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Don'Tale Mayes

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11-6-0 (W-L-D)

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Don'Tale Mayes

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Learn more about Don'Tale Mayes' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Ciudad natal
Louisville, United States
Trenes en
Jackson Wink MMA Academy - NM
Estilo de lucha
Boxing
Años
32
Alto
78.00
Peso
276.00
Debut del octágono
Aug. 29, 2017
Alcance
81.00
Alcance de la pierna
44.00
  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Seven wins by KO
     
  • Two first round finishes
     
  • Has won seven of his last 12 and three of his last six
     
  • First loss by DQ due to an illegal elbow
     
  • Origin of nickname: “I'm big.”

UFC Fight Night (11/4/23) Mayes lost a three round unanimous decision to Rodrigo Nascimento

UFC on ESPN (6/3/23) Mayes stopped Andrei Arlovski via strikes at 3:17 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (2/25/23) Mayes lost a three round unanimous decision to Augusto Sakai 

UFC 277 (7/30/22) Mayes’ split decision loss to Hamdy Abdelwahab was overturned to a no contest when Abdelwahab failed a post-fight drug test

UFC Fight Night (12/18/21) Mayes stopped Josh Parisian via strikes at 3:26 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (11/14/20) Mayes won a three round unanimous decision over Roque Martinez

UFC on ESPN (5/16/20) Mayes was submitted by Rodrigo Nascimento via rear naked choke at 2:05 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (10/26/19) Mayes was submitted by Ciryl Gane via heel hook at 4:46 of the third round

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 3

Week 4 (7/16/19) Mayes stopped Ricardo Prasel via strikes at 4:59 of the first round

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 2

Week 7 (7/31/18) Mayes stopped Mitchell Sipe via strikes at 4:49 of the second round

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 1

Week 8 (8/29/17) Mayes was stopped by Allen Crowder via strikes at 4:12 of the third round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I needed something to do. It helped keep me out of trouble and allowed me to take my aggression out.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot; it's a step towards my ultimate goal to get the belt. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to Ancilla College; did not receive a degree

What was your job before you started fighting? Servpro

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Undefeated at 8-0, two MMA belts

Favorite grappling technique: Triangle

Favorite Striking technique: Overhand