This is the UFC on FOX 19 live blog for Cub Swanson vs. Hacran Dias, a featherweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.
Swanson, who has won three of his past five fights, will face Dias, who also has won three of his past five fights, on the main card.
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Round 1: Here we go with the UFC on Fox 19 main card. The referee for this fight will be Herb Dean. They touch gloves and the fight is on. Swanson takes the center of the octagon and delivers a few leg kicks. Dias answers back with punches but are blocked by Swanson. Both fighters have solid combinations that connect. A minute left in the fight. Dias is pushing the pace on Swanson. Ten seconds left and Swanson ends the round with a wheel kick and a left hand.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Dias.
Round 2: Both fighters move to the center and begin to trade punches. Swanson catches Dias and follows up with ground and pound. Dias defends well and avoids big shots. Swanson maintains top control and looks to advance position. Dias gets back up and the crowd cheers. With his hands low, Swanson begins to bounce around his opponent and continues to land combinations. Swanson drops Dias again! Dias seems to be okay and gets back up. With 10 seconds left Dias pushes forward and clinches Swanson.
MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Swanson.
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