23 Facts About Cub Swanson

1. Cub Swanson was born on November 2, 1983 in Palm Springs, California to a Swedish-American father and a Mexican mother.

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2. Cub Swanson landed 209 significant strikes against Artem Lobov, a record for a UFC featherweight bout.

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3. Cub Swanson has won his five most recent fights by decision.

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4. Cub Swanson has won six fight-night bonuses for a total of $315,000.

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5. Cub Swanson beat Charles Oliveira with a massive Knockout punch that caught Oliveira clean in the temple and had a delayed reaction as Oliveira crumpled to the mat.

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6. Cub Swanson is on a losing streak, Jeremy Stephens and Zabit Magomedsharipov are scheduled to fight and Jose Aldo meets Renato Moicano soon as well.

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7. Cub Swanson stated on Reddit that Bruce Lee inspired him as a fighter.

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8. Cub Swanson stated on his UFC profile that Superman double wrist lock is his favorite move.

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9. Cub Swanson tends to feint while punching, as exemplified in WEC 52.

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10. In other cases, Cub Swanson would throw a single ducking roundhouse kick with no set up, like in his fight with Ross Pearson and Doo Ho Choi.

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11. Cub Swanson is expected to rematch Jose Aldo on January 26, 2019 at UFC 233.

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12. Cub Swanson lost the back-and-forth fight via submission in the second round.

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13. Cub Swanson broke his hand for the 10th time in his career.

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14. Cub Swanson lost the one-sided fight via submission in closing seconds of the fifth round.

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15. Cub Swanson won the fight via TKO in the second round, earning him Knockout of the Night bonus.

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16. Cub Swanson boasted "I'm the more complete fighter and I have the tools to shut him down".

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17. Cub Swanson lost the fight via submission in the second round.

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18. Cub Swanson won nine fights before entering the WEC in 2007.

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19. On July 25, 2004, Cub Swanson made his first professional fight.

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20. At the age of 19, Cub Swanson started working for United Cerebral Palsy, where he helped children with social disabilities.

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21. Cub Swanson had a Swedish-American father, a Mexican mother and four siblings.

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22. Cub Swanson was born and raised mostly in Palm Springs, California.

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23. Cub Swanson competes as a featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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