MMA Odds and Ends for Tuesday: Cub Swanson says he’s fighting Brian Ortega at UFC Fight Night 123

Cub Swanson announced on his Instagram that he’s fighting Brian Ortega in the main event of UFC Fight Night 123 which takes place Dec. 9 at Save Mart Center in Fresno, CA.


Main Event vs Brian Ortega December 9th UFC Fight Night in Fresno, CA

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Swanson (25-7) heads into this matchup on a four-fight win streak, including a unanimous decision victory over Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night 108 in April. The 33-year-old hasn’t lost a fight since April 2015 when he was stopped by Max Holloway in third-round at UFC on FOX 15. Ortega (12-0) submitted Renato Moicano at UFC 214 in July which improved his UFC record to 4-0 with one “No Contest.” The 26-year-old has finished all of his UFC fights in the third round. Here’s an updated look at the card.

Brian Ortega vs. Cub Swanson
Liz Carmouche vs. Alexis Davis
Scott Holtzman vs. Darrell Horcher
Eryk Anders vs. John Phillips
Trevin Giles vs. Antonio Braga Neto
Carls John de Tomas vs. Alex Perez

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