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BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down rounds 3 through 5 of the spectacular back-and-forth fight between top featherweights Jeremy Stephens and Cub Swanson. Every fight fan loves a spectacular finish, but some of the greatest fights in history have been tactical wars. Aside from the judges' decision, which is often a notable drama of its own, the narrative of a long, back-and-forth fight can be more compelling than even the most spectacular finish. With Cub Swanson vs Jeremy Steph more
BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the first two rounds of Swanson vs Stephens, a fantastic tactical battle between two top featherweight power punchers. As a fan of strategic fights (and Cub Swanson), the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 certainly lived up to expectations. What stands out most about this fight is the fact that Cub Swanson seemed to be fighting the best version of Jeremy Stephens yet, and vice versa. Both men showed an excellent ability to adapt to the other, i more
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Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens threw down for five rounds on Saturday night. And they've earned an extra $50,000 for their efforts.
Swanson scored his sixth straight victory over the game Stephens, who hung in there despite an apparent broken hand suffered early in the fight. Swanson took a unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio.
That was enough to land the duo Fight of the Night honors and give each an extra $50K.
That marked Stephens' fourth bonus in his pas more
In between rounds, Swanson could be heard telling his cornerman, Greg Jackson, that he believed there were two rounds left in the contest.
Instead, he went out and continued doing his best to jump in, land a shot, and jump back out without feeling Stephens' considerable power. He was having more success here, drawing blood.
He went back to his big weapon, the liver kick, and once again landed clean. It affected Stephens again, though not as much as the first time, and he backed away coveri more
SAN ANTONIO – It started out like a fight that couldn’t possibly go one full round, and then somehow it lasted all three. When it was all over, Joe Ellenberger nabbed a split-decision victory.Filed under: News, UFC more