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Middleweight Division

Not Fighting

"The Tarantula"

Dequan Townsend

Middleweight Division

21-12-0 (W-L-D)

12

Wins by Knockout

5

Wins by Submission

Dequan Townsend

athlete record

Event Results

Info

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training for fighting in 2009. I was originally just powerlifting and got talked into it after doing a cardio kickboxing class.

What ranks and titles have you held? WXC MW champ, WXC WW champ, TWC WW champ, TWC MW champ, TWC LHW champ

Do you have any heroes? The son I lost is my hero. To see him battle everything and overcome, it showed me anything in life is possible.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Being in the UFC is a dream come true and it’s a promise to my son I fulfilled.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Bachelors in business mgt

What was your job before you started fighting? I was working at a fast food restaurant
Favorite grappling technique: Modified front choke
Favorite Striking technique: Spinning back kick

Twitter account name: tarantula t

Status
Not Fighting
Place of Birth
Lansing, United States
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
36
Height
75.00
Weight
186.00
Octagon Debut
Jun. 29, 2019
Reach
79.00
Leg reach
43.00