Darren Elkins
Elkins
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Dec 18 2021
Saturday

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
26-9-0
KO 1
KO 1
27-12-0

The tape

40
Age
40
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

KOSUBUDUDKO
Form
KOKOUDSDSUB
26
Wins
27
9
By KO
12
35
KO%
44
5
By SUB
4
19
SUB%
15
9
Loses
12
3
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
7
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2004
35
Bouts
39
78
Rounds
90
5 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 34 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Darren Elkins vs Cub Swanson report

Who won Elkins vs Swanson?

Cub Swanson beat Darren Elkins by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 18th December 2021.

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).

Elkins vs Swanson stats

Darren Elkins stepped into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Cub Swanson made his way to the cage with a record of 27 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Darren Elkins' UFC record stood at 18-10-0, while Cub Swanson's came in at 14-9-0.

The stats suggested Swanson had a slight advantage in power over Elkins, with a 44% knock out percentage over Elkins' 35%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Elkins had a slight advantage over Swanson, with a 19% submission rate over Swanson's 15%.

Darren Elkins was the same age as Cub Swanson, at 40 years old.

Elkins had a height advantage of 2 inches over Swanson. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Elkins was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 years and 5 months later than Swanson, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 8 less professional rounds, 88 to Swanson's 96.

Elkins vs Swanson form

Cub Swanson had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Giga Chikadze at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in the United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Kron Gracie at UFC on ESPN+ 19 on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Amalie Arena, Tampa.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Shane Burgos at UFC on ESPN+ 9 on 4th May 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Canada.

Before that, he had been defeated by Renato Moicano at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Staples Center, Los Angeles, United States.

He had lost to Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

Activity check

Elkins' last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

Swanson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

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