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Saturday, Apr 11, 2020

Cub Swanson Talks Timeline For Return, Following Knee Surgery

Cub Swanson (photo via YouTube)

By FCF Staff

After tearing his knee in a grappling match with Jake Shields last December, Cub Swanson believes he could fight before the year is up.

Prior to injuring his knee at Quintet Ultra, Swanson was coming off a decision win over Kron Gracie at UFC Tampa in October. Recently the featherweight contender posted a video on Instagram, and in it, the 36 year-old reported the following (quote via MMA Junkie).

“I think the biggest thing about my comeback is I had a date of around November, and nothing’s stopping me from that,” said Swanson in an Instagram post. “This whole thing, it’s really challenged me to stay focused. I look at it on the bright side, like I’ve picked a great time to be injured, so I’m just focusing on being at home with my kids and enjoying my time, and knowing that I will be back by November. If there’s fights going on, I will be in them, I will be ready and I will be better than ever.”

The win over Gracie snapped a four-fight losing skid for Swanson (26-11).

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posted by FCF Staff @ 11:04 am
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