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Veteran Cub Swanson is looking to rebound against undefeated grappler Kron Gracie.
The UFC return to San Francisco for the first time in almost a decade on October 12th with UFC on ESPN+ 19, and another bout is now being finalised for the event. According to ESPNs Brett Okamoto the UFC are working on a fight between long-time veteran Cub Swanson and rising talent Kron Gracie. A strawweight bout between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Michelle Waterson is expected to serve as main event. The UFC has not officially announced any of the bouts.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) July 10, 2019
Swanson in desperate need of win
As of now Swanson has lost four straight fights and is hasn’t won a fight since august 2017 when he defeated Artem Lobov via unanimous decision. Since then he’s lost to top talent and title contenders like Brian Ortega and Frankie Edgar. He lost a split decision to Shane Burgos in his most recent outing.
Gracie, part of the legendary BJJ-family, obviously has a background in grappling and made the transition to MMA in 2014. He won four straight bouts and then made his UFC-debut, defeating Alex Caceres via decision.