Late 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
17-5-0
19-1-1

The tape

38
Age
28
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

KO 2KO 2SD 3SUB 2UD 3
Form
SUB 3SUB 3MD 3SUB 2
17
Wins
19
3
By KO
4
18
KO%
21
7
By Sub
13
41
SUB%
68
5
Losses
1
3
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2011
Debut
2014
22
Bouts
21
50
Rounds
40
3 hours, 31 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 38 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

-
UFC
15
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
13

Diego Ferreira vs Grant Dawson preview

When is Ferreira vs Dawson?

Diego Ferreira could potentially face the challenge of Grant Dawson, in Late 2021.

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 17 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 3 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 19 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 13 by submission.

The stats suggest Dawson would have a slight advantage in power over Ferreira, with a 21% knock out percentage over Ferreira's 18%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dawson would have a large advantage over Ferreira, boosting at 68% submission rate over Ferreira's 41%.

Diego Ferreira is the older man by 10 years, at 38 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 1 more 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 10 more professional rounds, 50 to Dawson's 40.

Ferreira vs Dawson form

Diego Ferreira has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Mateusz Gamrot at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Beneil Dariush at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Anthony Pettis at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by split decision in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beat Mairbek Taisumov at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

Ferreira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Dawson's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 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.

Diego Ferreira vs Grant Dawson news

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