DUBLIN – Cub Swanson raised a few eyebrows after he beat Jeremy Stephens a few weeks back. Hear what he has to say about his current featherweight standing. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
A big drop for the UFC and Fox Sports 1 in the ratings department as Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens (and the supporting cast) were unable to pull in significant viewing numbers
Last week was the first ever headlining spot for Cub Swanson and just the second for Jeremy Stephens. Swanson took an entertaining unanimous decision over Stephens in San Antonio to earn (likely) a title shot against the Jose Aldo/Chad Mendes winner. Unfortunately for Cub, his main event debut did not produce good rating read news >>
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 read news >>
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 read news >>
Cub Swanson, fresh off his huge win over Jeremy Stephens at Fight Night San Antonio to extend his win streak to six, makes a big time jump in the latest official UFC rankings. read news >>
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Normalcy returns, or at least my version of normalcy. Essentially, I'm back eating bagels in my underwear and watching fights live (more or less). And watching fights live means Monday Hindsight articles. It's been a long month to get back here and my fight picking read news >>
The UFC held two events on Saturday, which meant stealing the attention of the MMA community was twice as difficult for the fighters on both cards. Three UFC Fight Night 44 competitors, though, pulled off the feat.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Dallas Winston and Zane Simon look back on this weekend's UFC doubleheader with thoughts on the highs, lows and memorable moments. read news >>
After Cub Swanson's big victory over Jeremy Stephens last night (Sat., June 28, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens," we assess what fight could be next for the Greg Jackson-trained product. Has "Cub" earned a shot at the featherweight strap? Check it out below.
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It's difficult to bounce back and turn your career around in the sporting world after you've been down more often than not.
Combat sports aren't too kind to the body, alongside the mental and psycho read news >>
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At UFC Fight Night 44, Cub Swanson made his case to be the next featherweight title challenger with a convincing unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens.
The action began fairly evenly, with Swanson employing his diverse kickboxing arsenal against Stephens' trademark punching power.
The turning point in the fight may have occurred in the third round, when Swanson landed a stiff kick to Stephens' liver. Stephens was clearly hurt by the shot, and some of the starch seemed to come out of him as read news >>
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T.P. Grant shares his perspective on the UFC doubleheader to close out June. The UFC ended June with a doubleheader that featured the kind of depleted cards that makes cynics out of even the most rabid MMA fans. It was a lot of prospects getting work and very few fights that mattered in title pictures, in two events that wouldn't combine into one passable night of fights. Even with that said, it is still MMA and there was fun to be had and things to discuss.
Thoughts on the fights: Cub Swanson a read news >>