The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to “The Lone Star State” for UFC Fight Night 44, headlined by a featherweight Cub Swanson against Jeremy Stephens, on FOX Sports 1 with “Prelims” bouts streaming live on the new “Fight Pass” digital network. UFC Fight Night 44 fight-week coverage with a full slate of “Prelims” under card previews predictions.
June 28, 2014 AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States
Cub Swanson VS. Jeremy Stephens
25-5-0 Record 23-9-0
5’ 7” Height 5’ 9”
145 lbs Weight 145 lbs
30 Age 28
UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens
Event: UFC Fight Night 44: “Swanson vs. Stephens”
Date: Saturday, June 28, 2014 on FOX Sports 1 & Fight Pass
Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas
FOX Sports 1 Main Event:
145 lbs.: Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens
FOX Sports 1 Main Card (10 p.m. ET):
170 lbs.: Kelvin Gastelum vs. Nicholas Musoke
185 lbs.: Andrew Craig vs. Cezar Ferreira
145 lbs.: Hacran Dias vs. Ricardo Lamas
185 lbs.: Clint Hester vs. Antonio Braga Neto
155 lbs.: Joe Ellenberger vs. James Montasri
FOX Sports 1 “Prelims” (8 p.m. ET):
155 lbs.: Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Colton Smith
135 lbs.: Johnny Bedford vs. Cody Gibson
185 lbs.: Andy Enz vs. Marcelo Guimaraes
125 lbs.: Ryan Benoit vs. Ray Borg
Fight Pass “Prelims” (7:30 p.m. ET):
265 lbs.: Anthony Hamilton vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk
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Cub Swanson vs. Jeremy Stephens in main event of UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio:
The UFC Fight Night 44 full “Prelims” preview, Complete online breakdown and predictions for all 5 under card “Prelims” fights on UFC Fight Night 44: “Swanson vs. Stephens” mixed martial arts (MMA) event from AT&T Center, Fight Pass/FOX Sports 1 on June 28, 2014, at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Two of the Featherweight division’s most devastating strikers will do the battle this Saturday night (June 28, 2014) in the main card “Swanson vs. Stephens”. In the co-main, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 winner, Kelvin Gastelum, will look to extend his win streak to four against Swedish standout Nico Musoke, while Cezar “Mutante” tries to bounce back from a knockout loss at the expense of Andrew Craig.
This week is the double fight week. This Saturday, in the hours of the morning, you’ll find a UFC Fight Night in Auckland, New Zealand, and then that night another Fight Night in San Antonio, Texas. Cub Swanson has been on a fantastic fighter of form in the UFC, he had won 5 straight after losing his promotional debut to Ricardo Lamas. Swanson has finished all of his UFC victims except Dustin Poirier, who is arguably his strongest victory to date. Featherweight matchup between Cub Swanson (20-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and Jeremy Stephens (23-9 MMA, 10-8 UFC) will headline in the card. UFC officials confirmed the news to FOXSports.com. The winner could emerge as the next top contender in the 145-pound division.
The “UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” will take place on June 28 at AT&T Center, the home of the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs. Jeremy Stephens is on a high heading into his UFC Fight Night 44 headliner with Cub Swanson. And if all goes according to plan, he won’t be coming down anytime soon.
The first main event of Stephens’18-fight UFC career takes place Saturday, and “Lil Heathen” is beaming with confidence. Stephens’ (23-9 MMA, 10-8 UFC) mindset going into what he views as a favorable matchup with Swanson (20-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC).