This fighter is currently serving a suspension by an ABC-recognized athletic commission (NJSACB, New Jersey)
Pro Record: 21-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Joe Moreira
Age: 31
Sex: Male
Height: 5 Feet. 8 Inch(es).
Weight: 145 lbs.
Out of: Orange County, CA
Born: CA

Cub Swanson's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
04/18/2015 Loss Max Holloway UFC on FOX 15 Submission Guillotine Choke 3 3:58
11/22/2014 Loss Frankie Edgar UFC Fight Night 57: Swanson vs Edgar Submission Neck Crank 5 4:56
06/28/2014 Win Jeremy Stephens UFC Fight Night 44: Stephens vs Swanson Decision Unanimous Decision 5
07/06/2013 Win Dennis Siver UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman TKO/RSC 3 2:24
02/16/2013 Win Dustin Poirier UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald Decision Unanimous Decision 3
09/22/2012 Win Charles Oliveira UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort KO 1 2:40
06/22/2012 Win Ross Pearson UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage 2 4:14
01/28/2012 Win George Roop UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 2:22
11/12/2011 Loss Ricardo Lamas UFC: No Mercy - Velasquez vs. Dos Santos Submission Arm Triangle Choke 2 2:16
11/11/2010 Win Mackens Semerzier WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki Decision Split Decision 3
08/18/2010 Loss Chad Mendes WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez Decision Unanimous Decision 3
11/18/2009 Win John Franchi WEC 44: Brown vs. Aldo Submission Guillotine Choke 3 4:50
06/07/2009 Loss Jose Aldo WEC 41: Brown vs. Faber II KO 1 0:08
12/03/2008 Win Hiroyuki Takaya WEC 37: Torres vs. Tapia Decision Unanimous Decision 3
02/23/2008 Win Donny Walker International Fighting & Boxing League: Fight Night 11 Submission Rear Naked Choke 3 1:24
12/12/2007 Loss Jens Pulver WEC 31: Live on Versus Submission Choke 1 0:35
06/03/2007 Win Micah Miller WEC 28: Faber vs Farrar Decision Unanimous Decision 3
03/24/2007 Win Tommy Lee WEC 26: Condit vs Allessio Submission Guillotine Choke 1 3:17
11/17/2006 Win Chuck Kim Beatdown in Bakersfield KO Strike 1 4:51
NSF 10/13/2006 Win Charlie Valencia King of the Cage: Booyaa TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 4:52
NSF 08/04/2006 Win Richard Montano King of the Cage: Rapid Fire Decision 2
03/11/2006 Win Shannon Gugerty Total Combat Entertainment 13 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 3:40
NSF 12/02/2005 Win Fernando Arreola King of the Cage 63: Final Conflict TKO/RSC 1 3:21
NSF 09/23/2005 Win Michael Corey King of the Cage 61: Flash Point TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from a Cut 2 2:52
NSF 08/05/2005 Win Armando Sanchez King of the Cage 58: Prime Time Submission Strikes 1 1:59
NSF 01/29/2005 Win Martin Bautista Total Combat Entertainment 7 Submission Rear Naked Choke 2
NSF 10/24/2004 Win Joe Morales Total Combat Entertainment 6 Submission Strikes 1 2:10
NSF 07/25/2004 Loss Shannon Gugerty Total Combat Entertainment 4 Submission Rear Naked Choke
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest

Fighter Bio


Cub Swanson was born in Palm Springs, California, USA and fighting out of Orange County, California, USA. Swanson is a submission specialist with strengths in grappling, wrestling and boxing. He is an impressive 145-lb. fighter who is looking to make a name for himself in the big league. Swanson has fought at both lightweight and featherweight throughout his career.

Cub Swanson wins his WEC debut againt Tommy Lee with the submission officially coming at the 3:17 of the first round.