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CUB SWANSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

UFC on FOX 15 Highlights: Holloway earns biggest finish of his career over Swanson

23-year-old Hawaiian Max Holloway earned the biggest win of his now 12-fight UFC career this past Saturday night in New Jersey. The ‘Blessed’ one was able to force 5th ranked featherweight Cub Swanson to tap with just over a minute left in the final stanza with a beautiful guillotine choke. It also didn’t hurt Holloway’s performance considering that Swanson suffered a broken...
Via Fight Booth
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Young Guns: Max Holloway and Paige VanZant Shine in Breakthrough Performances.

Paige VanZant kept the pressure on Felice Herrig to earn a unanimous decision victory. (Mandatory Credit: USA Today) Luke Rockhold wasn’t the only fighter to shine brightly at UFC on Fox 15 Saturday Night.  A little further down the main card Max Holloway (13-3) brought his “A-game”, overwhelming a hapless Cub Swanson (21-7) for 2 rounds before submitting him in the third...
Via The Sports Journal
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Cub Swanson says he broke his jaw and hand in loss to Max Holloway

After his rough submission loss to Max Holloway Saturday night on the main card of FOX UFC Fight Night, featherweight Cub Swanson sent a message on Twitter out to his followers that he'd injured himself pretty seriously in the process. According to the fighter, he fought through a broken jaw and hand against the young Hawaiian. Swanson, a heavy puncher, has has had serious hand breaks...
Via Fox Sports
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Max Holloway tears through Cub Swanson en route to submission victory

NEWARK -- Max Holloway took a huge step forward in his career at FOX UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Rockhold as he took out top five ranked featherweight Cub Swanson for his biggest win inside the Octagon. From the very start of the bout, Holloway showed a huge amount of confidence as he stood toe-to-toe with one of the most dangerous strikers in the UFC's 145 pound division. Holloway...
Via Fox Sports
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Max Holloway Submits Cub Swanson In Third Round At UFC On FOX 15

Spectacular performance from Max Holloway tonight at UFC On FOX 15, completely outclassing Cub Swanson in the striking for the best part of three rounds before taking him to the mat for a guillotine choke submission finish with barely a minute of the fight remaining. Fight Report: The two circle each to start this featherweight bout. Holloway with a push kick attempt that doesn’t...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Predictions for UFC on Fox 15

Saturday, April 18, UFC on Fox 15 will be taking place in the Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey.  This fight card is one of the best line-ups on free TV this year and definitely a must-watch for both hardcore and fair weather fans. For those of you who don’t know, fighters are given a number, or “odds”, to win or lose a fight.  If one sees a “+” next to the number...
Via isportsweb.com
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

What did we learn from UFC Fight Nights 43 and 44?

On Saturday June 28th, the UFC held two events at opposite ends of the world. The action went down in less than 12 hours and contained 21 fights. There were 21 winners and 21 losers but not all of them were created equal, here we will try to make some sense out of some of the bigger winners on this long night. Did Cub Swanson earn his title shot? The short answer is maybe. He got...
Via Fight Booth
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 44: Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens (Video Highlights)

Jeremy Stephens may have believed he did enough to beat Cub Swanson (pictured) on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44, but all three judges thought differently. When the dust settled on their 25-minute shootout, Swanson was awarded a (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) unanimous decision victory. However, many on press row thought the fight was far more competitive than what the lopsided scores indicated...
Via 5thRound.com
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Anik Feels Cub Swanson/Jeremy Stephens Winner Should Get Shot At Featherweight Title

UFC Fight Night 44 will be the second of two UFC shows on Saturday. The show takes place from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The main event is a battle of top ranked featherweights as Cub Swanson takes on Jeremy Stephens. In the co-feature, Kelvin Gastelum faces Nicholas Musoke in welterweight action. To preview the show, we talk to UFC announcer Jon Anik, who will be...
Via Between The Ropes
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

MMA Sentinel radio moves back to Thursdays; Tonight's guests: Cub Swanson and Sean Sheehan

Stephie 'Crooklyn' Daniels, Evan Shoman, and Iain Kidd's MMA Sentinel radio show is moving back to it's original Thursday night time slot beginning tonight with a very special show.SoCal UFC featherweight title contender Cub Swanson will be on tonight's show along with the legend himself, Sean Sheehan. It's a show you won't want to miss. Tune in here beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m...
Via hov-mma
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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