UFC mainstay Cub Swanson is poised to make his return to the octagon against Giga Chikadze.
The news of the featherweight pairing was first announced by Adjarasport on Twitter. As of now, there is no designated venue or location for the event. However, lately, most fights take place in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada, inside the UFC APEX. This fight will certainly have fans clamoring as Chikadze is on a seven-fight win streak. Although, one can never count out a veteran such as Swanson because of the power he carries into every fight.
Cub Swanson Ready To Thwart Another Prospect
At UFC 256: Figueiredo vs. Moreno, Swanson proved he can hang with young athletes still. In particular, he demonstrated his fighting vitality when he dispatched Daniel Pineda with a vicious right cross in round two. The 37-year old athlete continues to defy father time.
On the other hand, Chikadze is newer to the scene but has made a lasting impression inside the cage. In fact, he showed how dangerous his game is when he took out Jamey Simmons with a stunning head kick and followed it up with ground and pound to secure the victory. Overall the fight has the makings to be a very competitive affair. Fans will find out, if Chikadze can continue his incredible winning streak or if an upset is on the docket.
With the addition of Cub Swanson taking on Giga Chikadze, here is the most up-to-date schedule for the UFC event on May 1,
- Giga Chikadze vs. Cub Swanson
- Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Augosto Sakai
- Krzysztof Jotko vs. Sean Strickland
- Gabriel Benitez vs. Jonathan Pearce
- Sam Hughes vs. Loma Lookboonmee
- Damon Jackson vs. TJ Laramie
- KB Bhullar vs. Andreas Michailidis
- Poliana Botelho vs. Ji Yeon Kim
- Felipe Colares vs. Journey Newson
- Dean Barry vs. Mike Jackson
- TJ Brown vs. Kai Kamaka III