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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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Cub Swanson Thinks Bizarre Interaction With Fan Made Him Ill Ahead Of UFC Fresno

Saturday night was a tough one for UFC featherweight veteran Cub Swanson. After piecing together an impressive four-fight winning run that had him on the cusp of title contention, Swanson was ousted from his enviable spot in the UFC featherweight queue by the undefeated Brian Ortega and a sneaky, nasty second-round guillotine choke. But it sounds like the day that …

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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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Watch: Max Holloway Annihilating Cub Swanson Back In 2015 Ahead Of UFC 212

With the UFC’s interim featherweight champion Max Holloway set to face José Aldo for the undisputed title at UFC 212, remind yourselves of when the Hawaiian destroyed Cub Swanson back in 2015. Max Holloway’s ascent to the top of the featherweight pile has been quick and merciless. Ever since his 2013 loss to the UFC’s lightweight champion Conor McGregor, Holloway …

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