Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
32-16-0
20-2-1

The tape

39
Age
30
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 5SUB 2KO 5UD 5
Form
KO 1UD 3SUB 3SUB 3MD 3
32
Wins
20
5
By KO
4
16
KO%
20
11
By Sub
13
34
SUB%
65
16
Losses
2
4
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2004
Debut
2014
48
Bouts
23
139
Rounds
44
10 hours, 48 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 54 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

14
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
15

Rafael dos Anjos vs Grant Dawson preview

When is Dos Anjos vs Dawson?

Rafael dos Anjos could potentially square off against Grant Dawson, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Dos Anjos vs Dawson stats

Rafael dos Anjos would step into the octagon with a record of 32 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.

Grant Dawson would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 13 by submission.

The stats suggest Dawson would have a slight advantage in power over Anjos, with a 20% knock out percentage over Anjos' 16%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dawson would have a massive advantage over Anjos, boasting a 65% submission rate over Anjos' 34%.

Rafael dos Anjos is the older man by 9 years, at 39 years old.

Dawson has a height advantage of 2 inches over Anjos. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Anjos is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 25 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 9 years and 11 months earlier than Dawson, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 95 more professional rounds, 139 to Dawson's 44.

Dos Anjos vs Dawson form

Rafael dos Anjos has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Mateusz Gamrot at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night – Luque vs Dos Anjos on 12th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Bryan Barberena at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando.

Before that, he had been defeated by Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Renato Moicano at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Grant Dawson has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night – Green vs Dawson on 7th October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Mark O Madsen at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Jared Gordon at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Rafael dos Anjos has been fighting more than Grant Dawson.

Rafael dos Anjos last fought 2 months and 9 days ago, while Grant Dawson's last outing was 7 months and 11 days ago.

Anjos' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

Dawson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Dos Anjos vs Dawson?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Dos Anjos vs Dawson yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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