Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Ortega vs Swanson?
Brian Ortega beat Cub Swanson by submission in the 2nd round, during the main event of UFC Fight Night 123, on Saturday 9th December 2017 at SaveMart Center in Fresno.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Ortega vs Swanson stats
Brian Ortega stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Cub Swanson made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Ortega had advantage in power over Swanson, with a 17% knock out percentage over Swanson's 0%.
Brian Ortega was the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.
Swanson had 1-inch reach advantage.
Ortega was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 year and 9 months later than Swanson, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 47 to Swanson's 90.
Ortega's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Swanson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.