Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
25-5-0
20-2-1

The tape

35
Age
30
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

KO 5KO 2MD 3SUB 1UD 3
Form
KO 1UD 3SUB 3SUB 3MD 3
25
Wins
20
20
By KO
4
80
KO%
20
1
By Sub
13
4
SUB%
65
5
Losses
2
3
Stopped
2
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2011
Debut
2014
30
Bouts
23
66
Rounds
44
4 hours, 29 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 54 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

3
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
15

Justin Gaethje vs Grant Dawson preview

When is Gaethje vs Dawson?

Justin Gaethje could potentially take on 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).

Gaethje vs Dawson stats

Justin Gaethje would step into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 20 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 20 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 13 by submission.

The stats suggest Gaethje would have a massive power advantage over Dawson, boasting a 80% knock out percentage over Dawson's 20%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dawson would have a massive advantage over Gaethje, boasting a 65% submission rate over Gaethje's 4%.

Justin Gaethje is the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.

Gaethje has a height advantage of 1 inch over Dawson. Despite this, Dawson has a 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 22 more professional rounds, 66 to Dawson's 44.

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 lost to Max Holloway at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by knockout in the 5th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Dustin Poirier at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Rafael Fiziev at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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.

Grant Dawson has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he was defeated by 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 was victorious against 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 had won 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 beaten 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, Justin Gaethje has been fighting more than Grant Dawson.

Justin Gaethje last fought 1 month and 9 days ago, while Grant Dawson's last outing was 7 months and 15 days ago.

Gaethje's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Dawson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 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 Gaethje vs Dawson?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Gaethje 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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