Cub Swanson Biography

Facts of Cub Swanson

Date of Birth: 1983 November 2
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign:: scorpio
Birth Name Kevin Luke "Cub" Swanson
Famous Name Cub Swanson
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Birth Place/City Palm Springs, California, U.S.
Working For Ultimate Fighting Championship
Net Worth $1,984,500
Weight in KG 66 kg
Girlfriend N/A
Married N/A


Cub Swanson is an American mixed martial artist who currently fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of December 5, 2016, he ranks #4 in the official UFC featherweight rankings and ranked #6 Featherweight in the world by Sherdog. 

Early Life

Cub Swanson was born on Nov 2, 1983, and this makes his age 33 years at this time. His place of birth was Palm Springs, California, United States. He is American, His ethnicity is white. His star sign is Sagittarius. He went to Cathedral City High School, but Swanson soon started associating with street gangs and indulged in many fights. At his teenage, he sent to juvenile detention center for committing a house robbery with his friends.

MMA Career

Upon training and practicing of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, he made his WEC debut on March 24, 2007. On his debut match, he defeated Tommy Lee. On Dec 3, 2008, at WEC 37, he faced Hiroyuki Takaya and won the fight via unanimous decision. On June 7, 2009, at WEC 41, veteran Jose Aldo via a double flying knee defeated him 8 seconds into the first round.

On October 28, 2010, World Extreme Cagefighting get merged with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and all fighters of WEC transferred to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). On Nov 12, 2011, at UFC on Fox 1, he lost the fight via submission in the second round against the Ricardo Lamas. In his second fight, on January 28, 2012, at UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis, he faced George Roop and won the fight via TKO in the second round. On Dec 10, 2016, at UFC 206, he faced Doo Ho Choi and won the fight via unanimous decision. On April 22, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 108, Cub Swanson expected to face Artem Lobov.

Personal profile of Cub Swanson

Digging into his personal life, Cub Swanson was born to a Swedish-American father and a Mexican mother. He is not the single child of his parents. He has three siblings. His father died after three months of his birth. He rose in the religious family and spent most of his childhood in church.

Cub Swanson has maintained a low profile regarding his private matters. As of now, he has not disclosed any info about his wife, affair, girlfriend, and married. It seems he is not married. He does not have a wife in his life. He is good in his game and been busy garnering his professional career.  He is popular but never has been the part of any controversy. He has not talked about his sexuality. He does not look like a gay at all. 

Salary, Net Worth, & other Facts

One of the popular fighters of UFC, Cub Swanson is earning a fortune of salary. As of 2015, he has an estimated net worth of $1,984,500. He is popular on social networking sites handle with many followers. He has a pleasant personality. He has a standing height of 5 feet and 8 inches. His weight is around 66 kg. 

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