Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
18-5-0
20-2-1

The tape

39
Age
30
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

KO 2KO 2KO 2SD 3SUB 2
Form
KO 1UD 3SUB 3SUB 3MD 3
18
Wins
20
4
By KO
4
22
KO%
20
7
By Sub
13
39
SUB%
65
5
Losses
2
3
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2011
Debut
2014
23
Bouts
23
52
Rounds
44
3 hours, 38 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 54 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Diego Ferreira vs Grant Dawson preview

When is Ferreira vs Dawson?

Diego Ferreira could potentially face the challenge of Grant Dawson, in Late 2024.

The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Ferreira vs Dawson stats

Diego Ferreira would step into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 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 Ferreira would have a slight advantage in power over Dawson, with a 22% knock out percentage over Dawson's 20%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dawson would have a large advantage over Ferreira, boasting a 65% submission rate over Ferreira's 39%.

Diego Ferreira is the older man by 9 years, at 39 years old.

Dawson has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ferreira. Despite this, he has 2-inch reach advantage.

Ferreira is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years and 4 months earlier than Dawson, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 8 more professional rounds, 52 to Dawson's 44.

Ferreira vs Dawson form

Ferreira has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he won against Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Mateusz Gamrot at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Gregor Gillespie at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Beneil Dariush at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Anthony Pettis at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by submission in the 2nd round 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, Grant Dawson has been fighting more than Diego Ferreira.

Diego Ferreira last fought 10 months and 29 days ago, while Grant Dawson's last outing was 6 months and 11 days ago.

Ferreira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 3 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Dawson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months. 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 Ferreira vs Dawson?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Ferreira 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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