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Lightweight Division

"KGD"

Grant Dawson

Lightweight Division

20-2-1 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

13

Wins by Submission

7

First Round Finishes

Grant Dawson

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Grant Dawson's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Cambria, United States
Trains at
American Top Team
Age
29
Height
70.00
Weight
174.80
Octagon Debut
Aug. 15, 2017
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
40.00
  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Four wins by KO, 13 by submission (11 RNC, triangle, armbar)
     
  • Seven first round finishes
     
  • Had 5-0 amateur record

UFC Fight Night (10/7/23) Dawson was stopped by Bobby Green via strikes at :33 of the first round 

UFC on ESPN (7/1/23) Dawson won a three round unanimous decision over Damir Ismagulov

UFC Fight Night (11/5/22) Dawson submitted Mark Madsen via rear naked choke at 2:04 of the third round

UFC on ESPN (4/30/22) Dawson submitted Jared Gordon via rear naked choke at 4:11 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (10/23/21) Dawson fought to a three-round draw with Ricky Glenn

UFC on ESPN (3/20/21) Dawson knocked out Leonardo Santos at 4:59 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (7/19/20) Dawson won a three round unanimous decision over Nad Narimani

UFC Fight Night (2/29/20) Dawson submitted Darrick Minner via rear naked choke at 1:38 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (5/18/19) Dawson submitted Michael Trizano via rear naked choke at 2:27 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (3/9/19) Dawson won a three round unanimous decision over Julian Erosa

 

Dana White's Contender Series 

Episode six (8/15/17) Dawson submitted Adrian Diaz via rear naked choke at 1:15 of the second round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I love to compete and I started training when I was in high school. 

What ranks and titles have you held? KCFA 145-pound pro title 

Do you have any heroes? James Krause and Michael Chandler

What was your job before you started fighting? Dishwasher in a nursing home 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in jiu-jitsu 

Favorite grappling technique: Triangle 

Favorite Striking technique: Elbows to the face