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UFC 152 Round-by-Round Review: Cub Swanson vs. Charles Oliveira

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We open up the pay-per-view portion of the card with a between Cub Swanson (17-5) and Charles Oliveira (16-2). The referee will be Yves Lavigne in this catch-weight (146.2 pounds) affair.

Round 1: Swanson with a strong kick to the lead-leg of Oliveira, who gets a takedown early and is looking for a submission right away. Nice elbow to the head by Oliveira, followed by another one. Swanson gets up and out, and they square off again. Swanson throwing some haymakers right now, looking for the KO. Body shot by Swanson connects, as he drops him to the mat with a right to the head. Oliveira seemed to be having issues with the body shot, and did not block the big right at all, as Swanson brought it all the way up from his hip.

Cub Swanson def. Charles Oliveira via KO at 2:40 of Round 1

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