Cub Swanson made a recent remark on Twitter that he would be returning to the gym soon to prepare for a fight. Now, it appears his opponent is set, as UFC officials confirmed that Swanson will meet Charles Oliveira at UFC 152: Benavidez vs. Johnson.
UFC 152 goes down September 22 from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The main event features Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson meeting to become the first-ever UFC flyweight champion.
Swanson (17-5) has earned two consecutive TKO victories over Ross Pearson and George Roop. He is 4-2 in his last six overall dating back to his days in the WEC.
Oliveira (16-2) has also won two-straight, submitting both Jonathan Brookins and Eric Wisely this year.
UFC officials also announced a welterweight contest between Dan Miller and Sean Pierson for the event. Miller (14-6) is 6-5 in his UFC career, while Pierson (12-6) has split his four UFC bouts.