UFC books Diego Ferreira vs. Grant Dawson for Oct. 2 occasion
Grant Dawson will get a chance to crack the UFC’s high 15 light-weight rankings in simply his second battle again at light-weight.
Dawson (17-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) meets Diego Ferreira (17-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC) at UFC Battle Evening on Oct. 2 at a location and venue to be introduced.
Two individuals with data of the focused reserving knowledgeable MMA Junkie of the matchup Thursday however requested to stay nameless because the promotion has but to make an official announcement.
Dawson made a profitable return to 155 kilos when he scored a “Efficiency of the Evening” knockout over Leonardo Santos in March. With only one second remaining within the battle, Dawson unleashed brutal floor and pound to knock Santos out chilly. Unbeaten within the UFC, the Glory MMA fighter has gained his previous eight in a row.
Ferreira will look to snap a two-fight dropping skid when he meets the streaking Dawson. After successful six straight, together with a submission of former UFC light-weight champion Anthony Pettis, Ferreira has dropped back-to-back fights to Beneil Dariush, and most just lately a stoppage loss to Gregor Gillespie in Might. He earned the “Battle of the Evening” honor in each contests.