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Unfiltered Episode 162: Jeremy Stephens, Kamaru Usman, and UFC Fight Night St. Louis Recap

Full Episode Jeremy on being able to blow Cub Swanson “out of the water” now, and Dooho Choi as an opponent Jeremy on the advice he got from …read more

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Free MMA Agent Cub Swanson doesn’t want fancy cars - just financial stability - as decision to re-sign with UFC looms

Going into the final fight of his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contract, Cub Swanson opted to bet on himself and ride it out, hoping that a victory over Brian Ortega …read more

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UFC featherweight contender Brian Ortega explains decision to wait for shot at title

ST. LOUIS – Brian Ortega had just returned from a trip to Mexico, on the heels of a big submission win over Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 123, when …read more

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Cub Swanson considers offer from UFC, others as he eyes next fight

December 9, 2017; Fresno, CA, USA; Cub Swanson (red gloves) fights Brian Ortega (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Save Mart Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

December 9, …read more

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Cub Swanson takes jab at “drama queen” Conor McGregor, questions fan loyalty

The vast majority of the MMA community is currently waiting eagerly for Conor McGregor news. There are dozens of questions currently attached to the Irish superstar’s name. Will he return …read more

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Cub Swanson takes subtle jab at Conor McGregor, questions fan loyalty

The vast majority of the MMA community is currently waiting eagerly for Conor McGregor news. There are dozens of questions currently attached to the Irish superstar’s name. Will he return …read more

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UFC Fight Night 124 Weigh-in Results: Vitor Belfort’s Final Fight Called Off

If Doo Ho Choi expected the Ultimate Fighting Championship to give him a cushy landing spot following his epic three-round war with Cub Swanson, he was sorely mistaken. …read more

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No such thing as ring rust for UFC Fight Night 124 headliner Doohoo Choi

ST. LOUISUFC featherweight Doohoo Choi needed a break.
At least, that’s what it looked like after his “Fight of the Year” candidate with Cub Swanson at UFC 206. To …read more

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Doo Ho Choi discusses upcoming military service, Cub Swanson loss, main event versus Jeremy Stephens

Doo Ho Choi discusses his recent loss to Cub Swanson, his year-long layoff, headlining UFC St. Louis versus Jeremy Stephens and his upcoming mandatory military service. …read more

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Cub Swanson vs. Doo Ho Choi full fight video

At UFC 206, back in Dec. 10, 2016, Doo Ho Choi took on veteran MMA fighter Cub Swanson in the main card of the event. That night in Toronto, Choi …read more

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UFC St. Louis free full fight video: Doo Ho Choi vs. Cub Swanson

Before Doo Ho Choi takes on Jeremy Stephens in the UFC St. Louis main event, watch “The Korean Superboy” in his thriller with Cub Swanson at UFC 206.
It’s not …read more

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Relive an Instant Classic: Cub Swanson vs. Doo Ho Choi (UFC St. Louis Free Fight)

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At UFC 206, Dooho Choi and Cub Swanson put on a show for the Toronto crowd. Many considered their three round battle to be the fight of the …read more

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Posted on January 3, 2018, 1:16 am By
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A UFC free fight – highlighting the loser? Makes sense with Dooho Choi vs. Cub Swanson

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosAn unforgettable 2016 fight between Dooho Choi and Cub Swanson apparently forced the UFC digital team to rethink its promotional process.
Prior to scheduled events, UFC officials …read more

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UFC Fight Night St. Louis Primer: Dooho Choi Battles Cub Swanson in ‘Fight of the Year’

Dooho Choi wasn’t successful in 2016 when he battled Cub Swanson at UFC 206, but the South Korean definitely made an impact. Choi and Swanson earned several “Fight of the …read more

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VIDEO | Ahead of his fight with Jeremy Stephens, watch Doo Ho Choi’s insane war with Cub Swanson

On January 14, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in St. Louis, MO, “The Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi will make his long-awaited return to the cage. …read more

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Free fight! Watch Doo Ho Choi go to war against Cub Swanson at UFC 206

Before Doo Ho Choi faces off against Jeremy Stephens at UFC Fight Night 124 inside Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo., on Jan. 14, 2018, let’s take a look back …read more

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PHOTO | The two men behind one of the greatest scraps in UFC history got friendly at UFC 219

Back in December of 2016, Cub Swanson and Doo Ho Choi co-authored one of the most legendary slugfests in the history of the UFC, nay in the history of MMA …read more

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Brian Ortega felt like he was ‘riding a bull’ during submission of Cub Swanson

Brian Ortega is one of the featherweight division’s brightest prospects, and his most impressive performance undoubtedly came earlier this month when Ortega submitted longtime contender Cub Swanson with a highlight-reel …read more

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Marlon Moraes Takes Top Honors for UFC Fight Night 123 Fighter Salaries

Brian Ortega made a splash at UFC Fight Night 123 on Saturday night, upsetting longtime featherweight contender Cub Swanson, but it wasn’t enough to seat him atop the event’s fighter …read more

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Monday Morning Analyst: Brian Ortega’s efficient jiu-jitsu

At UFC Fresno, Brian Ortega earned the biggest win of his UFC career, submitting Cub Swanson in the second via guillotine choke. In capturing the win, we explain why Ortega’s …read more

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Dana White: ‘No Way’ Brian Ortega Jumps Over Frankie Edgar as No. 1 Contender

UFC president Dana White was very impressed by Brian Ortega’s performance on Saturday night where he tapped out top five-ranked contender Cub Swanson with a second round guillotine choke.
The win …read more

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Dana White hopeful to re-sign Cub Swanson: ‘I can keep him happy’

Dana White hopes he can come to an agreement for a new contract with Cub Swanson, who has been unhappy with the UFC as of late. Like many of …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2017, 4:17 pm By
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Cub Swanson issues statement on submission loss to Brian Ortega

Over the weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated debut in Fresno, California, long-time featherweight contender Cub Swanson stepped into the cage with surging prospect Brian Ortega.
Ahead of …read more

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Cub Swanson says he 'panicked' from Brian Ortega's choke: 'I felt like I was going to die'

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosFRESNO, Calif. – Aside from potentially contracting an illness from a baby a day before his fight, Cub Swanson thinks things were going pretty well against …read more

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Monday Morning Hangover: What’s next for Cub Swanson after loss to Brian Ortega at UFC Fresno?

Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone, as UFC Fight Night 123 blew the roof off Save Mart Arena last Saturday night (Dec. 9, 2017) in Fresno, California.
Plenty …read more

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Cub Swanson: ‘I felt like I was going to die’ from Brian Ortega’s choke

Cub Swanson describes what it felt like to be stuck in Brian Ortega’s guillotine. Cub Swanson had a lot riding on his bout with Brian Ortega this past weekend in …read more

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Dana White: 'Unbelievable' Brian Ortega won't get UFC title shot before Frankie Edgar

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosFRESNO, Calif. – UFC President Dana White is very high on Brian Ortega’s potential following a submission win over Cub Swanson in UFC Fight Night …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega Fantasy Rewind

Brian Ortega officially announced his arrival as a title contender on Saturday night with a second-round submission finish of Cub Swanson in the main event of UFC Fight Night from …read more

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UFC Fresno Reebok Payouts: Cub Swanson Emerges as Top Earner

The UFC Fresno Reebok payouts have rolled out. UFC Fight Night 123’s main event featured a featherweight bout between Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega. Ortega earned the victory with a …read more

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What’s next for Brian Ortega after submitting Cub Swanson at UFC Fresno?

Brian Ortega picked up his fifth straight win inside the Octagon last night (Sat. Dec. 9, 2017) inside Save Mart Arena in Fresno California by defeating Cub Swanson via guillotine …read more

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Cub Swanson, Dana White Ready to Negotiate New UFC Contract

Cub Swanson decided to wait until after his UFC Fight Night 123 bout with Brian Ortega to work on a new deal with the promotion. However, Swanson was unable to …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Brian Ortega and UFC Fight Night 123's other winning fighters?

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosBrian Ortega dazzled on Saturday when he joined the queue of UFC featherweight contenders with an impressive victory over Cub Swanson in UFC Fight Night …read more

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VIDEO | Brian Ortega vs. Cub Swanson full fight highlights

T-CITY! BRIAN ORTEGA JUST DID THAT! WOW! #Taps #UFCFresno https://t.co/3XzNcCAvXG
— FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) December 10, 2017

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s long awaited debut in the …read more

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Are we ready to believe in a specialist like Brian Ortega yet?

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCThere weren’t a whole lot of reasons to think Brian Ortega would beat Cub Swanson. Just one good one, which sometimes is all it takes.
Consider the …read more

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UFC President Dana White updates on whether Cub Swanson will stay with the UFC

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated debut in Fresno, California long-time featherweight contender Cub Swanson stepped into the cage with surging prospect Brian Ortega.
Ahead of this …read more

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Brian Ortega's nasty choke wasn't too shabby considering 'my whole life, I thought I sucked'

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosFRESNO, Calif. – On Friday, on the eve of Brian Ortega’s headlining affair opposite fellow featherweight contender Cub Swanson, he had an interesting chat in …read more

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UFC Fresno, The Morning After: Dana White says he will sue Pacquiao if McGregor rumors are true

UFC Fresno was an interesting event. Cub Swanson was piecing Brian Ortega up on the feet- until he got viciously guillotined in the second round. Then Ortega took the nice …read more

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Brian Ortega explains why he’s willing to wait for Frankie Edgar to get title shot

Last night, surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega picked up the biggest win of his career, tapping long-time contender Cub Swanson in the second round.
With this win, Ortega immediately stands out …read more

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Cub Swanson felt like he was ‘going to die’ due to Brian Ortega’s choke, unsure about UFC future

Cub Swanson came up short last night (Sat., Dec. 9, 2017) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 123 in Fresno, California to Brian Ortega, tapping out in the …read more

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Pros react to Brian Ortega’s submission of Cub Swanson

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s long awaited debut in the fight hub of Fresno, California, surging featherweight contender Brian Ortega stepped into the cage for the …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123 results from last night: Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega fight recap

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight warriors Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega last night (Dec. 9, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 123 inside the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.
Swanson entered …read more

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Cub Swanson on Brian Ortega’s choke: ‘I felt like I was going to die’

What’s it like to be on the wrong end of one of Brian Ortega’s patented fight-ending submissions?
Cub Swanson, who’s been around the block in this game, tapped out to …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123 Athlete Outfitting pay: Cub Swanson only $20,000 recipient

FRESNO, Calif. – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 123 event took home UFC Athlete Outfitting pay, a program that launched after the UFC’s deal with Reebok, totaling $117,500.
UFC Fight …read more

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The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 141.5 – Fresno: Dana White, Brian Ortega, Cub Swanson, Marlon Moraes, Benito Lopez, Alex Perez

Episode No. 141.5 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast is now available for streaming and download.
MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan hosts the show while traveling the …read more

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UFC Fresno video recap: Brian Ortega chokes out Cub Swanson, calls for title shot

In the UFC Fresno main event, Brian Ortega stayed undefeated with a submission over his toughest ever opponent. In a year that has seen many an undefeated fighter lose …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123 video highlights: Brian Ortega vs. Cub Swanson

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosThe book on Brian Ortega is if he gets your neck, it’s pretty much game over. Cub Swanson found that out Saturday night.
Swanson (25-8 MMA, 10-4 …read more

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Cub Swanson doesn't want to 'crawl back' to UFC contract offer; Dana White aims to please

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosFRESNO, Calif. – Cub Swanson bet big on himself at UFC Fight Night 123. It didn’t go his way against Brian Ortega in Saturday’s headliner, but …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123 Bonuses: Brian Ortega Earns $100K for Submission of Cub Swanson

Brian Ortega ruined Cub Swanson’s title hopes, but bolstered his own — along with his bank account — in the process. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123 bonuses: Brian Ortega banks $100K for Cub Swanson submission

Despite more decisions than finishes, there were a bunch of memorable moments last night (Sat., Dec. 9, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 123 live on FOX Sports 1 from inside …read more

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UFC Fresno bonuses: Brian Ortega wins $100,000 for second-round finish

Brian Ortega scored an impressive victory in Fresno, and was rewarded with an extra $100,000 for it.
“T-City” met Cub Swanson in the main event of the UFC Fight Night card …read more

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Brian Ortega vs. Cub Swanson full fight video highlights

Watch Brian Ortega vs. Cub Swanson full fight video highlights from UFC Fresno’s main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega took place Dec. 9 at …read more

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Ortega scores breakout victory over Swanson

Brian Ortega continued his rise in the featherweight division, improving to 5-0 in the UFC when he forced longtime title contender Cub Swanson to tap at 3:22 of the second …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123 bonuses: Brian Ortega's amazing performance doubles up for $100,000

FRESNO, Calif. – Brian Ortega doubled up for $100,000 in bonus money, and Cub Swanson and Marlon Moraes each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night …read more

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Brian Ortega Willing to Wait on Holloway-Edgar Winner in Order to Receive Title Shot

With his second-round submission of perennial championship hopeful Cub Swanson, Brian Ortega put his own title dreams front and center. …read more

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UFC Fresno in Tweets: Pros react Brian Ortega vs. Cub Swanson, Marlon Moraes KO’ing Aljamain Sterling

The featherweight division has itself a new contender.
In his first UFC main event, undefeated 26-year-old Brian Ortega showed why he is a name to watch at 145 pounds, dispatching Cub …read more

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Brian Ortega Taps Out Cub Swanson in Statement Win in First UFC Main Event

A new featherweight title contender has emerged after Brian Ortega tapped out Cub Swanson with a nasty guillotine choke in his first UFC main event.
Ortega had been considered a dark …read more

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UFC Fresno results: Brian Ortega submits Cub Swanson in second round

Brian Ortega has made a career out of choking opponents out. But prior to Saturday night, he had never done so on a stage as big as a UFC main …read more

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UFC Fresno results: Brian Ortega submits Cub Swanson

Brian Ortega submitted Cub Swanson with a second-round Guillotine in the UFC Fresno main event. The top of the UFC Fresno billing enjoyed the UFC’s #6 featherweight Brian Ortega submit …read more

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UFC Fresno video highlights: Brian Ortega subs Cub Swanson with a Guillotine

Check out the full fight video highlights from the UFC Fresno main event, as Brian Ortega finished Cub Swanson with a 2nd round submission. The UFC Fresno main event saw …read more

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Undefeated Brian Ortega Guillotines Cub Swanson in UFC Fight Night 123 Headliner

Brian Ortega guillotine choke submits Cub Swanson in the UFC Fight Night 123 main event on Saturday in Fresno, California. …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Brian Ortega’s standing guillotine sub of Cub Swanson at UFC Fresno

Brian Ortega finished Cub Swanson in the second round of their UFC Fresno main event. Pro fighters praised Ortega’s performance. Brian Ortega finished Cub Swanson with a standing guillotine choke …read more

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Submission! Watch Brian Ortega choke out Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 123

A new top contender arrived last night (Sat., Dec. 9, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 123 live on FOX Sports 1 from inside Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., as …read more

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Twitter reacts to Brian Ortega's sick submission of Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 123

Brian Ortega put himself into UFC featherweight contender territory on Saturday when he defeated Cub Swanson in the UFC Fight Night 123 headliner.
Ortega (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) further added to …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123: Brian Ortega pulls a guillotine out of thin air against Cub Swanson

Cub Swanson and Brian “T-City” Ortega faced off tonight (Sat., Dec. 9, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 123 from Save Mart Center in Fresno, California, broadcast live on FOX Sports …read more

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UFC Fresno Results: Brian Ortega submits Cub Swanson

A key featherweight scrap between veteran Cub Swanson and undefeated contender Brian Ortega served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night card in Fresno, California.
Brian Ortega submitted …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123 results: Brian Ortega has brilliant jiu-jitsu display, taps out Cub Swanson

The book on Brian Ortega is if he gets your neck, it’s pretty much game over. Cub Swanson found that out Saturday night.
Swanson (25-8 MMA, 10-4 UFC) was having some …read more

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Brian Ortega submits Cub Swanson

Brian Ortega remained undefeated with a second-round guillotine choke on Cub Swanson. …read more

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UFC Fresno live blog: Cub Swanson vs. Brian Ortega

This is the UFC Fresno live blog for Cub Swanson vs. Brian Ortega, a featherweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.
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UFC Fight Night 123 – Live Results

UFC Fight Night 123 goes down live from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California tonight. In the main event Cub Swanson takes on undefeated prospect Brian Ortega in a …read more

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Cub Swanson vs. Dennis Siver full fight video

At UFC 162 back in July 6, 2013, Cub Swanson battled fellow featherweight veteran Dennis Siver in the opening fight of the pay-per-view main card. That night in Las Vegas, …read more

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Live UFC Fight Night 123 Preliminary Results

The UFC is back in Fresno, California and have a great card in store for fight fans. In the main event of the evening, longtime UFC featherweight Cub Swanson takes …read more

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Keys to Victory! Who will win Cub Swanson vs. Brian Ortega UFC Fight Night 123 main event fight tonight

Rising UFC featherweight contender Brian Ortega will look to maintain his undefeated professional record later this evening (Sat., Dec. 9, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 123 live on FOX Sports …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega live results, discussion, play by play

Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC event in Fresno, which will be headlined by a featherweight fight between perennial contender Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega. Join us today on …read more

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Brian Ortega: ‘This is My Time’ (UFC Fresno Video)

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Brian Ortega is prepared for a war when he takes on No. 4 ranked Cub Swanson in the UFC Fight Night 123 main event in Fresno, Calif. on …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123: Cub Swanson, ‘Fighter to Watch’ tonight in Fresno

Cub Swanson will try to prove to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that he deserves a featherweight title shot with a win over undefeated contender Brian Ortega later tonight (Sat., Dec. …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123 card: Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega full fight preview

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight finishers Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega will clash TONIGHT (Dec. 9, 2017) inside Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.
Swanson has been telling anyone who will …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Cub Swanson vs. Brian Ortega Toe-to-Toe preview - A complete breakdown

Phil and David break down everything you need to know about Swanson vs. Ortega for UFC Fresno, and everything you don’t about losing ‘til you’re not. Cub Swanson vs. …read more

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UFC Fresno main event breakdown: Cub Swanson vs. Brian Ortega

With the ascension of Max Holloway, the UFC featherweight division has finally stabilized again. Unlike other newly minted champions who have immediately looked outside their own divisions for challenges, Holloway …read more

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Ahead of his UFC-Fresno headliner, watch Cub Swanson's decimation of Dennis Siver

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosCub Swanson is on a pretty stellar run right now with four straight featherweight wins.
It’s been so solid, in fact, that when champ Max Holloway …read more

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Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega full fight video preview for UFC Fresno main event

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) kicks off its UFC Fight Night 123 mixed martial arts (MMA) event for the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., TONIGHT (Sat., Dec. 9, 2017), live …read more

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Fight Night Fresno: Weigh-in Results

Fight Night: Swanson vs Ortega, which is headlined by the featherweight bout between (4) Cub Swanson and (6) Brian Ortega, airs live on FS1 Saturday, December 9 at 10pm ET …read more

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Unfiltered Episode 153: Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega

Both UFC Fight Night Fresno main event fighters, Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega, join the show today. First, Brian calls in to talk about Cub Swanson as an opponent, earning …read more

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Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega staredown video from UFC Fresno weigh ins

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for its UFC Fight Night 123 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, locked and loaded for this Saturday night (Dec. …read more

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Who ya got?! Fighters weigh in on Cub Swanson vs. Brian Ortega at UFC Fight Night 123

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosFRESNO, Calif. – A perenial featherweight contender tries to hand an unbeaten prospect his first loss in this week’s UFC headliner.
Cub Swanson (25-7 MMA, 10-3 …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123 Weigh-in Results: No Issues for Headliners Cub Swanson, Brian Ortega

Jockeying for position on the Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight ladder, it was only natural for Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega to someday meet. …read more

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Swanson: Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey were ‘pampered’ their entire careers

Cub Swanson speaks out on what he feels is the special treatment given for both Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey. UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson has long-standing grievances with …read more

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UFC Fight Night 123 staff picks: Who's the runaway choice between Cub Swanson, Brian Ortega?

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Swanson
vs.
Ortega
Benitez
vs.
Knight
Moraes
vs.
Sterling
Holtzman
vs.
Horcher
Anders
vs.
Perez
Lopez
vs.
Morales
MMAjunkie readers’consensus picks2017: 120-81

Swanson
(64%)

Knight
(92%)

Sterling
(51%)

Horcher
(55%)

Anders
(73%)

Lopez
(58%)
Brian Garcia@thegoze2017: 127-74

Swanson

Knight

Moraes

Holtzman

Anders

Lopez
Dann Stupp@DannStupp2017: 126-752015 Champion

Swanson

Knight

Sterling

Horcher

Anders

Morales
Simon Samano@SJSamano2017: 126-75

Ortega

Knight

Moraes

Horcher

Anders

Lopez
Ben Fowlkes @BenFowlkesMMA2017: 125-762016 Champion

Swanson

Knight

Moraes

Holtzman

Anders

Morales
Steven Marrocco @MMAjunkieSteven2017: 124-77

Swanson

Knight

Sterling

Holtzman

Anders

Morales
John Morgan @MMAjunkieJohn2017: 119-82

Swanson

Knight

Moraes

Holtzman

Anders

Lopez
Fernanda Prates @nandaprates_2017: 118-83

Swanson

Knight

Moraes

Holtzman

Anders

Morales
Mike Bohn …read more

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Cub Swanson vs. Brian Ortega Gets Green Light at UFC Fight Night 123 Weigh-in

Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega are set to make their respective cases for a shot at featherweight champion Max Holloway following the official UFC Fight Night 123 weigh-in on Friday …read more

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10 reasons to watch UFC Fight Night 123 with a crucial fight for Cub Swanson

The UFC visits Fresno, Calif., on Saturday for UFC Fight Night 123. Headlining the card is a potential featherweight title eliminator between long-time 145-pound competitor Cub Swanson and the fast-rising …read more

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Rally for Cub? Swanson expecting featherweight title shot with win at UFC Fresno

Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Cub Swanson is expecting a title shot with a win over Brian Ortega in the UFC Fight Night 123 main event, which takes …read more

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Cub Swanson sick of 5-round wars, aims to give Brian Ortega lesson in losing at UFC-Fresno

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosFRESNO, Calif. – Cub Swanson knows Brian Ortega is trying to use his name as a building block at UFC Fight Night 123, but he …read more

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As far as Cub Swanson is concerned, McGregor and Rousey were ‘pampered’ by UFC

Cub Swanson doesn’t sound too happy with the UFC as he comes into the final fight on his contract this Saturday. Coming into his UFC Fight Night main event against …read more

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Brian Ortega: I'll beat Cub Swanson at UFC-Fresno, just can't 'act dumb or silly'

Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, VideosFRESNO, Calif. – Brian Ortega is feeling calm, cool and collected as the days wind down to his first UFC main event.
Ortega (12-0 MMA, 4-0 …read more

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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking down UFC Fight Night 123’s Brian Ortega

Third-round finishing machine, Brian Ortega, will battle longtime contender, Cub Swanson, this Saturday (Dec. 9, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 123 inside Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.
There are plenty …read more

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Cub Swanson Argues UFC Favored ‘Pampered’ Fighters Over His Hard Work

When Max Holloway needed a new sparring partner at UFC 218 after Frankie Edgar received an injury, Cub Swanson was the first to put himself in the queue. Unfortunately for …read more

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UFC Fresno betting odds: Brian Ortega slips into favored line over Cub Swanson

Check out the betting odds for Saturday’s UFC Fresno card, as Brian Ortega is now favored over Cub Swanson in the main event. The betting odds are in for Saturday’s …read more

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Brian Ortega on Fight vs. Cub Swanson Saturday: ‘I Like To Fight Anywhere’

Unbeaten Brian Ortega will try to move one step closer to a shot at the UFC featherweight title this Saturday when he faces Cub Swanson in the main event of …read more

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Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega Each Explain Why They’ll Win (UFC Fresno Preview)

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Featherweight contenders Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega meet in a perfect match-up in the UFC Fight Night 123 main event in Fresno, Calif., on Saturday. Watch as each …read more

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Fighter on Fighter: Breaking down UFC Fight Night 123’s Cub Swanson

Long-time top contender, Cub Swanson, will square off with rising submission ace, Brian Ortega, this Saturday (Dec. 9, 2017) at UFC Fight Night 123 inside Save Mart Center in Fresno, …read more

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Free Fight: Cub Swanson Claims ‘Fight of the Night’ in Win vs. Dennis Siver

This Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 123, Cub Swanson looks to cement his standing in the featherweight division with a victory over the unbeaten Brian Ortega. Swanson and Ortega …read more

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