Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Burgos vs Swanson?
Shane Burgos beat Cub Swanson by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 9, on Saturday 4th May 2019 at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Shane Burgos.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Burgos vs Swanson stats
Shane Burgos stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Cub Swanson made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Burgos and Swanson have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Shane Burgos was the younger man by 7 years, at 31 years old.
Burgos had a height advantage of 3 inches over Swanson. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Burgos was the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2013, 9 year later than Swanson, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 51 less professional rounds, 40 to Swanson's 91.
Swanson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.