Oct 07 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
20-1-0
KO 1
KO 1
30-14-0

The tape

30
Age
37
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

UDSUBSUBMDKO
Form
SUBNCKOKOUD
20
Wins
30
4
By KO
10
20
KO%
33
13
By SUB
9
65
SUB%
30
1
Loses
14
1
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
2
1
Draws
1
2014
Debut
2008
22
Bouts
46
43
Rounds
104
2 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 40 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

10
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
9
Tapology
-

Grant Dawson vs Bobby Green report

Who won Dawson vs Green?

Bobby Green beat Grant Dawson by during the main event of UFC Fight Night – Green vs Dawson, on Saturday 7th October 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Bobby Green.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Dawson vs Green stats

Grant Dawson stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 13 by submission.

Bobby Green made his way to the cage with a record of 30 wins, 14 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggested Green had an advantage in power over Dawson, with a 33% knock out percentage over Dawson's 20%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Dawson had a massive advantage over Green, boasting at 65% submission rate over Green's 30%.

Grant Dawson was the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.

Dawson had 1-inch reach advantage.

Dawson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 6 year and 7 months later than Green, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 62 less professional rounds, 44 to Green's 106.

Dawson vs Green form

Grant Dawson had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Damir Ismagulov at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Mark O Madsen at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Jared Gordon at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had drawn with Rick Glenn at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Darrick Minner at UFC on ESPN+ 27 on 29th February 2020 by majority draw in the 2nd round at Chartway Arena, Norfolk.

Bobby Green had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Tony Ferguson at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Jared Gordon at UFC Fight Night – Pavlovich vs. Blaydes on 22nd April 2023 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Drew Dober at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beat Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Bobby Green had been fighting more than Grant Dawson.

Going to this contest, Grant Dawson had last fought 9 months and 11 days ago, while Bobby Green's last outing had been 8 months and 14 days ago.

Dawson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Green's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Dawson vs Green?

Grant Dawson was a 9/50 (-560) favourite going into the contest, while Bobby Green made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.

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