UFC featherweight contender and owner of a four fight wining streak, Cub Swanson, graces the cover of Fight Magazine this month. Happy that Cub is starting to get the recognition he deserves. He will be fighting at UFC 162 against Dennis Siver and with a win it will be tough denying him a title shot, but at the very least he should get a number one contender fight. Still he...
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UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson hit up the very popular music festival Coachella this weekend. Cub is on a roll and is looking to continue his winning ways when he faces Dennis Siver at UFC 162.
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Jade Bryce had a good weekend
Great to see UFC featherweight Cub Swanson get a five fight deal done with the UFC since he very much deserves it. He will be facing Dennis Siver next at UFC 162 and if he wins there should be looking at a number one contender fight if not a title shot. Cub shared the news via his twitter page.
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Cub Swanson will be doing the pre weigh in fan Q & A along side Tom Watson in Sweden this Friday. Nice to see Cub get the treatment and recognition he deserves. Guy is on a roll right now and could be looking at a title shot soon if he can get a win at UFC 162 against Dennis Siver.
Two big featherweight bouts booked for UFC 162
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Two big fights have been added to UFC 162 which will take place on July 6th in Las Vegas. Former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar will face Brazilian stand out Charles Oliveira and #5 ranked Cub Swanson will take on #6 ranked Dennis Siver in a bout that was scheduled to take place in February until Siver had to pull out with an injury. This is a big card for the featherweights...
The UFC announced two featherweight bouts which could have direct implications on the future of the division.
Former UFC Lightweight Champion and featherweight contender Frankie Edgar (15-4-0) returns to the cage against submission ace Charles Oliveira (16-3-1) and Cub Swanson.
Edgar is on a misleading three fight losing skid where all three bouts were narrow decision losses. Most...
Two outstanding featherweight bouts have been added to the recently announced UFC 162 card in Las Vegas. Former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar will meet Charles Oliveira and Cub Swanson will battle Dennis Siver. The UFC announced the match-up earlier today on twitter.
Frankie Edgar is coming off a unanimous decision loss to featherweight champ Jose Aldo back at UFC 153 in Brazil...
Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar will both be competing at UFC 162. Unfortunately for fight fans, they won’t be facing each other. Interesting…
Instead, Edgar battles Charles Oliveira and Swanson will stand opposite Dennis Siver (pictured).
Swanson and Siver were supposed to square off at UFC on FUEL TV 7, but Siver was forced to withdraw from the scrap with an undisclosed injury...
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar shows off being on the cover of Gracie Mag. Be interesting to see who The Answer is matched up with next.
Frankie Edgar wants fight with Cub Swanson or Dennis Siver
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Frankie Edgar is staying at featherweight for now at least. As reported on UFC Tonight Frankie would like to have a five round fight on Fuel or FX against last weeks big winner Cub Swanson and if that is not available then he would like to fight either Swanson or Dennis Siver at UFC 160 in May. This would mark Edgar’s first non title fight since December of 2009, a very impressive...
Ricardo Lamas (pictured) enters the Top 3 at 145
Just days ago we saw the debut of the first ever official UFC.com rankings system. More importantly, and not coincidentally, the hov-mma February 2013 rankings are now live. With plenty of changes in almost every division, we've also added one more.
In this post we focus on the 145 pound Men's division and the addition...
UFC officials announced today that Dustin Poirier will replace Dennis Siver in an upcoming bout against Cub Swanson at UFC on FUEL TV 7. UFC officials did not announce the reason for Siver’s removal from the card. Officials announced that the Poirier vs. Swanson bout will be the co-main event of the evening. UFC on [...]
Dennis Siver has been forced to withdraw from his co-main event battle at UFC on FUEL TV 7, Dustin Poirier will now step in to face Cub Swanson.
UFC officials announced the new match-up on Thursday, however did not reveal the reason behind Siver’s withdrawal.
Poirier (13-2) got back into the win column with a submission victory over Jonathan Brookins at The Ultimate Fighter 16...
The injury bug has claimed yet another victim. Dennis Siver has been forced out of his scheduled co-main event bout at UFC on Fuel TV 7 due to an injury suffered during training. Dustin Poirier has agreed to step in against Cub Swanson in what should be an outstanding fight in London. The announcement was made earlier today on the UFC’s UK twitter account.
Cub Swanson is currently...
After watching countless fighters exit UFC events last year for various wounds, the injury bug is already doing its thing not even a month into 2013.
On Thursday morning, it was announced an undisclosed injury has forced Dennis Siver out of his featherweight shootout with Cub Swanson. Up-and-comer Dustin Poirier (Pictured) has agreed to serve as a last-minute substitute on February...
Date: February 16, 2013 Location: London, England Venue: Wembley Arena Broadcast: FUEL TV, Facebook Main Card Renan Barao vs. Michael McDonald Dennis Siver vs. Cub Swanson Cyrille Diabate vs. Jimi Manuwa Ryan Jimmo vs. James Te Huna Justin Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson Che Mills vs. Matthew Riddle Preliminary Card Terry Etim vs. Renee Forte Danny Castillo vs. Paul Sass...
UFC officials announced today that a featherweight bout between Dennis Siver and Cub Swanson has been added to UFC on FUEL 7. Officials also announced that the bout will serve as the co-main event for UFC on FUEL 7. UFC on FUEL 7 takes place Feb. 16 at Wembley Arena in London, England. The event will
A featherweight bout between two of the divisions most feared strikers is set for UFC on FUEL TV 7 in London, England as Dennis Siver will take on Cub Swanson.
ESPN first reported news of the bout and the UFC confirmed it on the UK Twitter account.
Siver (21-8) absolutely obliterated Nam Phan at UFC on FOX 5 this past Saturday. He is taking no time to rest, as he’s looking to climb...
A high profile featherweight clash between Dennis Siver and Cub Swanson has been booked as the co-main event for UFC on FUEL TV 7 on February 16th.
UFC on FUEL TV 7, aka UFC London, takes place from the historic Wembley Arena. The event is headlined by interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao taking on Michael McDonald.
Siver (21-8) is fresh off an impressively one-sided unanimous...
On Wednesday afternoon, a featherweight shootout between Dennis Siver (Pictured) and Cub Swanson was added to the “UFC on FUEL TV: Barao vs. McDonald” lineup.
Not only that, the 145-pounders will co-headline the February 16th gig.
Siver is just four days removed from his landslide unanimous decision victory over Nam Phan. The German is unbeaten in his two featherweight fights...
Wow, what a night of fights! The UFC on Fox 5 fight card looked fantastic heading into last night and the fighters didn’t disappoint. For the latest Fight Geeks Podcast, McNeill talked about Dennis Siver’s dominant performance, Rory MacDonald needing some humble pie, Benson Henderson putting on a clinic and I talk about what fights [...]
What a night so far of MMA action.
The preliminary fights are in the books and they were spectacular by and
large. Here’s who won, who lost, and who
looked awesome. The Key Arena was on the edge of their seats for these fights, and those watching on FX at home had to be pleased.
Scott Jorgensen and
John Albert play submission tag.
As soon as...
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Scott Jorgensen vs John Albert
Jorgensen and Albert are kicking things off for UFC on FOX from Seattle! After a quick 20 seconds Albert start a scuffle jumping in for what could have been an early...
UFC on FOX 5 Weigh-in Results
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Scott Jorgensen (135.2) vs. John Albert (136)
Preliminary Card (FX)
Nam Phan (145.4) vs. Dennis Siver (146)
Abel Trujillo (155.4) vs. Marcus LeVesseur (155.4)
Henry Martinez (158.8)* vs. Daron Cruickshank (155)
Joe Proctor (154.6) vs. Ramsey Nijem (155.4)
Mike Easton (135) vs. Raphael Assunçao (136.4)