Handing Danish Olympian Mark O. Madsen his first loss in professional mixed martial arts, Grant Dawson likely cracked the top 15 in the division despite being underweight, scoring a dominant third-round win at fullback to open the main card of UFC Vegas 64.
Dawson, who missed the non-title lightweight limit by a pound and a half for tonight’s high-stakes clash with the undefeated, Madsen, managed to dominate the wrestling exchanges with the Greco-Roman wrestler, making its way to the back of the first. in the first rounds.
Severing Madsen’s left leg in the third and final frame, Dawson followed the Dane to the canvas, eventually working to set up a rear naked choke and force a stoppage from referee Herb Dean.
Following the win, Dawson called for a fight against former UFC interim lightweight titleholder Tony Ferguson in his next Octagon appearance.
Below, grab it strong points of Grant Dawson’s impressive win over Mark O. Madsen