Dwight Grant

by MKhanal 23 Apr,2021
Dwight Grant
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Dwight Lamont Grant
  • Birth Place Brooklyn
  • Famous Name The Body Snatcher
  • Net Worth $100,000
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity African-American
  • Profession UFC Fighter
  • Currently Working For UFC
  • Religion Christian

If you love watching professional boxing matches, then Dwight Grant must not be a new name. Dwight is a well-known Mixed Martial Artist. He has been competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship for more than three years. Grant fights under the welterweight division. He is a Purple belt holder in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. 

Dwight Grant was born Dwight Lamont Grant on September 14, 1984, in Brooklyn, New York City. Dwight rose to fame only after his successful career as a professional fighter so, much information about his early life is under the radar. Dwight did not have a formal education. Grant stands six feet and one inch tall regarding his physical appearance and weighs 77 kg (170 lb). 

Dwight Grant's Career in UFC and MMA

Dwight started his amateur career from a very early age. He finished his amateur career with a 3-1 record. Dwight made his professional MMA career debut in 2011 and fought primarily on the regional circuit. He amassed a record of 8–1 before signed by UFC. Grant made his professional debut in May 2011 against Jason Ward and won the match via KO in the first round. 

Dwight lost his second match via unanimous decision in the PA Cage Fight 8 in June 2011. From 2012 until 2016, Grant fought in five professional games and won all of them. In November 2016, He made his Bellator debut against Danasabe Mohammed and won the match via unanimous decision.

After taking a two-year gap, Dwight signed a multi-year deal with UFC and made his UFC debut at Dana White Contender Series 10 against Tyler Hill. He won the match via KO in the second round. The fighter has fought in five UFC matches and has won three and lost two matches. He fought his last UFC match in August 2020 against Daniel Rodriguez and lost the game.

In December 2020, Dwight was scheduled to face Li Jingliang but was canceled due to COVID's positive. In April 2021, Grant is set to face Stefan Sekulic in the UFC 261

Career Earnings and Net Worth

Dwight Grant has an estimated net worth of more than $100,000. Grant has been earning much of his net worth through his career in UFC and MMA matches. He has only shared his earning of $87,000 with the public. In 2019, He earned $24,000 from a single match against Alan Jouban

Grant from his match against Alan SOURCE: MMA Junkie

Totaling his career earning from UFC, it sums to $171,000. As a UFC fighter, He must be making a handsome amount from his sponsors and sponsorships and endorsement deals. In 2019, Dwight received a hefty amount from his match against Carlo Pedersoli Jr after winning Performance of the night. 

Mysterious Relationship Status of Dwight Grant

Grant does not show much presence on social media. He likes to keeps his personal life away from the public. There is not a single word about his relationship with the press. He could be single, dating, or married. Dwight is very much concerned about his career rather than relationships. 

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