Pros react to Cub Swanson defeating Kron Gracie at UFC Tampa

Cub Swanson

Tonight’s UFC Tampa event was co-headlined by a featherweight bout featuring veteran Cub Swanson taking on undefeated contender Kron Gracie.

Cub Swanson (25-11 MMA) entered UFC Tampa in desperate need of a win, this after losing his last four fights.

During his recent rough stretch ‘Killer Cub’ had suffered losses to Brian Ortega, Frankie Edgar, Renato Moicano and Shane Burgos respectively.

Meanwhile, Kron Gracie (5-0 MMA) made is his promotional debut this past February in Phoenix, where he scored a first round submission victory over Alex Caceres. That win improved the submission specialist to 5-0 in his professional career.

Tonight’s UFC Tampa co-main event proved to be an absolute war as Cub Swanson and Kron Gracie traded bombs for the better part of three rounds. After fifteen minutes of thrilling action, Cub was awarded the unanimous decision victory from the judges in attendance.

Official UFC Tampa Result: Cub Swanson def. Kron Gracie by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

Check out how the pros reacted to Swanson defeating Gracie below:

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This article first appeared on BJPENN.com October 12, 2019