Jeremy Stephens Vs Charles Oliveira To Co-Main Event TUF 20 Finale

A featherweight fight between Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira will serve as the co-main event on the TUF 20 Finale fight card on December 12th in Las Vegas. Stephens is coming off a decision loss to the current No.2 ranked Cub Swanson which brought an end to the three-fight unbeaten run he’d been enjoying since moving down to 145lbs last year. He’s still ranked No.10 in...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar Vs Cub Swanson To Headline UFC Fight Night 57

A featherweight scrap between two of the featherweight division’s top talents Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson has been announced as the main event for UFC Fight Night 57 on November 22nd in Texas. Swanson is currently ranked No.2 in the world at 145lbs courtesy of an impressive six fight winning streak in the UFC that’s seen him take out the likes of Ross Pearson, Charles Oliveria...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar-Cub Swanson, Bobby Green-Edson Barboza headline Austin event

Business just picked up deep in the heart of Texas. The two headliners for UFC Fight Night on FOX Sports 1 in Austin on Nov. 22 were announced Wednesday on UFC Tonight -- and boy are they doozies. Frankie Edgar will take on Cub Swanson in what will likely be a featherweight title eliminator in the main event. In the co-main, Bobby Green meets Edson Barboza in a serious lightweight...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cub Swanson, Frankie Edgar Fight Set

A true title eliminator that has been rumored to be set has finally been agreed upon. It was announced on UFC Tonight that top-three featherweight contenders Cub Swanson (21-5) will face Frankie Edgar (16-4-1) in the main event for a UFC Fight Night event in Austin, Texas November 22. The winner will earn the next title shot […]
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cub Swanson takes on Frankie Edgar in main event of UFC Fight Night 57

The UFC dropped a bombshell today during UFC Tonight, announcing both the main and co-main event for UFC Fight Night 57 taking place at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, on November 22nd. Former UFC Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar takes on the streaking Cub Swanson in what will most certainly be a No. 1 contender fight for the featherweight division. Swanson has won six...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson Headlines UFC Fight Night 57 in Texas

On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was announced a critical featherweight shootout between Frankie Edgar (pictured) and Cub Swanson will headline UFC Fight Night 57. The November 22 event takes place at a yet-to-be announced venue in Austin, Texas. After losing three straight, scraps, Edgar has managed to right the ship with two consecutive victories. The former lightweight...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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August 07, 2014  |  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...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White: Cub Swanson Will Likely Get UFC Featherweight Title Fight

After Cub Swanson (pictured) took a unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens this past Saturday to collect his sixth consecutive victory, Swanson felt he had done more than enough to earn a crack at the UFC featherweight crown. While UFC president Dana White didn’t outright promise Swanson next dibs at the throne, Swanson’s futureis so bright he’s gotta wear shades. Perhaps...
July 01, 2014  |  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 […]
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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...
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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

Swanson, Stephens, Borg and Ferreira Bonuses UFC Fight Night 44

After a night of freebie MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Cub Swanson, Jeremy Stephens, Ray Borg and Carlos Diego Ferreira each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens.” As main eventers should, Swanson and Stephens put on the most thrilling showing of the evening. Their back-and-forth battle...
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...
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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: 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...
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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

‘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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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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...
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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...
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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