The black belt in Bjj and judo Cub Swanson entered this fight with a professional record of 25-9-0 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 featherweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive defeats, with Brian Ortega (Cub Swanson vs Brian Ortega) and Frankie Edgar (Frankie Edgar vs Cub Swanson 2); before losing to Ortega, in 2017, he had beat Artem lobov (Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov).
His opponent, Renato Moicano Carneiro (black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu as well), has a mma record of 12-1-1 (42% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. He also lost to Brian Ortega last year (Renato Carneiro vs Brian Ortega) but he came back to win in 2018 with Calvin Kattar (Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Calvin Kattar). Swanson vs Moicano is on the undercard of TJ Dillashaw vs Cody Garbrandt 2 – UFC 227. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 227: Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2
Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC 227 fight card (main fights):
TJ Dillashaw vs Cody Garbrandt 2
Demetrious Johnson vs Henry Cejudo 2
Cub Swanson vs Renato Moicano Carneiro
Thiago Santos vs Kevin Holland
Pedro Munhoz vs Brett Johns
Swanson’s previous fight: Frankie Edgar vs Cub Swanson 2
Moicano’s previous fight: Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Calvin Kattar
Moicano’s next fight: Jose Aldo vs Renato Moicano Carneiro
Swanson’s next fight: Cub Swanson vs Shane Burgos
Swanson vs Moicano Fight Video:
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