Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-07-01, good mma bout: Grant Dawson vs Damir Ismagulov gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Ismagulov vs Dawson is scheduled to take place Saturday, July 1st, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Sean Strickland vs Abusupiyan Magomedov – UFC Vegas 76 (also known as UFC on ESPN 48). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Grant Dawson record
The black belt in Bjj Grant Dawson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 19-1-1 (89% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 lightweight in the world.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Hugh Pulley in 2016, since then he has collected one draw and ten victories beating Jared Gordon (Grant Dawson vs Jared Gordon) and Mark Madsen in his last two (Grant Dawson vs Mark Madsen).
Dawson’s next fight: Grant Dawson vs Bobby Green
Damir Ismagulov record
His opponent, the former M-1 Global Lw champion Damir Ismagulov, has a record of 24-2-0 (54% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.50 in the lightweight division.
In his last three fights he has beat Rafael Alves and Guram Kutateladze (Damir Ismagulov vs Guram Kutateladze) but then he has lost to Arman Tsarukyan (Arman Tsarukyan vs Damir Ismagulov).
Here is the UFC Vegas 76 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Sean Strickland vs Abusupiyan Magomedov
Grant Dawson vs Damir Ismagulov
Alex Morono vs Tim Means
Melissa Gatto vs Ariane Lipski
Ismael Bonfim vs Benoit St. Denis
Brunno Ferreira vs Nursulton Ruziboev
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+ )
Rinat Fakhretdinov vs Kevin Lee
Joanderson Brito vs Westin Wilson
Karol Rosa vs Yana Santos
Guram Kutateladze vs Elves Brener
Ivana Siric Petrovic vs Luana Carolina
Blagoy Ivanov vs Alexander Romanov
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Grant Dawson vs Damir Ismagulov as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official video – Portuguese
Who won Dawson vs Ismagulov fight?
Grant Dawson defeated Damir Ismagulov via unanimous decision. Scores were 30–26, 30–27, 30–27.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 76 post-fight octagon interview of Grant Dawson and Damir Ismagulov.