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"The Tarantula"
Dequan Townsend
Former Fighter • 21-12-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 12
    Wins by Knockout
  • 5
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 36% 36%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
47
Sig. Strikes Attempted
131
1.15
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.63
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.00
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
40
%
Sig. Str. Defense
46
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
13:34
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
26 (55%)
Clinch
18 (38%)
Ground
3 (6%)

Sig. Str. by target

40% 19 Head 51% 24 Body 9% 4 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
12 (57%)
DEC
4 (19%)
SUB
5 (24%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Not Fighting
Hometown
Lansing, United States
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
34
Height
75.00
Weight
185.00
Octagon Debut
Jun. 29, 2019
Reach
79.00
Leg reach
43.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training for fighting in 2009. I was originally just powerlifting and got talked into it after doing a cardio kickboxing class.

What ranks and titles have you held? WXC MW champ, WXC WW champ, TWC WW champ, TWC MW champ, TWC LHW champ

Do you have any heroes? The son I lost is my hero. To see him battle everything and overcome, it showed me anything in life is possible.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Being in the UFC is a dream come true and it’s a promise to my son I fulfilled.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Bachelors in business mgt

What was your job before you started fighting? I was working at a fast food restaurant
Favorite grappling technique: Modified front choke
Favorite Striking technique: Spinning back kick

Twitter account name: tarantula t