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UFC Target Cub Swanson Vs Frankie Edgar Fight

A major featherweight clash between Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar is currently being discussed by the UFC according to Ariel Helwani on the latest edition of ‘UFC Tonight’. Swanson appeared to have earned a title shot back in June when he defeated Jeremy Stephens to extend his unbeaten run to six fights in the division, but the intended rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes...
Via Fight Of The Night
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar-Cub Swanson featherweight bout reportedly in the works for late 2014

A featherweight bout that could, and should crown the next #1 contender at 145 lbs looks to be imminent. It appeared that Cub Swanson had earned himself a shot at the winner of Jose Aldo-Chad Mendes II for UFC gold after his unanimous decision victory that earned him his seventh Zuffa bonus. Unfortunately for Swanson, the Aldo-Mendes rematch would be pushed back a couple of months...
Via Fight Booth
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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

(Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports) A perfect night in Texas for Cub Swanson – he got an important victory over Jeremy Stephens, won Fight of the Night, and ended up the highest paid fighter at UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs Stephens. Before we go any further, we should note that the Texas Athletic Commission doesn’t release fighter […]
Via MMA Manifesto
June 29, 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

UFC Fight Night 44 ‘Swanson vs. Stephens’ full event results

Here are your full event results, fighter bonuses, and post fight presser highlights from the UFC’s visit to San Antonio tonight for Fight Night 44 ‘Swanson vs. Stephens’.  Full Event Results: Main Card (FS1) • Featherweight Main Event: Cub Swanson (21-5) defeats Jeremy Stephens (23-10) via UD (49-46 x 2, 48-47) • Welterweight Bout: Kelvin Gastelum (9-0) defeats Nicholas...
Via Fight Booth
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 Results

UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs Stephens June 28, 2014 AT&T Center San Antonio, Texas (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-’ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds)   Main Card (Fox Sports 1/SN360 (Canada) – 10:00 pm Eastern) Featherweights (five rounds): Cub Swanson – 145 […]
Via MMA Manifesto
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens’ Live Results

“UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens” will be jumping off Saturday inside AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Fox Sports 1 will handle tonight’s broadcasting duties. The prelims begin live on the network at 8PM ET/5PM PT. The main card starts immediately after at 10PM ET/7PM PT. A featherweight showdown between Jeremy Stephens and Cub Swanson headlines Saturday’s show...
Via 5thRound.com
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 44 Predictions: Swanson vs. Stephens

For the second card on Saturday the UFC rolls into San Antonio, Texas with UFC Fight Night 44: Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens. The preliminary bouts begin at 7:30 p.m. EST on UFC Fight Pass and then continue on Sportsnet 360 in Canada and Fox Sports 1 in the United States at 8 p.m. EST. The main card begins at 10 p.m. EST airing on Sportsnet 360 and Fox Sports 1. Swanson looks...
Via The Sideline
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC: UFN 44 Predictions

Sometimes I feel as if baby Jesus, the one true god, has blessed me with the innate ability to predict MMA matches with unparalleled accuracy. I feel like I can just look at a fight card and see the finishes happening as I read through the names in each bout. Armbars, knockouts and unanimous decisions fly by like visuals during a psychedelic trip or my high school years. The best...
Via isportsweb.com
June 28, 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...
Via 5thRound.com
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 44 ‘Swanson vs. Stephens’ weigh-in results and replay

There will be a total of 21 fights under the UFC banner on Saturday. The final 11 will go down inside of the AT&T Center in San Antonio. Below you can find the full weigh-in video replay and written results to prepare yourself for the promotions very first visit to The Alamo City. Main Card (FS1 – 10 p.m. ET) • Featherweight Main Event: Cub Swanson (145) vs. Jeremy Stephens...
Via Fight Booth
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

An open letter to Dana White and the UFC regarding Chicago

I want to start out by stating that I am not one of those people who thinks they can run the UFC better than Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta and Frank Fertitta. I understand that there are many things about running such an organization that I cannot begin to fathom. I am also not one of those that thinks the UFC just got to where they are by accident. I understand that it is a result...
Via Fight Booth
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 44 Predictions

UFC Fight Night 44 takes place in Texas on Saturday night, the second of two UFC events lined up for tomorrow and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights below. — Main Card: Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens Stephens has been doing well since dropping down to featherweight and has good power in his hands for the division which makes him a genuine threat here. However, Swanson...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs Stephens Preview and Predictions

Live this Saturday, June 28, 2014 from the AT&T Center, in San Antonio, Texas the UFC attempts two events in one day, yet again. Lucky for us, the much more intriguing event, Fight Night 44, is still on somewhat regular timing. Have your coffee and energy drinks handy though, as the prelims kick off at 7:30pm ET, and the main card at 10pm ET (likely meaning the main event wont...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
June 27, 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

‘UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

Cub Swanson (pictured) appears to be inching closer to earning a UFC featherweight title fight. According to the Gambling Gods, Jeremy Stephens won’t pose much of a threat to his plans. Swanson is more than a 2.5-1 odds-on favorite to collect his sixth straight win. Stephens, meanwhile, checks in as a 2-1 underdog. AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas hosts UFC Fight Night 44...
Via 5thRound.com
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson Vs Stephens Preview Videos

We’ve got not one but two new videos below to get you in the mood for this Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 44 event between featherweight contenders Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens. — UFC Fight Night 44 Promo: Swanson Vs Stephens Preview:
Via Fight Of The Night
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Comes to Militarytown, USA

It’s a great time to be from San Antonio, Texas. Not only did their beloved Spurs recently seize a fifth NBA title after suffering heartbreak last year, but the action continues on Saturday, June 28. UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens brings the world’s largest mixed martial arts promotion to San Antonio for the first time. Keeping true to their promise of exponential business...
Via The Sports Post
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nine UFC bouts that need to happen

Image Credit – MMAWeekly Sometimes the UFC reads our minds and puts together great scraps. But sometimes they completely miss the boat on a sick fight. I have compiled a list of fights that need to happen at each weight class that I hope will come together: • After a big win, John Dodson was fired up and ready for another title shot. He has actually a few options seeing as that...
Via Fight Booth
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs Stephens Fight Card

UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs Stephens June 28, 2014 AT&T Center San Antonio, Texas (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-’ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds) Main Card  Featherweights (five rounds): Cub Swanson (20-5, #5 ranked featherweight) vs Jeremy Stephens (23-9) Welterweights: Kelvin Gastelum ...
Via MMA Manifesto
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

PowerBilt Signs MMA Star to Golf Line

PowerBilt, one of the oldest golf equipment manufacturers in the United States, has signed MMA star Cub Swanson to an equipment contract. Swanson will help promote the company’s new Air Force One DFX driver while giving PowerBilt an edgier look and feel.“We’re in the process of signing other extreme sport athletes,” says Ross Kvinge, president of PowerBilt. “Cub is the...
Via Back9Network
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

PowerBilt Signs MMA Star to Golf Line

PowerBilt, one of the oldest golf equipment manufacturers in the United States, has signed MMA star Cub Swanson to an equipment contract. Swanson will help promote the company’s new Air Force One DFX driver while giving PowerBilt an edgier look and feel.“We’re in the process of signing other extreme sport athletes,” says Ross Kvinge, president of PowerBilt. “Cub is the...
Via Back9Network
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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