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Cub Swanson impresses with UFC on FOX win after year out of action

Cub Swanson made an impressive return to the cage, Saturday in Tampa, fighting for the first time in a year and earning a unanimous decision over top-10 talent Hacran Dias. Scores were 29-28, all-around for Swanson. Swanson's win snapped his own two-fight losing streak and proved he is still a top featherweight title contender while ending Dias' own two-fight win run. The first...
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April 16, 2016  |  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...
Via Fight Booth
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...
Via 5thRound.com
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...
Via Fight Of The Night
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...
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...
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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...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cub Swanson Grabs The Decision Over Jeremy Stephens

Cub Swanson sent a message to Jose Also with an emphatic unanimous decision victory over Jeremy Stephens at Fight Night 44 in San Antonio. Mandatory Credit: ufc.com Cub Swanson earned a unanimous decision over Jeremy Stephens at Fight Night 44 in San Antonio. The judges scored the fight 49-46, 49-46, 48-47 in favour of Swanson. Both fighters began very aggressively. Stephens landed...
Via The Sports Journal
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...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens’ Complete Betting Odds

Didn’t fare too well with the UFC fights earlier today in New Zealand? Don’t fret, because that just means it’s time to double up on tonight’s bouts in San Antonio. A featherweight affair between Jeremy Stephens (pictured) and Cub Swanson headlines UFC Fight Night 44. Stephens checks in as a 2-1 underdog, while Swanson is pegged as a 2.6-1 odds-on favorite. How about laying...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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