- 4 years ago
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WEC featherweight Chad Mendes has been considered one
of the top featherweight prospects in MMA for the past few years, but
the Team Alpha Male fighter insists the pressure of living up to those
expectations has never weighed heavy on him.
Well, until his WEC debut.
But after racking up victories over Erik Koch and Anthony Morrison under
the WEC banner, Mendes now preps for a WEC 51 bout with an always-tough
Cub Swanson next week in Las Vegas. And while the expectations are still
the read news >>
- 4 years ago
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Cub Swanson is ready for a run of good luck.
The WEC featherweight twice has fallen short in No. 1 contender bouts and dealt with a number of injuries as he carved out a spot in the UFC's sister promotion.
But after recently returning to the winner's column, Swanson is gunning for a third contender opportunity when he meets Chad Mendes tonight on WEC 50's Versus-televised main card.
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- 4 years ago
- 139 views
World Extreme Cagefighting featherweight contenders Cub Swanson and Chad Mendes will face off at WEC 50 “Cruz vs. Benavidez 2” on Aug. 18 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The bout and two others were made official on Tuesday by the promotion. WEC 50 will air live on the Versus network. read news >>
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- 3 months ago
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With last night's (Sat., June 28, 2014) victory over Jeremy Stephens in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, Cub Swanson is now undefeated in his last six fights inside the Octagon. Sprinkled in there are three bonus awards and a whole hell of a lot of combat entertainment. So why is it he's still struggling to get into the title discussion? It could be -- and most likely is -- that Jose Aldo is still the king of the featherweight division. That's the sa read news >>
- 7 months ago
- 76 views
If and when Jose Aldo makes the move to lightweight, who gets the shot at his vacated belt? UFC president Dana White has an idea about that. read news >>
- 7 months ago
- 192 views
UFC President Dana White made it very clear he wasn’t making a fight announcement, but he did offer a strong opinion on what could come next at 145 pounds if Jose Aldo does indeed vacate his title and move up to the lightweight division.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC (...) read news >>
- 6 years ago
- 326 views
In the aftermath of a disappointing 35-second submission loss to Jens “Little Evil” Pulver (22-8-1) at December’s WEC 31 event, lightweight Cub Swanson (11-2-0) still finds it difficult to cope with the results of that night. read news >>
Jose Aldo's penis is in the news this week, and of course I am here to tell you all about it. Turns out the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight kingpin was recently hospitalized with a painful case of kidney stones, but was able to get the hook up from local doctors and quickly peed them right out. His coach, André "Dedé" Pederneiras, talks to Globo: "Aldo had problem with kidney stones since he was 16. After fighting the Korean Zombie (in August 2013), he also expelled a stone. A read news >>
A month before his next UFC title defense, Jose Aldo was hospitalized in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The UFC featherweight champion, who is scheduled to defend his title against Chad Mendes at UFC 179 on Oct. 25, was hospitalized on Friday and diagnosed with kidney stones. According to a report from Combate, he was released from the hospital on the same day. "Aldo has this renal calculi issue since he was 16 years old. After his fight against ‘Korean Zombie,’ he also expelled a stone. Same thing las read news >>
UFC Fight Night 57's main event is official, and it is a good one. Electrifying featherweights Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will square off for five rounds on November 22 in Austin, Texas. The news was announced Wednesday night by the UFC on Twitter: Just Announced: #UFCAustin: @CubSwanson vs @FrankieEdgar | Nov. 22 Austin, TX | 5-round main event pic.twitter.com/nwzpTKRW2O — UFC (@ufc) September 25, 2014 The bout features two veteran fighters who are surging toward title contention. Edgar, of read news >>