On Saturday night, featherweight contenders Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens headlined UFC Fight Night 44 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
The fighters went toe-to-toe in a wild back-and-forth five-round war that left the fans in the Lone Star State on the feet.
It was Swanson who came away with the unanimous decision nod and a potential title shot in his near future, but both men were rewarded for their efforts in the Octagon with the $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus.
If you missed out on today’s action, we’ve got you covered.
You can check out the fight highlights from Swanson vs. Stephens and the complete list of UFC Fight Night 44 results below:
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- Cub Swanson def. Jeremy Stephens via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
- Kelvin Gastelum def. Nicholas Musoke via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Cezar Mutante def. Andew Craig via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Ricardo Lamas def. Hacran Dias via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Clint Hester def. Antonio Braga Neto via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Joe Ellenberger def. James Moontasri via split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Carlos Diego Ferreira def. Colton Smith via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 0:38
- Cody Gibson def. Johnny Bedford via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:38
- Marcelo Guimaraes def. Andy Enz via split-decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
- Ray Borg def. Shane Howell via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:17
- Oleksiy Oliynyk def. Anthony Hamilton via submission (neck crank) – Round 1, 2:18