Tune in at 9:00 PM ET for coverage of UFC on FX 4: Guida vs. Maynard. Rich Yang will be liveblogging the main card for your enjoyment.
Welcome to “UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida”! Tonight’s event is being held at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
This is the first of two UFC events this weekend. Tomorrow we got UFC 147 in Brazil.
I invite everyone to share your comments as the night goes on.
@EDC Hey buddy. I want to see Stout win the rubber match. Fisher's best days are probably behind him, so I'm picking London, Ontario's poster boy - Sam Stout. Who you got?
Tonight’s UFC on FX 4 card rundown:
FEATHERWEIGHT: Ross Pearson vs. Cub Swanson
WELTERWEIGHT: Brian Ebersole vs. TJ Waldburger
LIGHTWEIGHT: Sam Stout vs. Spencer Fisher
MAIN EVENT – LIGHTWEIGHT: Gray Maynard vs. Clay Guida
Coming up: Ross Pearson vs. Cub Swanson
Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson holds a MMA record of 13-5-0, with five of those wins coming by the way of submission.
Ross Pearson has notable wins over:
TUF 9 Finalist – Andre Winner
Dennis “The Menace” Siver
Spencer “The King” Fisher
Cub Swanson holds a MMA record of 16-5-0, with seven of those wins coming by the way of submission.
Cub Swanson has notable wins over:
Cub will have a 1' reach advantage over Pearson.
@JJ I'm thinking the same way as you. Pearson should take this one. Maybe by decision.
Here we go: Round 1 starts!
Cub is sporting a tight shorts that looks like it's made from an American flag.
Cub coming at Pearson with strikes and moves out.
Pearson throwing out the jabs as Cub keeps swinging away with hooks.
Pearson shoots in and completes the takedown.
Cub uses the cage and gets back up to his feet. He lands a knee and breaks away.
Cub rocks Pearson with a punch. Pearson is off balanced, but recovers.
Cub lands a big jumping swinging kick. Pearson unfazed follows Cub to the ground and lands a few hard shots.
Cub is back on his feet and both fight throwing their hands.
Pearson shoots in for a double leg, Cub stuffs it.
Pearson mixing it up with punches and kicks. Cub continues to slip in a punch.
I feel Swanson is landing some better single shots. Pearson scored a takedown. Close round. Maybe give the edge to Cub for the knockdown.