Evan Dunham

TRAINING: A typical day consists of mitt work and/or grappling in the morning. On other days I have strength and conditioning in the morning. At night I head to Xtreme Couture for pro practice. Saturdays include some strength and conditioning and drilling. On Sunday I try and go to yoga.

When and why did you start training for fighting?  Started training for fun and became hooked once I had my first fight.

What ranks and titles have you held?  None

Do you have any heroes?
  My dad

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?  It has been a goal and dream of mine ever since I started in the sport.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?  Attended the University of Oregon and earned a bachelors degree in Sociology and minored in business.

What was your job before you started fighting? Worked many different jobs, such as landscaping and installing computers in dental offices.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?  Champion of a local amateur show in Oregon.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Submission win over 2008 no gi world champion Cleber Luciano in MMA fight.

Ranks in any martial arts styles:  Black belt in BJJ under Wellington “Megaton” Dias

Favorite grappling technique:  Armbar, rear naked choke & guillotine.

•    Six wins by submission, three by TKO

•    Fight with Sherk was UFC 119’s Fight of the Night

•    Win over Escudero was Submission of the Night

•    Last pre-UFC win was submission over previously unbeaten Dustin Akbari

Fight History

Skill Breakdown
Charts are compiled based on results from all fights.
Total Fights: 8
Record: 13-2-0
Summary: BJJ, Good striking, big heart
Fighter Info
From: Eugene, Oregon USA
Fights Out Of: Las Vegas, NV USA
Age: 30
Height: 5′ 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
College: University of Oregon
Degree: Sociology


Total Attempted Strikes
37% Successful
Types of Successful Strikes
82% Standing
Striking Defense
The percentage of total strikes avoided


Total Takedowns
53% Successful
Grappling Totals by Type
Takedown Defense
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Evan Dunham
UFC® : Evans vs. Davis

Jan 28, 2012

68 2 1 1 R2TKO – Doctor’s Stoppage
Nik Lentz 39 2 0 0
Evan Dunham

Sep 17, 2011

92 0 1 0 R3Decision – Unanimous
Shamar Bailey 35 0 0 0
Melvin Guillard
UFC® Fight Night™ : Fight for the Troops 2

Jan 22, 2011

17 0 0 0 R1KO/TKO
Evan Dunham 2 1 0 0
Sean Sherk
UFC® 119: MIR vs CRO COP

Sep 25, 2010

38 5 0 4 R3Decision – Split
Evan Dunham 75 0 7 1
Tyson Griffin

Jun 12, 2010


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