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Cub Swanson: 'I'm not sure that I'll fight again'

Just over a year ago, featherweight Cub Swanson was knocking on the door of a world title shot. The KO artist had won six straight and appeared to be just one fight away from getting a crack at UFC gold. Unfortunately for him, he ran into former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar next, and "The Answer" stopped Swanson's momentum with a last-second submission. After that, Swanson...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 15: Max Holloway vs. Cub Swanson (Video Highlights)

Max Holloway (pictured) took his game to a new level Saturday night, and poor Cub Swanson found himself on the receiving end of a lopsided beating. Holloway did a great job at using his reach advantage to keep Swanson at bay. When the 23-year-old did engage, he won nearly every exchange. Holloway put an end to things by slapping on a guillotine choke at 3:58 in the final round...
April 19, 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...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

How Conor McGregor jumped ahead of Cub Swanson for a title shot

In MMA (just as in boxing) the spoils of war often go first to the loudest and flashiest. Style outside the cage can get you fights your skills inside the cage can’t. Chael Sonnen built his career on this basic tenant of combat business. The latest example of this truism comes via comments from UFC […] The post Style Over Substance: How Conor McGregor Jumped Ahead Of Cub Swanson...
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October 06, 2014  |  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...
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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...
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cub Swanson Outpoints Jeremy Stephens At UFC Fight Night 44

After a competitive featherweight striking battle in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 this evening Cub Swanson emerged as the unanimous decision winner over Jeremy Stephens. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. Stephens misses with a leg kick, but Swanson lands his attempt to do the same. Stephens does land a kick and Swanson goes for a front kick to the face...
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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...
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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...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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