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Feb 28, 2017 11:23 am

Artem Lobov predicts knockout win over Cub Swanson

On April 22, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Nashville, Tennessee, unranked featherweight Artem Lobov will take on the division’s fourth ranked fighter in Cub Swanson. Given their starkly different stations in the featherweight division not many people seem to give Lobov, who trains alongside Conor McGregor at SBG Ireland, much...

Feb 13, 2017 5:53 am

Artem Lobov on Swanson booking: This is my kind of fight

Over the weekend, we learned that Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov had been granted the fight he’s been campaigning for: a scrap with the UFC’s fourth-raked featherweight, Cub Swanson. The two will headline the UFC’s upcoming trip to Nashville, Tennessee on April 22. Given that Swanson is soundly inside the featherweight top-5, and Lobov...

Feb 3, 2017 6:51 am

Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov bash each other on Twitter

Late last year, on the main card of UFC 206, featherweight veteran Cub Swanson engaged in one of the greatest fights of all time with South Korean prospect Doo Ho Choi. For three, frenzied rounds, the two fighters thrilled the fans and Toronto and those watching on screens around the world, pelting each other with...

Jan 8, 2017 5:03 pm

Artem Lobov and Cub Swanson exchange barbs on social media

Earlier today we reported that featherweight prospect Artem Lobov was looking to score a fight with either Cub Swanson or “The Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi. Lobov explained this desire in a recent interview with Peter Carroll of SevereMMA.com. “Really I’m leaving it up to UFC to decide my next opponent,” he told Carroll. “Sean...

Jan 8, 2017 7:51 am

Artem Lobov sets sights on Cub Swanson and “The Korean Superboy”

After a fairly decisive defeat of the dangerous Teruto Ishihara at UFC Fight Night 99, Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov is looking for a massive step up in competition. The Russian-born Irishman is now chasing fights with elite foes in Cub Swanson and “The Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi, who recently engaged in arguably...

Dec 13, 2016 12:18 pm

Cub Swanson and Doo Ho Choi give praise to each other in social media comments

After a war like Cub Swanson and Doo Ho Choi got into over the weekend at UFC 206 in Toronto, Canada, there was a great amount of respect earned for both opponents. The two athletes that left everything they had in the Octagon had gained a great amount of admiration for each other and from...

Dec 12, 2016 5:47 pm

Doo Ho Choi releases a genuine statement following loss to Cub Swanson

Cub Swanson and Doo Ho Choi put on a performance in an insane Fight of the Year candidate at UFC 206 over the weekend. The crowd in the Air Canada Centre in Toronto got what they paid for as Swanson and Choi were just one of the many thrilling fights on the card as Donald...

Dec 11, 2016 1:46 pm

VIDEO | Cub Swanson vs. Dooho Choi UFC 206 Highlights

Cub Swanson and Dooho Choi delivered one of the best fights of all-time at last night’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The featherweights went to war for fifteen straight minutes and Swanson was eventually awarded the decision victory from the judges in attendance. “The Korean SuperBoy’s” stock did not fall in defeat,...

Dec 11, 2016 12:40 pm

Cub Swanson sends The Korean SuperBoy a message following UFC 206 war

UFC featherweight contenders Cub Swanson and Dooho Choi went to war on the main card of last night’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The fight, which many fans and analysts are calling “Fight of the year”, went the distance with Swanson earning the unanimous decision victory (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) from the judges...

Dec 11, 2016 12:14 pm

VIDEO | Cub Swanson and Dooho Choi’s post-fight octagon interviews

Featherweights Cub Swanson and Dooho Choi stole the show at last night’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The 145-pound standouts went to war for 15 straight minutes on the evenings main card and took home “fight of the night” honors for their respective efforts. Cub Swanson was awarded the judges decision (30-27,...

Dec 10, 2016 8:40 pm

UFC 206 Results: Cub Swanson defeats Dooho Choi in a FOTY candidate (Highlights)

A featherweight tilt between Cub Swanson and Dooho Choi took place on tonight’s UFC 206 main card in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Choi presses forward and lands a right. The fighters clinch and Choi lands a pair of knees inside. He grabs a hold of the neck of Swanson and lands two...

Dec 10, 2016 10:21 am

Cub Swanson thrilled Conor McGregor isn’t champion anymore

Earlier this month, news surfaced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had relinquished his featherweight championship. While his reign as a simultaneous two-division champ was certainly a short one, the Irish superstar still holds the UFC lightweight championship. With the news of Conor McGregor relinquishing the title, interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo was promoted to...

Dec 6, 2016 2:01 pm

VIDEO | Robin Black breaks down Doo Ho Choi vs. Cub Swanson

This Saturday, the UFC will return to Toronto for the first time since September of 2013. It will do so with UFC 206, a card that has been rocked by fighter withdrawals but still stands out as a very exciting one. The UFC 206 lineup is highlighted by several extremely compelling matchups. One such matchup...

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.’