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Davey Grant

Davey Grant

Nationality :British
Date Of Birth :December 18, 1985
Height :5 feet 8 inches
Weight :61 kg
Davey Grant is an English mixed martial artist. He was one of the cast members for TUF 18 The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate, UFC TV series program, and he competes in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

QUICK FACTS

BornDavid Jeremy Grant
18 December 1985 (age 37)
Darlington, County Durham, England
Other namesDangerous
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)
DivisionBantamweight
Reach69 in (175 cm)
Fighting out ofBishop Auckland, County Durham, England
TeamSBG UK

Davey Grant Biography, EarlyLife

On December 18, 1985, Grant was born in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England. He started kickboxing training when he was 14 and picked up grappling at a later date where he had his first amateur fight at the age of 15. Along with training in MMA, Grant also played football and rugby during his teenage years. He decided to take it seriously when he was 21 where he decided to be a professional fighter after he won a fight just to prove to his friends he had trained in MMA.

He was cast in the TUF 18 The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate, a UFC TV series program aired on BT Sport in the UK in 2013. He make it to the final for TUF 18 and despite he lost the fight to Chris Holdsworth, he was signed by UFC.

Davey Grant Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Davey Grant’s Height, And Weight

Davey Grant has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 80 kg. He fights in the bantamweight division in UFC. Fighters who fight in the bantamweight class can weigh anywhere from pounds, but because of weight cutting, many MMA fighters walk around 10 – 30 lbs heavier than their weight class maximum limit.

Career

Grant fought all his fights primarily in England circuit and amassed a record of 9–1 prior signed by UFC.

The Ultimate Fighter 18

Grant was selected as one of the cast members for The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate, under Team Ronda Rousey in September 2013.

In the preliminary bout preceding the tournament, Grant faced Danny Martinez whom he defeated via second-round submission. In the elimination round, Grant submitted Louis Fisette in the second round. Grant was next scheduled to face Anthony Gutierrez. However, Gutierrez did not make weight and was expelled from the show and Grant advanced to the Final facing Chris Holdsworth in The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Grant made his UFC debut on November 30, 2013, at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale in Las Vegas, United States against Chris Holdsworth to crown the bantamweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter 18. He lost by rear-naked choke in round two.

Grant was expected to face Roland Delorme at UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa and it was canceled after the weigh-ins the day before the event due to Grant suffering a torn meniscus. He voiced his disappointment for not being able to make the fight in front of his home crowd in an interview:

I am devastated not to be fighting tonight, I was so looking forward to putting on a great show in front of the fans in the O2, but I will be at the arena to show my support to all the British fighters on the card.

After a 25-month hiatus from competing, after his UFC debut, due to separate injuries to his knees, ankle, and back, on February 27, 2016, Grant took up Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping. He won the fight via unanimous decision with a score of 30–26, across the board.

On October 8, 2016, Grant faced Damian Stasiak at UFC 204. He was submitted via an armbar and lost the fight. Grant and Stasiak felt the crack of Grant’s arm twice during the submission, and Grant said in his post-fight interview:

I think my arm might possible be broken. I felt it cracking when I was in the armbar but I just didn’t want to tap, it meant too much.

After an 18-month hiatus, Grant was scheduled to meet Manny Bermudez on May 27, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 130. However, Grant pulled out of the fight after being diagnosed with a staph infection, and the bout was scrapped. The pairing was left intact and took place on July 22, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 134. After being knocked down early, he lost the fight via a triangle choke.

Grant faced Grigory Popov on November 9, 2019, at UFC on ESPN+ 21. He won the fight via a split decision.

Grant was expected to face Louis Smolka on March 28, 2020, at UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. Rozenstruik. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was eventually postponed.

Grant faced Martin Day on July 11, 2020, at UFC 251. He won the fight via knockout in the third round. This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.

Grant faced Jonathan Martinez on March 13, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 187. He won the fight via knockout in round two. This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.

A rematch with Marlon Vera took place on June 19, 2021, at UFC on ESPN 25. He lost the bout via unanimous decision. The bout earned both fighters the Fight of the Night award.

Grant faced Adrian Yanez on November 20, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 198. He lost the bout via split decision. 12 out of 12 media scores gave it to Yanez. The bout earned both fighters the Fight of the Night award.

Grant faced Louis Smolka on May 14, 2022, at UFC on ESPN 36. After knocking Smolka down multiple times via punches and leg kicks, Grant won the bout via KO in round three.

Grant faced Raphael Assunção, replacing Kyler Phillips, on March 11, 2023, at UFC Fight Night 221. He won the fight via a reverse triangle choke technical submission in the third round. This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.

Grant faced Daniel Marcos on July 22, 2023, at UFC on ESPN+ 82. He lost the fight via a controversial split decision.

Davey Grant’s Net Worth

Davey Grant’s net worth ranges from US $1 million to $5 million as of 2023. He often earns between $100k and $200k a year as a UFC fighter. Pay-per-view cuts, sponsorships, and other “locker room” or unique discretionary bonuses are how the UFC department rewards him for his income. In his hometown of Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England, he lives in a lovely home.

Davey Grant’s Wife, Marriage, Children

Sherrie Grant and Davey Grant have been together for a very long time. Two sons and a newborn girl are the couple’s three kids. The MMA boxer occasionally posts cute family photos to his Instagram.

FAQ

What is the net worth of Davey Grant?

His net worth is 1 to 5 million dollars.

What is the height of Davey Grant?

His height is 5 feet 10 inches.

What is the age of Davey Grant?

His age is 37 years as of 2023.

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