Archive: Cub Swanson

Jun 27, 2014 7:14 pm

Kelvin Gastelum Fined For Missed Weight, Issues Apology

Earlier today Kelvin Gastelum missed weight for his co-main event tomorrow night on FOX Sports 1. The Ultimate Fighter winner was given two additional hours to make the contracted weight-limit of 171lbs and failed. As a result he was forced to give up 20% of his purse to his opponent. Kelvin also took to twitter...

Jun 27, 2014 5:23 pm

STAREDOWNS! Swanson-Stephens Square Off In Texas

Today at the At&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, Saturday’s main event fighters squared off for fight fans in anticipation of tomorrow’s fight on FOX Sports 1. (Pictured left to right: Cub Swanson, Jeremy Stephens)

Jun 27, 2014 1:16 pm

Swanson: ‘I just know I’m rising to the occasion’

UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson (20-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) is looking to make a statement when he faces Jeremy Stephens in the main event of “UFC Fight Night 44” this Saturday night in San Antonio. The former WEC title challenger is currently riding a five-fight win streak, which includes octagon wins over George Roop, Ross...

Jun 26, 2014 2:40 pm

Schaub Not In EA UFC Game, Says Creators Can Suck A D***

“I don’t know if it’s contract negotiations or what. When I was at the Joe Rogan show, one of the creators came up to me and said, ‘listen man, we’ve seen the outcries, we know we’re going to figure it out and we’re going to put you in the game.’ So, I’m waiting for that....

Jun 26, 2014 11:01 am

Swanson: ‘I’m just preparing for two rounds because that’s all I need’

Cub Swanson on his upcoming fight with Jeremy Stephens. “I’ve always said maybe I don’t hit that hard, but I’m pretty accurate, I keep a gnarly pace and it doesn’t matter how I’m getting the W’s.” Swanson on how the fight will end: “It ends with his missing me because of my head movement and me...

Jun 26, 2014 11:00 am

Stephens: ‘I think I can dominate in all areas’

Jeremy Stephens chats with Kenny and Chael about his upcoming fight with Cub Swanson. “I think I can dominate him in all areas. I feel like I’m the better overall MMA fighter and I have the power on the feet. I just have to go out there and prove it.” Stephens on what’s changed moving...

Jun 26, 2014 9:00 am

Cub Swanson: ‘I’ve fought better’

“I think when he does knock people out, he’s right, he hits hard. There is no arguing that. But I’m not that easy to hit. If we want to compare knockouts, whether I TKO people or knock them out, a win is a win and I think I’ve done it to better opponents.” In a...

Jun 26, 2014 5:30 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Cub Swanson vs. Ross Pearson

Watch as Cub Swanson shows off his stand up and resolve, having to fight from his back several times against Ross Pearson. Swanson faces Jeremy Stephens at Fight Night San Antonio.

Jun 25, 2014 7:36 am

Jeremy Stephens: I’ve been told that the winner gets a title shot

UFC featherweight contenders Jeremy Stephens (23-9 MMA, 10-8 UFC) and Cub Swanson (20-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) will square off in the main event of this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 44 event in San Antonio, Texas. UFC President Dana White has stated that the winner of the Swanson vs. Stephens bout will “probably” receive the next title shot at...

Jun 24, 2014 6:07 pm

Jeremy Stephens Promised Title Shot With Win Over Swanson

UFC featherweight Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens was promised a title shot by UFC Officials should he defeat Cub Swanson this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens. Prior to this announcement Dana White confirmed with that the winner of the bout will “probably” get a title shot. Lil Heathen spoke to

Jun 24, 2014 10:21 am

Jeremy Stephens Grateful For Time In Jail

Nearly three years ago UFC Fight Night 44 headliner Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens found himself incarcerated on assault charges for nearly beating a man to death. After spending two weeks behind bars, Jeremy Stephens proved his innocence, and was a changed man from the experience. He spoke with Fox Sports today to discuss how the...

Jun 24, 2014 5:02 am

Swanson Wasn’t Pleased With Stephens Matchup

Cub Swanson joined MMAJunkie radio to talk about his upcoming matchup this Saturday with Jeremy Stephens and how he initially wasn’t thrilled with the matchup because he wanted a fighter ranked higher on the featherweight ladder. “At first, it was a little bit hard just because I feel like I knew right away the fans...

Jun 20, 2014 5:00 am

Stephens: ‘The Punching Power Advantage Belongs To Me’

“I have the striking advantage with the power. He TKO’s people, but when I knock people out they don’t move, they don’t get up. Their corners have to carry them back and ask them what the f–k just happened. He TKO’s guys where they’re still rocked and dazed, but they’re still seeing the lights compared...

Jun 19, 2014 5:01 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Jeremy Stephens K.O.’s Marcus Davis

Jeremy Stephens displays his one-punch knockout power against Marcus Davis at UFC 125. “Lil Heathen” will put his three-fight win streak on the line in the Fight Night San Antonio main event vs. Cub Swanson.

Jun 19, 2014 5:00 am

Condit Tattoo Removed From EA UFC Game

If you picked up the new EA UFC video game, don’t be surprised when you see a cleaned up Carlos Condit. According to a report over at The Wall Street Journal a history of legal issues is to blame. Here’s their breakdown: Phoenix-based tattoo artist Chris Escobedo took an intellectual property rights training course and...

Jun 16, 2014 12:57 pm

Cub Swanson Says He’s Ready To Move On

Cub Swanson joined to discuss his upcoming fight with Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night 44 on June 28th from San Antonio, as well as how he is ready to move on from his 8-second KO loss to Jose Aldo back in 2009 via flying knee. “It gets brought up to me all the...

May 30, 2014 6:37 am

Jeremy Stephens Says He’s One Fight Away From Title Shot

  The former UFC lightweight, turned UFC featherweight has been on a hot streak since his division swap. Before moving to the 145 lb weight division, Jeremy Stephens had lost three fights in a row at lightweight. He has now managed to turn things around completely, winning three fights in a row at featherweight. “Lil’...

May 28, 2014 5:30 am

Jeremy Stephens Blog – 1 Month From Main Event

Fan favorite featherweight, Jeremy Stephens is set to headline UFC Fight Night 44 in Texas next month against the always tough, Cub Swanson. Being 1-month out from fight night, the top contender blogs through his Birthday and memorial day weekend. Enjoy!