Cub Swanson: Career Retrospective


A true veteran of the game, Cub Swanson has been a constant as MMA interest has grown through his time with WEC and fighting under the UFC banner since 2011. Swanson takes a trip down memory lane and looks back at some moments from his UFC career.
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  • scam proof
    scam proofVor 3 Tage

    Big fan, real man right here in and out of the cage bruh !!!

  • master brewstir
    master brewstirVor 4 Tage

    I wish Diego handled the end of hes carrer like this 😔 I feel like Diego got stolen from us by a fucking scam artist.

  • Nug zulla
    Nug zullaVor 4 Tage

    Bravo Cub Bravo

  • Jimmy Dean
    Jimmy DeanVor 4 Tage

    Cub cub cub lol remember when he said that bjj schools wouldn't train him when he fought Kron Gracie lmao he likes to pepper in those lies at times 😂😂 🤣

  • Jordan Enzie
    Jordan EnzieVor 4 Tage

    much respect to Cub!!!

  • Logan Robertson
    Logan RobertsonVor 4 Tage

    Cub is such a creative striker. Fun to watch!

  • sneezer
    sneezerVor 4 Tage

    hes a sweet heart and a bad ass

  • Kristofer Jansson
    Kristofer JanssonVor 4 Tage

    I love this guy! So god damn technical, fluidity, creativity and timing! Can’t believe he never won the titile

  • Lancelot Vox
    Lancelot VoxVor 5 Tage

    Cub is the man!

  • Alfonso Lopez
    Alfonso LopezVor 5 Tage

    Man cub is one of the sweetest guys in ufc ahah

  • David Asher
    David AsherVor 5 Tage

    I was hoping Cub would teach that new guy a lesson the other night but...

  • Keegan Carroll
    Keegan CarrollVor 5 Tage

    is it just me or does our boy Cub look like our other boy Pedro Pascal ?

  • martin pangggeng
    martin pangggengVor 5 Tage

    Cub Swanson & Jeremy Stephens fight very violently. Cub Swanson should train under Trevor Wittman

  • c kkkjack
    c kkkjackVor 5 Tage


  • Paco Tocino
    Paco TocinoVor 5 Tage

    What is the club swanson?

  • Pat Patreon
    Pat PatreonVor 6 Tage

    Now he lose

  • Mario Yamasaki
    Mario YamasakiVor 6 Tage

    Liver alone

  • D Y
    D YVor 6 Tage

    So sorry for him losing his last fight,I hope UFC not going to release him 🙏

  • LeGrand Hanf
    LeGrand HanfVor 6 Tage

    He’s gonna retire

  • UserFT
    UserFTVor 6 Tage

    Can't ever go wrong rooting for Cub. The guy went from getting knee'd by Aldo, to destroying opponents in the UFC. When he dismantled Choi, I knew that Cub wasn't going anywhere anytime soon. The guy is a warrior and shows that he can adapt and learn to be a better fighter. Has never been KO'd ever in his career.

  • Merrillizer
    MerrillizerVor 6 Tage

    Cub's an O.G. of the game, helped build it. Always watched his fights! #BIGups, Cub!! Stay kushy.

  • Ryan M
    Ryan MVor 6 Tage

    Legend has it, Cub Swanson is actually Max Holloway's son in the future

  • B69ne
    B69neVor 6 Tage

    There is a reason Cub is a fan favorite, and this video does a great job showcasing that, as well as his words. It is too bad to see him lose last night, but without making it to the top, he cemented his legacy in a division of killers.

  • Uncle Junior

    Uncle Junior

    Vor 6 Tage

    I lost a fkn dollar on Cub yesterday.. smh

  • Seniormando
    SeniormandoVor 6 Tage

    Man will never be forgotten as the most iconic featherweight in history

  • Seniormando
    SeniormandoVor 6 Tage

    Legendary human being

  • Oumuamua
    OumuamuaVor 7 Tage

    He's one of those great fighters that never won a ufc title. The division has moved past him, but he'll always be remembered for the wars he had. I wish he got to challenge Jose Aldo for the title when they were both in their primes.

  • Whoisadrn
    WhoisadrnVor 7 Tage

    charles took a dive

  • Vegeta
    VegetaVor 7 Tage

    rest in peace cub

  • Peaceful Guy
    Peaceful GuyVor 7 Tage

    who remember scott jorgenson?

  • Player Name

    Player Name

    Vor 6 Tage

    @Peaceful Guy One of the veterans and building blocks of the bantamweight division

  • Player Name

    Player Name

    Vor 6 Tage

    @Peaceful Guy agreed 100%

  • Peaceful Guy

    Peaceful Guy

    Vor 6 Tage

    @Player Name you are absolutely right , that weight class was so interesting they were all talented i don't understand why he is not hall of fame

  • Player Name

    Player Name

    Vor 6 Tage

    @Peaceful Guy When I was younger he was one of my favorite fighters...I don't know why but it was what it was. He was underated

  • Peaceful Guy

    Peaceful Guy

    Vor 6 Tage

    @Player Name You're an OG

  • Wayfarer
    WayfarerVor 7 Tage

    I love watching Cub fight. His striking is so fluid, he's super creative, and he's very well rounded despite getting subbed so much.

  • SE999RGE
    SE999RGEVor 7 Tage

    Big respect for Cub he is a great fighter.

  • Josh
    JoshVor 7 Tage

    That oliveira tko is similar to those where the opponent is heard later in coma then dead. Scary shit

    RCZ CSLVor 7 Tage

    Cub is like a small Robbie Lawler

  • Constantly hungry
    Constantly hungryVor 7 Tage

    sympathy guy

  • panpan
    panpanVor 7 Tage

    such a cool guy!

  • Omar K
    Omar KVor 7 Tage

    Cub was actually the one that convinced me crazy moves could actually work in fighting if u good enough lol LEGEND.

  • Oreo-San
    Oreo-SanVor 7 Tage

    Always enjoy his fights! respect

  • James Vrtacnik
    James VrtacnikVor 7 Tage

    You gotta love Cub man

  • Leo Franco
    Leo FrancoVor 7 Tage

    I respect warriors like this , good luck in next fight!

  • Jon Snow
    Jon SnowVor 7 Tage

    Cub is a legend!

  • Verde Voda
    Verde VodaVor 7 Tage

    Probably one of the most entertaining careers. Love this guy

  • Cinema Sermons
    Cinema SermonsVor 7 Tage

    I'm a big Cub Swanson fan. Excited to see him fight tonight

  • Ivo Ivan
    Ivo IvanVor 7 Tage

    great story. beautifully told

  • Islo
    IsloVor 7 Tage

    how the hell is it possible for him to be the scariest dude in the world when you see him in the cage but the nicest guy ever in the interview? :D

  • Brian T Neary
    Brian T NearyVor 7 Tage

    One of the last OGs

  • Ankur
    AnkurVor 7 Tage

    Cub " I was really getting sick of people doubting me" Swanson

  • Evan Fravel
    Evan FravelVor 7 Tage

    Even though he will probably never win a title, he will go down as an absolute legend and world class contender. THANKS FOR A CAREER THUS FAR HOMIE !

  • FUCK TheYoungTurks
    FUCK TheYoungTurksVor 7 Tage

    I’ve never seen a bad cub fight

  • Robert Smith
    Robert SmithVor 7 Tage

    One of the best

  • King Adam
    King AdamVor 7 Tage

    How could you not love cubs I’m a big fan

  • ka h
    ka hVor 7 Tage

    Cub ✊💪

  • raven
    ravenVor 7 Tage


    SAINT NOLAVor 7 Tage

    My all time favorite. All heart. Fight IQ one of the best.

  • james carr
    james carrVor 7 Tage

    Cub sounds like a straight up guy - what a legend!

  • Tom Wallhead
    Tom WallheadVor 7 Tage

    Cubs last fight tonight then?

  • F Humble
    F HumbleVor 7 Tage

    9:18 Cub scared the shit out of that doctor LMFAO

  • F Humble
    F HumbleVor 7 Tage

    Cub is a Hall of Famer for sure

  • meesert
    meesertVor 7 Tage

    Swanson is a bmf contender for sure, always brings it, fights everyone anytime, finisher, been fighting since the early days.

  • Jeremy jones
    Jeremy jonesVor 7 Tage

    Cub Swanson is one of my favorite fighters,i will miss him soooo much when he will retire,a true warriore

  • xXMaukiorXx
    xXMaukiorXxVor 8 Tage

    Cub the type of guy we wish won every fucking fight

  • Mark Brinquez
    Mark BrinquezVor 8 Tage

    Dude just ko'd someone with a broken hand😮

  • dennis 0181
    dennis 0181Vor 8 Tage

    The most handsome man in the game.

  • Oprah sides chair
    Oprah sides chairVor 8 Tage

    God bless you cub

  • Zachary F
    Zachary FVor 8 Tage

    Fucking love Cub so underrated

  • Oprah sides chair
    Oprah sides chairVor 8 Tage

    That smile tho 💀💀💀

  • Megarenegade666
    Megarenegade666Vor 8 Tage

    How he didn't talk about fight with The Legend?

  • Chris H
    Chris HVor 8 Tage

    It's funny, Cub is such a chill dude but still has a warrior's spirit and ferocity when he's in the cage. Definitely one of my favorite fighters!

  • Blacksheep
    BlacksheepVor 8 Tage

    The music suits this video so well, its epic! Cubs a true modern day samurai

  • J-man
    J-manVor 8 Tage

    Imagine being Cub Swanson and having to be reminded your a bad man... crazy these men operate with so much pressure on them.

  • Brown Hornet
    Brown HornetVor 8 Tage

    Fantastic fighter !!

  • V Reality
    V RealityVor 8 Tage

    A story about Swanson right before his next fight.. poor kid

  • empier79
    empier79Vor 8 Tage

    future UFC HOF fighter no doubt

  • Chingri Mungrei
    Chingri MungreiVor 8 Tage


  • Travis Swain
    Travis SwainVor 8 Tage

    I’ve been a fan of cub Swanson since he fought Jens Pulver back in wec I call my son cub cause he’s a feisty little bugger A true definition of a real fighter and a genuine human being Respect

  • Andy Avila
    Andy AvilaVor 8 Tage

    Really hate that theyre giving him giga. Why do cub dirty like that.

  • jvela6937
    jvela6937Vor 8 Tage

    Mad respect for Cub! Hope he does his thing in the octagon tomorrow. 💯

  • mary chang
    mary changVor 8 Tage

    Cub had the whole back tattoo before it was popular.

  • mary chang
    mary changVor 8 Tage

    Love the fight breakdowns by Cub. Get a small glimpse into what a fighter is thinking. Very cerebral.

  • HintofLime TostitoChip
    HintofLime TostitoChipVor 8 Tage

    This dude vs Vinc Pichel to see who the better doppelgänger is...

  • Alysse Winston
    Alysse WinstonVor 8 Tage

    4:30 shoulders up high gang.☝️ Hope to LET GO and experience this one day KILLA CUB💪😤

  • TheAntManChannel
    TheAntManChannelVor 8 Tage

    First fight I ever saw of Cub's was against Aldo. He never let anyone do that to him again.

  • Menard Prez
    Menard PrezVor 8 Tage

    He was one of my favourite fighters when I started watching UFC, it felt like he had it all. Still one of my favourites. Thank you Cub 🙏🏼

  • Christopher Chennat
    Christopher ChennatVor 8 Tage


  • Maurice Stoll
    Maurice StollVor 8 Tage

    One of the best UFC videos I have ever seen!

  • lucifer
    luciferVor 8 Tage

    One of the most exciting fighters ever, one of my favorites for sure!

  • David Cubillos
    David CubillosVor 8 Tage

    Been a fan of Cub since WEC days!

  • oetlul dn bral
    oetlul dn bralVor 8 Tage

    underrated fighter imo. Total savage.

  • Mister Haze
    Mister HazeVor 8 Tage

    What’s up with oliveira’s delayed drop before the tko?

  • Agent Pluto
    Agent PlutoVor 8 Tage

    cub is my son

  • Soran Sadek
    Soran SadekVor 8 Tage

    When will this guy get a shot at the title?

  • Oto Mazrashvili
    Oto MazrashviliVor 8 Tage

    4:15 he beat Brock Lesnar

  • DustyHighway
    DustyHighwayVor 8 Tage

    Please do more of such videos. Inspirational to see legends look back at the defining fights in their career.

  • Shock the Muscle
    Shock the MuscleVor 8 Tage

    The Choi fight made him a legend

  • Vazha Silagadze
    Vazha SilagadzeVor 8 Tage

    Lets go Giga 🇬🇪

  • Bob Saget
    Bob SagetVor 8 Tage

    Mike Tyson eating his popcorn lmfao that's one of the best things I've ever seen

  • nick Ronin
    nick RoninVor 8 Tage

    Cub is a true OG

  • streetplatoon562
    streetplatoon562Vor 8 Tage

    KILLA CUB !!! Met you at UFC 241 Honda center !!! I appreciate how down to earth you were 💪🏼👊🏼 fan for life right here !! Get that W tomorrow brotha !!

  • Antonio Garcia delgado
    Antonio Garcia delgadoVor 8 Tage

    Cubbbb swanssssss goooodluck tomorrow you will win if u win coachella valley win everytime i drive 111 and see your image and tim Bradleys i get all hypeup and proud of the valley people we count on you send you mother natures best vibessss aweeeewiskiiii

  • Jamal Yusuf
    Jamal YusufVor 8 Tage

    Cub is an absolute legend! HUGE fan of this guy

  • Gareth Davies
    Gareth DaviesVor 8 Tage

    Awesome 👏