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Oct 13, 2016 11:42 am

Cub Swanson vs. Dooho Choi set to fight at UFC 206

After a few call-outs between the two, the UFC has finally booked Cub Swanson vs. Dooho Choi. ‘The Korean Superboy’ burst on to the scene with three knockouts in a row after signing with the UFC, scoring brutal finishes over Juan Puig, Sam Sicilia and most recently Thiago Tavares. Swanson on the other hand had...

Sep 8, 2016 7:07 am

Doo Ho Choi Promises First-Round KO of Cub Swanson

It takes a special fighter to stand out in the featherweight division, which is home to massive names like Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo, Max Holloway, Frankie Edgar, and Anthony Pettis. Yet with a special blend of crippling power, sniper-like precision, and unassuming looks, that’s precisely what Doo Ho Choi is doing. The 25-year-old South Korean...

Aug 13, 2016 9:04 pm

The “Korean Superboy” Doo Hoi Choi challenges Cub Swanson to a fight!

UFC featherweight Doo Ho Choi (14-1 MMA) is quickly making a name for himself in the UFC’s stacked featherweight division. The “Korean Superboy” has gone 3-0 inside the octagon scoring first-round knockouts in all three of those victories. Choi’s most recent effort came at last month’s TUF 23 Finale event where he knocked out veteran...

Aug 7, 2016 7:21 am

VIDEO | Cub Swanson’s post-fight octagon interview

UFC featherweight Cub Swanson earned his second consecutive victory at last night’s UFC Fight Night event in Salt Lake City . Swanson defeated veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri via unanimous decision in the featured bout of the UFC Fight Pass Prelims. Who would you like to see Cub fight next? Sound off PENN Nation!

Aug 6, 2016 4:57 pm

UFC Fight Night 92 Results: Cub Swanson defeats Tatsuya Kawajiri

A featherweight bout between veterans Cub Swanson and Tatsuya Kawajiri served as the featured fight of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 92 Fight Pass prelims in Salt Lake City. Round one begins and Kawajiri starts things off with back-to-back leg kicks. He misses with a front kick attempt. Kawajiri attempts a spinning back fist but it...

Aug 6, 2016 4:47 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 92 Clip – Tatsuya Kawajiri lands big right hand on Cub Swanson

HUGE right lands for @Crusher_MMA who then gets the takedown!! #UFCSLC on @UFCFightPass NOW https://t.co/84SGV8GjwU — UFC (@ufc) August 6, 2016 #5 UFC ranked featherweight Cub Swanson and #14 UFC ranked Tatsuya Kawajiri clashed in the Octagon in the UFC Fight Pass prelims on Saturday. Check out Kawajiri land a big right hand on Swanson...

Apr 16, 2016 5:34 pm

UFC on FOX 19 Results: Cub Swanson defeats Hacran Dias via decision

A featherweight bout between Cub Swanson (22-7 MMA) and Hacran Dias (23-4-1 MMA) kicked off the UFC on FOX 19 main card in Tampa. Round one begins and Dias starts things off with a leg kick. He lands a good right hand on Cub. Swanson misses with a jab to the body. Excellent leg kick...

Oct 24, 2015 6:08 pm

Cub Swanson was happy to see Smolka serve ‘cocky’ Holohan some ‘humble pie’

Louis “Da Last Samurai” Smolka (10-1 MMA) improved his UFC record to 4-1 by scoring a second-round submission victory over Paddy “The Hooligan” Holohan (12-2-1 MMA) in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 76’ earlier today. The flyweight headliner proved to be a very exciting fight, with both men advancing to dominant positions, while exchanging some solid strikes....

Oct 7, 2015 10:49 am

Swanson On The Rise! Stars In New Music Video

UFC’s Cub Swanson is the latest fighter to star in something outside of the octagon. Swanson is the featured character of a new music video, from Lorialla which is described as ‘a 2-piece indie rock band from Coachella Valley, California, developed and produced by South.’

Jul 20, 2015 8:57 am

Cub Swanson says he would beat ‘idiot’ Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor has gold around his waist and a bullseye on his back. Featherweights in the UFC are chomping at the bit to be the one to hand McGregor his first loss in the octagon, and Cub Swanson thinks he’s the one that can do it. “I still think he’s an idiot”, Swanson told Bloody...

Jul 19, 2015 2:45 pm

CONGRATS! Cub Swanson, BJ Penn Behind-The-Scenes UFC Fight Week

While we make you guys wait for our full UFC International fight-week feature, here’s another clip of UFC Hall-Of-Famer BJ Penn backstage during his highly-anticipated HOF induction weekend. Keep locked to BJPENN.COM as we continue to release epic outtakes and features on your favorite fighters. Video shot by BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage. Cris Cyborg: ‘I...

Jul 18, 2015 8:03 am

Cub Swanson: ‘Ranking’s Don’t Mean Much In Terms Of Title Shots’

Longtime featherweight contender Cub Swanson has had a rough go as of late. After getting his six-fight win streak dismantled by Frankie Edgar, he was put against a hungry Max Holloway, and suffered a similar fate. Having now dropped his last two contests, Cub tells BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage, he’s just “enjoying life.” “Just take...

Jul 14, 2015 1:31 am

Will Cub Swanson Fight Again? Maybe Not

“Ultimately, I’m not even 100% sure that I’m going to fight again. With breaking my jaw again, this is my ninth broken hand. So, I’m definitely hungry, but I want to make sure that my mind is on it 100% if I’m going to do it.” That’s what UFC featherweight Cub Swanson told MixedMartialArts.com when...

Jun 16, 2015 12:45 pm

Free Fight! Jose Aldo vs. Cub Swanson (FULL)

‘Before he began his reign in the UFC, featherweight champ Jose Aldo made his way through the WEC featherweight division, cleaning out the division with ease. Aldo looks to remain the king as he takes on Conor McGregor for the belt at UFC 189 in Las Vegas.’ Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important...

May 15, 2015 11:44 am

REPLAY! Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson (Full Fight)

Top ranked featherweights Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson battle it out inside the Octagon to see who is the next top featherweight contender. Edgar battles Urijah Faber in the main event at UFC Fight Night Manila. Nick Diaz Balance and Dexterity Training in Venice Beach — WATCH!

Apr 22, 2015 12:58 pm

Buchholz: ‘Cub Swanson Has Devolved As A Fighter’

Stud Show Radio returned on Tuesday for its 56th episode. Hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy were joined by a few guests to discuss last weekends UFC fights. While talking about how impressed they were with Max Holloway, Buchholz chimed in and gave his opinion on Holloway’s opponent, Cub Swanson. Check out...

Apr 19, 2015 8:45 am

OUCH! Cub Swanson Broke A Few Bones In Loss To Holloway

It seems as though UFC featherweight Cub Swanson will have more than just the pain of defeat to deal with following his loss to Max Holloway at UFC on FOX 15. Swanson, who got beat up on the feet and eventually tapped to a guillotine choke in the third round, sent out a tweet to...

Apr 18, 2015 9:13 pm

REPLAY! Max Holloway vs. Cub Swanson (Highlights)

Cub Swanson and Max Holloway’s bout tonight went the complete opposite of how everyone expected it to! Holloway was able to finish Swanson in the final round of the fight by way of submission after picking him apart with strikes for two rounds. Watch highlights of Max Holloway’s guillotine choke in the 3rd round to...

Apr 18, 2015 6:11 pm

UFC on FOX 15 Results: Holloway Upsets and Submits Swanson

Max Holloway put on the performance of his career in the octagon tonight against Cub Swanson and there wasn’t a point in the fight when he wasn’t in charge. Cub Swanson tried his hardest to get inside the distance and throw Holloway off of his game, but Holloway was having none of it. Swanson took...

Apr 13, 2015 6:22 pm

Cub Swanson: ‘Move To 155 Likely In The Furture’

  Cub Swanson is preparing for his scrap with fellow featherweight Max Holloway at UFC on FOX this Saturday. Swanson talked to MMAJunkie about the future possibility of switching weight classes. Check out what he had to say. “I think I’m more likely to go up to 155 (pounds) than down to 135. I still...

Apr 13, 2015 6:09 pm

Max Holloway To Cub Swanson: ‘Let’s See Who Falls First’

  UFC featherweight Max Holloway will meet Cub Swanson at UFC on FOX 15, taking place this Saturday. The Hawaiian fighter, Holloway, recently spoke with MMAJunkie about his upcoming fight and plans on letting it all out in the octagon. “Cub is a guy I used to watch when I wasn’t even in the UFC;...

Feb 14, 2015 9:52 pm

Max Holloway vs. Cub Swanson Takes Place in April

After picking up a unanimous decision victory over Cole Miller, Max Holloway was informed he has a spot on the “UFC on FOX 15” card against Cub Swanson in April! “UFC on FOX: Rockhold vs. Machida” will take place on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. Max Holloway is currently riding a five fight...

Nov 30, 2014 7:31 am

RATINGS REPORT: Edgar vs. Swanson numbers through the roof

Earlier this month Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson squared off in Austin Texas in a main event bout that had title implications. After battering Swanson for nearly 5 rounds, Edgar locked in a rear naked choke with just 4 seconds left. MMAFighting has received the ratings report from the UFC from the event, and the...

Nov 24, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Cub Swanson to his fans – “I’ll be back”

Following his UFC Fight Night 57 loss to Frankie Edgar, Cub Swanson took to Twitter to thank his fans for their support. I'm ok I appreciate all the support. I'll be back — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) November 23, 2014 Which one of these @Onnit products makes my face look normal again? — Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson)...

Nov 23, 2014 10:51 am

Swanson on fight-losing submission: ” I don’t want a broken jaw again”

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57 Cub Swanson was submitted by Frankie Edgar with just 4 seconds before the end of the bout. The choke that finished the bout was a rear-naked choke that wasn’t under the chin of Swanson, which usually doesn’t force a fighter to tap. However, Swanson...

Nov 23, 2014 10:09 am

Swanson on Edgar bout: “I’m going to be better”

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar defeated Cub Swanson via submission in the 5th round to earn himself the latest finish in UFC history. At the post-fight show on FOX Sports 1 Swanson spoke about the bout, and his future in MMA. “Obviously, it was super frustrating, but...