Mixed martial arts veteran Cub Swanson returned to the Octagon in tonight’s UFC Vegas 25 co-key celebration for a featherweight bout with Giga Chikadze.
Swanson (27-12 MMA) experienced entered the matchup on a two-struggle get streak, his newest getting a knockout acquire in excess of Daniel Pineda at UFC 256. With that remaining claimed, ‘Killer Cub’ had gone just 2-4 about his past 6 Octagon appearances over-all prior to tonight’s contest.
Meanwhile, Giga Chikadze (13-2 MMA) experienced entered tonight’s UFC Vegas 25 co-headliner on a 7-battle earn streak. The Georgian standout was most beforehand viewed in motion this earlier November, wherever he scored a first spherical TKO victory about Jamey Simmons.
In spite of his latest good results, Cub Swanson was not equipped to make it out of the initial spherical in his combat with Giga Chikadze this evening. The Georgian fighter related with a unpleasant liver kick just times into the opening round which finally spelt an finish to the battle (see that here).
It was unquestionably a disappointing night at the business for Swanson, but that didn’t protect against ‘Killer Cub’ from issuing the pursuing elegant assertion to congratulate Chikadze on his good efficiency.
He could not have been any more respectful immediately after. I seriously take pleasure in that. Great luck on the up coming 1 https://t.co/KyN4OFyK3S
— Cub Swanson (@CubSwanson) May well 2, 2021
“He could not have been any more respectful right after. I truly respect that. Excellent luck on the future one.” – Swanson wrote on Twitter.
Obtaining gone just 2-5 over his previous 7 fights in general, it will be intriguing to see who the UFC chooses to match Cub Swanson up in opposition to following.
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