Darren Elkins
Elkins
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Dec 18 2021
Saturday

UFC Fight Night
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
26-9-0

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27-12-0

The tape

37
Age
37
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

KO 2KO 3SUB 2
Form
KO 1UD 3SD 3SUB 1UD 3
26
Wins
27
9
By KO
12
35
KO%
44
5
By Sub
4
19
SUB%
15
9
Losses
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

Current rankings @ Featherweight

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Darren Elkins vs Cub Swanson preview

When is Elkins vs Swanson?

Darren Elkins is set to face the challenge of Cub Swanson, during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 18th December 2021.

The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit will be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Elkins vs Swanson stats

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

Cub Swanson will make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

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

Darren Elkins is the same age as Cub Swanson, at 37 years old.

Elkins has a height advantage of 2 inches over Swanson. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Elkins is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 year and 5 months later than Swanson, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 12 less professional rounds, 78 to Swanson's 90.

Elkins vs Swanson form

Cub Swanson has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he 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 lost to Renato Moicano at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Staples Center, Los Angeles, United States.

He had been beaten by 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 have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

Swanson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

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