Cub
Swanson
21-7-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #6 Featherweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 6 Fight of the Night / 2 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 17 fights.
Record: 21-7-0
Summary: Ground game, scrambling, jiu-jitsu black belt

Fighter Info

From: Palm Springs, California USA
Fights Out Of: Palm Springs, California USA
Age: 31
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1425
44% Successful
627
Types of Successful Strikes
0
627
78% Standing
13%
491
53
83
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
35
51% Successful
18
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
9
13
3
Takedown Defense
50
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Cub Swanson
Apr 18, 2015
56
82
0
0
0
3
0
2
R3 Submission
Loss
Cub Swanson
Nov 22, 2014
93
31
7
0
2
0
16
0
R5 Submission
Win
Cub Swanson
Jun 28, 2014
87
65
0
2
0
0
0
0
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Win
Cub Swanson
Jul 6, 2013
43
26
1
1
0
0
1
2
R3 KO/TKO
Fight of the Night
Win
Cub Swanson
Feb 16, 2013
58
58
2
2
0
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Cub Swanson
Sep 22, 2012
9
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Knockout of the Night
Win
Cub Swanson
Jun 22, 2012
38
45
3
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Knockout of the Night
Win
Cub Swanson
Jan 28, 2012
43
35
2
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Cub Swanson
Nov 12, 2011
17
9
1
2
1
1
1
1
R2 Submission
Win
Cub Swanson
WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki
Nov 11, 2010
83
65
4
3
0
1
0
3
R3 Decision - Split
Fight of the Night
Loss
Cub Swanson
WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez
Aug 18, 2010
27
17
0
8
0
0
0
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Cub Swanson
WEC 44: Brown vs. Aldo
Nov 18, 2009
49
38
3
4
1
0
0
1
R3 Submission
Fight of the Night
Loss
Cub Swanson
WEC 41: Brown vs. Faber 2
Jun 7, 2009
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Cub Swanson
WEC 37: Torres vs. Tapia
Dec 3, 2008
42
39
3
2
1
0
4
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Loss
Cub Swanson
WEC 31: Faber vs. Curran
Dec 12, 2007
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Cub Swanson
WEC 28: Faber vs. Farrar
Jun 3, 2007
36
14
2
3
4
2
4
5
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Win
Cub Swanson
WEC 26: Condit vs. Alessio
Mar 24, 2007
1
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
R1 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: Training 3 times a day. Striking in the morning. Long slow run in the afternoon. Grappling at night.
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2003 to stop getting into trouble.
 
What ranks and titles have you held? Rigan Machado Black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu and have won many grappling tournaments like the Pan Ams.
 
Do you have any heroes? I admire anyone who fights to get what they want in life without screwing people over.

What is your favorite technique? The Superman double wrist lock

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went for a year but I was just there to play soccer.

What was your job before you started fighting?
I worked for United Cerebral Palsy. I helped children with disabilities on their social behavior.
• Four wins by submission (2 guillotine, 2 RNC) 11 by KO
 
• Has won six of his last eight

• Pro since 2004

• Defeated Charlie Valencia and Shannon Gugerty in pre-WEC bouts

• Won WEC Fight of the Night awards against Takaya, Franchi, and Semerzier

Career

Trained With

Donald Cerrone
Donald Cerrone
28-6-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Clay Guida
Clay Guida
32-12-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Ricardo Lamas
Ricardo Lamas
15-4-0
( W-L-D )
Mackens Semerzier
Mackens Semerzier
8-4-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )

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