Completed MMA Bout

Cub Swanson vs. Ricardo Lamas

Preliminary Card | Featherweight · 145 lbs | MMA

Ricardo "The Bully" Lamas
Cub Swanson

Lamas
Submission
Round 2

10-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   15-4-0
Climbed to 11-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 15-5
-175 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +145 (Slight Underdog)
United States   Nationality   United States
Chicago, Illinois   Fighting out of   Albuquerque, New Mexico
29 years, 5 months, 3 weeks, 1 day   Age at Fight   28 years, 1 week, 3 days
145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)
5'8" (173cm)   Height   5'8" (173cm)
71.0" (180cm)   Reach   70.0" (178cm)
Team Top Notch (Strength & Conditioning)
MMA MASTERS (Primary)
  Gym   Jackson Wink MMA
UFC on FOX 1
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC on FOX 1: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos
  • Date: Saturday 11.12.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: Honda Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Anaheim, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 7 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Swanson Total Disclosed Pay: $15,000
  • Lamas Total Disclosed Pay: $85,000
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Swanson vs. Lamas Wiki Update Wiki

The seventh bout of UFC on FOX 1 featured Cub Swanson taking on Ricardo Lamas in the featherweight division.


Swanson landed some low kicks early, caught a low kick from Lamas, only to have Lamas acrobatically flip out of the situation. Lamas shot in for a takedown that initially appeared like it might be stuffed, but he was able to power through and plant Swanson on his back. Lamas worked hard to pass guard but found himself defending a deep guillotine choke from Swanson. Lamas, in serious danger, stood back to his feet with Swanson still on tight. Lamas finally popped free and the fighters playfully taunted each other. Swanson nearly had Lamas in a choke with his legs, clearly holding an advantage in the grappling department. An exciting first round, mostly controlled by Swanson.


Swanson missed on a big spinning back pick, Lamas landed a takedown but looked to be again outclassed with Swanson looking for submission holds. Lamas delivered some big elbows, mostly blocked by Swanson's forearms, and then in a surprising turn of events, Lamas deftly transitioned to an arm-triangle choke. Swanson, caught deep in trouble, had no way to escape and was forced to tap after an action-packed round and a half of fighting.


The official end came at 2:16 of the second round with Ricardo Lamas winning by submission. Speaking with Joe Rogan in the post fight interview, Lamas commented, "I wasn't tapping, he was going to have to put me out... my grandmother passed away a week ago today, and I'd like to dedicate this fight to her... Once I realized what he was going for and I get that a lot in the gym, I was able to lock in the arm triangle."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:44 PM ET
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Swanson vs. Lamas Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 888  
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Lamas
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Swanson vs. Lamas Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

If you knew my homie, you would be shocked too. How are they gonna give him 3rd best Latino? http://t.co/A4xTpx4y
5 days, 2 hours, and 56 minutes
after
Ok FrickleBurger is legit! The Jalapeno-bacon-cheddar Tater-Tots got me.
5 days and 13 minutes
after
So I heard this is the spot...I'll be the judge of that. http://t.co/ITXyW2kb
4 days, 23 hours, and 40 minutes
after
Thanks @danawhite and @ufc for letting me show my skills :)
4 days and 31 minutes
after
"@DerekBrunsonMMA: #GuyCode if another man ask you to put lotion on his back , just say no" Come on, its a hard place to reach!
3 days, 7 hours, and 51 minutes
after
@SMOOTHone155 I guess that makes us brothers!
3 days, 5 hours, and 51 minutes
after
Thanks to @Tapout for sponsoring me :)
2 days, 22 hours, and 47 minutes
after
Big thanks to @athletebay for sponsoring me :)
2 days, 22 hours, and 44 minutes
after
Today i feel......Humbled. Im ready to do it again(determined face on) @ufc
2 days, 22 hours, and 22 minutes
after
@MackDaMenaceMMA You caught a bad break. I hope they overturn it.
2 days, 7 hours, and 29 minutes
after
Back on the grind! No holiday break for me
2 days, 5 hours, and 56 minutes
after
@DerekBrunsonMMA Thanks buddy! Me and @clayguida will be there cheering for you.
2 days, 3 hours, and 56 minutes
after
Congrats to my boy @TimBradley_TDS on his big win Saturday. Pac Man next!?
1 day, 23 hours, and 59 minutes
after
Thank you @danawhite @seanshelby @ufc for the opportunity to fight for the best organization in the world again! #trulyblessed
1 day, 23 hours, and 48 minutes
after
Having a good dinner in Hermosa Beach with @katelynnansari @clayguida @Jakemurphymma
1 day, 9 hours, and 1 minute
after
Thank ou to my camps top notch and mma masters, my friends and family and fans, I couldn't have done it without all your help!
16 hours and 6 minutes
after
I promised I would fight my heart out. Sorry I didn't get the win :( @ufc #UFConFoX
4 hours and 26 seconds
after
Lol Crazy fans #UFConFoX http://t.co/b7PEQkHN
21 hours and 39 minutes
before
Heading to weigh ins! @ufc #UFConFoX http://t.co/eNQAWfz5
21 hours and 51 minutes
before
After a very difficult day, I am in route to LA for my fight this saturday, time to focus, very driven, ready, ready for anything.........
1 day, 20 hours, and 39 minutes
before
I make sure my corner men get the royal treatment @ufc #UFCONFOX http://t.co/RS4hApcJ
1 day, 22 hours, and 54 minutes
before
"@Tubs4560: @CubSwanson Do you have a prefight ritual? Something you do the night before every fight?" Try to get a good night sleep :)
2 days, 17 hours, and 35 minutes
before
Nothing like watching Kung Fu Panda 2, to get my mind right :)
2 days, 19 hours, and 2 seconds
before
What's up @gunstorechris! I'm gonna tell everyone if they're ever in Vegas to stop by the @gunstore
2 days, 19 hours, and 34 minutes
before
I haven't driven out for a fight in like 5 years. Its been fun :)
3 days, 21 hours, and 44 minutes
before
Please follow @TimBradley_TDS! He is my favorite boxer and not just cause we went to high school together :) @ufc
4 days, 23 hours, and 4 minutes
before
Gotta do things for the kids :) http://t.co/x6IAwcJi
1 week, 3 hours, and 25 minutes
before
Good to see all my boys back home putting in work while I was away :) TRU-MMA http://t.co/XaAxFatt
1 week, 1 day, 17 hours, and 56 minutes
before
So I plan on getting fat after my fight :)
1 week, 1 day, 20 hours, and 35 minutes
before
I love that my family decided to throw me a B-Day Pizza party lol I'm the only one not eating. Same thing last year. #YouKnowiCantEatThat
1 week, 2 days, 19 hours, and 6 minutes
before
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