Review: 2014-11-22, good fight between Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night). The black belt in Bjj and former Ufc lightweight champion Frankie Edgar entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-1 (47% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 featherweight in the world, he suffered three consecutive defeats between 2012 and 2013, the last one against #1 Jose Aldo (=Aldo vs Edgar); after this bout he came back to win beating Charles Oliveira (=Edgar vs Oliveira) and BJ Penn in their third fight (=Edgar vs Penn 3).
His opponent, the balck belt in judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Cub Swanson, has an official record of 21-5-0 (71% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class, he suffered his last defeat in 2011 when he faced Ricardo Lamas (=Lamas vs Swanson); since then he has collected six consecutive victories, the last one against Jeremy Stephens (=Swanson vs Stephens). Edgar vs Swanson is the main event of “UFC Fight Night 57”. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs Swanson
Where: Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
Edgar’s previous fight: Frankie Edgar vs BJ Penn 3
Swanson’s previous fight: Cub Swanson vs Jeremy Stephens
Swanson’s next fight: Cub Swanson vs Max Holloway
Edgar’s next fight: Frankie Edgar vs Urijah Faber
Video: official video
(Alternative free highlights video hosted on Youtube)