performance it would be hard to deny him a number one contender...
Cub Swanson was killing time yesterday before the UFC on Fuel 7 press conference. Gonna be a great night of free fights.
Barao-McDonald Press Conference
Cub Swanson Video Blogs
Piece on featherweight contender Dusting Poirier from The Ultimate Insider. This is going to be Dustin’s first fight since changing camps. It will be interesting to see if his move to American Top Team will pay off and he has a stiff test in Cub Swanson who is on a roll as of late. Should be a very exciting fight.
Dustin Poirier emotional after Zombie loss
Cub Swanson Video Blogs
Main Card (Fuel TV) Weight Class Method Round Time Notes Bantamweight Renan Barão (ic) vs. Michael McDonald Note 1 Featherweight Cub Swanson vs. Dustin Poirier Light Heavyweight Jimi Manuwa vs. Cyrille Diabaté Welterweight Gunnar Nelson vs. Jorge Santiago Light Heavyweight James Te-Huna vs. Ryan Jimmo Welterweight Che Mills vs. Matthew Riddle Preliminary Card (Facebook) Lightweight Terry [...]
Wembley Stadium will host the UFC on Fuel TV 7 weigh-ins and will feature all the fighters on the card attempting to fulfill their final contractual obligation prior to stepping into the cage.
The event takes place Saturday night and will feature a interim bantamweight title fight between champ Renan Barao and top prospect Michael mcDonald. Also on the card is a featherweight co...
If you’re looking for big names from this weekend’s UFC event on Fuel TV, don’t. Renan Barao and Mike McDonald is the main event. And other than Cub Swanson, there’s not a lot of big names on the card. That’s not to say this card is devoid of talent. There’s some exciting match-ups to watch [...]