Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-08-12, some good single shots but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma bout Cub Swanson vs Hakeem Dawodu gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Dawodu vs Swanson is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 12th, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Vicente Luque vs Rafael dos Anjos – UFC Vegas 78 (also known as UFC on ESPN 51). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Cub Swanson record
The black belt in Bjj Cub Swanson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 28-13-0 (61% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.39 featherweight in the world.
He lost two out of his last three fights, against Giga Chikadze (Cub Swanson vs Giga Chikadze) and against Jonathan Martinez (Cub Swanson vs Jonathan Martinez), between these two he beat Darren Elkins.
Hakeem Dawodu record
His opponent, Hakeem Dawodu, has a record of 13-3-1 (54% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.64 in the featherweight division.
He also lost two out of his last three matches, with Movsar Evloev (Movsar Evloev vs Hakeem Dawodu) and with Julian Erosa, between these two he defeated Michael Trizano.
Here is the UFC Vegas 78 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Vicente Luque vs Rafael dos Anjos
Cub Swanson vs Hakeem Dawodu
Chris Daukaus vs Khalil Rountree
Polyana Viana vs Iasmin Lucindo
Tafon Nchukwi vs A.J. Dobson
Josh Fremd vs Jamie Pickett
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Marcus McGhee vs J.P. Buys
Terrance McKinney vs Mike Breeden
Francis Marshall vs Isaac Dulgarian
Martin Buday vs Josh Parisian
Jaqueline Amorim vs Montserrat Ruiz
Da’Mon Blackshear vs Brady Hiestand
Luana Santos vs Juliana Miller
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Cub Swanson vs Hakeem Dawodu as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Swanson vs Dawodu fight?
Cub Swanson defeated Hakeem Dawodu via unanimous decision. Scores were 29–28, 29–28, 29–28.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 78 post-fight octagon interview of Cub Swanson and Hakeem Dawodu.