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CUB SWANSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

Frankie Edgar has called for a featherweight title shot after his destruction of Cub Swanson on Saturday night, and it makes sense – he’s already paid like a champ.  Edgar was the top earner at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs Swanson. Before we go any further, we should note that the Texas Athletic Commission doesn’t release fighter pay […]
Via MMA Manifesto
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Wins in Cub Swanson’s Defeat

The only person more excited than Frankie Edgar to see Cub Swanson lose on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 57 was Conor McGregor (pictured). It’s like Christmas had come early for McGregor. He won without even having to lift a finger, unless you count the thumbs he used to let the MMA world know via Twitter that he was now on the doorstep of a UFC featherweight title fight after Swanson...
Via 5thRound.com
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Next Fights for Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar?

  The UFC Fight Night 57 Main Event between Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson has major implications for the UFC Featherweight. Unofficially at least, the winner of the fight would have been widely regarded as the number one contender. That ended up being Edgar, who dominated Swanson throughout the entire fight before he finished him with a submission and ended Swanson’s six-fight...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Fight Night Austin Highlights: Frankie Edgar crushes Cub Swanson in Texas

“I think the court is complete here. I’m the king, Chad is the prince and now we have a joker.” This is what UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo told us after defeating Chad Mendes last month in Rio. It’s a great quote. He did forget to take “The Answer” into account though. Frankie Edgar’s performance last night against Cub Swanson may have been the best his career...
Via Fight Booth
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Taps Out Cub Swanson With 4 Seconds To Go At UFN 57

After a dominant five round performance tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar went all out for a finish against Cub Swanson and found it by submission with just 4 seconds remaining! Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. Edgar with a leg kick to start. Another kick from Edgar. Edgar thinking about a clinch as Swanson fires off a few punches...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking down Cub Swanson versus Frankie Edgar

Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar meet in a five round fight to most likely determine the next title shot against Jose Aldo. This is a matchup between two of the best and most exciting fighters in the UFC. They are part of why the featherweight class is one of the most electrifying in the sport today. One of the most stacked and exciting divisions in the UFC right now is the featherweight...
Via Fight Booth
November 18, 2014  |  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...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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...
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
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