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José Aldo Vs. Cub Swanson II Reportedly Set For UFC 233

Two of the top UFC featherweights of all-time are reportedly set to rematch as José Aldo vs. Cub Swanson move closer to a slot on January’s UFC 233. UFC 233 is getting better by the day it seems. Already the card is home to Cejudo/Dillashaw, Lawler/Askren, and Vick/Felder among others and now, we could well see a 145lb clash befitting …

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Report: Frankie Edgar’s Comeback Fight Is Already On The Cards For UFC Atlantic City

According to reports made by MMAFighting, the former-lightweight champion of the world Frankie Edgar could be set for a potentially electric rematch of one of his signature wins. UFC 222’s main-event fixture between the top-ranked featherweight contenders Frankie Edgar and Brian Ortega may have been billed as a true stylisitical clash for the ages on paper, but when the octagon doors closed …

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Watch: Brian Ortega Spars Rener Gracie In Amazing Session, Shows Exactly How Creative His BJJ Game Is

UFC featherweight Brian Ortega takes on Rener Gracie in an electric – albeit lighthearted – grappling exhibition and shows his immense creativity on the mat. Brian Ortega is a man who has been on the radar of hardcore MMA fans for some time now but after his incredible submission win over Cub Swanson last weekend, he proved to the masses …

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Watch: Brian Ortega Finishes Cub Swanson In The Main Event Of UFC Fresno

Cub Swanson’s impressive four-fight winning streak came to a frustrating end in Fresno, California on Saturday night, as he submitted to a sneaky standing guillotine choke from unbeaten 26-year-old contender Brian Ortega in the second round of the UFC Fight Night 123 main event. The first round was contested almost exclusively on the feet, with both fighters having their moments. …

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Twitter: Cub Swanson Fires Back At Dismissive Frankie Edgar

During an interview with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar argued that he should be the first man to get a crack at newly crowned UFC featherweight king Max Holloway. Dismissing the credentials of another top-candidate, Cub Swanson, Edgar made a compelling case. However, Swanson has since hit back at ‘The …

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Frankie Edgar Makes Compelling Case For First Shot At New Champ Max Holloway

DALLAS, TX - MAY 13: Frankie Edgar celebrates his victory over Yair Rodriguez in their featherweight fight during the UFC 211 event at the American Airlines Center on May 13, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Following his win over Jose Aldo on Saturday night in Rio, new UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was bombarded with questions about what’s next. Some in the media tempted the Hawaiian to issue a call-out to former foe and current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. While others on social media played matchmaker, suggesting bouts with lightweights Tony Ferguson and Nate …

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Artem Lobov Already Knows Who He Wants To Fight Next

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 22: Artem Lobov of Russia is introduced in the Octagon prior to his featherweight bout against Cub Swanson during the UFC Fight Night event at Bridgestone Arena on April 22, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Artem Lobov is targeting a shot at UFC featherweight Do Ho Choi following his bout with Cub Swanson. Both men are coming off losses to Swanson, and Lobov feels this is the fight which makes most sense. Speaking to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour Lobov explained how he was not in any way viewing his decision loss to the number 4 …

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Watch: When Jose Aldo KO’d Cub Swanson In Seven Seconds

On Saturday evening, Cub Swanson made light work of Artem Lobov before declaring that he will now turn his attention to getting a featherweight title shot. Jose Aldo and Max Holloway are due to face off in the UFC 212 main event in June and, given the form that Cub Swanson is in, there is every possibility that the winner …

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