The UFC’s #14 ranked featherweight, Giga Chikadze, just scored the biggest win of his MMA career when he stopped longtime MMA veteran Cub Swanson with a Gigakick in just 63-seconds into the UFC Vegas 25 co-main event. Giga threw a head kick first, followed by a straight, and then came the missile to the liver of Cub. The moment the body kick connected, Swanson began to backpedal in serious pain. Chikadze landed a couple of ground strikes before it was all said and done, to capture his biggest name to date.
Check out Kid Nate’s play-by-play of Giga Chikadze kicking Cub Swanson in the liver:
Swanson coming forward behind stomping kicks. Chikadze lands a hard shot on Swanson coming in. Chikadze throws a punching combo. Liver kick has Swanson hurt! Chikadze follows up with punches and it’s over!
Official results: Giga Chikadze def. Cub Swanson via TKO at 1:03 of Round 1 (liver kick & punches).
THE GIGA KICK!
@Giga_Chikadze is SO MUCH more than a prospect.
— UFC (@ufc) May 2, 2021
About the author