May 01 2021
Saturday

in the United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
0-0-0
KO 1
KO 1
0-0-0

The tape

40
Age
35
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

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By KO
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KO%
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By SUB
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SUB%
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Loses
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0
Stopped
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0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2004
Debut
2015
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Bouts
0
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Rounds
0
0 seconds
Fight Time
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Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Cub Swanson vs Giga Chikadze report

Who won Swanson vs Chikadze?

Giga Chikadze beat Cub Swanson by knockout in the 1st round during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 25, on Saturday 1st May 2021 in the United States.

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).

Swanson vs Chikadze stats

Cub Swanson stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero losses and 0 draws.

Giga Chikadze made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws.

Cub Swanson's UFC record stood at 14-9-0, while Giga Chikadze's came in at 8-1-0.

The stats suggested that Swanson and Chikadze have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Swanson and Chikadze would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Cub Swanson was the older man by 5 years, at 40 years old.

Chikadze had a height advantage of 4 inches over Swanson. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Swanson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2004, 11 years and 4 months earlier than Chikadze, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 58 more professional rounds, 96 to Chikadze's 38.

Swanson vs Chikadze form

Cub Swanson had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to 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.

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

Before that, he had been defeated 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.

He had lost to Brian Ortega at UFC Fight Night 123 on 9th December 2017 by submission in the 2nd round at SaveMart Center, Fresno.

Chikadze had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie on 26th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Before that, he was victorious against Cub Swanson at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.

He had won against Jamey Simmons at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Giga Chikadze had been fighting more than Cub Swanson.

Going to this contest, Cub Swanson had last fought 4 years, 7 months and 18 days ago, while Giga Chikadze's last outing had been 9 months and 4 days ago.

Swanson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Chikadze's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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