I wanted to start over – MMA Sports

Cub Swanson We are not exactly trying to reinvent the wheel.

Veteran veterans are taking a step back to focus on what once made him a candidate for the UFC Championship. Swanson (27-11 MMA, 12-7 UFC) feels that in order to move forward at this stage of his career, he needs to learn new things, refrain from adding them to the game, and instead sharpen old tools. I will.

And that idea was rewarded with his victory over Daniel Pineda. UFC 256..

“This year’s vacation has given me the opportunity to think about my game and why it made me great,” Swanson told MMA Junky Radio. “What I did was like really coming back. When I got injured, I said I wanted to start over and go back to what I was really good at and shining.

“I feel like I’ve done this camp. I really believe that the little things I’ve been doing for a long time have given me an advantage. At some point I’m kind of … you’re trying to make progress When you are, you always lose something specific. When you try to add something to the game, you always lose something else and something else becomes very important.

“It turned out that an important aspect of the game was missing. I knew I was going to get them back for this fight, and yeah, as I’m firing on all cylinders now felt.”

Swanson got Pineda’s impressive second round finish. It was his first counterattack since he had knee surgery earlier this year.

The 37-year-old has now won consecutive victories and helped him recover from four consecutive losses. Swanson feels he is making the right adjustments to move the game forward.

“This victory has made a lot of sense to me, just marking the recovery over the past year,” Swanson said. “It’s just a step towards becoming my own best version.”

Swanson wanted a quick turnaround, but his hand broke in the fight against Pineda. Swanson expects to recover for eight weeks before returning to full training.

A popular veteran says he’s open on every occasion when he returns, but he wants to get a fun match against a big name.

“(Fans) will enjoy any fight I bring to the table, but people want to see two celebrities fight,” Swanson said. “I can accept different weight classes because I want the opportunity to welcome people who I didn’t think I would fight in my career, but I’m just trying to get back on track and do another great performance. I accept anything. “

Watch the video above to learn more about Swanson.

– MMA Sports

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