So, you're on a six-fight winning streak in one of the toughest divisions the UFC has to offer. You've defeated the division's fifth-, 10th-, 11th- and 14th-ranked fighters in the process. You even managed to KO the No. 14 fighter in the division above you. That should be enough to grant you a shot at the title, right?
Well, kind of. Cub Swanson, the UFC's second-ranked featherweight—behind only Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes—is just a little more than a month removed from a five-round unanimous deci read news >>
Frankie Edgar had the best of intentions with his Ice Bucket Challenge, but the execution left a little to be desired.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
BANGOR, Maine – Frankie Saenz (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) wanted a highlight-reel finish to make the list of bantamweights to watch, but fellow UFC newcomer Nolan Ticman (4-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) refused to play the victim. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC flyweight Frankie Saenz admits time is in short supply for his MMA career, so he wants to make an impression in his first octagon appearance.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Listen to or download today’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Bristol Marunde, Joseph Duffy and Frankie Saenz.Filed under: Cage Warriors, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>
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Featherweight Cub Swanson talks about a potential fight against Frankie Edgar and more. read news >>
If there's one thing that's more painful to listen to in mixed martial arts than a fighter who is boring on the mic, it's a fighter who tries to force phony trash talk.
Cub Swanson understands this, so he's not about to let others make him into someone he's not. So even though he was criticized for not making a bold statement that he wants a UFC featherweight title shot after his recent victory over Jeremy Stephens, the Jackson's MMA fighter remains comfortable with being true to himself.
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A title fight that may, or may not come. Cub Swanson was never opposed to a fight against Frankie Edgar, he just had his heart set on waiting for his promised title shot in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight division.
But according to Swanson, that title fight isn't "guaranteed" and says he doesn't want history to repeat itself and wait out for another year -- only to come back and take on someone else who isn't the 145-pound champion.
And depending on the outcome of Jose Ald read news >>
Two new faces to the bantamweight division as KOTC champ Frankie Saenz debuts against Nolan Ticman.
If the last week has been slow on signings, it looks like the UFC is swinging back into full gear. They just brought back Ben Saunders to the fold, picked up a new, promising strawweight in Kailan Curran. Now, word is out (most particularly via the UFC website) that they've picked up two new bantamweight prospects for a late notice fight on the upcoming Fight Night Bangor card, on August 16th. Fra read news >>
It appears the UFC is moving closer to booking a proposed bout between featherweight contenders Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>