Midnight Mania! Swanson vs. Burgos Set for UFC Ottowa

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Featherweight veteran Cub Swanson can be making his return to the cage in opposition to younger gun Shane Burgos on Could 4th in Ottawa.

The bout has the potential to be a tremendous scrap if the 35-year-old Swanson nonetheless has one thing left within the tank. After piling up a Four-fight profitable streak, together with 2016’s rightful Battle of the Yr in opposition to Doo Ho Choi, he proceeded to drop three straight: a combat he was profitable till he misplaced in opposition to Brian Ortega, a detailed however clear loss to Frankie Edgar, and an incredibly fast loss to Renato Moicano, who dropped him with a jab earlier than submitting him.

Burgos, in the meantime, misplaced his undefeated report by way of KO to Calvin Kattar. He was knocked down in his subsequent bout, however threw up a slick armbar to grab the win in opposition to Kurt Holobaugh. Swanson can be seeking to show he nonetheless belongs at this stage; Burgos can be seeking to make his identify with an emphatic win over a fighter as well-known as Swanson.



Dana White reminds us of one of many many instances he stated one thing, and the alternative occurred.

I watched this knockout a number of instances as a result of it’s simply an astonishingly nice punch

I doubt that is in reference to Jon Bones Jones, however humorous nonetheless.

Rory Macdonald says Georges St. Pierre continues to be in coaching, however GSP is having fun with the sauna as a substitute of the ice tub nowadays. Olivier Aubin-Mercier, not having fun with issues a lot.

Gaethje gained’t take Barboza down. He completely ought to, however he gained’t.

FWIW, I requested Justin Gaethje if he is considered wrestling Edson Barboza this weekend, given a few of Barboza’s issues with that previously. He stated, “I would be dumb not to consider it. I do not know if I am gonna take him down … however I am not in opposition to it.”

— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) March 27, 2019

Jon Jones tweeting this simply hours earlier than information breaks that really, he’s combating Thiago Santos? That’s simply basic Jones.

I don’t suppose you guys are able to witness @stipemiocic and I, would July provide you with all sufficient time?

— Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) March 27, 2019

Aljamain Sterling vs. Pedro Munhoz could be an important contender combat at bantamweight.

The primary head kick was okay however the spiteful teep to finish it was actually superb.

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Bellator flyweight champion, is maintaining the Hawaiian custom going of coaching underwater for her fights.

At first I assumed this was meant to be humorous, however studying tips on how to maintain focus when fists are flying at your face is a precious skill- having ‘robust eyes’.

The child within the center is me, and the youngsters standing round are my future targets. I’ve bought all of it found out!

Leon Edwards may be very upset he bought lit up backstage by Jorge Masvidal and now they gained’t even get to combat as a result of Masvidal, with one win, is forward of him within the rankings regardless of his 7-fight win streak.

@GamebredFighter do not you dare take that Askren combat pussy. I informed you now you are fucked. You bought saved by safety final time you’ll not be saved by the UFC this time

— Leon ‘Rocky’ Edwards (@Leon_edwardsmma) March 27, 2019

Cory posted this within the feedback final evening, however for anybody who didn’t see it, ESPN Ariel is a brand new man. He simply destroyed scumbag MMA supervisor Ali Abdelaziz.

Not less than I don’t pay these guys to coach with me, take pics with me and unfold fairytales that I can grasp with them like different individuals

— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) March 27, 2019

American Prime Workforce power and conditioning coach Phil Daru is posting about tips on how to prepare for energy. Dustin Poirier’s means to generate fight-ending energy late in his fights is a testomony to Phil’s coaching routine (in addition to his personal arduous work).

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These residents and their little canine are searching rats, and it looks like the canine reside to their authentic function

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