- Name: Dean Lister
- Pro MMA Record: 13-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: The Boogeyman
- Current Streak: 2 Wins
- Age: 1976-02-13 | Date of Birth: 1976.02.13
- Last Fight: January 17, 2015 in FMMA
- Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 224.4 lbs
- Affiliation: City Boxing
- Height: 6'1" (186cm) | Reach: N/A
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $106,000 USD
- Born: United States
- Fighting out of: San Diego, California
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After becoming a high school wrestling champion and a U.S. National Sambo Champion, Dean Lister made the transition to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, training under Fabio Santos, and began competing shortly after he started training. In addition to titles in the U.S. Machado National Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships, Lister is also a 2003 ADCC Absolute Division Champion.
Lister made his professional MMA debut in 2000, and throughout his career has fought some of the biggest names in the middleweight division, displaying notable victories over Alessio Sakara and Jeremy Horn alongside losses to Ricardo Arona, Nathan Marquardt, and Yushin Okami. Although he has not strung together enough victories to contend for a major MMA world title, Lister has never been finished to date in his professional career. A world class grappler and respected Jiu-Jitsu coach and trainer, the majority of his wins have come by way of submission.