UFC Vegas 22: Grant Dawson KO’d Leonardo Santos with 1 second remaining (Video)

Grant Dawson leaves the judges out of it, snapping Leonardo Santos’ undefeated UFC record with a second left in regulation.

In what was a closely-contested lightweight affair, Grant Dawson turned a potential loss into a 17th MMA win, as he stopped Leonardo Santos with consecutive strikes near the end of regulation.

Dawson survived a late heal-hook attempt from Santos before dropping fight-finishing hammerfists to close the deal at 4:59 of round three. The victory marked Dawson’s first win as a member of the UFC lightweight division, adding to a growing list of finishes throughout UFC Vegas 22 so far.

Watch Grant Dawson’s KO finish

Dawson called out Clay Guida as a possible future opponent, as he looks to stay active throughout 2021. The win marked his sixth inside the Octagon.

UFC Vegas 22 took place on Saturday, March 20, 2021, live from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV. Follow along with FanSided for all your live news and highlights.

Published at Sun, 21 Mar 2021 01:58:33 +0000

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