Featherweights Swanson, Lamas Booked for UFC on Fox
World Extreme Cagefighting
veterans Cub Swanson
are set to tangle in November on the undercard of the
inaugural UFC on
Promotion officials announced Sunday that Swanson (Pictured) and
Lamas have verbally agreed to the contest.
UFC on Fox 1 takes place Nov. 12 at the Honda Center in Anaheim,
Calif. While the televised portion of the show will feature only
one bout -- a heavyweight title fight between champion Cain
Velasquez and challenger Junior dos
Santos -- the event will feature a full set of prelims.
Swanson, 28, will make his UFC debut 366 days after he last saw
action. Since closing out his WEC career in November 2010 with a
split decision win over Mackens
Semerzier, Swanson has twice been scheduled to face Erik Koch and
has twice been forced to bow out due to injury. The Greg
Jackson-trained fighter’s resume includes victories over current
Dream featherweight champ Hiroyuki
Takaya and “The Ultimate Fighter 14” cast member Micah
After a 4-2 WEC run at lightweight, Lamas made a successful
transition to the UFC’s featherweight ranks in June, knocking out
Grice at UFC Live 4. During his time in the blue cage, the
29-year-old former collegiate wrestler notched wins against
Casimir and James
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