C.B. Dollaway

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C.B. Dollaway
Born (1983-08-10) August 10, 1983 (age 31)
Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Division Middleweight
Reach 76 inches (190 cm)
Style Wrestling
Fighting out of Tempe, Arizona
Team Power MMA And Fitness
Rank NCAA Division I Wrestling
blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2006-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 20
Wins 15
By knockout 6
By submission 3
By decision 6
Losses 5
By knockout 2
By submission 2
By decision 1
University Arizona State University
Colby Community College
Notable school(s) Northmor High School
Website http://www.cbdollaway.com/
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Clarence Byron "C.B." Dollaway (born August 10, 1983) is an American mixed martial artist currently fighting in the middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is currently ranked #9 under the UFC middleweight rankings. He was a finalist on SpikeTV's The Ultimate Fighter 7.

Early life[edit]

Dollaway graduated from Northmor High School in Galion, Ohio where he was a state champion wrestler in the 171 lb weight class. After high school Dollaway attended Colby Community College in Colby, Kansas. While at Colby, Dollaway won the JUCO National Championships. Soon after, Dollaway moved to Tempe, Arizona to attend Arizona State University where he earned a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in sociology and justice studies. Wrestling since the age of five, Dollaway continued the sport at Arizona State University, earning All-American status in 2006, taking 5th place in the 184 lb. bracket as a tenth seed.

Dollaway left Arizona Combat Sports to train at Power MMA and Fitness with The Ultimate Fighter 8 Light Heavyweight winner Ryan Bader.

Mixed martial arts[edit]

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

Dollaway appeared on the seventh season of the reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter. He earned a spot on the show when he defeated David Baggett by TKO. Rampage Jackson won the initial coin toss and decided to pick the first fighter, Dollaway. Dollaway did not have his first fight until the last preliminary fight, going up against Nick Klein. Dollaway defeated Klein by guillotine choke in the second round. Dollaway then went on to fight Cale Yarbrough in the quarter-finals. Dollaway won the fight by TKO in the first round. Dollaway's next opponent was the future winner of the show Amir Sadollah, Sadollah won by an armbar submission in the third round. After Jesse Taylor was forced out of the show, Dana White needed someone to fight Sadollah in the finale. Dollaway and Tim Credeur fought to see who would be in the finale. After three rounds, Dollaway won by unanimous decision. Sadollah defeated Dollaway for the second time by armbar to win the show. Although it appeared that Dollaway had tapped, shortly after the fight he proclaimed he did not in fact tap, which Joe Rogan disputed.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Following up on his loss at The Ultimate Finale, where he was runner-up, he was offered a fight against fighter Jesse Taylor at UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Irvin where he won by Peruvian necktie in the first round. This was the first time in UFC history this submission was successfully used and earned Dollaway Submission of the Night honors.

At UFC 92, Dollaway returned to action, for his eighth fight of 2008, against Mike Massenzio, a fighter who he had formerly defeated in his Junior College wrestling career. Dollaway defeated Massenzio by TKO due to punches at 3:01 of the first round. After being stunned by a Massenzio punch and nearly being caught in a guillotine choke, Dollaway secured top position, took Massenzio's back and pounded his opponent with punches until the referee halted the bout. After the stoppage Dollaway celebrated with a howl similar to that of his coach on The Ultimate Fighter, Quinton Jackson. Massenzio later stated that Dollaway tapped out during their match.[1]

Dollaway had his fourth fight for the UFC taking on Tom Lawlor at UFC 100 on the preliminary card.[2] In the beginning of the bout, Dollaway shot in for a takedown but was quickly ensnared in a guillotine choke. Lawlor tightly locked the hold, and moments later Lawlor looked up to the ref stating Dollaway had lost consciousness, ending the bout 55 seconds into the first round.

He was scheduled to fight Dan Miller on September 16, 2009 at UFC Fight Night 19.[3] However, Miller got an infection and had to withdraw. Newcomer Jay Silva was named as his replacement. Dollaway outwrestled Silva for three rounds, winning a unanimous decision.

Dollaway next faced Goran Reljic on February 21, 2010 at UFC 110.[4] Dollaway was able to win via unanimous decision, with all three judges scoring the bout 29–28.

Dollaway faced Joe Doerksen on September 25, 2010 at UFC 119.[5] Dollaway defeated Doerksen by modified guillotine choke at 2:47 of the opening frame. In this bout, Dollaway showed exceptional grappling skills, locking on to an arm in guillotine and trying to submit his opponent. Then a scrambled ensued, with Dollaway switching to a Peruvian Necktie choke from the mount and forcing Doerksen to tap. He was awarded his second Submission of the Night award for this victory.

Dollaway faced Mark Muñoz on March 3, 2011 at UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann and lost by KO for the first time in his career at only 54 seconds of the first round.

Dollaway was defeated via second round TKO by Jared Hamman on August 14, 2011 at UFC on Versus 5.[6]

Dollaway faced Jason Miller on May 26, 2012 at UFC 146.[7] He weathered the striking of Miller at the beginning of each round and used his wrestling and ground and pound to control the latter part of the rounds, en route to a unanimous decision victory. In a post-fight interview, with Ariel Helwani, Dollaway stated that he was happy with his performance, and that the win was big for his career.[8] However, many fans were disappointed with Dollaway for having held Mayhem down for almost the entirety of the fight without having mounted much offense.

Dollaway defeated Daniel Sarafian on January 19, 2013 at UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping.[9] The exciting three round affair earned both fighters the 'Fight of the Night' bonus.

Dollaway was expected to face Cezar Ferreira on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8.[10] However, Dollaway pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by Chris Camozzi.[11]

Dollaway faced Tim Boetsch on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166, replacing an injured Luke Rockhold.[12] While Dollaway seemingly controlled the action for the majority of the bout, he was deducted a point for multiple eye pokes to Boetsch and lost the fight via split decision.[13][14]

A bout with Cezar Ferreira eventually took place on March 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 38.[15] Dollaway won the fight via KO in the first round.

Dollaway faced Francis Carmont on May 31, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 41.[16] He won the fight by unanimous decision. The win also earned Dollaway his first Performance of the Night bonus award.[17]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Amateur wrestling[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 15–5 Francis Carmont Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs. Mousasi May 31, 2014 3 5:00 Berlin, Germany Performance of the Night
Win 14–5 Cezar Ferreira KO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 March 23, 2014 1 0:39 Natal, Brazil
Loss 13–5 Tim Boetsch Decision (split) UFC 166 October 19, 2013 3 5:00 Houston, Texas, United States
Win 13–4 Daniel Sarafian Decision (split) UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping January 19, 2013 3 5:00 São Paulo, Brazil Fight of the Night
Win 12–4 Jason Miller Decision (unanimous) UFC 146 May 26, 2012 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 11–4 Jared Hamman TKO (punches) UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle August 14, 2011 2 3:38 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Loss 11–3 Mark Muñoz KO (punches) UFC Live: Sanchez vs. Kampmann March 3, 2011 1 0:54 Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Win 11–2 Joe Doerksen Submission (guillotine choke) UFC 119 September 25, 2010 1 2:13 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States Submission of the Night
Win 10–2 Goran Reljić Decision (unanimous) UFC 110 February 21, 2010 3 5:00 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Win 9–2 Jay Silva Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Guillard September 16, 2009 3 5:00 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Loss 8–2 Tom Lawlor Technical Submission (guillotine choke) UFC 100 July 11, 2009 1 0:55 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 8–1 Mike Massenzio TKO (punches) UFC 92 December 27, 2008 1 3:01 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 7–1 Jesse Taylor Submission (peruvian necktie) UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Irvin July 19, 2008 1 3:58 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Submission of the Night
Loss 6–1 Amir Sadollah Submission (armbar) The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale June 21, 2008 1 3:02 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Lost The Ultimate Fighter 7
Win 6–0 Bill Smallwood Submission (rear-naked choke) SE: Vale Tudo October 27, 2007 1 N/A Mexico
Win 5–0 Hans Marrero TKO (knee & punches) HDNet Fights 1 October 13, 2007 1 1:07 Dallas, Texas, United States
Win 4–0 Joe Bunch TKO (punches) IFO: Wiuff vs. Salmon September 1, 2007 2 4:31 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 3–0 George Hartman Decision (unanimous) Rage in the Cage 94 April 28, 2007 3 3:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Win 2–0 Levi LaLonde TKO (punches) WFC: Desert Storm March 31, 2007 1 2:40 Camp Verde, Arizona, United States
Win 1–0 Chuck Pablo TKO (slam) Cage Fighting Federation November 10, 2006 1 0:17[21] Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvCs4I4ISQU&feature=related". 
  2. ^ Stupp, Dann (March 25, 2009). "C.B. Dollaway vs. Tom Lawlor set for UFC 100 preliminary card". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved March 25, 2009. 
  3. ^ MMAMadness Exclusive: CB Dollaway To Return Versus Dan Miller at UFN 19
  4. ^ "C.B. Dollaway vs. Goran Reljic reportedly on tap for UFC 110 in Australia". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2009-11-21. 
  5. ^ "C.B. Dollaway vs. Joe Doerksen targeted for UFC 119 in Indianapolis". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2010-07-02. 
  6. ^ "Jared Hamman drops to middleweight, faces C.B. Dollaway at UFC on Versus 5". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2011-05-23. 
  7. ^ "'Mayhem' Miller vs. C.B. Dollaway added to UFC 146 in Las Vegas". mmajunkie.com. February 19, 2012. 
  8. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dm2qY_KydbM
  9. ^ "UFC makes official Jan. 19 card in Brazil". MMAjunkie.com. November 3, 2012. 
  10. ^ Tim Burke (2013-03-04). "Ferreira vs. Dollaway added to UFC on FX 8)". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2013-03-04. 
  11. ^ "Chris Camozzi in for injured C.B. Dollaway vs. Cezar Ferreira at UFC on FX 8". mmajunkie.com. April 1, 2013. 
  12. ^ Staff (2013-09-18). "Luke Rockhold out, C.B. Dollaway meets Tim Boetsch at UFC 166". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-09-18. 
  13. ^ Steven Marrocco (2013-10-20). "After eye pokes, Tim Boetsch beats C.B. Dollaway". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  14. ^ Mookie Alexander (2013-10-20). "Gross judging incompetence displayed in Tim Boetsch vs. C.B Dollaway decision". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  15. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2014-01-14). "Cezar Ferreira vs. CB Dollaway agreed for UFC event in Brazil". MMAFighting.com. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  16. ^ Dorian Szucs (2014-03-28). "UFC Berlin: Francis Carmont vs. CB Dollaway". groundandpound.de. Retrieved 2014-03-28. 
  17. ^ staff (2014-05-31). "UFC Fight Night 41 bonuses: No 'Fight of the Night' awards issued". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-05-31. 
  18. ^ a b c d "Player bio: C.B. Dollaway". Thesundevils.com. Retrieved September 18, 2013. 
  19. ^ a b "NCAA wrestling division I college wrestling results". Sectiononewrestling.com. Retrieved September 18, 2013. 
  20. ^ "NHSCA Sr. All Americans". NHSCA.com. Retrieved September 18, 2013. 
  21. ^ http://www.ufc.com/fighter/CB-Dollaway

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