The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo Cub Swanson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 25-7-0 (60% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 featherweight in the world. He lost two consecutive fights between 2014 and 2015, against Frankie Edgar (=Edgar vs Swanson) and current #1 Ufc Fw champion Max Holloway (=Swanson vs Holloway), but then he has won four bouts beating Artem Lobov in 2017 (=Swanson vs Lobov).
His opponent, the undefeated black belt in Bjj Brian Ortega, has a perfect record of 12-0-0 (67% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has beat Diego Brandao (=Ortega vs Brandao), Clay Guida (=Ortega vs Guida) and Renato Moicano Carneiro (=Carneiro vs Ortega). Ortega vs Swanson is the mian event of UFC Fight Night 123. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 123: Swanson vs Ortega
Where: Save Mart Center, Fresno, California, USA
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
Swanson’s previous fight: Cub Swanson vs Artem Lobov
Ortega’s previous fight: Renato Carneiro vs Brian Ortega
Ortega’s next fight: Frankie Edgar vs Brian Ortega
Swanson’s next fight: Frankie Edgar vs Cub Swanson 2
Swanson vs Ortega Fight Video: