Archive: Cub Swanson

Aug 13, 2014 5:05 am

Swanson Wants Edgar Fight On FOX

Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar don’t want to sit and wait for Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo to fight for them to know who will be the #1 contender. They want to find out themselves by having an elimination match for the spot. Swanson spoke on The MMA Hour: “I’m not going to beg anyone...

Jul 29, 2014 3:03 pm

Frankie Edgar Calls Out Cub Swanson, Wants December Fight

Top ranked featherweight Frankie Edgar isn’t content just sitting and waiting for Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes to fight to find out whether he or Cub Swanson will get a title shot. He would rather fight Cub and let the winner get a shot at the title. He spoke with MMAJunkie: “I think I’m probably...

Jul 29, 2014 7:30 am

Swanson Feels That Ignoring The Negativity Lead to His Success

Cub Swanson has been through it all: a troubled past, a cavalcade of haters and doubters, even a broken face, but now it looks like it is finally Cub’s time. With a 6-1 record in the octagon (21-5 overall), Swanson is riding a 6-fight win streak straight to a possible title shot. His last win...

Jul 21, 2014 3:48 pm

Cub Swanson: I Teach My Students To Be The Opposite Of Conor McGregor

Cub Swanson spoke with’s Jonathan Shrager in an interview leading up to UFC Fight Night Dublin, which was headlined by Conor McGregor, who isn’t exactly Swanson’s best friend. You can see Swanson talking about McGregor starting at around the 6 minute mark.

Jul 18, 2014 5:15 am

Cub Swanson on Conor McGregor “Easy Fight And Easy Money”

Cub Swanson goes in depth on Conor McGregor stating a lot of people hate him in Ireland and that it would be an easy fight and easy money, also talks on Diego Brandao, Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Chael Sonnen, UFC/MMA Drug Testing and more.

Jul 3, 2014 5:03 am

Swanson vs. Stephens Averages 700k Viewers On FS1

UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens averaged 702,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1, and peaked at 852,000 viewers during the first hour of the broadcast. This is much lower than the previous UFC Fight Night held on Fox Sports 1: Henderson vs. Khabilov which did 1.24 million average viewers. Swanson vs Stephens UFC Fight Night:...

Jul 2, 2014 2:24 pm

Dana White Hints At Cub Swanson Title Shot

UFC President Dana White hinted at Cub Swanson getting a title shot when he spoke to The Download earlier today. “Let me tell you what, Jeremy is ranked No. 10 but he’s not the number 10 fighter. He’s better than that, and Cub took big f****** shots from him early, ate his shots and came...

Jun 30, 2014 7:30 am

Cub Swanson: I want to be the guy to dethrone the legend

Following his main event victory over Jeremy Stephens at Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 44” event in San Antonio, perennial contender Cub Swanson (21-5 MMA, 6-1 UFC) did a post fight interview with FOX Sports 1 where he stated his desire to rematch featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo: “Of course I want to fight Aldo,” said Swanson....

Jun 30, 2014 6:57 am

The Korean Zombie calls out Cub Swanson

Following his main event victory over Jeremy Stephens at Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night 44” event in San Antonio, Cub Swanson has since been called out by former featherweight title challenger “The Korean Zombie.” Chan Sung Jung (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) took to twitter to challenge Swanson on Sunday: @KoreanZombieMMA: “@CubSwanson Fight me.” The Korean Zombie has...

Jun 29, 2014 11:26 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Swanson vs. Stephens Main Event

Last night’s decision heavy UFC Fight Night 44 main card delivered some exciting moments of action. Most of which happened in the main event. Here’s how the pro’s broke it down: Its time for the main event, lets fucking get them @LiLHeathenMMA– you got this!!! #mma @ufc RT — Chris Leben (@cripplerufc) June 29, 2014...

Jun 29, 2014 10:44 am

Swanson Post-Fight: ‘I want to dethrone Jose Aldo’

“I feel great about the win. It was great to have a battle every round. I kept telling myself I could do better each round.” Swanson on if he planned to land the left kick to the body: “I study a lot of tape and noticed a trend that everybody gets dropped by that kick. So...

Jun 28, 2014 10:40 pm

“UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” Official Results

Tonight’s San Antonio Fight card has concluded. The night opened with back-to-back non-stop action on the FS1 preliminary card with four of five fights ending in the first round, two of which in the first minute. 100% of the main card went to decision. Here’s your results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Cub...

Jun 28, 2014 10:30 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Swanson Earns Decision Over Jeremy Stephens In Main Event

Cub Swanson extended his winning streak to six tonight after his victory over Jeremy Stephens in tonight’s main event at “UFC Fight Night 44”. Swanson ran into some trouble with the power of Stephens, getting dropped in both the first and the second frame of action. A third round liver-kick landed by Swanson changed the...

Jun 28, 2014 9:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Ferreira Back to Winning Ways, Gets Win Over Craig

Cezar Ferreira jumped right back on his path of success tonight after his controlling performance over Andrew Craig. This middleweight contest was the fourth consecutive decision of the main card. Ferreira was close to putting the fight away in the third round when he had the back of Craig, working for a rear naked choke....

Jun 28, 2014 8:37 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Lamas Defeats Dias by way of Unanimous Decision

Number-three ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas played his veteran role well in the octagon tonight and utilized the judges’ criteria to pick up the unanimous decision win. Even though he was not landing the majority of his shots, he threw at high volume while controlling the octagon which will always look good in the eyes of...

Jun 28, 2014 7:23 pm

“UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” Preliminary Card Results

The UFC has officially taken San Antonio by storm with tonight’s “UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” event. The Preliminary card has reached it’s conclusion and the five-bouts delivered four 1st-round finishes. Here’s the results: PRELIMINARY CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 5 p.m. PT) Carlos Diego Ferreira def. Colton Smith via submission (rear naked choke) –...

Jun 28, 2014 7:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Ellenberger Outlasts Moontasri and Earns Decision Win

Joe Ellenberger and James Moontasri made their Ultimate Fighting Championship debuts tonight at “UFC Fight Night 44”. Their bout kicked off the main card portion of the event on Fox Sports 1 and they put on an exciting performance. Throughout the entire first round, it seemed as if Moontasri was always one step ahead of...

Jun 28, 2014 3:34 pm

“UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” LIVE Results Thread

Tonight, from San Antonio’s AT&T Center, “UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” is going down on FOX Sports 1. If you can’t make the fight’s or just need to catch up on results, use this thread to get up-to-date in a hurry. OFFICIAL RESULTS: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Cub Swanson...