• Cub Swanson sick of 5-round wars, aims to give Brian Ortega lesson in losing at UFC-Fresno

    3 days ago - By MMAjunkie

    Filed under: Featured , News , UFC , Videos FRESNO, Calif. - Cub Swanson knows Brian Ortega is trying to use his name as a building block at UFC Fight Night 123, but he refuses to let it happen.
    Swanson is a long-established contender in the UFC featherweight division. Ortega , meanwhile, is an unbeaten up-and-comer who wants to prove his worth in Saturday's headliner, which takes place at Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., and airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
    The tale of the main-event matchmaking is as old as combat sports itself. A younger fighter is trying to...
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  • Brian Ortega: I'll beat Cub Swanson at UFC-Fresno, just can't 'act dumb or silly'

    Brian Ortega: I'll beat Cub Swanson at UFC-Fresno, just can't 'act dumb or silly'

    3 days ago - By MMAjunkie

    Filed under: Featured , News , UFC , Videos FRESNO, Calif. - Brian Ortega is feeling calm, cool and collected as the days wind down to his first UFC main event.
    Ortega is easygoing and all smiles heading into Saturday's UFC Fight Night 123 headliner. He meets Cub Swanson in a crucial 145-pound bout at Save Mark Center in Fresno, Calif., which airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
    Related UFC-Fresno's Brian Ortega relaxed ahead of biggest career test - and just hopes that's a good thing
    Just on Wednesday, Ortega was singing. At today's UFC Fight Night 123 open workouts at...
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