The black belt in judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Cub Swanson entered this fight with a mma record of 21-6-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jose Aldo). He fought twice last year beating Jeremy Stephens (=Swanson vs Stephens) but then he lost to Frankie Edgar (=Edgar vs Swanson).
His opponent, Max Holloway, has an official record of 12-3-0 (50% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.13 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive defeats in 2013, against Dennis Bermudez and Conor McGregor (=McGregor vs Holloway), but then he has won five bouts beating Cole Miller in his last fight (=Holloway vs Miller). Swanson vs Holloway is on the undercard of Lyoto Machida vs Luke Rockhold – UFC on Fox 15. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 15: Machida vs Rockhold
Where: Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
Swanson’s previous fight: Frankie Edgar vs Cub Swanson
Holloway’s previous fight: Max Holloway vs Cole Miller
Holloway’s next fight: Max Holloway vs Charles Oliveira
Swanson’s next fight: Cub Swanson vs Hacran Dias
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