UFC Fight Night 44 pre-fight facts: Swanson’s resume among best at featherweight
By: Mike Bohn, MMA Junkie
"If you don’t get your fix of UFC action from UFC Fight Night 43 on Saturday morning in New Zealand, the organization has you covered with UFC Fight Night 44 later in the day.
"The second half of the weekend doubleheader takes place stateside. The octagon will set up in Texas for the second time since March, this time at San Antonio’s AT&T Center for the FOX Sports 1-televised event.
"A high-stakes featherweight bout takes center stage at the event as Cub Swanson (20-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and Jeremy Stephens (23-9 MMA, 10-8 UFC) clash in the main event with the winner likely to receive a title shot at 145 pounds.
"Both headliners have stood out in the UFC when fighting at featherweight, and each just neede one more victory to achieve the ultimate dream of fighting for UFC gold.
"For the numbers behind the main event, as well as the other 10 bouts slated for the UFC’s debut in San Antonio, here are 40 pre-fight facts about UFC Fight Night 44."