Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Dawson vs Minner?
Grant Dawson beat Darrick Minner by submission in the 2nd round, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 27, on Saturday 29th February 2020 at Chartway Arena in Norfolk.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Dawson vs Minner stats
Grant Dawson stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Darrick Minner made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 21 by submission.
The stats suggested Dawson had advantage in power over Minner, with a 21% knock out percentage over Minner's 4%.
Grant Dawson was the younger man by 4 years, at 27 years old.
Dawson had a height advantage of 3 inches over Minner. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Dawson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 10 months later than Minner, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 23 less professional rounds, 31 to Minner's 54.