Doo Ho Choi and Cub Swanson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
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The story of @CubSwanson & Dooho Choi’s all-time classic
— UFC (@ufc) April 10, 2022
The featherweight fan favorites met on the main card of UFC 206, which took place in Toronto on Dec. 10, 2016. An incredible three-round brawl ensued and it was Swanson who emerged victorious via unanimous decision to hand Choi his first loss in the UFC. Prior to that contest, Choi had knocked out three straight opponents by first-round knockout.
The bout was dubbed an instant classic and won the evening’s Fight of the Night award, which Swanson would win again in his next two fights. Across the UFC and the WEC, Swanson has won Fight of the Night 10 times.
Swanson vs. Choi is the seventh fight to be be inducted to the UFC Hall of Fame’s Fight Wing, joining the following bouts:
The 2022 UFC Hall of Fame class induction ceremony will take place during International Fight Week from June 26-July 2 in Las Vegas. An exact date is yet to be announced.