Dwight Grant – Bio, Age, Net worth, Height, Nationality, Body Measurements, Career

Dwight Grant is a popular American professional mixed martial artist. Dwight Grant is currently competing in the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) welterweight division.

Early Life and Childhood

Dwight Grant was born Dwight Lamont Grant September 14, 1984. His birth took place in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. So he is currently 37 years old and holds American citizenship. Likewise, he follows Christianity while his birth sign is Virgo.

Moving on to his family members, there is not much information about them. However, he was born to parents of Guyanese descent. However, he never revealed details about his parents, early childhood and siblings. Regarding his educational status, he has not revealed any information about that either. He might love to keep a low profile when it comes to his personal life.

working life and career

Dwight began his career as a kickboxer. He was WKA (World Kickboxing Association) middleweight champion. After that, he decided to continue his career in mixed martial arts MMA. He began his professional MMA career in 2011 after posting an amateur record of 3-1.

He fought primarily in the provincial circuit of the Northeastern United States. Before signing with UFC, he posted a record of 8-1. Similarly, he fought Tyler Hill at Dana White’s Contender Series 10 on June 19, 2018. However, he won the fight by KO in the second round. That win earned him the UFC contract.

UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) career.

He made his promotional debut with 11 days’ notice at UFC on June 19, 2018, two months after his win against Hill. He was defeated by split decision. On January 19, 2019, he was scheduled to fight Chance Renountre, who was standing in for Randy Brown, at UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw. However, due to an “eye disease” he could not be cleared to fight and withdrew from the fight.

On February 23, 2019, he fought Carlo Pedersoli Jr. at UFC Fight Night: Bachowicz vs. Santos. In the first round he won by technical KO. This win also earned him the Best Performance of the Night award. On April 13, 2019, he fought Alan Jouban at UFC 236.

Dwight Grant

Caption: Dwight wins UFC fight (Source: Cageside Press)

He was also awarded a split decision win in the fight. He was scheduled to meet Jared Gooden at UFC on ESPN 15 on August 22, 2020. Gooden, on the other hand, withdrew from them the week before the tournament due to an unexplained injury. Instead, he had to deal with Daniel Rodriguez. He was knocked out in the first round.

He was scheduled to fight Li Jingliang on December 12, 2020 at UFC 256. On December 8, 2020, he tested positive for COVID-19 during fight week and was forced to withdraw from his welterweight bout against Li. He also faced Stefan Sekula on April 24, 2021 at UFC 261.

He was scheduled to fight Gabriel Green on October 23, 2021 at UFC Fight Night 196. However, Green was pulled from the partnership on September 23 for unspecified reasons and replaced by Francisco Trinaldo. He was defeated by split decision. He will meet Sergey Khandozhko at UFC Fight Night 207 on April 23, 2022.

net worth

Dwight Grants net worth is estimated at $250,000. He earned this tremendous wealth through his participation in UFC and MMA fights. In addition, he must earn well with his sponsors, sponsorships and advertising contracts.

relationship status

Grant isn’t particularly active on social media. He prefers to keep his private life hidden from the public. Therefore he can be Singles, in a relationship or married. Dwight is more focused on his job than romantic relationships.

Body Measurements and Social Media

Dwight is improving his physique and has a huge and muscular physique. As a fighter, he regularly does physical exercises to keep a fit and strong body. Speaking of height and weight, this is him 6 feet 1 inch or 1.85 meters tall and weighs about 77 kg or 170 pounds. In addition, the MMA fighter has short black hair and a pair of black eyes.

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Caption: Dwight poses for a photo (Source: UFC)

Regarding his social media availability, he only uses Instagram and Twitter. Also, he has more than 5.2k followers Instagram and over 1.9k followers on Twitter.

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