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UFC Fight Night 128: Frankie Edgar rematches Cub Swanson

Cub Swanson (25-8-0) will try to avenge his previous 2014 loss to Frankie Edgar (22-6-1) in a rematch tilt scheduled for Atlantic City this April.

Swanson was dragged to the ground by Edgar and submitted back at UFC Fight Night 57 in November 2014, but has reeled off a 4-2-0 record since then, including a memorable win over Doo Hoo Choi at UFC 206 in Toronto.

Edgar himself was surprisingly finished for the first time by Brian Ortega at UFC 222 on March 3 and is making a quick turnaround for this rematch.

“The Answer” is looking to reclaim possession of the featherweight title shot, currently held by Ortega.

UFC Fight Night 128 is scheduled for April 21 at the Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Current bouts include:

Kevin Lee (16-3-0) vs. Edson Barboza (19-5-0)

Frankie Edgar (22-6-1) vs. Cub Swanson (25-8-0)

Jim Miller (28-11-0, 1NC) vs. Dan Hooker (15-7-0)

Merab Dvalishvili (7-3-0) vs. Augusto Mendes (6-2-0)

Magomed Bibulatov (14-1-0) vs. Yuta Sasaki (20-5-2)

Thiago Santos (17-5-0) vs. David Branch (21-4-0)

Corey Anderson (9-4-0) vs. Patrick Cummins (10-4-0)

Brett Johns (15-0-0) vs. Aljamian Sterling (14-3-0)

Siyar Nahadurzda (23-6-1) vs. Luan Chagas (15-2-1)

Paulo Henrique Costa (11-0-0) vs. Uriah Hall (13-8-0)

Tony Martin (12-4-0) vs. Keita Nakamura (33-8-2)

Leslie Smith (10-7-1) vs. Aspen Ladd (6-0-0)

Chase Sherman (11-4-0) vs. Justin Willis (6-1-0)

More bouts are expected to be announced.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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