Davis to Replace Swanson Against Takaya

L.C. Davis. Photo courtesy of the International Fight League.

Former IFL featherweight title challenger L.C. Davis will take the place of an injured Cub Swanson against highly ranked K-1 veteran Hiroyuki Takaya at World Extreme Cagefighting’s upcoming event this weekend in Las Vegas.

The news comes from our friends at MMA Junkie, who have confirmed the switch with sources close to both Swanson and Davis. Swanson reportedly suffered a broken hand during a recent training session and will be unable to compete at the event.

After falling in a IFL featherweight title bid last December, Davis rebounded with a convincing knockout of Rafael Dias at an IFL event in April. Despite struggling as of late and losing three out of his last five bouts, Takaya remains of the top featherweights in the world. Takaya was last upset by UFC convert Leonard Garcia at the WEC’s February event in New Mexico, losing by way of a first-round TKO.


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