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SHANA DOBSON

AGE

29

RECORD

3-2-0

REACH

69"

HEIGHT

5'6"

WEIGHT

125LB

STANCE

ORTHODOX

CAMP

TEAM LLOYD IRVIN

HOMETOWN

ARLINGTON, TEXAS, US

Fighter Highlights

RECENT FIGHTS

LAST FIGHT APRIL 2018 UFC ON FOX 29 – VS LAUREN MAULLER

RESULT – LOST VIA 3rd RD DECISION (UNANIMOUS)

Analysis
Rd 1 – Both fighters are in the orthodox stance. Dobson takes the center. Nice leg kick lands for Dobson. Both fighters are setting up their timing. Hard leg kick lands for Mauller! 1st min in, Dobson lands a nice right hand. Dobson pushes forward with the right hand, misses. Mauller pushes with the right hand and follows with a clinch. Dobson reverses the position. Mauller is looking strong as she reverses the position once again.  Dobson separates. Both fighters are missing big punches. Dobson explodes and lands a right hand over the top! Halfway in, Dobson is keeping her distance with a jab. Dobson goes high with the kick, blocked by Mauller. Mauller explodes with the punches and lands! Mauller closes the distance and lands a nasty left hook! Dobson is busy with the jab. Dabson pushes forward with the jab. Mauller ducks under and connects with a hard right hook! Mauller is outboxing Dobson. Mauller moves forward with the punches. Dobson counters with the right hand. 1 min to go, Dobson lands a knee to the body. Mauller counters with the right hand. Hard right hand lands for Mauller! Mauller is dominating the fight standing! Dobson is scoring with a jab. Dobson shoots for a single leg. Mauller is showing great takedown defense. Dobson misses with the left hand. 10-9 Mauller

Rd 2 – Dobson is missing with the jab. Dobson connects with the right hand. Nice front kick to the body lands for Dobson. Dobson is landing stiff jabs. Mauller is patient. Mauller is looking for a counter. Dobson explodes and lands a hard right hand! Dobson is looking sharp in this round. 1st min in, Dobson is moving on the outside. Mauller closes the distance and initiates the clinch. Both fighters are reversing the positions. Dobson separates. Dobson explodes with the one-two combination, misses. Dobson is using her boxing to keep Mauller at her range. Nice counter right hand lands for Mauller. Halfway in, big left hand lands for Dobson! Mauller is walking Dobson down. Dobson is landing from the outside. Mauller lands a stiff jab. Hard side-kick to the body lands for Dobson! Mauller has a hard time closing the distance. 1 min to go, Hard kick to the body lands for Dobson! Dobson pushes forward with the punches. Mauller ducks under and lands a hard right hand! Dobson is moving backwards! Mauller is pressing forward. Dobson misses with the head kick. Mauller lands a kick to the body. Dobson is switching stances. Double jab lands for Dobson. 10-9 Dobson

Rd 3 – Dobson is moving on the outside. Dobson continues to work with the jab. Mauller is showing great head movement. Mauller is putting hard pressure on Dobson. Hard right hand lands for Mauller! Mauller explodes with the punches! Dobson shoots for a takedown! 1st min in, Dobson is looking to take the back of Mauller! Dobson is back on her feet. Dobson continues with the clinch. Mauller reverses the clinch position. Mauller has the under hook. Dobson separates. Hard leg kick lands for Dobson! Mauller is landing with a right jab. Halfway in, Mauller catches the kick and throws Dobson down to the mat. Mauller is in the side control. Mauller is looking to slide in to the mount position. Mauller stands up. Fighters are back in the center. Mauller continues with the pressure. Dobson misses with the right hand. Dobson lands a stiff jab. 1 min to go, Dobson lands a body shot! Mauller is hurt! Mauller is moving backwards! Dobson pushes with the kicks to the body! Mauller catches the kick and throws Dobson down to the mat. Dobson is back on her feet and continues to work the body of Mauller. Mauller initiates the clinch. Knee to the body lands for Dobson. Dobson separates as the round ends. 10-9 Mauller

WATCH FIGHT

DECEMBER 2017 UFC – THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FINALE – VS ARIEL BECK

RESULT – WON VIA 2nd RD TKO (PUNCHES)

Analysis
Rd 1 – Beck is in the southpaw stance. Dobson is in the orthodox. Dobson takes the center and starts putting pressure on Beck. Beck is landing hard kicks to the body of Dobson! Hard inside leg kick lands for Dobson! Dobson misses with the head kick but follows with the spinning kick to the body and lands! 1st min in, Beck is moving on the outside. Dobson lands a head kick! Beck absorbs the kick. Inside leg kick lands for Beck. Hard straight left hand lands for Beck! Beck fires a kick to the body and lands! Dobson fires another big head kick, blocked by Beck. Both fighters are landing hard kicks. Nice left hand to the body lands for Beck. Dobson is busy with the leg kicks. Halfway in, Beck lands a nasty inside leg kick. Big overhand right lands for Dobson! Nasty inside leg kick lands for Dobson! Beck counters with a hard left hand! Hard kick to the body lands for Dobson! Neither fighter is checking leg kicks. Nice front kick lands for Beck. Dobson pushes forward with the punches. Beck initiates the kick. Dobson separates. 1 min to go, Beck misses with the superman punch. Both fighters are patient. Dobson misses with the overhand right. Kick to the body lands for Dobson. Beck connects with the straight left hand. 10-9 Beck

Rd 2 – Dobson takes the center and continues with the pressure. Nice straight left hand to the body lands for Beck. Beck is moving on the outside. Dobson closes the distance with the punches and lands a couple of short right hands. Beck is working with the kicks. Nice left hand lands for Beck. Beck is looking confident. Dobson closes the distance with the leg kick and lands a right hand over the top. Beck counters with the straight right hand. 1st min in, Dobson explodes with the punches and lands! Nice one two combination lands for Beck. Nice superman punch lands for Beck. Beck goes high with the kick, blocked by Dobson. Beck is busy with the punches. Nice leg kick lands for Beck. Beck is working the body of Dobson with the punches. Dobson pushes forward and lands a big right hook! Dobson lands a hard step in uppercut and follows with the right hook! Beck goes down!!! Beck is knocked out!!!

WATCH FIGHT

DECEMBER 2017 XKO 35 – VS REBECCA ADNEY

RESULT – WON VIA 3rd RD DECISION (UNANIMOUS)

Analysis
Rd 1 – Dobson is in the orthodox stance. Adney is in the southpaw stance.  Dobson opens the fight with a left jab. Nice leg kick lands for Dobson. Both fighters exchange punches. Adney is missing with the punches. Dobson pushes with the right hand. Adney lands a clean right hand. Dobson moves forward and lands a hard right hand! Another right hand lands for Dobson. Halfway in, Dobson lands a hard leg kick. Dobson is looking confident on the feet. Nice left hand lands for Adney. Dobson is busy with the kicks. Dobson closes the distance and lands a right hand over the top. Hard inside leg kick lands for Dobson! Adney has a hard time landing anything. Dobson is controlling the fight with the kicks. Dobson explodes with the right hand! Dobson lands a couple of hard right hands. 10-9 Dobson

Rd 2 – Dobson lands a hard right hand! Dobson explodes on Adney with the punches! Adney is in trouble! Adney initiates the clinch. Dobson separates. Hard inside leg kick drops Adney to the mat! Adney is back on his feet. Adney is missing with the punches. Dobson is doing a good job keeping her distance. Halfway in, Stiff jab lands for Dobson. Adney lands inside leg kick. Hard kick to the body lands for Dobson! Dobson connects with the hard right hand! Dobson is dominating the fight on the feet. Adney is pushing forward with the punches. Hard right hand lands for Dobson! Adney is absorbing the shots well. 10-9 Dobson

Rd 3 – Adney opens the round with a leg kick. Hard inside leg kick lands for Dobson! Adney goes down! Dobson pushes and takes the half guard position. Dobson is landing with the left hand. Dobson stands up. Fighters are back in the center. Adney is putting pressure on Dobson. Adney initiates the clinch. Halfway in, Adney separates and lands a right hand. Another right hand lands for Andey! Dobson counters with the straight right. Adney initiates the clinch. Hard knee lands for Dobson on the separation! Nice jab lands for Dobson. Dobson lands a hard inside leg kick! Adney goes down again! Dobson pushes for a finish with more punches! Adney is doing a good job defending. Dobson takes the side control position. 10-9 Dobson

WATCH FIGHT

RECORD BREAKDOWN

5 MATCHES 3 WINS 2 LOSSES
KNOCKOUT 1 0
SUBMISSION 0 0
DECISION 2 2
DRAWS
NO CONTEST

 

FIGHTER THINGS TO NOTE

  • Dobson is the aggressive stand-up fighter with the strong wrestling defense.
  • Dobson has earned the UFC contract after her win over Beck (TUF 26 finale)
  • Dobson has very strong kicks. She has destroyed the legs of Beck with the kicks.
  • Also, she nearly scored a TKO win over Adney with the leg kicks.
  • Dobson has a lot of power in her hands as seen against Beck.
  • Against Mauller, Dobson had a hard time defending the punches coming over the top.
  • Dobson did a good job keeping her distance with a jab against Mauller.
  • Dobson has a very good movement. Her movement was on point in the second round against Mauller.
  • Dobson likes moving forward. However, she feels very comfortable moving on the outside also.
  • Dobson has lost her UFC debut against Mauller.