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Phil Hawes

Middleweight Division

12-3-0 (W-L-D)

7

Wins by Knockout

2

Wins by Submission

7

First Round Finishes

Phil Hawes

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Event Results

Info

Learn more about Phil Hawes' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Hackensack, United States
Trains at
Sanford MMA
Age
33
Height
72.00
Weight
185.00
Octagon Debut
Aug. 01, 2017
Reach
77.50
Leg reach
41.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Seven wins by KO, two by submission (Armbar, RNC)
     
  • Seven first round finishes
     
  • 7-1 with five finishes since Marquez bout on DWCS

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(6/18/22) Hawes stopped Deron Winn via strikes at 4:25 of the second round 
UFC 268 (11/6/21) Hawes was knocked out by Chris Curtis at 4:27 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (5/5/21) Hawes won a three-round unanimous decision over Kyle Daukaus
UFC Fight Night (2/20/21) Hawes won a three-round majority decision over Nassourdine Imavov
UFC 254 (10/24/20) Hawes knocked out Jacob Malkoun at :18 of the first round

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 4
Episode six
(9/8/20) Hawes stopped Khadzi Bestaev via strikes at 1:18 of the first round

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 1
Episode four
(8/1/17) Hawes was knocked out by Julian Marquez at 2:20 of the second round

The Ultimate Fighter, Season 23
On episode one, Hawes lost a two round unanimous decision to Andrew Sanchez

Q&A

TRAINING: 3pm wrestling, 7pm jiu-jitsu
When and why did you start training for fighting? After I graduated from college I felt like it was the next step. 
What ranks and titles have you held? Division I wrestler for Iowa State and junior college national champ for Iowa Central Community College
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Becoming a UFC champ has been everything I have worked towards for as long as I can remember; it would be one step closer to a dream come true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Iowa state, Bachelor’s in sociology
What was your job before you started fighting? Before I started fighting, I was a college student