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"The Doberman"

15-7-0

C.B. Dollaway

C.B. "The Doberman" Dollaway

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  • Given Name: Clarence Byron Dollaway
  • MMA Record: 15-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Doberman
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 31 | Date of Birth: 1983.08.10
  • Last Fight: April 25, 2015 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs
  • Affiliation: Power MMA
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 76.0" (193cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $345,000 USD
  • Born: Mount Gilead, Ohio, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Tempe, Arizona
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Official Site
  • College: Arizona State University
  • Foundation Style: N/A

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Prior to his mixed martial arts career, C.B. Dollaway had a lengthy run as a high school and collegiate wrestler, earning the title of All-American after placing fifth in 2006 for Arizona State University. After graduating from college, Dollaway entered professional mixed martial arts competition in 2006, winning his first six bouts before being submitted by Amir Sadollah in the finals of The Ultimate Fighter 7 middleweight tournament. Dollaway has not been a favorite among some fans, possibly stemming from his loss to Sadollah, in which he appeared to have tapped to an Armbar only to refute the claim after the fight was stopped.


After his stint in the Ultimate Fighter, Dollaway was given a UFC contract and fought Jesse Taylor at UFN 14 where he submitted Taylor by Peruvian Necktie in the 1st round.  Dollway would then win his next fight against Mike Massenzio by 1st round TKO. Dollway would suffer his 2nd UFC loss at UFC 100 where he was put to sleep by guillotine choke by Tom Lawlor. Dolloway would later rebound with back to back decision wins against Jay Silva at UFN 19 and Goran Reljic at UFC 110.


At UFC 119, Dollway submitted Joe Doerksen via modified guillotine choke, which won the the Submission of the Night bonus. Dollaway faced his biggest test to date against middleweight stalwart, Mark Munoz at UFC Live: Sanchez vs Kampmann. Munoz caught Dollaway early and earned the KO stoppage, giving Dollaway his first knockout loss.


Dollaway looked to rebound at UFC on Versus 5 against Jared Hamman , who was making his middleweight debut. Again, Dollaway was put away by strikes, giving him back to back losses for the first time in his career. However, Dollaway was able to redeem himself with a decision win over Jason "Mayhem" Miller at UFC 146, beating Miller by unanimous decision. In his next fight, Dollaway would welcome former TUF Brazil finalist and UFC newcomer Daniel Sarafian at UFC on FX 7. He would win the fight by Split Decision and then drop his next fight to Tim Boetsch by Split Decision. He would bounce back with a first round TKO over Cezar Ferreira at UFC Fight Night 18 in Brazil making it his second underdog win down in Brazil.


Following his quick knockout win over Ferreira, Dollaway was then scheduled to face Francis Carmont at UFC Fight Night 41 in Germany. Coming in as a slight underdog once again, Dollaway would go on to earn a unanimous decision victory. 


Having won 4 out of his last 5 (with the sole loss being controversial) Dollaway was awarded a fight against former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. The fight was scheduled  for UFC Fight Night 58. The fight ended with Machida earning a TKO 1:02 into the first round. Machida landed a liver kick that visibly hurt Dollaway very badly and MAchida would follow up with punches to get the victory. 


The Ultimate Fighter 7

Episode 1 Dolloway def. David Baggett by TKO at 1:29 of Round 1

Episode 8 Dolloway def. Nick Klein by Guillotine Choke at 2:41 of Round 2

Episode 10 Dolloway def. Cale Yarbrough by TKO at 2:43 of Round 1

Episode 12 Amir Sadollah def. Dolloway by Armbar at 2:50 in Round 3

*Dolloway def. Tim Credeur by Unanimous Decision

The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale Amir Sadollah def. Dolloway by Armbar at 3:02 of Round 1


*Due to Jesse Taylor being kicked off the show Dolloway and Credeur faced off to see who would take his place in the finale.




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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Michael Bisping
15-6-0 25-7-0

UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2015.04.25
Odds: +135 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs) | Referee: Jerin Valel
#37 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2015
Loss | KO/TKO
1:02 Round 1 of 5

Lyoto Machida
15-5-0 21-5-0

UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.12.20
Odds: +650 (Huge Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Jerin Valel
UFC Fight Night 58 Performance of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Francis Carmont
14-5-0 22-8-0

UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.05.31
Odds: +130 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Perf/Night | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Leon Roberts
UFC Fight Night 41 Performance of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:39 Round 1 of 3

Cezar Ferreira
13-5-0 7-2-0

UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson 2
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.03.23
Odds: +300 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#31 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2014
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Tim Boetsch
13-4-0 16-6-0

UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2013.10.19
Odds: +125 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Kerry Hatley
Cancelled Bout Cezar Ferreira UFC on FX 8 2013.05.18
Reason: Dollaway Injury
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Daniel Sarafian
12-4-0 7-2-0

UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs. Bisping
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2013.01.19
Odds: +130 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#21 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2013
UFC on FX 7 Fight of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jason Miller
11-4-0 24-8-0

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.05.26
Odds: +140 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $40,000 ($20K Base, $20K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
3:38 Round 2 of 3, 8:38 Total

Jared Hamman
11-3-0 12-3-0

UFC on Versus 5: Hardy vs. Lytle
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.08.14
Odds: -260 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $20,000 Base | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:54 Round 1 of 3

Mark Muñoz
11-2-0 9-2-0

UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs Kampmann
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.03.03
Odds: +160 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#45 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
Win | Submission | Choke
2:47 Round 1 of 3

Joe Doerksen
10-2-0 46-12-0

UFC 119: Mir vs Cro Cop
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2010.09.25
Odds: -270 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $70,000 Sub/Night | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Jeff Malott | Walkout Music: Johnny Cash - Highwayman
#26 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2010
UFC 119 Submission of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Goran Reljic
9-2-0 8-0-0

UFC 110: Nogueira vs. Velasquez
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2010.02.20
Odds: +178 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 184.8 lbs (83.8 kgs) | Referee: John Sharp
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jay Silva
8-2-0 5-1-0

UFC Fight Night 19: Diaz vs. Guillard
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2009.09.16
Odds: -348 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $28,000 ($14K Base, $14K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Leon Roberts
Cancelled Bout Dan Miller UFC UFN 19 2009.09.16
Reason: Miller Injury
Loss | Submission | Choke
0:55 Round 1 of 3

Tom Lawlor
8-1-0 5-1-0

UFC 100
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2009.07.11
Odds: -295 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $14,000 Base | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne | Walkout Music: Eminem - Till I Collapse
UFC 100 Submission of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:01 Round 1 of 3

Mike Massenzio
7-1-0 11-2-0

UFC 92: The Ultimate 2008
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2008.12.27
Odds: -163 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $20,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Win | Submission | Choke
3:58 Round 1 of 3

Jesse Taylor
6-1-0 6-2-0

UFC Fight Night 14: Silva vs. Irvin
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2008.07.19
Odds: -133 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $45,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus, $25K Sub/Night) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
UFC Fight Night 14 Submission of the Night
Loss | Submission | Armlock
3:02 Round 1 of 3

Amir Sadollah
6-0-0 0-0-0

The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 185 lbs

2008.06.21
Odds: -183 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Submission | Choke

Bill Smallwood

Mexico Regional

2007.10.27
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes

Hans Marrero

Texas Regional

2007.10.13
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Joe Bunch

Nevada Regional

2007.09.01
Win | Decision | Unanimous

George Hartman

Rage in the Cage

2007.04.28
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Levi LaLonde

United States Regional

2007.03.31
Win | KO/TKO | Slam

Chuck Pablo

New Mexico Regional

2006.11.10

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