Reach70 in. (5' 10/178 cm)
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu CoachRigan Machado
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Biography(references)Because of his mother's heavy grieving and subsequent drug addiction, Swanson and his siblings were then adopted and raised by their father's cousin. He and his oldest brother Steve succeeded well in soccer, winning the majority of the AYSO tournaments they attended in their age divisions. Eventually, when Swanson was 14, his adoptive parents divorced and he returned to his mother who at the time had recovered from the addiction. Swanson then attended Cathedral City High School, along with future boxer Timothy Bradley. At the age of 19, Swanson started working for United Cerebral Palsy, where he helped children with disabilities.
Combat ApproachIn other cases, Swanson would throw a single ducking roundhouse kick with no set up, like in his fight with Ross Pearson and Doo Ho Choi. In his fight with Doo Ho Choi and Dennis Siver, Swanson escaped from inferior positions. Swanson stated on his UFC profile that Superman double wrist lock is his favorite move.
Fighter Trivia(references)Swanson married Kenda Perez on June 1, 2018. In his spare time, Swanson plays golf near his hometown at Indio, California. Golf club design enterprise PowerBilt sponsors Swanson.
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