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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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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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