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Justin Gaethje vs Grant Dawson preview
When is Gaethje vs Dawson?
Justin Gaethje could potentially take on Grant Dawson, in Late 2023.
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).
Gaethje vs Dawson stats
Justin Gaethje would step into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 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 Gaethje would have a massive power advantage over Dawson, boasting at 79% knock out percentage over Dawson's 21%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dawson would have a massive advantage over Gaethje, boosting at 68% submission rate over Gaethje's 4%.
Justin Gaethje is the older man by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Gaethje has a height advantage of 1 inch over Dawson. Despite this, Dawson has 2-inch reach advantage.
Gaethje is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years earlier than Dawson, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 19 more professional rounds, 59 to Dawson's 40.
Gaethje vs Dawson form
Gaethje has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Rafael Fiziev at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by majority decision in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Michael Chandler at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had beat Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Gaethje's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Dawson's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 23 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 Gaethje vs Dawson?
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