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Jack Slack Recaps June 28th's Best Fights

Jack Slack: Swanson Bests Stephens, Oliveira's Grappling Masterclass
By: Jack Slack, FIGHTLAND
"June 28th was another 1-2 punch of fight cards in the UFC's increasingly packed schedule. The UFC held events in both New Zealand and Texas within just hours of each other, and mixed martial arts fans were just spoiled for fights.

"Charles Oliveira added an enormous feather to his cap by becoming the first man to ever submit the great Japanese grappler, Hatsu Hioki. Nate Marquardt got back on track by submitting James Te Huna, serving the Kiwi his second loss in as many bouts. And Cub Swanson showed his fleet footed side as he took a decision over the dangerous puncher, Jeremy Stephens.

"With so much to talk about, let's delve straight into the best fight of the night."

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