Jul 01 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
24-2-0
UD 3
UD 3
19-1-0

The tape

33
Age
30
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

UDSDUDUDUD
Form
SUBSUBMDKOUD
24
Wins
19
12
By KO
4
50
KO%
21
1
By SUB
13
4
SUB%
68
2
Loses
1
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2014
Debut
2014
26
Bouts
21
67
Rounds
40
5 hours, 8 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 38 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

12
UFC
15
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
12

Damir Ismagulov vs Grant Dawson report

Who won Ismagulov vs Dawson?

Grant Dawson beat Damir Ismagulov by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov, on Saturday 1st July 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Grant Dawson.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Ismagulov vs Dawson stats

Damir Ismagulov stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Grant Dawson made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 13 by submission.

Damir Ismagulov's UFC record stood at 5-2-0, while Grant Dawson's came in at 8-1-1.

The stats suggested Ismagulov had a large advantage in power over Dawson, boasting a 50% knock out percentage over Dawson's 21%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Dawson had a massive advantage over Ismagulov, boasting a 68% submission rate over Ismagulov's 4%.

Damir Ismagulov was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.

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

Ismagulov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 month later than Dawson, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 70 to Dawson's 44.

Activity check

Ismagulov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Dawson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Ismagulov vs Dawson?

Damir Ismagulov was a 4/5 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Grant Dawson made his way into the ring at 1/1 (+100) with oddsmakers.

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