Cub Swanson vs. Unbeaten Brian Ortega Set As UFC Fresno Headliner

Cub Swanson will face the unbeaten Brian "T-City" Ortega.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is pulling together a series of exciting fight cards for the rest of the year. This time, the mixed martial arts promotion has landed a headliner for UFC Fight Night 123.

UFC featherweight Cub Swanson is riding a four fight winning streak inside the octagon, with all of his wins coming by way of unanimous decision victory. Most recently, Cub Swanson locked in a decision win over Conor McGregor’s teammate Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night 108. Now Swanson will be looking to earn another victory as he headlines UFC Fight Night 123.

For his opponent, Cub Swanson will be taking on undefeated Brian Ortega. Ortega’s last four wins inside the octagon have come by either submission or strikes. Now Swanson and Ortega will have to battle it out for division dominance in the upcoming UFC main event.

UFC Fight Night 123 goes down Dec. 9 in Fresno, Calif. live on FOX Sports 1.

Cub Swanson broke the news that he would be headlining the event over Twitter. See the fighter’s Twitter post below:

Main Event vs Brian Ortega December 9th UFC Fight Night in Fresno, CA

A post shared by Cub Swanson (@cubswanson) on