Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2014
- Eight wins by KO, two by submission (Armbar, RNC)
- Seven first round finishes
UFC 288 (5/6/23) Hawes was knocked out by Ikram Aliskerov at 2:10 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (10/29/22) Hawes was knocked out by Roman Dolidze at 4:09 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (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 on ESPN (5/8/21) 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
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